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Latest Singapore CIQ News

New toll rates hit business of small and medium enterprises in Johor
Singapore's Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced its new toll rates after Malaysia imposed its new toll rates at the Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) Complex in Bangunan Sultan Iskandar on Aug 1. The rates are RM9.70 and RM6.80 for …
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Price hikes – Lim Mun Fah
With the toll hikes at the Bangunan Sultan Iskandar Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) Complex, in Johor Baru, and the Woodlands checkpoint in Singapore, all vehicles travelling between Johor Baru and Singapore will have to pay higher toll …
Read more on The Malaysian Insider

Latest Singapore Hotel News

Singapore's Hotel Indigo confirmed to be built at Joo Chiat
The InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) announced today (Oct 1) that it has signed a management agreement with consortium Katong Holdings to develop Hotel Indigo at the former Joo Chiat police station (86 East Coast Road) in Singapore's first heritage …
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InterContinental Singapore Robertson Quay hotel opening in 2016
Singapore travellers will have a choice of InterContinental hotels come 2016 with the opening of the InterContinental Singapore Robertson Quay property. Located along the prominent Singapore River, the 225-room hotel is part of RB Capital's Robertson …
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Nicole Kidman's father Anthony 'died in Singapore hotel restaurant'
Nicole Kidman's father died of a heart attack inside a Singapore hotel restaurant shortly after completing his morning exercise, according to reports. The Sydney psychologist is believed to have collapsed when he was inside the Wheelhouse restaurant at …
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Latest Singapore CIQ News

Schoolbus operators charging more to ferry children to Singapore schools
“The operator imposed a RM70 increase after the toll rates were revised at the CIQ here and then an additional RM30 when Singapore followed suit,” said Chan. She added that although the bus fare for her daughter, who has been studying in Singapore for …
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More motorists expected to use Second Link to Singapore
A check by The Star showed that despite the increase in toll rates at the Causeway yesterday, traffic flow on the Second Link was normal during the morning rush hour. The Second Link is located about 16km from the Sultan Iskandar CIQ complex on the …
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Latest Sentosa Singapore News

Bouncer's throat slashed by patron with penknife at Sentosa club
SINGAPORE – A bouncer of a club at Sentosa Gateway, near St James Power Station, was allegedly slashed by a patron with a penknife at 4.30am on Sunday. An eyewitness, also a bouncer at another club nearby, told citizen journalism website Stomp that …
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Sentosa visitors to get free Wi-Fi by logging into Wireless@SG
SINGAPORE – Visitors to Sentosa can now get free Wi-Fi access with the rollout of Wireless@SG, a government-backed public Wi-Fi network, on the island. The network which provides up to 2Mbps surfing speed is available at four key points of interest on …
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Latest Singapore CIQ News

Toll issue will not derail high-speed rail talks with Singapore, says Malaysia
A driver heading from Singapore to Johor Bahru across the Causeway pays a new toll charge at the Johor Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) complex on Aug 1, 2014. Ongoing discussions on the proposed Malaysia-Singapore high-speed rail …
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Malaysians will be harder hit by Singapore's toll hike: Johor MP
KUALA LUMPUR: For Malaysians, travelling to Singapore just became more expensive. In August, the Malaysian government introduced a new toll in addition to increasing existing toll rates at the Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) Complex, saying …
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Singapore to raise Causeway toll charges starting next month
On 1 August, Malaysia hiked its causeway toll fee for cars entering Johor from Singapore through the Johor Baru Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) Complex to RM9.70 ($ 3.78), up from the previous RM2.90. Cars travelling from Johor to Singapore …
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Latest Orchard Road Singapore News

Catfight on Orchard Road as large crowd watches on
SINGAPORE – Two women were seen fighting in public along Orchard Road, with a huge crowd of people gathering to watch the ongoing tussle. In a video posted by All Singapore Stuff on Facebook, a large number of people were armed with their mobile …
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Cash vouchers, free parking at Suntec City during F1 weekend
While Marina Centre gets the brunt of the race, Orchard Road generally experiences a spike in visitors during the F1. Said Carlos Bauza, an Orchard Road shopper, “It’s definitely busier compared to normal days, normal seasons; more people, more traffic …
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Shangri-La opens first Hotel Jen in Singapore.
Centrally located along Singapore’s principal shopping belt, Orchard Road, and in close proximity to the CBD, Hotel Jen Orchardgateway Singapore is well positioned for guests to discover distinctive local experiences, inspired by the virtual persona …
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