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The Simple Life

IN today's dining scene, it has become a cliche to hear chefs around the world boasting about the bountiful produce they harvest from their own …

Victoria (Australia)

Hamilton Monaco problems show 2017 Mercedes is a diva - Toto Wolff

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Toto Wolff has described Mercedes' 2017 Formula 1 car as "a bit of a diva" after Lewis …

Singapore Grand Prix

Nice ice: A traditional take on Malaysia’s favourite dessert

Melaka’s version of Malaysia’s famous cendol dessert is an exotic combination of palm sugar syrup, jelly-like noodles, coconut milk, beans and shaved ice<p>Top 10 budget beach hotels in Malaysia<p>Malaysia’s Unesco world heritage city of Melaka, better known by its old colonial name of Malacca, draws …

Malaysia

Adi Tatarko

Years ago, married couple Adi Tatarko and Alon Cohen were faced with a challenge that most homeowners would find familiar. Where to get ideas to …

South-east Asia

Travel through time with ST's virtual reality project

It is year 2500. The Merlion statue overlooking Marina Bay is half submerged. This is because sea levels could have risen by more than 6m, based on …

Virtual Reality

G7 leaders brace for clash with Trump on trade and climate

[TAORMINA, Italy] Leaders of the world's rich nations braced for contentious talks with Donald Trump at a G7 summit in Sicily on Friday after the US …

Climate

Top 10 wine bars in Bordeaux – chosen by experts

It’s arguably the world’s top wine city. So where do local insiders head for a good glass of red or white with food to match?<p>A year after the opening of the Cité du Vin, visitors to Bordeaux are spoilt for choice when it comes to appreciating one of France’s premier wine regions. They can ride …

France

Singapore Badminton Association launches academy in partnership with ActiveSG

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Badminton Association (SBA) on Saturday (May 27) launched a badminton academy in partnership with ActiveSG.<p>SBA Badminton …

South-east Asia

Singapore has to manage population growth carefully: PM Lee

SINGAPORE: Singapore has to manage the population carefully, even as it grapples with its low fertility rate and the issue of having a stable …

Lee Hsien Loong

Apple officially opens new Singapore retail store to the public

As expected, Apple today officially opened its first retail location in Singapore. After nearly two years of anticipation, the store finally opened to the public today, showcasing a gorgeous design as part of Apple’s next-generation retail store rollout.<p>The new store, as we detailed earlier this …

Apple

4 customers upset at 'pricey bill' wreck porridge restaurant

May 27, 2017 2:53 PM<br>SINGAPORE - Four customers, upset with their bill at a porridge restaurant along Upper Serangoon Road, flipped the table they …

South-east Asia

Nesuto – Ushering in An Era of Decadent Desserts

Step into this dainty cafe marked by a fine serenity and calm. Nesuto means “nest”, which is really a testimony to their generous use of eggs in …

Dessert

Amazon Prime Now: Singapore awaits delivery of its e-commerce revolution

“It’s going to be a siege.” That’s one expert’s view of the battle looming ahead for Singapore’s brick-and-mortar retailers as e-commerce giants …

News (China)

Apple just launched its first store in Southeast Asia

Khajorn Chiaranaipanich flew for more than two hours to be one of the first people to experience Apple's first store in Singapore.<p>Witnessing its opening was very important for the managing director at a Thai social news company — so important, that he had been waiting in the queue at 5 a.m, five …

South-east Asia

Commentary: Spreading the love, taking a piece of Singapore abroad

SINGAPORE: When we opened our flagship Ya Kun coffee stall at 1 China Street in 2001, we hung a corkboard on one of the walls, along with a stack of …

South-east Asia

Singapore’s road safety campaign takes a VR twist

SINGAPORE, May 27 — Road users will be able to get up close with dangerous traffic situations, without putting themselves at risk, with the help of …

Traffic Safety

Fans camp out hours ahead of Singapore Apple Store opening

SINGAPORE: An hour to midnight, crowd barriers were erected up outside Singapore’s first Apple Store at Knightbridge Mall along Orchard Road – a sign …

Apple

Grandma taken to hospital after teen cycles into her, toddler she carried breaks leg: Report

May 27, 2017 5:34 PM<br>SINGAPORE - A woman was taken to hospital after a cyclist rode into her outside a condominium in Pasir Ris on May 14.

Good News

Koh Grill & Sushi Bar – The well loved Shiok Maki (That is really SHIOK!)

“SHIOK” is a colloquial term that almost all Singaporeans are familiar with. Similarly, the Shiok Maki at Koh Grill & Sushi Bar has earned a spot in …

South-east Asia

Apple opens first official store in Southeast Asia

Employees (bottom) welcome visitors at the Apple store in the Orchard shopping district on its opening day in Singapore on May 27, 2017.<br>Hundreds of …

South-east Asia

President Tan, PM Lee send condolences to Egypt over attack on Coptic Christians

SINGAPORE: President Tony Tan Keng Yam and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong wrote to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi and Prime Minister Sherif …

Lee Hsien Loong

Gentrification? It's the consumers' fault, says hotelier Loh Lik Peng

SINGAPORE: Hotelier and restaurateur Loh Lik Peng is the man behind Unlisted Collection, an umbrella brand of boutique hotel properties and …

South-east Asia

NParks announces new park connector, celebrates biodiversity at two-day festival

May 27, 2017 2:33 PM<br>SINGAPORE - The largest-ever biodiversity survey by the public, a bumper crop of newly discovered species, and plans for a new …

South-east Asia

Opening of Apple's first Singapore store attracts hundreds

SINGAPORE: Apple fans turned out in force on Saturday (May 27) as the US tech giant’s first brick-and-mortar store in Singapore opened its …

South-east Asia

Yishun residents build 'wall' to keep out nuisance neighbour

Residents at a Yishun Housing Board flat said they are at their wits' end after being harassed by a neighbour for over a year, with one family going …

Housing

Singapore strongly condemns attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt

SINGAPORE: Singapore said on Saturday (May 27) it strongly condemns the attack on Coptic Christians, which took place in Minya, Egypt, on …

Egypt

Hello Kitty, Gudetama hit Changi Airport for June holidays

Changi Airport kicked off a kawaii-filled June holiday season on Friday with a showcase featuring Hello Kitty and other Sanrio characters in Terminal …

South-east Asia

A meeting with giants

SOME might say you can't play jazz from the soul until you've lived life - which is why the genre is by and large dominated by old boys pouring their …

Jazz

Don’t be rattled by tactics to exaggerate news on Singapore-China relations: Chee Hong Tat

SINGAPORE: Singapore cannot take for granted the close relationship built up with China and must constantly work on enhancing its close bilateral …

China

Singapore firms eye opportunities in Czech automotive industry

SINGAPORE: Manufacturing firms from Singapore are exploring opportunities in the Central and Eastern European region, particularly in automotive and …

Czech Republic