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Singapore first in Southeast Asia to get Amazon Prime membership programme

Singapore first in Southeast Asia to get Amazon Prime membership programme

For that amount, members get to enjoy Prime Video, a membership with video game streaming platform Twitch, and unlimited free global shipping on orders above S$60 on the Prime Now mobile app.

Singapore will be the 16th country - and the first in South-east Asia - to launch Amazon Prime, which gives members perks such as free shipping and access to other services for a monthly or yearly fee.

Another service available to Singapore's Amazon Prime subscribers is video streaming.

However, he encouraged "anyone living in Singapore to leverage the Prime membership package developed specifically for Singapore" and noted that Prime membership is country-specific and not transferable, which means that those with US Prime memberships can not convert them to local ones.

An Amazon customer service officer contacted through the website's live chat function on Tuesday (Dec 5) said that free shipping to Singapore ended on Monday (Dec 4). Singaporeans do, however, get access to Prime videos and Twitch Prime. "I'm humbled to serve customers in Singapore and to keep expanding the Amazon services customers in Singapore can experience".

"Now, with the launch of Amazon Prime, Singapore consumers can finally have access to these products and services, and can get more value when they shop on Prime Now".

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However, Zinke said he believes public use is important, and the nation's lands are "for the benefit and enjoyment of the people". A "Made in Maine" solution is the federal recommendation for the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.

Speaking to The Straits Times, Mr Ghani acknowledged that some living in the country already have Amazon Prime memberships for the United States site. Products include a wide selection of top brands such as Leap Frog, Rubbermaid, Zojirushi, BCB Generation, The Children's Space, Pet Safe, Rebecca Minkoff, and Melissa and Doug.

Twitch Prime: Free in-game loot, like exclusive characters, boosts, and skins, in games including Blizzard Entertainment's Hearthstone, Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed Origins, and Digital Extreme's Warframe, plus full games from indie developers. There's also no music or books included with the membership.

However, as an introductory offer, Amazon only charge S$2.99, though Amazon decline to inform of how long the promotion will last.

However, this does mean the previously free Prime Now service is gone, and users will have to subscribe to Prime if they even want to make a purchase locally, unlike local rivals Redmart and Honestbee, which do not require a subscription to order products such as diapers or groceries. To sign up for a free 30-day trial and to learn more, customers can visit www.amazon.com.sg.

"The Prime programme in every geography is custom designed for that region".


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