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.
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.
Singapore's chilli crab has made it into the Lonely Planet travel guide publisher's list of top 500 gastronomic experiences from around the world.
Saxophonist Kenny G will perform in Singapore on 8 November 2018. Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Kenny G will be returning to Singapore for a one-night only concert this November. Kenny G will perform at The Star Theatre at 8pm on 8 November and play tunes including from his latest album, “The Brazilian Nights”, which was inspired by the bossa nova sounds that he had heard during his tour in Brazil.
R&B superstar The Weekend will be performing in Singapore for the first time ever on 5 December as part of his Asian tour.
Crazy Rich Asians leading man Henry Golding and director Jon M. Chu are coming to town for the movie's red carpet event on 21 August.
UPDATE: Warner Bros said in a statement on Saturday (11 August) that the lettering of the STB logo melted due to hot weather. Crazy Rich Asians was filmed mostly in Singapore but the premiere of the romantic comedy in Hollywood earlier this week may have caused a bit of head-scratching for some of the attendees.
The cast of romantic comedy Crazy Rich Asians turned up in full force for its premiere at the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX in Hollywood, California on Tuesday (7 August).
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.
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.
Singaporean comedian and actor Mark Lee and his family are thankful for the public's show of support following their appeal for advice made regarding his five-year-old daughter's rare autoimmune disorder.
Army horror stories have a special place in every Singaporean male’s heart. Like roller coaster rides, they’re probably the safest and most convenient way to experience some measure of excitement and unpredictability, especially when you’re an NSF who’s stuck in camp. Besides “which camp are you from”, they’re the second best ice-breaker when it comes to talking to other random Singaporean male strangers — and they’re the basis for local horror film 2359: The Haunting Hour.
Restaurant chains Delifrance and Fish & Co have not had their halal certifications renewed this year, but they are working towards regaining certification, the companies said separately.
“Fresh Off The Boat” star Constance Wu headlines the Hollywood adaptation of “Crazy Rich Asians”. While the romance between her character Rachel Chu and the fabulously rich Nick Young (Henry Golding) is at the centre of the movie, as far as Constance Wu is concerned, Crazy Rich Asians is not a love story.
The 41-year-old Singaporean nurse was assigned to a HIV/AIDS project in the remote communities of Zambia as well as the Ebola emergency response team during the peak of the epidemic in Sierra Leone.
Singaporean actress and entrepreneur Cheryl Wee celebrated her baby boy's first 100 days over the weekend, and finally revealed his name as Marc.
Here are Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore’s picks of some of the best activities this weekend, which include an ASEAN eSports and music festival for the youths, a Japan-themed festival for the whole family, and a disability-friendly event for Singaporeans of all abilities.
J-rock singer LiSA can make a mean cheesecake. Dubbed Japan’s “rock heroine”, LiSA (real name Risa Oribe) was recently in town for her second solo concert in Singapore, LiVE is Smile Always, on 21 July during her Asian tour. Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore caught up with the pop-rock singer to talk about her favourite local dish, her plans for the future and the secret skill that she is very proud of.
Muji has recalled a pasta sauce product after finding small plastic pieces in some packages, the lifestyle retail chain said in a statement on Wednesday (1 August).
Former Singapore Idol Hady Mirza’s recent arrest was due to offences involving the drug marijuana, according to new details that have emerged. Mirza was caught at a land immigration checkpoint for the offences and was then sent to the Drug Rehabilitation Centre (DRC) in the Changi Prison complex, according to The New Paper (TNP). Only his mother Mardiana Ahmad, 62, and Malaysian wife Nurjanna Nur Wahid, 25, were made aware about his arrest, both of whom are currently living in Johor Baru in Malaysia.
Hong caused a stir in local showbiz recently when she renounced her longtime friendship with Pan through a lengthy text message that she sent to 50 friends.