Singapore 

Jewel Changi Airport guide – 5 first-in-Singapore food brands & their prices, Lifestyle, Singapore News

Changi Airport has truly outdone themselves with Jewel, the hippest new mall in town. Located right next to Terminal 1, Jewel Changi Airport marries glamour and greenery – exuding a vibe reminiscent of both Marina Bay Sands and Gardens by the Bay. But let’s forget the world’s tallest indoor waterfall and 5 stories of lush forest valley trails. These Instagram-worthy features may be the milkshake to lure tourists and influencers to the yard, but what we, average Singaporeans, really care about is the food. Here are 5 first-in-Singapore restaurants and…

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Singapore 

5 bakeries selling artisanal sourdough and pastries in Singapore , Lifestyle, Food, Singapore News

MOTHER DOUGH PHOTO: Mother Dough Naadhira Ismail worked in events and marketing before giving in to her passion for baking and setting up Mother Dough. Having done a couple of successful pop-ups in 2017, Ms Ismail took the opportunity to open the homely halal bakery along North Bridge Road in June 2018. The selection includes everything from almond croissants to whole wheat sourdough and grilled cheese sandwiches, made with organic flour sourced from environmentally-conscious grain mills. “You need quality ingredients for the end product to be good,” explains Ms Ismail,…

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Singapore 

Which dining options are best for university students?, Lifestyle, Food, Singapore News

Whether you’re heading off to university for the first time or returning to campus for yet another year, you may be wondering how to effectively plan out your dining budget. While there are a variety of options available, some are more cost-effective than others. In this article, we explore the pros and cons of 3 dining options so you can make the best decisions to save on food this semester. UNIVERSITY FOOD COURTS: SOCIAL HOTSPOTS, BUT OFTEN OVERCROWDED PHOTO: Unsplash As you might expect, on-campus university food courts are exceptionally…

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Singapore 

Delay in eating food from Spize may have contributed to man’s death: MOH official, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A man who died after eating food from popular restaurant Spize had consumed it more than three hours after its delivery. The coroner’s court heard on Thursday (Aug 15) that the delay may have contributed to Mr Mohamad Fadli Mohd Saleh’s death on Nov 14 last year. The bento boxes were sent to the Kaki Bukit office of security company Brink’s Singapore at 11.33am on Nov 6 last year and an invoice from the eatery stated that the food had to be eaten within an hour of delivery. The invoice…

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Singapore 

10 tried-and-tested buffet strategies to get the best bang for your buck, Lifestyle, Food, Singapore News

Buffets are the perfect opportunity to indulge in our appetites occasionally. The problem is, buffets can get very expensive. An all-you-can-eat lunch buffet can cost as much as $40 for each person, and that’s not inclusive of GST and service charge. Most of us visit a buffet restaurant with the intention of devouring as much food as we can while savouring the most worth-it items. But what are the strategies to do so? Across the DollarsAndSense team, all of us have a fair bit of experience in all-you-can-eat buffets. So,…

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Vietnam 

Food and beverage firm posts highest cash dividend payout rate – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Vinacafe Biên Hòa coffee products being packaged for sale. – Photo tinnhanhchungkhoan.vn HÀ NỘI — Coffee maker Vinacafe Biên Hòa maintains its top position on the Vietnamese stock market in terms of cash dividend payout rate. Vinacafe Biên Hòa (HoSE: VCF) plans to pay a 240 per cent dividend in cash for 2018, meaning every shareholder will receive VNĐ24,000 (US$1.03) for each share they own. In 2018, the company earned VNĐ3.43 trillion ($147.5 million) in revenue and VNĐ637 billion in post-tax profit, up 6 per cent and 72.5 per cent respectively from…

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Singapore 

Food delivery rider rescues elderly driver from lorry that flipped on its side, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A man was taken to the hospital after the lorry he was driving flipped on its side in an accident at Boon Lay. Police said they were alerted to an accident involving the lorry and a van at the junction of Jalan Boon Lay and Boon Lay Way at 10am on Saturday (Aug 10). The lorry driver was conscious when he was taken to Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, said the police, who are investigating the incident. The driver, who is believed to be in his 70s, was…

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Vietnam 

VN food and beverage sector draws foreign firms’ interest – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  Indian and Vietnamese firms in the food, beverages and packaging sector exchange information at a B2B meeting in HCM City last week. — VNS Photo HCM CITY — Việt Nam has become an increasingly attractive destination for international enterprises in the food, beverages and packaging industry thanks to its rapid economic growth and rising consumer demand. Lý Kim Chi, chairwoman of the Food and Foodstuff Association of HCM City, said the food and beverage sector accounts for 15 per cent of Việt Nam’s GDP and is growing at 7 per…

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Singapore 

10 questions with Chris Hwang: the brains behind The Golden Duck’s worldwide success, Lifestyle, Food, Singapore News

From luxury popcorn to salted egg fish skins, to diet-friendly desserts, we can’t get enough of snacks. And because we love some posh nosh for TV time, especially when it’s savoury, we sat down with Chris Hwang, one half of the iconic duo behind The Golden Duck, for an inside scoop with the creator and distributor of the latest salted egg snack sensation across the nation and beyond. HI CHRIS! WHERE’D THE NAME “THE GOLDEN DUCK” COME FROM? We went through multiple names but decided on The Golden Duck. “Gold”…

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Singapore 

Google’s Street View mapping of hawker centre stalls could help visibility of halal food vendors , Digital, Singapore News

As Singaporeans, we’ve spent our whole lives looking for and committing to memory the best makan places to hit at hawker centres.  As the biggest search engine in the world, Google has and still is dedicating its entire existence to organising the world’s information. Our foodie culture and the company’s omnipotent technology will soon combine in a new project that seeks to chronicle the country’s beloved hawker centres and the vendors behind the food.  Beyond navigation, detailed and reliable mapping info is helpful. The technological guidance hits another level when a…

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