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  1. Lifestyle - Technology

    Huawei takes on Apple, Samsung with launch of 'world's thinnest smartphone'

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 05:01pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Chinese telecom giant Huawei on Wednesday vowed to catch up with its more popular rivals Apple and Samsung after unveiling its newest phone for the first time in Asia. Huawei unveiled its Ascend P6 at the CommunicAsia telecom and broadcast event in Singapore just hours after its global launch in London, billing it as world’s thinnest smartphone. ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books

    A life lived in full- there's more to Stanford Raffles than just Singapore

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans Thomas Stamford Raffles- imperialist, adventurer, botanist- has left his imprint on more than just Singapore A life lived in full I had seen his statue on the touristic Clarke Quay and had an obligatory Singapore Sling in the Raffles Hotel- couldn't possibly afford to stay there, of course- but other than that, my knowledge of the man who founded the Lion ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books

    Order and chaos, the calm art of Heman Chong does not reflect the disorder in his life

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Mary Agnew

    ... insight and jovial self-deprecation that is as disconcerting as it is charming. Primarily a conceptual artist based in Singapore, he is also a curator and author who has received acclaim ... native Singapore because his heavily pregnant mother travelled there to visit his father and went into premature labour. Singapore's strict immigration laws meant that even though his ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TASTEMAKER

    Gilles Dyan's Opera galleries succeed by combining his art expertise and his marketing savvy

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 11:16pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... than a doctor's surgery. The founder of Opera Gallery in Paris, Dyan opened the first branch in Singapore in 1994, and today has 11 galleries around the world, including one on Wyndham ... locations close to luxury brands," says Dyan, whose London gallery is on New Bond Street while the Singapore salon is on Orchard Road. Along the way, he received an arts degree and became ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - HITS & MYTHS

    Hits & Myths: is coconut oil good for you?

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 05:43pm by Sasha Gonzales

    ... some other oils, which oxidise at high heat. Let's not forget its many health benefits, too. According to Susie Rucker, a nutritional therapist at Body With Soul in Singapore, coconut oil ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - FASHION & LIVING

    James Bent chronicles Asia's most stylish neighbourhoods and people

    Posted Nov 06th 2014, 12:02am by Francesca Fearon

    ... Francesca Fearon Singapore-based photographer James Bent spent four years chronicling what real people are wearing across Asia. He shares his findings, along with his picks ... the camera lens of Singapore-based British photographer James Bent in his new publication Asian Street Fashion  (Thames & Hudson). "It was completely unplanned," says the photographer, ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Children need to grasp basic maths concepts in preschool to be proficient in later life

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 10:30am by Linda Yeung

    ... in terms of the maths skills." In the Programme for International Student Assessment (Pisa) results announced last December, Hong Kong came third globally in maths, after Singapore ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - FOOD & WINE

    A spice odyssey

    Posted Nov 06th 2014, 12:02am by MISCHA MOSELLE AND CHARLEY LANYON

    ... Charley Lanyon and Mischa Moselle It's curry, but not as we know it. Take a tour of some off-the-radar restaurants for an authentic taste of the subcontinent A spice odyssey While outside the subcontinent you can expect better "Indian" food in Bangkok, Malaysia and Singapore, Hong Kong's 50,000 South Asians are a large enough population to support a great ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - MEMOIR

    Book review: The Accidental Diplomat, by Maurice Baker

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:07pm by Toh Han Shih

    ... the Indian army over the two nations' disputed Himalayan border. Years later, Nehru told Romulo how right the latter had been. In 1970, relations between Singapore and Malaysia were rocked ... the Singapore High Commission in the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur. Baker, who was then the Singapore high commissioner in Malaysia, received a letter with a cartoon depicting Lee as bald. Baker also ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Pure magic

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by CHARMAIN CHAN

    ... When the couple returned to Hong Kong this year, after more than a decade in Singapore, Zabihi was determined to avoid the usual design pitfalls that come with renting. After viewing many ... on homes, bars and hotels in Singapore, France, Britain and Sri Lanka, says the first thing she asks a client is, “What don’t you like?” “They may not know what they want but they definitely know ...




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