Singapore 

Sunscreens that are good for your skin and safe for the ocean, Singapore News

If preventing skin cancer is not enough reason to make you include sunscreen in your daily skincare regime, what about the fact that wearing sunscreen helps slow down skin ageing and development of wrinkles? I’m pretty sure no one wants to look older than you really are, right? If you do not wear sunscreen, the sun’s UV rays penetrate into your skin and damage the elastic fibres that keep skin firm. Wrinkles develop due to the loss in your skin elasticity. So, always ensure you put on sunscreen as the…

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Singapore 

Best Japanese and Korean supermarkets in Singapore for both gourmet and budget shoppers, Food, Singapore News

Have you just seen a product from a Japanese or Korean drama that you’re itching to get your hands on but it’s not available at your local NTUC or Cold Storage? Well, this list of Japanese and Korean supermarkets in Singapore might come in handy for you. Speciality products have been trending in Singapore, with more and more branches being set up every day, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Some of these supermarkets let you shop online so you won’t even need to leave the house, let alone the country,…

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Singapore 

Advertising scam promoting investment endorsed by billionaire Peter Lim resurfaces, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – An advertising scam bearing Singapore billionaire Peter Lim’s name has resurfaced. The advertisement claims to be written by “Straits Times” and promotes a “new secret investment” endorsed by Mr Lim which has “experts in awe”. The fake article also claims that Mr Lim was invited onto news programme Hello Singapore and spoke to host Lin Youyi on the investment opportunity. A reader who wanted to be identified only as Ms Kho told ST that she saw the advertisement on online selling platform Carousell. “When I saw the advertisement…

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Singapore 

Residents to be consulted about laws for drones and other unmanned aircraft systems, Digital, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) will reach out to different groups including residents as it reviews regulations here surrounding unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), which include drones. In a release on Thursday (May 23), the CAAS said it has set up an Unmanned Aircraft Systems Advisory Panel. The panel, comprising 12 members, is expected to provide its recommendations by early next year. The move follows an announcement in January by Senior Minister of State for Transport and Health Lam Pin Min who said in Parliament that CAAS…

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Singapore 

Singapore chases tech ‘Jedi Masters’ for Silicon Valley ambitions, Business, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – San Francisco-based investor Paul Bragiel said he needed to be asked three or four times before he accepted an invitation from Singapore to come check out its tech scene. He made the 8,000-mile trip, but said that back then – in 2010 – the city-state’s prospects to become a leading Asia tech hub were “bleak, to say the least.” But he saw some promise, and like many other investors and tech companies since then, was attracted by generous terms from government agencies. “They gave us a very aggressive…

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Singapore 

‘Want to test your phone’s waterproof power ah?’: Mrbrown mocks handling of NUS peeping Tom scandal, Singapore News

Unless you have been living under a rock, you have probably heard of the National University of Singapore (NUS) Peeping Tom fiasco, which has left many Singaporeans enraged and frustrated over the university’s disciplinary actions (or rather the lack thereof).  NUS student Monica Baey posted a series of Instagram Stories on April 19 which detailed how her peeping Tom was let off the hook, even though he was caught in the act of filming her while she was showering in the toilet of Eusoff Hall. Local blogger mrbrown decided to weigh in…

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Singapore 

Office Tea episode 1: New Job New Life, Singapore News

Waking up on time? Check.  Make up? Check. Getting on the right bus? Check. Battling her nerves, will everything go right for our newest colleague Le En as she starts her first week at AsiaOne? Will she integrate well into her new environment and make her mark in the office? Or maybe she’ll just spill the tea and the entire pot with it. Office Tea is an AsiaOne original series where our new colleague Le En embarks on her adventures (or misadventures) in her first steps into the corporate world with AsiaOne. news POST…

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Property 

Hong Kong’s housing shortfall: why the worst is yet to come

Hong Kong maintains its position as the world’s most expensive housing market, according to property giant CBRE’s latest global life report. However, this is not the worst yet, as there is a continual depletion of the city’s land bank, meaning both private and public housing supply will plummet in the near future. What Hong Kong needs in order to overcome this challenge is not just large-scale solutions such as the Lantau Tomorrow Vision, but expedient ones that can bring immediate and… Source link

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Home 

Hong Kong’s home sales flop for a second consecutive weekend as worsening US-China relations give buyers more cause for pause

Hong Kong’s home sales flopped for the second consecutive weekend, as an unexpected deterioration in US-China relations gave investors reason to postpone making long-term financial commitments.Two flats were sold out of 104 units on offer in three districts across the city, marking the worst sales weekend for developers since the city emerged from its five-month price correction in January.Wang On Properties managed to sell two of the 86 flats at its Maya by Nouvelle project in Yau Tong as of 5… Source link

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Singapore 

10 best halal buffet restaurants in Singapore for Iftar this Ramadan 2019!, Singapore News

Singapore is a multi-cultural country and decadent buffet spreads for Muslims are actually not that difficult to find if you know where to look. This Ramadan, perhaps you can try out these halal restaurants in Singapore when breaking fast with family and friends! With a range of cuisines available, these are the best halal buffets in Singapore to fill your bellies for iftar. 1. STRAITS KITCHEN – GRAND HYATT Photo: Straits Kitchen Photo: Straits Kitchen Enjoy a scrumptious spread of delicious local cuisine at this halal buffet! With specialities including…

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