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Cancer in Asia conference: number of children receiving treatment in China ‘skyrockets’

Cancer estimated to be responsible for one in six deaths, and the second leading cause of death globally. Here are the main points from Singapore’s War on Cancer Asia conference.

11 Apr 2019 - 3:00AM

Cancer estimated to be responsible for one in six deaths, and the second leading cause of death globally. Here are the main points from Singapore’s War on Cancer Asia conference.

Cancer in Asia conference: number of children receiving treatment in China ‘skyrockets’
Sacred Mount Daisen in Japan’s tranquil Tottori prefecture offers peace, quiet and amazing vistas

With amazing views, invigorating walks, unspoilt beech forests and pristine shrines, it’s easy to see why Mt Daisen is considered Japan’s third most magnificent summit.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM

With amazing views, invigorating walks, unspoilt beech forests and pristine shrines, it’s easy to see why Mt Daisen is considered Japan’s third most magnificent summit.

Sacred Mount Daisen in Japan’s tranquil Tottori prefecture offers peace, quiet and amazing vistas
Asian cruise ship trends: spa and wellness packages, more Chinese passengers

Cruise customers in Asia – who mostly come from China now – are increasingly looking for massages and fitness classes with their sea view, and operators have responded by offering spas, on-board yoga and novel wellness packages

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Cruise customers in Asia – who mostly come from China now – are increasingly looking for massages and fitness classes with their sea view, and operators have responded by offering spas, on-board yoga and novel wellness packages

Asian cruise ship trends: spa and wellness packages, more Chinese passengers
Singapore’s war on diabetes aims to save lives – and limbs – in a state where the disease causes four amputations a day

It’s estimated that one in eight Singaporeans have diabetes, compared to one in 10 Hongkongers, and experts say those numbers will continue to rise; Lion City focuses on prevention, starting in childhood

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

It’s estimated that one in eight Singaporeans have diabetes, compared to one in 10 Hongkongers, and experts say those numbers will continue to rise; Lion City focuses on prevention, starting in childhood

Singapore’s war on diabetes aims to save lives – and limbs – in a state where the disease causes four amputations a day
The LGBT guide to Singapore ahead of Pink Dot - how to attend the rally despite curbs, and where to party, drink and eat

Foreigners are no longer allowed to join the rally after the Singapore government amended its public order laws. Here’s our list of bars and clubs that are still welcoming people regardless of sexual orientation

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Foreigners are no longer allowed to join the rally after the Singapore government amended its public order laws. Here’s our list of bars and clubs that are still welcoming people regardless of sexual orientation

The LGBT guide to Singapore ahead of Pink Dot - how to attend the rally despite curbs, and where to party, drink and eat
Singaporeans anxious and fearful of haze
Companies ignore workplace risk at their peril
Singapore's horrid haze continues