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Where to go in Tokyo that's not Shibuya, Harajuku or Tsukiji market, Lifestyle, Travel News

For true Japanophiles, Tokyo may be a city that has lost its sheen and seen to be a tad overdone, especially if you're not into the city life. For first-timers to Tokyo, your itinerary may look something like this: explore the city for two or three days before making several day trips to the outskirts. Destinations I'd recommend include Yokohoma, Kamakura and Enoshima (all along a single train… → Read More

Aaron Kwok drives Lamborghini to buy diapers, gets stuck in traffic due to street rally, Entertainment News

He may be a 'Heavenly King', but one may forget Aaron Kwok's also a regular dad. As the Hong Kong protests continued over the weekend, netizens on Sunday (Sept 8) gathered for a 'Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Prayer Meeting', taking their demonstration to the US Consulate General on Hong Kong island. → Read More

Free reusable cup from Starbucks, 1-for-1 Sukiya shabu buffet & 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. FREE REUSABLE CUP FROM STARBUCKS → Read More

Weekend planner Sept 7-8: Pet flea market, Japan Summer Festival and other fun activities, 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. WEEKEND MARKET FOR PETS AT OUR TAMPINES HUB → Read More

I tried a T-shirt hack to fix overstretched necklines and it works... sort of , Lifestyle News

Never fear that your favourite tee will be relegated to rag status with this nifty hack. As T-shirt wearers are all too familiar with, the first sign of wear and tear arrives when the garment's neckline gets all scruffy and warped, rendering the piece of clothing unwearable. In public, at least. What if we told you there's a way to fix that? → Read More

1am supper spots in the East that are not Geylang, Simpang Bedok and Fengshan Market , Lifestyle, Food, Singapore News

Watched a midnight movie and feeling peckish? Studied late through the night and hit by hunger pangs? Or starving after partying too hard on a Saturday night? There are more than a few reasons for eating way past dinnertime. We're not advocating for supper as regular meals, though sometimes, especially for those who work shifts, life dictates it. → Read More

Veteran actor Bai Yan dies aged 100, Entertainment, Singapore News

Well-loved local veteran actor Bai Yan has died. He turned 100 this year. The China-born artist passed away Monday morning (Aug 19) at about 3am, Lianhe Zaobao reported. The actor had celebrated his 100th birthday in May with a guest list of more than a hundred people, including A-list local celebrities such as Zoe Tay and Aileen Tan. → Read More

5 reasons why my first child will likely be my last, Lifestyle, Women, Singapore News

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New 'old' Raffles Hotel reopens after 2-year renovation. Here's how it looks inside, Lifestyle, Singapore News

If you step into the revamped Raffles Hotel and feel that nothing has changed, its designer, Edmond Bakos, will take it as a compliment. Speaking to The Straits Times, Bakos said: "The goal was to bring the hotel to the next chapter, not to completely change it." → Read More

What it takes to be... A divorce lawyer in Singapore, Lifestyle, Singapore News

Concealed weapons. Armed confrontation. They're not tropes of a gangland movie, but what Jenny Lai has had to deal with in her 25 years of practice as a lawyer — divorce lawyer, to be exact. Within the confines of a sterile office, it's hard to imagine such high drama taking place, but perhaps it comes with the territory. In a job where people's feelings are at stake and emotions run high,… → Read More

Singapore homeowners share the best things they bought for their BTO flat, Lifestyle, Singapore News

Furnishing is a huge part of the fun of moving into a shiny new apartment. But unless you're rolling in dough, most of us aim to make bang-for-the-buck purchases that are guaranteed to last way beyond that two-year warranty (which you paid extra money for). → Read More

Turbulence brings couple together on flight to Taipei, Asia News

It's been advised that one should catch flights and not feelings. Where some have failed, a pair of passengers on a flight to Taipei was lucky enough to accomplish both. A Taiwanese man known by his Facebook moniker, Ya Chao, shared: "You won't believe it, but it's possible to meet someone (special) on a flight." → Read More

'Sorry for your loss': Man quits job by handing boss condolence card, Business, World News

Talk about going out in style. Instead of a conventional letter, one man in the UK quit his job in dramatic fashion by handing his manager a condolence card with the words: "Sorry for your loss". Printed in the card was the text: "Thinking of you at this difficult time," over which he wrote: "My last day at work is the 28th July ". one of our team members handed in their notice like this 😂😂😂… → Read More

Good deals must share June 24-30: 50% off Foodpanda delivery and other 1-for-1 deals, 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 FOODPANDA DELIVERY Now that a multitude of food delivery services and discount platforms has spoiled us all, it's no surprise we're always on the hunt for promo codes to snag a cheaper deal. Well, look no further this week as… → Read More

Free chicken rice for Pioneer Generation members at Maxwell Food Centre, Lifestyle, Food, Singapore News

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This shock bracelet wants to cure you of your junk food craving , Lifestyle, Digital News

Have you been trying to curb your midnight snacking, quit smoking, or wake up on time? This wristband may be the answer. No kidding, it will quite literally zap you to obedience. The logic behind the device named Pavlok is based upon classical conditioning, where just like Pavlov's dogs were trained to elicit certain behaviours with specific stimuli, humans can learn to avoid certain actions… → Read More

Five Guys burger chain finally lands in Singapore and we can't wait, Lifestyle, Food, Singapore News

The rumours are true. After New York burger chain Shake Shack opened at Jewel Changi Airport to much aplomb and snaking queues, its East Coast competitor, Five Guys, is set to make a similar splash. There'd been talk since early May that the American burger franchise would be opening a branch here. Now it's been confirmed that the chain would be setting up shop, and it's all thanks to lifestyle… → Read More

18 play zones at Singapore's biggest indoor mall playground Kiztopia; here are the best, Lifestyle, Singapore News

Indoor play areas are a safe haven for parents and children, providing much-needed respite for adults reaching the end of their tether. Of course, it's a delight to kids as well. Kiztopia, touted as Singapore's largest indoor mall playground, is parent company Baby Heroes' first foray into Southeast Asia outside of China, where it has four outlets. The 18,000 sq ft playground is set to open its… → Read More

Viral video on how to test if your food is fake or real found to be 'mostly false' , Lifestyle, Health News

You may have seen the viral video. Branded as '16 easy tests' to find out if your food is fake or real, the three-minute clip aimed to enlighten viewers on DIY food safety hacks to try at home. Because apparently in the world we live in, all's not what it's made out to be. The video, made by social media platform Blossom under the company First Media, was first published on June 1. It racked up… → Read More

Kok Kee Wanton Noodle to reopen June 12 at Jalan Besar coffeeshop, Lifestyle, Food, Singapore News

After a few false starts, a date has been set for the return of the famed Kok Kee Wanton Noodle, which used to be at the now-defunct Lavender Food Square. It is slated to reopen on June 12, according to a Facebook update on June 2. The popular stall, opened by five siblings, was forced to close in late 2014 but relocated six months later to a food court in Hoa Nam Building, located just down the… → Read More