Stephen Netto

Mediacorp partners with Mothership, theAsianparent, and Popcorn to expand its digital network in Singapore

Mediacorp has announced a partnership with Singapore-based online media company Mothership, parenting site and app theAsianparent, and movies and entertainment booking service Popcorn, to broaden its digital network in Singapore as it aims to reach out to the younger audiences. The agreement will see Mediacorp as the exclusive representative for all direct and programmatic media sales in Singapore for the …

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Deliveroo unveils details of trade-in grant scheme to support its e-scooter delivery riders during transition period

Following the ban – which came into commencement on 5 November – that prohibits the riding of e-scooters on all footpaths, the government introduced a nationwide S$7 million programme to help food delivery riders trade-in their personal mobility devices (PMDs) for alternative devices, offering a grant of up to S$1,000 per person depending on the alternative device of their choosing. …

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LTA warns against converting e-scooters into personal mobility aids; action will be taken to “irresponsible” vendors

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has issued a warning against the modification of electric scooters into personal mobility aids (PMAs), adding that action will be taken to “irresponsible” vendors offering such a service as well as users who partake in it. In a Facebook post on Wednesday (13 Nov), the LTA said that it has seen online advertisements from vendors …

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DPM Heng Swee Keat lauds seven Singapore Youth Award recipients, encourages youths to continue shaping the future via SG Youth Action Plan

The nation’s highest accolade for youth, the Singapore Youth Award (SYA), was presented to seven individuals at the SYA 2019 Presentation Ceremony held at the Istana by Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) and Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat. The seven individuals were Mr Cho Ming Xiu, Ms Alecia Neo, Dr Neo Mei Lin, Mr Sheik Farhan Bin Sheik Alau’ddin, Ms …

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“You take all our freedom!” Food-delivery PMD riders lament their frustrations to Jurong GRC MP Ang Wei Neng over e-scooter ban

About 70 food-delivery riders showed up at the Meet-the-People Session (MPS) held in Taman Jurong yesterday evening (11 Nov) to urge the government to lift it’s e-scooter ban on footpaths. Dressed in their food-delivery attire, they expressed their concerns to Mr Ang Wei Neng, Member of Parliament (MP) for Jurong GRC, who sat in to hear their appeal on behalf …

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More than 80% of men and women agree to have equal say when it comes to home renovations matters, reveals Qanvast survey

When it comes to home renovation, do the husbands fork out more money than the wives? Do men and women really have different preferences? A recent survey conducted by Qanvast, a home renovation platform that connects homeowners with local design professionals, sought to find out the answers to these questions and more. The findings of the survey revealed that as …

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TikTok inspires Singapore’s next-generation leaders to act on Sustainable Development through the #Zerowaster Challenge

TikTok, the leading destination for short-form mobile video, is partnering with Global Initiatives to launch the environment-themed #zerowaster challenge in Singapore from 8-10 November 2019. By offering a home for creative expression, TikTok sees millions of creators around the world showcasing their authentic selves and incredible skills every day. The #zerowaster campaign is set to mobilize TikTok’s creative community in Singapore and …

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