Martin Abbugao
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Face masks, health checks and long check-ins: the future of flying
by Martin Abbugao - June 11, 2020 - 11:08am
Cabin crew in protective suits, health certifications for passengers, mandatory face masks, and longer check-in times.
Hover-taxi whizzes over Singapore, firm eyes Asian push
by Martin Abbugao - October 23, 2019 - 10:44am
Prices for a trip in the aircraft have not yet been determined but its developer is aiming for just above the fare of a taxi ride.
What lies beneath: Singapore plans a subterranean future
by Martin Abbugao - September 8, 2019 - 10:51am
Urban planners in space-starved Singapore are now looking underground as they seek new areas for growth.
Performance anxiety: Singapore schoolkids struggle with stress
by Martin Abbugao - July 3, 2019 - 3:38pm
Schoolchildren are paying a heavy price for Singapore's success in global education rankings, with rising numbers seeking psychiatric help as they struggle to cope with the relentless pressure for academic exce...
Singapore passes 'fake news' law despite fierce criticism
by Martin Abbugao - May 9, 2019 - 5:01pm
Singapore's parliament Wednesday passed laws to combat "fake news" that will allow authorities to order the removal of online content despite fierce criticism from tech giants and rights groups.
Skills shortages, labor curbs may hit Singapore manufacturing
by Martin Abbugao - May 5, 2019 - 6:15pm
Singapore has attracted high-tech manufacturers with incentives and a well-educated workforce but growing demands for highly skilled labour and government moves to curb numbers of foreign workers may mean a tougher...
RP mulls shielding petrochemicals despite AFTA
by Martin Abbugao - September 13, 2002 - 12:00am
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (AFP) – The Philippines sent notice Wednesday it may delay the liberalization of its petrochemicals industry, raising concerns it could undermine the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) and hit...
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