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Tens of thousands of Singaporeans blanket a field in pink for pride

A representative told Mashable that Hong Lim Park had exceeded capacity and noted that all of the 5,000 placards prepared had been given out.Singaporeans are restricted from demonstrating in the country, but Hong Lim Park offers precious space in the city state for freer expression.

McDonald's launches fried chicken burger with salted egg yolk gravy in Singapore

McDonald's launches fried chicken burger with salted egg yolk gravy in Singapore SINGAPORE — McDonald's new Singaporean menu items launched on Thursday to long lines but disappointed reviews.The salted egg yolk burger, undoubtedly the crown jewel of the lot, drew lines at plenty of McDonald's outlets across the island.

Netflix's rendition of Singapore's National Day song 'Home' is pure guilty pleasure

Netflix's rendition of Singapore's National Day song 'Home' is pure guilty pleasure SINGAPORE — We're feeling extremely special this year and it's not even our birthdays.9, we were first treated to a sweet cover of the classic National Day song Home, by local a capella group Apex Project.

Touching farewell video for a husky will have you in tears

Touching farewell video for a husky will have you in tears The 10-year-old Siberian husky, Snoopy, hasn't had it easy in the later part of his life.A year ago, he was taken in by Singaporean volunteer animal shelter group Save Our Street Dogs (SOSD), after his owners were forced to give him up after they moved overseas.

Singapore wants to be Asia’s Sweden in push for cashless payment

Singapore wants to be Asia’s Sweden in push for cashless payment “For consumers, the use of cash for daily payments is high,” Ravi Menon, managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, said at a financial technology conference on Friday.7 checks were written per person in Singapore in 2014, compared with practically none in Sweden, he added.

Other countries are ‘beating’ the US to fully driverless cars. Let them.

Other countries are ‘beating’ the US to fully driverless cars. Let them. In principle, there are only a few reasons to consider getting upset about a plan like this.I’d say that Uber can still claim to be shooting for the first commercial self-driving taxi service.