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How reviewing contact lenses made me discover I've been living with damaged corneas, Lifestyle, Health News

I recently found out my corneas are damaged due to a decade of irresponsible contact lens usage and I'm the first to admit it's 100 per cent my fault. Here's how it unfolded: I'd started to squint more in bright sunlight and agreed to review a pair of transition contact lens, hoping that it'll help the squinting. → Read More

More eerie tales from Singapore film sets to spook yourself this Hungry Ghost Festival , Lifestyle, Singapore News

We're in the midst of the seventh lunar month, and with Halloween fast approaching, 'tis the perfect season to gather friends are regale them with chilling tales of the supernatural. According to those in the media industry, film sets are ripe with such stories passed down from one generation of storytellers to the next. → Read More

Thai girl suffers from vaginal bleeding after a leech crawled inside, Asia News

The monsoon season brings with it wet and humid weather, creating the perfect environment for bloodsuckers and other creepy crawlies to thrive. In Thailand, a young girl experienced an unwanted visitor in the form of a leech, which inadvertently crawled into her vagina and feasted on the blood there. The parasite was only discovered after it had its fill of her blood and fell off on its own. → Read More

#JoeyJios finale: My job sent me cafe-hopping in Batam for free, Lifestyle, Food, Asia News

When it comes to work perks, I must say, I've had it pretty good. → Read More

Melaka creates massive durian breed supposedly named after Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson , Lifestyle, Food, Malaysia News

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Airport staff electrocuted to death beside oblivious co-worker in Yemen, World News

The grisly death of an airport personnel at Yemen's Aden International Airport has been captured on a closed-circuit television camera. The incident, which reportedly happened on July 14, saw airport staff Lofti Ibrahim al-Shamakh suffering an electric shock that led to his immediate death. In the harrowing 30-second video, Lofti notices an electric fan was not facing the direction of airport… → Read More

5 places to visit in Bangkok that's not Chatuchak, Pratunam and Siam Paragon , Lifestyle, Travel News

Now that the June holidays are over and done with, it's time to take advantage of off-peak travel perks and start planning your next vacation out of Singapore. Yes, this is the time you should take advantage of cheap flights and accommodations, as well as relish not having to squeeze with hordes of families or put up with screaming kids everywhere. If you're wondering where's a good place to jet… → Read More

6 'adult-sized' playgrounds in malls you can consider for a first date , Lifestyle, Singapore News

Let's be honest. How many of us have experienced horrible first dates? First-date pitfalls are the worst, and coming from someone who has experienced both fantastic and abysmal (and I mean the left-on-read and blocked off social media) ones, picking the correct location is crucial to preventing them. If your chosen one is the kind that enjoys being active (do your research first!), do not simply… → Read More

Netflix helped me drop 20kg within a year, Lifestyle, Health News

Disclaimer: I'm in no way a trained fitness expert. Just a girl sharing her story on how she lost weight. Losing weight is tough -- just walk into any gym in January and you'll probably find 'losing weight' on someone's list of new year resolutions. When it comes to dropping a kilo or two, most people achieve that goal by eating less or moving more. When it comes to shedding over a quarter of… → Read More

'Netflix helped me drop 20kg within a year', Health News

Disclaimer: I'm in no way a trained fitness expert. Just a girl sharing her story on how she lost weight. Losing weight is tough -- just walk into any gym in January and you'll probably find 'losing weight' on someone's list of new year resolutions. When it comes to dropping a kilo or two, most people achieve that goal by eating less or moving more. When it comes to shedding over a quarter of… → Read More

Move over bubble tea, try a boba taco softie instead , Lifestyle, Food News

Competition is stiff in the world of F&B, and food-preneurs are constantly coming up with novel ideas to grab eyeballs and make a name for themselves. By far one of the quirkiest items to make an entrance in 2019 that we've seen is a boba taco softie -- that's right, a cross between ice-cream and a Mexican taco, with tapioca pearls thrown in. This hybrid dessert is introduced by Okinawa… → Read More

#Joeyjios: We took on a 1kg beef bowl challenge that costs $42, Lifestyle, Food, Singapore News

Is bigger really better? This week on #Joeyjios, Le En and I answer that question as we tackle a monster beef bowl that comes with a hefty $42 price tag. It's two girls versus a (literal) mountain of fried rice and 1kg of yakiniku beef slices. The prize? Honour, glory and walking away from the restaurant knowing we're in the league of local competitive eater Zermatt Neo. → Read More

Good deals must share July 1-7: KOI drops $4.40 popcorn latte collab with Garrett's , 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. $4.40 KOI X GARRETTE POP POP TEA LATTE In case you're having trouble keeping up with the newest drink trends, popcorn has become the new boba and is being used as a topping in KOI's newest Pop pop tea latte. Yes, that's right. The famous… → Read More

Good deals must share June 17-23: Up to 90% off at Popular and 1-for-1 KFC chicken, Lifestyle 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. UP TO 90 PER CENT OFF AT POPULAR We're midway through the June holidays, and if your kids need to gear up for their return to school, Popular Thomson Plaza is having a massive sale from June 20 till 23. → Read More

Pregnant woman in China fined $99 for throwing hot soup at 'noisy' baby , China News

A pregnant woman in China has found herself in hot water after flinging a bowl of scalding soup at a mother-daughter duo in a Xiangcheng restaurant located in central Henan. The 28-year-old's act of rage on Tuesday (June 11), was caught on surveillance footage and left the 11-month-old girl with burns to her back and buttocks. Only identified as Ren, the woman was reportedly enraged due to the… → Read More

10 signs you're a uniquely Singaporean dad , Lifestyle News

It is commonly said that the journey of National Service will turn boys into men. In that case, what about the journey of fatherhood and the kinds of behaviours it brings out? This Father's Day, we put our dads under the microscope and observe some startling similarities in their demeanours. Here are 10 uniquely Singaporean dad-like traits we've found, based off some highly interesting… → Read More

#Joeyjios: Gram Cafe's wobbly pancakes are here

Be prepared for jiggling towers of wobbly pancakes to start flooding your social media feeds again, as Osaka's Gram Cafe & Pancakes has set the official opening date for their first outlet in Singapore. Slated to open on June 16, the famed pancakes chain has over 50 outlets worldwide and a presence in Hong Kong, Thailand and the US. Fans of the cafe have raved about the brand's signature --… → Read More

Good deals must share June 10-16: Free McDonald's breakfast on Father's Day and $1 durian hotpot , Lifestyle, Food 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 MCDONALD'S BREAKFAST FOR FATHER'S DAY Know a broke kid who still wants to show a bit of appreciation for daddy this Father's Day weekend? McDonald's will be their MVP. → Read More

Singer and towkay Taufik Batisah spills his must-have dishes for Hari Raya, Lifestyle, Food, Entertainment News

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Free plushies and giant inflatables at Sentosa's Pokémon Carnival in June, Singapore, Lifestyle News

The state of fun is hosting a mega Pokémon party -- and everyone has been invited. Missed your chance to catch the Pikachu Night Parade or the Pokémon GO Safari Zone event? You'll be able to do both at the Pokémon Carnival happening next month from June 15 to 30 at Sentosa Cove from 5pm to 9pm. → Read More