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Return of McGriddles, free meals for nurses at Pek Kio Market & other deals this week, Lifestyle, Singapore News

Not going to lie, we think McGriddles are an acquired taste, but we know the burger with syrupy pancakes for buns has its fans. After almost a year, the breakfast item has once again returned to our shores from Monday (Feb 17), for a limited time only. → Read More

Forever alone? Tips to dining solo in Singapore for the self-conscious, Lifestyle, Singapore News

I have to profess that I enjoy eating alone. It wasn't always the case and the change didn't happen overnight. When I was younger, I took great pains to ensure that even if I ate alone, I wouldn't be spotted by anyone I knew — to avoid their sad, pitying glances, of course. But as I got older, whether due to a more assured sense of self or the hectic duties of motherhood and life in general,… → Read More

Vending machines in Singapore now dispense Boon Lay Power Nasi Lemak, Lifestyle, Food, Singapore News

One can get many things from vending machines in Singapore these days, and now, even nasi lemak. Boon Lay Power nasi lemak, to be exact. The humble dish is what many consider to be comfort food, never mind its origins. → Read More

174 Singaporeans evacuated from Wuhan return on Scoot flight, Singapore News

174 Singaporeans and their family members arrived in Singapore from Wuhan, Hubei on Sunday morning (Feb 9). Scoot flight TR5121 which landed at Changi airport is the second specially-arranged flight to evacuate Singaporeans from Wuhan, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak. → Read More

3 Singaporean women share their worst first-date stories, Lifestyle, Singapore News

Couples may find themselves all loved up this Valentine's, but for singles in Singapore, finding a long-term partner may prove more challenging than locating a needle in a haystack. And to get to the point of being all loved up, one would also have to tackle an awkward situation that could potentially snowball into something beautiful, or dreadful — the first date. Does the person have any… → Read More

NEA puts out list of household cleaning products that are effective against the Wuhan virus, Lifestyle, Singapore, Health News

With the ongoing Wuhan virus outbreak taking hold of people's consciousness, face masks and hand sanitisers have consequently flown off the shelves. We've heard reports that supplies of hand sanitisers — particularly the travel-sized ones — are out of stock at some stores and you may have better luck heading online if you're still looking to purchase one. → Read More

Singaporeans spill insider secrets about their previous jobs you probably wished you knew, Lifestyle News

If you're in the habit of buying breads and buns that are placed in the innermost rows of shelves with the thinking that they are fresher, you may be on the right track. "It's true that the freshest buns or breads are placed behind instead of in front," said Anne*, who once held a job at a bakery chain in Singapore. → Read More

What to eat on the 1st and 2nd day of CNY that's not hotpot, McDonald's, KFC or Malay food , Lifestyle News

It’s the first day of Chinese New Year and you’re peckish in between your visitations. Where can you go for a quick bite? Like many others, I would probably end up at fast-food restaurants or Muslim eateries that are still open. And thank goodness for these options too, as otherwise, popping into convenience stores for emergency refuelling may be the next resort. → Read More

We did a fengshui reading for the office and I found out how to improve my luck at work, Lifestyle, Singapore News

Read on to find out how you can win a personalised 'ba zi' consultation with Master David Goh from Imperial Harvest and download a free fengshui guide for 2020. For many of us cubicle Rats (hello 2020!), the office is a space where we spend as much time in as our home, if not more for some. So it probably makes sense that if we believe in fengshui for the home, then having good fengshui for the… → Read More

5 game-changing home appliance cleaning hacks for CNY, Lifestyle News

Out with the old and in with the new — it's that time of the year again when we give our homes a deep clean and declutter! It's not just the obvious items like sofas and floors that need sprucing up either. All too often, homeowners forget to clean and maintain their home appliances, shared Bosch homecare expert Jaclyn Tay, who's also the Head of Customer Service at BSH Home Appliances. → Read More

Hayley Woo annoyed by people who live-streamed her eating, Entertainment, Singapore News

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8 places to donate your used clothing in Singapore other than the Salvation Army, Lifestyle, Singapore News

What happens after you decide to declutter your home following the Marie Kondo method and find yourself left with a mountain of discarded garments that just don't spark joy? Instead of binning them, why not consider giving them a second lease of life. Just because they don't inspire us doesn't mean they can't spread some cheer to others. → Read More

A look inside Virgin Voyages' cruise ship with free Wi-Fi, no buffets and no kids, Lifestyle, Travel News

If the reason you've been avoiding cruise vacations is because of the impression that it's "for old people" or you just have an aversion to kids, Virgin Voyages could be the game-changer that'll make you do a 180. The ship with a home port in Miami, Florida, will only be open to those over the age of 18. And instead of endless buffet spreads, be prepared for a la carte options in more than 20… → Read More

Singaporean sugar baby making $3,000 a month: We're not sex workers, Lifestyle, Singapore, Women News

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Snacc Attacc: We try 'atas' US snacks from 7-Eleven, Lifestyle, Food, Singapore News

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A circus extravaganza at MBS and other free activities in Singapore this weekend, Lifestyle, Singapore News

The weekend is finally here! Don't waste it away by spending it at home because there are lots of activities happening around the island to enjoy with your friends and family. Weekends will never be the same again with this weekend planner. AN OLD-SCHOOL CARNIVAL EXTRAVAGANZA AT MBS Marina Bay Sands has been transformed into a large-scale funfair with over 50 booths for food, games and rides… → Read More

5 places you can experience snow in Singapore (for free) this Christmas, Lifestyle, Singapore News

Don't fret if you didn't manage to get away this year-end holiday season to somewhere cold and snowy. At least those left behind can take heart that the temperatures in Singapore are at its coolest this year, though you'd have to bring your brollies out. → Read More

Get Out!! Celebrate Christmas all year round at this German restaurant in Singapore, Lifestyle, Singapore, Food News

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Singapore busker sees the best and worst of humanity on the streets, Lifestyle News

Politics, backstabbing, in-fighting — all part and parcel of "work" for Jarvis Quek. His occupation though? Busking on the streets of Singapore. Life as a busker is probably a foreign concept to many of us. After all, it's the antithesis of the typical Singaporean dream — a stable career with high returns. But for the last four years, armed with his guitar and his portable sound equipment,… → Read More

12.12: 50% off at Crystal Jade, $10 Ippudo ramen & other deals this week, Lifestyle, Singapore News

We scour the island for the best deals to help you stretch your dollar, and keep you in the loop on the hottest shopping trends. 'Cos good things must share. 50% OFF AT CRYSTAL JADE ON 12.12 → Read More