Juliana Loh

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How ancient art of feng shui influenced modern Singapore – from Marina Bay Sands to the Mass Rapid Transit

Singapore, an island surrounded by water, has a head start when it comes to geomancy, but its designers have left nothing to chance, incorporating feng shui elements in its most modern buildings, including the Marina Bay Sands complex.

Singapore, an island surrounded by water, has a head start when it comes to geomancy, but its designers have left nothing to chance, incorporating feng shui elements in its most modern buildings, including the Marina Bay Sands complex.

6 May 2020 - 12:15PM
Coronavirus test kits, contact tracing app, telemedicine: how Singapore’s tech sector stepped up to the plate amid surge in cases

Singapore’s vibrant tech sector kicked into high gear to fight the spread of Covid-19, building fast and accurate diagnostic tests, the TraceTogether app that tracks contacts with infected people, and telemedicine apps.

Singapore’s vibrant tech sector kicked into high gear to fight the spread of Covid-19, building fast and accurate diagnostic tests, the TraceTogether app that tracks contacts with infected people, and telemedicine apps.

22 Apr 2020 - 3:18PM
A history of Macau in 10 traditional fusion dishes, from African chicken to devil’s curry

Macanese cuisine in the former Portuguese colony has influences of Africa, India and Southeast Asia to thank for its variety of flavours and recipes. Here are 10 memorable dishes to shed light on its history and culture.

Macanese cuisine in the former Portuguese colony has influences of Africa, India and Southeast Asia to thank for its variety of flavours and recipes. Here are 10 memorable dishes to shed light on its history and culture.

24 Nov 2019 - 7:03PM
Scandinavia, where even the fast food is slow, and respect for ingredients is paramount

From one of the world’s best burger stands to some of the world’s best restaurants, Sweden and Denmark offer visiting foodies some impressive choices; vegetables and plant-based meat alternatives are features of menus.

From one of the world’s best burger stands to some of the world’s best restaurants, Sweden and Denmark offer visiting foodies some impressive choices; vegetables and plant-based meat alternatives are features of menus.

20 Jun 2019 - 8:15PM
Hakka cuisine in Singapore: where to find leicha thunder tea rice and other traditional dishes

Thunder tea rice, or leicha, is a classic Hakka dish created 1,900 years ago to feed troops during the warring Three Kingdoms period in China, and is one of many traditional dishes that can be found in Singapore’s Hakka restaurants.

Thunder tea rice, or leicha, is a classic Hakka dish created 1,900 years ago to feed troops during the warring Three Kingdoms period in China, and is one of many traditional dishes that can be found in Singapore’s Hakka restaurants.

16 May 2019 - 8:27PM
The best things to do on a Singapore layover, from airport jacuzzis and street food to tropical exploration

Whether you have three hours or a good half-day in the Lion City, there are plenty of interesting things for you to do and still make it back in time for the next leg of your journey

Whether you have three hours or a good half-day in the Lion City, there are plenty of interesting things for you to do and still make it back in time for the next leg of your journey

10 Apr 2018 - 12:44PM
Five traditional Singapore bakeries, and a coffee shop, to satisfy your craving for the treats locals grew up with

From steamed coconut cakes to fresh spring rolls and breads of many kinds, Singapore’s old-fashioned bakeries and confectioneries offer a glimpse into the culinary history of the nation

From steamed coconut cakes to fresh spring rolls and breads of many kinds, Singapore’s old-fashioned bakeries and confectioneries offer a glimpse into the culinary history of the nation

13 Jul 2017 - 5:37PM
The foragers of Singapore: how to find edible plants growing wild and the foods and drinks to make from them

From the roadside berries that make a delicious jam to leaves you can infuse and the noni fruit which, fermented, can make a blue cheese, there’s a feast of foods to be had for free. Juliana Loh takes a walk on the Lion City’s wild side

From the roadside berries that make a delicious jam to leaves you can infuse and the noni fruit which, fermented, can make a blue cheese, there’s a feast of foods to be had for free. Juliana Loh takes a walk on the Lion City’s wild side

23 Dec 2016 - 11:58AM
3 of the best restaurants in Ubud, Bali, where art’s spread from studio to plate

Gorgeous new dining spots and bars have sprouted up in the art hub in heart of holiday island that paying homage to the varied local produce. We find out about three of the finest

Gorgeous new dining spots and bars have sprouted up in the art hub in heart of holiday island that paying homage to the varied local produce. We find out about three of the finest

19 May 2016 - 1:00PM
Dinner as theatre: behind the scenes at Ultraviolet, Shanghai ‘immersive’ restaurant

The ‘actors’ - Paul Pairet’s chefs and servers – present 20-course French menu to their ‘audience’: one table of guests amid a vast room who are fed sounds, smells, images and incident along with the dishes. Kitchen team get a voyeuristic thrill as they watch CCTV cameras convey the diners’ reactions

The ‘actors’ - Paul Pairet’s chefs and servers – present 20-course French menu to their ‘audience’: one table of guests amid a vast room who are fed sounds, smells, images and incident along with the dishes. Kitchen team get a voyeuristic thrill as they watch CCTV cameras convey the diners’ reactions

5 Feb 2016 - 12:51PM
Favourite restaurants of Macanese Gastronomic Association president

Luis Pimenta de Castro Machado finds it hard to single out places in Macau to eat Macanese food - lest he offend some chefs.

Luis Pimenta de Castro Machado finds it hard to single out places in Macau to eat Macanese food - lest he offend some chefs.

8 Jul 2015 - 9:16PM
Hello Kitty Obrigado Macau gives local delicacies a feline twist

If pork jerky cut into the shape of the Japanese cartoon cat is your thing, or macarons with Hello Kitty posing amid Macau scenes, here's where to go.

If pork jerky cut into the shape of the Japanese cartoon cat is your thing, or macarons with Hello Kitty posing amid Macau scenes, here's where to go.

8 Jul 2015 - 9:16PM
Restaurant review: Communal Table, Macau - good food and company

Sandwiches, baked potatoes and pizzas are the principal fare at this good-value pit stop.

Sandwiches, baked potatoes and pizzas are the principal fare at this good-value pit stop.

8 Jul 2015 - 9:16PM
Inside track: five places Macau people go to buy something special

From psychedelic candy stores to hipster boutiques, we visit the stores locals patronise.

 

From psychedelic candy stores to hipster boutiques, we visit the stores locals patronise.

 

9 Jul 2015 - 11:10AM
Cha Gordo: Macau's ' fat tea' a celebration of Macanese cuisine and culture

Tomorrow evening the annual Cha Gordo meal, a celebration of Macanese food and traditions, will take place at a masquerade ball at the D. José da Costa Nunes school. "There you can feel and sense a little bit of the nostalgia of the old days - and what the Cha Gordo means for us," says Luis Machado, the president of the organisers, the Confraria Gastronomia Macaense.

Tomorrow evening the annual Cha Gordo meal, a celebration of Macanese food and traditions, will take place at a masquerade ball at the D. José da Costa Nunes school. "There you can feel and sense a little bit of the nostalgia of the old days - and what the Cha Gordo means for us," says Luis Machado, the president of the organisers, the Confraria Gastronomia Macaense.

10 Apr 2015 - 6:16AM
13 Feb 2015 - 1:35PM
Restaurant review: Estabelecimento de Comidas Chu Kei, Macau

Noodle house's dumplings made to original 1950s recipe.

Noodle house's dumplings made to original 1950s recipe.

28 Jan 2015 - 11:42PM