Not long after Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s speech at this year’s National Day Rally – where he spoke about the need for Singapore to go cashless – online marketplace Qoo10 has launched a new cashless payment system, called QPay. QPay lets shoppers pay for their purchases by using the Qoo10 app to scan a QR code at a merchant’s brick-and-mortar store. According to Hyun-wook Cho, country manager of Qoo10 Singapore, since QPay’s launch on 22 September, some 1,200 merchants have already signed up.
If you’re in love with Japanese food, fashion, culture and wish to one day marry a Japanese person, there’s a marriage agency in Singapore that can help you with that. Introducing Konkatu Singapore, a marriage agency founded by two Japanese expatriates who have lived in Singapore for a number of years.