Shoppers can make orders from Sim Lim Square stores through Shopee and have their purchases delivered, or collect their purchased items from the physical store. Shoppers can now make online purchases from Sim Lim Square stores from the comfort of their homes – e-commerce platform Shopee announced on Friday (17 August) that it is partnering the electronics and IT mall to enable online retail. This tie-up gives customers access to Sim Lim Square’s wide assortment of gadgets, electronics, and other IT peripherals both online and offline, said Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan.
Bird up, fam. 2018 is (and has been) such a bumper crop for live music, and already there are so many crucial gigs and concerts to catch in the next two months — an awesome problem to have, really. Word on the street is that late-year music festival Neon Lights will be making a return too, but that ... The post The Coconuts guide to the freshest concerts in Singapore (Aug-Sep 2018) appeared first on Coconuts.
Calling all fitness freaks — there’s now a new subscription platform to rival those of GuavaPass and KFit. Just launched this month, ClassPass is no small competitor, with a global network of more than 10,000 partners in 50 cities across the world. It’s been in operation since 2013, and since it’s a bit of a johnny-come-lately here in Singapore, ... The post Fitness membership platform ClassPass is now in Singapore, with workouts like yoga, boxing, cycling, and more appeared first on Coconuts.
The Singapore Science Festival is returning for its 18th edition with the theme “Hello World, A.I. You Ready?”. Participants can discover the possibilities of artificial intelligence (A.I.) and its influence on everyday life in the 18th edition of this festival. Festival activities at the Science Centre and various venues include light drawing, bullet time photography and an augmented reality sports game. Visitors can also look forward to Maker Faire, a festival of invention and creativity at Our Tampines Hub that features projects such as the Smart Mirror by inventor Saral Tayal, which integrates Amazon’s Alexa voice control features, and can browse the web. The Singapore Science Festival will run from 17 August to 8 September.
A quick digest of the coolest weekend happenings in Singapore. Friday, Aug 17 Baybeats Now in its 17th edition, the alt music festival celebrates the final hurrah for its Powerhouse Stage along the waterfront (to make way for Esplanade’s new theater that will begin construction in 2019) with performances by Caracal, Wormrot, and The Full ... The post Weekend Warrior: Aug 17-19 appeared first on Coconuts.
Crazy Rich Asians may be all about the disgusting extravagance of the uber-wealthy in Singapore, but what about the people on the other end of the spectrum? A Land Imagined — a film by Singaporean writer-director Yeo Siew Hua — doesn’t have the monetary and marketing backing of Hollywood but it already brought home an ... The post Award-winning Singapore film described as a neo-noir with migrant workers, land reclamation and LAN gaming appeared first on Coconuts.
Here are Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore’s picks of some of the top activities this weekend, which include a night festival, a DIY and technology event, and an alternative music festival.
A quick sweat sesh after leaving the office? Sure, gotta work off that big lunch anyway. A private fitness spot? Well, yeah, it would be nice to exercise without feeling self-conscious about that muffin top stuffed awkwardly into uncool athletic gear. But… a gym in a box? That’s apparently the first of its kind in Singapore. The Gym ... The post The Gym Pod is SG’s first 24-hour private, pay-per-use automated container gym appeared first on Coconuts.
Seven years since The Weeknd first released his debut mixtape House of Balloons (yeah, we knew about him way before he got huge), Abel Makkonnen Tesfaye is finally making his way to Asia. The Canadian R&B wunderkind announced on Twitter that he’ll be hitting eight Asian cities by the end of the year, with a ... The post R&B wunderkind The Weeknd to finally tour Asia; Dec 5 show confirmed in Singapore appeared first on Coconuts.
Singaporean writer Felix Cheong is back with an anthology nine years after he announced his retirement from poetry. As to why he published another poetry collection despite having “retired” from the genre, Cheong said: ““I wanted to leave poetry but poetry has never left me. The 53-year-old last released a poetry collection – Sudden in Youth: New and Selected Poems – in 2009.
After years of waiting on Hollywood to produce a movie with an all-Asian cast and months of hype when it was filmed here, the verdict for Crazy Rich Asians is finally out, and it’s apparently very, very good. The film adaptation of Kevin Kwan’s page-turner of a novel saw its big premiere in Los Angeles on ... The post The reviews for ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ are in, and it’s apparently very good appeared first on Coconuts.
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Here are Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore’s picks of some of the best activities this weekend, which include an indoor marketplace bazaar, a family picnic, and a musical showcase.
When Malaysian MasterChef UK contestant Zaleha Kadir Olpin was eliminated from the TV cooking competition after judge Gregg Wallace said her rendang was not “crispy” enough, it triggered consternation across Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei for the affront to Southeast Asian cuisine. Four months have passed since the incident blew up, and Zaleha is still unsure as to “what the judges were thinking” when they criticised her dish of chicken stewed in spices.
A quick digest of the coolest weekend happenings in Singapore for those who failed to get NDP tickets (again). Thursday, Aug 9 All You Can Eat & Drink at Angie’s Oyster Bar Unleash your kiasu side at this seafood buffet, where customers can chow down on oysters, mussels, clams, and more from their perches high above ... The post Weekend Warrior — National Day edition: Aug 9-12 appeared first on Coconuts.
A standard voyage down the Singapore River includes views of the city skyline, passing by local landmarks like Marina Bay Sands, the Singapore Flyer, Merlion Park, Esplanade, The Fullerton Hotel, and Clarke Quay along the way. But this new boat is not just any regular old boat. In a collaboration between taxi river operator Water B and quirky lifestyle ... The post The world’s first tokidoki character cruise is sailing down the Singapore River appeared first on Coconuts.
A baby was born during a GrabCar ride to Gleneagles Hospital on 7 July this year, in what was Grab's third such case in the past year.
Malaysian singer Haqiem Rusli has landed himself in hot water once again after snatching the microphone from a participant on a TV game show who was singing one of the artist’s songs. The incident occured during the debut episode of I Can See Your Voice Malaysia. During a segment of the show, Rusli – who appears as the show’s guest artist – went onstage during the participant’s performance of his hit song Tergantung Sepi and grabbed the microphone from him, presumably for singing out of tune.