Singapore 

Diner touched to see family celebrating maid’s birthday with food and song at Telok Ayer restaurant, Singapore News

Domestic helpers travel far away from home to make a living in Singapore, with their employers being the closest thing they have to a family here. Which is why we should always do our best to make them feel welcome and appreciated. Stomp contributor Goh was touched when she saw a family celebrating their domestic helper’s birthday at a restaurant at Telok Ayer Street on Thursday night (March 28). Goh said she was having dinner at Kim’s Family Korean Restaurant at around 8.30pm when she witnessed the lovely gesture. She…

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Overheating wok leads to fire at Telok Blangah hawker centre, 12 stalls affected, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A fire broke out at a hawker centre in Telok Blangah on Monday morning (Feb 11). At least 12 stalls were affected after the gas supply was cut as a result, Chinese paper Shin Min Daily News reported. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said that it responded to the fire at 11 Telok Blangah Crescent at 9.08am. The fire involved a wok in a hawker stall, the SCDF said. No injuries were reported. The first firefighter who arrived at the scene observed flames coming from a partially…

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A 4-room HDB home in Telok Blangah with a bold black and pink palette, Singapore News

Homeowners Elyn and Shawn had no difficulty choosing their interior designer. Every home they consider an inspiration was designed by The Scientist. Hence, the couple was confident that the team could undertake what they had in mind for their four-bedroom HDB home in Telok Blangah: lots of brass, marble, leather and wood. The couple went with a bold black and pink colour palette, which gave a modern update to the otherwise Victorian-style interior. Cabinetry with wood panelling and a black-and-white checkered floor is essential to the look. Photo: Home &…

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