Latest News for: Singapore cabs


Roaming the roads without passengers, cabbie scrimped and saved when Covid-19 hit

Straits Times 11 Feb 2021
SINGAPORE - Trans-Cab taxi driver Steven Chua's daily earnings fell from $200 to $80 at the start of the pandemic - barely enough to cover his costs ... "I just went round and round, hoping someone would board my taxi," said the cab driver for 18 years ... I could only take the necessary precautions," said Mr Chua, who returned to driving his cab in July.

Las Vegas Sands chief takes leave for cancer treatment

Straits Times 08 Jan 2021
NEW YORKSheldon Adelson, the chairman and chief executive officer of Las Vegas Sands, which owns Singapore's Marina Bay Sands, is taking a leave of absence after resuming treatment for cancer ... to Macau to Singapore ... Singapore was the second biggest contributor with 22 per cent.

Sheldon Adelson of Las Vegas Sands, owner of Singapore's MBS, takes leave for cancer treatment

Straits Times 08 Jan 2021
NEW YORK (BLOOMBERG) - Sheldon Adelson, the chairman and�chief executive of Las Vegas Sands, which owns Singapore's Marina Bay Sands, is taking a leave of absence after resuming treatment for cancer ... and Singapore ... Singapore was the second biggest contributor, with 22 per cent.

Cabbies to get extra $300 a month in pandemic rental relief from Singapore taxi firms

Straits Times 18 Dec 2020
SINGAPORE - Taxi drivers will get at least $300 a month in additional rental relief from cab operators in the first half of next year, as the sector continues to be hit by low demand caused by the pandemic ... Explaining the continued aid for the sector, Dr Khor said ... Dr Khor was speaking after a visit to the ComfortDelGro office in Braddell Road ... � ....

Thai tech startups come to life under Covid-19

Asiatimes 26 Nov 2020
BANGKOK – Unlike Singapore and Indonesia, Thailand has so far failed to produce any national champions in Southeast Asia’s tech startup space ... Singapore has Grab, a cab-hailing app similar to the US-based Uber which was actually founded by two Malaysian nationals (both Harvard graduates) who launched the service in 2012 as MyTeksi in Kuala Lumpur.

Small-town startups: Why this company is based in a Tier 2 city despite running global operations

Moneycontrol 17 Nov 2020
... and Paytm, compared to the billions his cab-hailing rivals have raised ... Today, Jugnoo runs a software-as-a-service model, a taxi dispatch software targeted at cab and auto drivers in smaller cities in India and abroad- in regions such as Singapore, the Middle East and Europe.

My Money: 'My daughter's therapy costs £5,490 each month'

BBC News 02 Aug 2020
We had the vegetarian lunch set, a total of Singapore $17.60 (£9.86) for the two of us ... This is the norm in Singapore and we are very supportive of this practice ... Singapore $36.86 (£20.66) ... Singapore $205.29 (£115.06) + £150 ... Singapore $210.99 (£118.26) ... Covid-19 is taking its toll and we are overindulging! I get a cab home for Singapore $9.60.

Andhra Pradesh man goes missing after screening at Hyderabad airport

Deccan Chronicle 11 Mar 2020
A man from Andhra Pradesh who arrived at Shamshabad airport from Singapore has gone missing after undergoing screening for Covid-19. He took a cab to a railway station and went missing from there ... On February 28, Manikanta arrived at RGI Airport from Singapore.

Why startup employees may lose money with the government’s stock move

Your Story 05 Mar 2020
Last year, ecommerce startup Shopclues’ valuation came down drastically to $80 million from a $1.1 billion valuation in 2016, after Singapore’s Qoo10 Pte Ltd acquired it in an all-stock deal in 2019. Cab-hailing company Ola’s valuation had come down to $3 ...

Meet the casino billionaire behind The Venetian and Marina Bay Sands, who's worth $37 billion, ...

Business Insider 16 Feb 2020
the Venetian and the Palazzo hotels in Las Vegas, or perhaps the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore made famous by " Crazy Rich Asians ... His company operates the Venetian in Las Vegas and the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore , among others ... Adelson was the son of a cab driver in Boston.

Coronavirus fears leave vacant booths, general gloom at Singapore Airshow

Stars and Stripes 11 Feb 2020
The first day of the Singapore Airshow usually features teeming crowds, flashy presentations and big orders for aircraft makers ... Singapore clamped down on arrivals from China, forbidding people who'd recently been to the country from entering ... Lights were turned off at several booths and cabs were easily available.

Singapore Fortifies Status as REIT Hub With More Deals

Canada Dot Com 10 Feb 2020
Foreign-currency REIT listings in Singapore are having a strong start this year despite all the hurdles posed by the outbreak of the coronavirus ... REIT’s listing is going ahead, the coronavirus has caused Singapore’s second-largest taxi company, Trans-cab Services Pte., to postpone its initial share sale.

CAP suspends all flights from Wuhan

Journal Online 24 Jan 2020
THE Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) has resolved to indifinitely suspend all airline operations from Wuhan in China, to any point in the Philippines and vice versa as a precautionary measure amid the threat of the novel coronavirus ... He also assured that the CAB will continue to monitor the unfolding novel coronavirus situation.