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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

    ... 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. “I generally do not comment ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health

    Zombies out in force in Hong Kong obstacle race

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 03:35pm by ALEC CHEUNG

    ... to 9pm, on October 2. The race, organised by Action-X- a Singapore company that embraces the notion that exercise should be fun- is the latest Asian after similar events held in Singapore ... and Singapore. He says the only time he and his friends went out in Singapore was for drinking or concerts. "We wanted to create something where people could be active and have fun," Lin says. ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Page One founder Mark Tan bucks the trend by opening a big new store in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:07pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... as a sales rep in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. He didn't just do the rounds of bookstores- he took his books to the creative folk who were most likely to read them, going directly ... This interaction with creative people has been really important for me. I understand how artists think, what they need," says Tan. And after the establishment of the first store in Singapore in 1983, ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    YouTube's top celebrities draw packed houses of adoring admirers at FanFests throughout Asia

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:07pm by Scott Murphy

    ... the outdoor grounds of Singapore venue SCAPE while a series of blockades keeps an estimated 6,000 screaming fans from causing a riot. The crowd of mostly teenagers are there to see ... a male/female duo from Seoul who give Western insights into Korean culture via YouTube, tweeted followers that they were about to get on their flight to Singapore. By the time they arrived, hundreds ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health - HITS & MYTHS

    Can nail treatments cause cancer?

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 03:11pm by Sasha Gonzales

    ... of The Sloane Clinic in Singapore, the ultraviolet lamps used to dry and cure the nail polish deliver the same hazardous UV rays as tanning beds. But she adds it would take many treatments to cause ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health

    Against the odds

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 10:25am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... through face-to-face counselling and another 1,700 through its phone counselling each year. These two centres are among the 11 available to Hongkongers; by comparison, Singapore has only two ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Japanese curator warns Hong Kong: don't turn into a 'cultural Galapagos'

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 06:32am by Vivienne Chow

    ... that Japan, Taiwan, Malaysia or even Singapore cannot match. Hong Kong is very unique, standing out from other cities around the region. The only way to survive is to stay international." ...




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