• Singapore: A guide to discovering the Lion City

    Singapore: A guide to discovering the Lion City | Metro News

    metronews.ca 23 Mar '18, 3am

    These are the five things you must do when you travel to Singapore: Roam the streets Singapore is a series of neighbourhoods, all of which yield an interesting mix of old and new. Trendy Tiong Bahru is filled with cool boutiques, design shops, bookstores and small cafés, including you...

  • Man steals $40,000 Rolex from Calgary jewelry store | Metro Calgary

    metronews.ca 14 Nov '17, 2am

    Calgary police are on the lookout for a man wearing some serious bling on his wrist. Accoridng to police, a man made off with a Rolex watch valued at $43,700 after asking to try it on. The theft happened at the Birks Jewelry Store in TD Square Mall in the 300 block of 7 Avenue SW. The...

  • Simon Fraser University embraces bitcoin, accepts virtual currency for textbooks

    Simon Fraser University now accepting bitcoin

    metronews.ca 26 May '15, 9am

    BURNABY, B.C. – A British Columbia university is now accepting the digital currency bitcoin at all of its bookstores, a move that staff claim is a first for Canadian post-secondary schools. Simon Fraser University has also announced that automated bitcoin vending machines will soon be...

  • The man in the bathrobe and sneakers is everything. #FederalElectionTimez

    Liberal candidate Chrystia Freeland crashes Toronto men's club where Joe Oliver speech cancelled | Metro News

    metronews.ca 26 Aug '15, 8pm

    A Toronto men's club catering to Bay Street's "influencers," "philosophers" and "party animals" has been thrust into the election spotlight. University-Rosedale Liberal candidate Chrystia Freeland crashed the private Cambridge Club on Wednesday aiming to speak to the media ahead of a ...

  • Singapore Airlines to end world's longest flights

    Singapore Airlines to end world’s longest flights | Metro

    metronews.ca 24 Oct '12, 9pm

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – The world’s longest commercial flight — Singapore to Newark, New Jersey — is being cancelled. Singapore Airlines announced Wednesday that it will end its nonstop flight between Singapore and Newark, a distance of about 9,500 miles (15,300 kilometres). A slightly short...

  • Video: Winnipegger wins World Karaoke Championships in Singapore: https://t.co/r0Xk4plI5I https://t.co/D7iNr9u9Yo

    Winnipegger wins World Karaoke Championships in Singapore | Metro News

    metronews.ca 22 Nov '15, 3pm

    Someone give this woman a record deal. Winnipegger Elsaida Alerta won the gold medal at the Karaoke World Championships in Singapore on Sunday, based on the strength of her final performance in the fourth round, where she covered off Beyonce’s Listen. Alerta was not immediately availa...

  • Slideshow: Louis Vuitton and Yayoi Kusama see world in dots | Metro

    metronews.ca 08 Aug '12, 5pm

    TOKYO – Polka dots are Japanese avant-garde artist Yayoi Kusama’s lifelong inspiration, obsession and passion. And so they’re everywhere – not only on canvases but on installations shaped like gnarled tentacles and oversized yellow pumpkins. As part of her retrospective on exhibit at ...

  • Union Pearson Express branding costs $4.5M - MetroNews Canada #branding #luxury

    Union Pearson Express branding costs $4.5M

    metronews.ca 10 Jul '15, 6am

    The trains are the colour of an Ontario forest and the ticket-stampers are dressed like Italian carabinieri. The Union Pearson Express offers a sleek, stylish ride to the airport — on that, most people agree. The price-tag for all that class is less well-known: about $4.5 million, acc...