• Online shopping at Sim Lim Square stores now possible with e-commerce tie-up
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    Online shopping at Sim Lim Square stores now possible with e-commerce tie-up

    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.

  • Weekend guide (17-19 August): Singapore Night Festival, Maker Faire, Baybeats
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    Weekend guide (17-19 August): Singapore Night Festival, Maker Faire, Baybeats

    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, Kuala Lumpur's laksa among Lonely Planet's top food experiences
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    Singapore's chilli crab, Kuala Lumpur's laksa among Lonely Planet's top food experiences

    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 to perform in Singapore in November
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    Saxophonist Kenny G to perform in Singapore in November

    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.

  • The Weeknd to play first-ever Singapore show in December
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    The Weeknd to play first-ever Singapore show in December

    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' stars to grace red carpet at Singapore premiere
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    'Crazy Rich Asians' stars to grace red carpet at Singapore premiere

    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. 

  • KFC Singapore launches Cheesy Chicken Ham Twister
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    KFC Singapore launches Cheesy Chicken Ham Twister

    KFC Singapore has launched a new breakfast menu item, the Cheesy Chicken Ham Twister.

  • 'Extreme heat' turned Singapore to 'Sincapore' on 'Crazy Rich Asians' red carpet
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    'Extreme heat' turned Singapore to 'Sincapore' on 'Crazy Rich Asians' red carpet

    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.

  • PHOTOS: 'Crazy Rich Asians' premieres in Hollywood
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    PHOTOS: 'Crazy Rich Asians' premieres in Hollywood

    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).

  • Writer Felix Cheong is releasing a new anthology 9 years after 'retiring' from poetry
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    Writer Felix Cheong is releasing a new anthology 9 years after 'retiring' from poetry

    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.

  • Weekend guide (10-12 August): Carouselland, Families for Life picnic, TGIF Music Station
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    Weekend guide (10-12 August): Carouselland, Families for Life picnic, TGIF Music Station

    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.

  • The judges were wrong about my dish, but I've moved on, says 'rendang-gate' chef Zaleha
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    The judges were wrong about my dish, but I've moved on, says 'rendang-gate' chef Zaleha

    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.

  • Actor Mark Lee's family grateful for outpouring of support following post on daughter's rare disease
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    Actor Mark Lee's family grateful for outpouring of support following post on daughter's rare disease

    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. 

  • Review: '2359: The Haunting Hour' anthology starts strong but stumbles midway
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    Review: '2359: The Haunting Hour' anthology starts strong but stumbles midway

    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.

  • Delifrance and Fish & Co trying to regain halal certifications after losing them
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    Delifrance and Fish & Co trying to regain halal certifications after losing them

    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.

  • McDonald's Singapore launches rendang beef burger
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    McDonald's Singapore launches rendang beef burger

    Fast food chain McDonald’s has launched the new Rendang Sedap Angus Beef Burger in anticipation of National Day.

  • 'Crazy Rich Asians' is about the sacrifices women make for men: Constance Wu
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    'Crazy Rich Asians' is about the sacrifices women make for men: Constance Wu

    “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.

  • Doctors Without Borders volunteers call on Singaporeans to contribute
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    Doctors Without Borders volunteers call on Singaporeans to contribute

    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.

  • Miss Universe Singapore 2018 unveils its 15 finalists
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    Miss Universe Singapore 2018 unveils its 15 finalists

    Miss Universe Singapore has unveiled the 15 finalists who will compete in this year’s edition of the beauty pageant.

  • Actress Cheryl Wee celebrates baby's first 100 days, reveals name
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    Actress Cheryl Wee celebrates baby's first 100 days, reveals name

    Singaporean actress and entrepreneur Cheryl Wee celebrated her baby boy's first 100 days over the weekend, and finally revealed his name as Marc.

  • Weekend guide (3-5 August): Hyperplay, Japan Park, Inclusive Sports Festival
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    Weekend guide (3-5 August): Hyperplay, Japan Park, Inclusive Sports Festival

    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.

  • Japan's 'rock heroine' LiSA dishes on her favourite Singaporean food
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    Japan's 'rock heroine' LiSA dishes on her favourite Singaporean food

    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 recalls 'Shrimp and Potherb Peperoncino' pasta sauce after plastic pieces found in some packages
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    Muji recalls 'Shrimp and Potherb Peperoncino' pasta sauce after plastic pieces found in some packages

    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).

  • Hady Mirza was arrested for marijuana offences: report
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    Hady Mirza was arrested for marijuana offences: report

    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.

  • Did Hong Huifang and Julie Tan go on a dinner date?
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    Did Hong Huifang and Julie Tan go on a dinner date?

    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.