• Singapore love stories: Mr Right was a 'right swipe' away
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    Singapore love stories: Mr Right was a 'right swipe' away

    Pia swiped right on Nathan – the rest is history. Ahead of Valentine’s Day, we bring you a series about love stories of people living in Singapore. The pictures on Nathan Masters’ Tinder profile were… obscure, to say the least.

  • Singapore love stories: If music be the food of love, play on
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    Singapore love stories: If music be the food of love, play on

    When Simon Yong walked into the Prince of Wales Pub one night in 2006, his eye was immediately drawn to the stage. The virtuoso guitarist had gone to the Little India pub to check out a friend's band, and was an instant fan - at least of one band member.

  • Singapore love stories: She thought he was gay, but they still ended up together
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    Singapore love stories: She thought he was gay, but they still ended up together

    Elvina got to know Luca through a Facebook friend request. Ahead of Valentine’s Day, we bring you a series about love stories of people living in Singapore. When fashion photographer Elvina Farkas received a friend request from one “Luca Milone” on Facebook, she was surprised.

  • Singapore love stories: Okay, Cupid, give me what you've got
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    Singapore love stories: Okay, Cupid, give me what you've got

    June and Ben first met on a 30-minute coffee date in the middle of the work day. Ahead of Valentine’s Day, we bring you a series about love stories of people living in Singapore. The OkCupid match came up at 98 per cent, suggesting that Singaporean e-commerce entrepreneur June Fong should hook up with one Ben Attard.

  • Singapore love stories: Winning at more than online gaming
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    Singapore love stories: Winning at more than online gaming

    Since 2013, private tutor Ashley Wong has, by night, retreated into the world of the Defense of the Ancients - or Dota 2.

  • Singapore love stories: First came marriage, then came love
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    Singapore love stories: First came marriage, then came love

    It took under 15 minutes at India Emporium, his father's electronics store on High Street. She said hello, he said hello, and Kishin and Alka Ramchand's Happily Ever After was under way.

  • 'It's no different from being an athlete': An afternoon with high-class escort Courtesan Cara
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    'It's no different from being an athlete': An afternoon with high-class escort Courtesan Cara

    Cara is a high class social escort who operates in Singapore. Wearing a floral dress and white sneakers to her interview with Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore, Cara comes across as intelligent, opinionated and eloquent. Having been in the trade for more than three years, Cara has no qualms admitting that social escorting is prostitution.

  • What is dating like for members of Generation Z?
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    What is dating like for members of Generation Z?

    Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore spoke to several young couples to find out more about how they met and their pet names for each other. Tabitha: We met in church back when we were still in secondary school but nothing really happened until 2015 when we both happened to be in Korea. Tabitha: But we never went out one-on-one (at first) as we usually met a particular group of friends.

  • BIGBANG's Taeyang to marry actress Min Hyo-rin in February 2018 before enlistment
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    BIGBANG's Taeyang to marry actress Min Hyo-rin in February 2018 before enlistment

    Congratulations are in order for BIGBANG’s Taeyang, who will be getting married to his long-time girlfriend, actress Min Hyo-rin, in February 2018. The 29-year-old singer, whose real name is Dong Young-bae, is due to serve his mandatory military service in South Korea soon.

  • How kindness and social consciousness really need to go hand-in-hand
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    How kindness and social consciousness really need to go hand-in-hand

    These days, it can often feel like the goodness in the world is being snuffed out by shady politics, social intolerance, and…

  • Chinese astrology: 2018 spells positive times for those born in year of goat, horse, ox
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    Chinese astrology: 2018 spells positive times for those born in year of goat, horse, ox

    As we usher in the year-end holidays, many of us might have already started on our 2018 plans. Here, we have next year’s Chinese astrology predictions by fengshui consultant Joey Yap. The 40-year-old has given pointers that might help guide you with your love life, career, health and wealth throughout the year of the dog. Chinese New Year celebrations in 2018 start on 16 February. Dog  Those born in the year of the dog will experience their fair share of personal and professional problems in 2018, with matters from one aspect of your life having the tendency to spill into another. ...

  • Shawn Yue shows off ring after surprise wedding to Sarah Wang
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    Shawn Yue shows off ring after surprise wedding to Sarah Wang

    Hong Kong actor Shawn Yue surprised fans on Tuesday (5 December) after revealing on social media that he has tied the knot with Taiwanese model Sarah Wang. The couple had an intimate wedding surrounded by close friends in Melbourne, Australia nearly a year after rumours of them dating had surfaced. The 36-year-old “Infernal Affairs” actor shared a touching post on Instagram to share the news.

  • Minister Vivian Balakrishnan on why old-fashioned ways are still relevant in marriage
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    Minister Vivian Balakrishnan on why old-fashioned ways are still relevant in marriage

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan warmed hearts online on Wednesday (30 November) after he shared a video of himself giving a speech on marriage and happiness. Balakrishnan had been married to his wife, Joy, for 27 years when the video was shot. The couple celebrates their 30th wedding anniversary this year. “Children need a sense of absolute security from knowing their parents love each other… they need a role model from parents who love each other,” said Balakrishnan.

  • Online retailer Love, Bonito opens first flagship store
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    Online retailer Love, Bonito opens first flagship store

    Popular Singapore online retailer Love, Bonito opened its first flagship store in 313@Somerset on Thursday (2 November). Occupying a 4,603 sq ft space on the second floor of the mall, the store will open to the public officially on Saturday (4 November).

  • Fans of pink will like Love, Bonito's new flagship store
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    Fans of pink will like Love, Bonito's new flagship store

    Popular Singapore online retailer Love, Bonito has opened its first flagship store in at 313@Somerset on Thursday (2 Nov). Fans of the colour pink will also love "The Pink Room" that is located within the store. It will serve as a space for styling workshops and lifestyle pop-up events to be held for customers. The new flagship store features everything from their online store, from their Essentials collection to the popular bridesmaid collection LYLAS, including store-exclusive monthly capsule collections. Occupying a 4,603 sq ft space on the second floor of the mall, the store will open to the public officially on Saturday (4 Nov). For more: Online retailer Love, Bonito opens first flagship store Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .

  • Inside Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-Kyo's wedding: from limousines to after-party and the wedding ring
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    Inside Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-Kyo's wedding: from limousines to after-party and the wedding ring

    South Korean stars Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo have tied the knot. Like one social media post said, “This looks like the final episode of Descendants of the Sun!”. Well, judging by the massive media and fan attention that the wedding of Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo has been getting, we can’t help but agree.

  • 6 signs you’re more in love with your significant other than they are with you
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    6 signs you’re more in love with your significant other than they are with you

    Striking the perfect balance in a relationship takes hard work and a lot of compromise. When it comes to finding time to…

  • How to break up with someone nicely (when you really want to ghost)
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    How to break up with someone nicely (when you really want to ghost)

    There is an adage that’s very popular with parents that goes “if you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all.”…

  • 5 valid reasons not to date someone who everyone thinks is “perfect” for you
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    5 valid reasons not to date someone who everyone thinks is “perfect” for you

    One of the most awkward dating experiences is having to explain why you’re no longer seeing someone your friends and family thought…

  • 7 reasons “cuffing season” is actually the best time of year to be single
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    7 reasons “cuffing season” is actually the best time of year to be single

    The leaves are changing, the days are getting shorter, and the nights are getting colder. There’s no denying it anymore: Cuffing season…

  • Escort agency founder says he provides premium 'girlfriend experience' sans the sleaze
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    Wan Ting Koh

    Escort agency founder says he provides premium 'girlfriend experience' sans the sleaze

    Mention social escorts and many might assume they are highly paid prostitutes masquerading as hired companions. But for Richard, the 27-year-old serial entrepreneur who runs SG VIP Escorts, the women working for him provide a premium “girlfriend experience” sans the sleaze.

  • Everything I wish I knew before I got married
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    Everything I wish I knew before I got married

    My (now) husband and I dated for about 8 and a half years before he proposed. We had just moved to South…

  • Looking for a Japanese spouse? This Singapore agency can help find you one
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    Looking for a Japanese spouse? This Singapore agency can help find you one

    If you’re in love with Japanese food, fashion, culture and wish to one day marry a Japanese person, there’s a marriage agency in Singapore that can help you with that. Introducing Konkatu Singapore, a marriage agency founded by two Japanese expatriates who have lived in Singapore for a number of years.

  • What we learnt from our 'date' with one of Singapore’s oldest matchmaking agencies
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    Wan Ting Koh

    What we learnt from our 'date' with one of Singapore’s oldest matchmaking agencies

    While love, trust and passion may be important to a lasting relationship, Singaporeans still look at a person’s pay slip before saying “I do”. Businessman Horatio Li can attest to this. After all, he has been running a matchmaking agency in the country for nearly 40 years.

  • There’s a dating trend called “zombie-ing,” and it may even be worse than ghosting
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    There’s a dating trend called “zombie-ing,” and it may even be worse than ghosting

    Dating in the age of Tinder and Bumble is truly a minefield, and we’re always discovering new ways to be flabbergasted by…