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Four Things Tourists Should Avoid Doing in Singapore

  The world is a mystery. There are many things that happen around us – whether seen or unseen. Many Singaporeans believe that a supernatural realm exists. With this, superstitions were born. Here in Singapore, superstitions or taboos are called “pantang”. Many people believe that breaking pantang will mean dealing with the wrath of the […]

The Life of Ariel Sharon

The death of the former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is a great loss to Israel. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong expressed his condolences to the people of Israel after hearing the sad news. Prime Minister Lee said that the Mr Sharon was a respected and esteemed leader. The ties between Singapore and Israel are […]

Stricter Measures for Disruption of Rail Services

LTA (Land Transport Authority) is committed to make the lives of every commuter safe, comfortable and convenient. In fact, the Committee of Inquiry recommended LTA to increase its oversight of train operators especially when it comes to handling incidents and maintenance. LTA is now looking for ways to strengthen the penalty framework. The revision of […]

How to Survive a Typhoon

Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines last November 9. The typhoon was so strong that in a matter of hours, there were many places devastated and lives taken. The typhoon’s next target will be Vietnam. There are many Singaporeans who have friends and family members in the Philippines. Despite the extent of the damage, the Philippines […]

Controlling Your Diabetes

The MOH (Ministry of Health) arranged a diabetes project that seeks to help patients and their caregivers manage and control diabetes. The good news is that the project drastically improved the status of the patient’s kidneys. The project is called NEMO (Nephrology Evaluation, Management and Optimisation). To date, there are 9 polyclinics here in Singapore […]

Helping Kids with Autism

Researchers at Aldebaran Robotics have developed a robot called NAO that is designed to help kids with autism. The robot is 60cm tall and programmed to crash on the floor. It will then say that it is dizzy and needs to sit down. This is to illicit a response from kids with autism. Therapists will […]

How to Treat Your Dogs Right

The moment you bring pets to your house, you have the responsibility to take care of them-for life. That means for better or for worse and in sickness or health. Unfortunately there was a father here in Singapore who was fined S$7000 because of ignoring the dog’s needs. The Shih Tzu was actually owned by […]

Wong Kwok Leong: Charitable Millionaire

Mrs Wong Kwok Leong is a simple woman with a big heart. She spends a lot of time meditating and she doesn’t buy anything she doesn’t need. What makes her exceptional, however, is her level of charity. Fortunate Beginnings The Ipoh native Mrs. Wong was arranged in marriage to the late Singaporean Wong Kwok Leong, […]

Transformers 4 Will Star Chinese Actress

Transformers 4, the latest installment of the popular live-action robot series, will have an international cast with the addition of Chinese actress Li Bing Bing. New and International Cast Ms Li, who has already started making a name in Hollywood with films like Resident Evil: Retribution and 400 Boys, isn’t the only new face in […]

Where to Look for Antiques in Singapore

If you are a patron of Asian antiquities, you can scour Singapore’s market. If you are that persistent, you can surely find good deals. If you don’t know where to start, you can consider the following stores: Apsara Antiques & Arts Apsara Antiques & Arts is located in Tanglin Shopping Centre. They are open from […]

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