Japanese discount retailer Don Don Donki says the landlord at its Orchard Road store did not allow it to sell sex toys, which is why such products are sold at its new Tanjong Pagar outlet but not at the Orchard outlet. Don Don Donki’s newly opened store at the 100 AM mall in Tanjong Pagar stocks Tenga brand sex toys, but the products were removed from its first Singapore store at Orchard Central mall last year shortly after it opened in December.
All 84 KFC outlets in Singapore will stop providing plastic straws and lids from Wednesday (20 June) onwards, in a bid to reduce the use of single-use plastics.
If we can afford it, I think we should give them the best, because they give us their best,” says Sia Aiwei, founder of pet fashion label The Pet’s Couture. Indeed, the 40-year-old, who has six cats of her own, has dedicated her career to making pets look and feel their best – Sia has been designing fashion accessories for cats and dogs for more than seven years.
Two new shows have been added to Mandopop singer JJ Lin’s tour schedule in Singapore after tickets were sold out within an hour of sales beginning on Saturday (16 June). The additional concerts for the Singaporean star’s Sanctuary World tour will be on 15 and 16 August, promoter Unusual Entertainment announced. Tickets are also available for purchase at the Singapore Indoor Stadium Box Office, all SingPost outlets, The Star Performing Arts Centre Box Office and Scotts Square Concierge Desk.
Sunscreen will help to protect your skin against the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays, which can even pass through clouds. Other UV-protective measures include wearing a wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses, limiting your sun exposure between the peak hours of 10am and 4pm, and avoiding tanning beds and sunlamps. “A sunscreen works best when it is applied 15 minutes before going outdoors, and should be reapplied approximately every two hours or more frequently if you are engaged in water sports or sweat a lot,” says Dr Natascha Ekawati Putri, Associate Consultant, Division of Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Centre Singapore.
The White House has released the menu for the lunch during the historic summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore on Tuesday (12 June), and it features elements of Western, Korean and Asian cuisine. The Korean food on the menu includes stuffed cucumber and soy-braised cod fish, while Western dishes include beef short rib confit and tropizienne pastry.
A local eatery has started selling a Trump-Kim Chi Nasi Lemak set to mark the upcoming summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on 12 June.
Ice cream: it’s the dessert you can turn to if you want to beat the current heat spell – or if you simply just want a sweet treat. Among the myriad of ice cream brands available in Singapore, some have gone through the halal certification process in order to cater to Muslim consumers. Here are 10 such halal ice cream establishments.
While US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are busy preparing for their eagerly anticipated summit in Singapore next Tuesday (12 June), local food and beverage establishments are doing their small part to promote peace by unveiling special promotions to commemorate the historical event.
Denuclearisation on the Korean peninsula? Lifting of trade sanctions against North Korea? Negotiating an end to the 1950-1953 Korean War? You can mimic the Donald Trump-Kim Jong-un summit in Singapore by discussing these geopolitical issues while savouring two “peace summit cocktails” specially created by a local bistro bar to mark the historical event on 12 June.
Singaporean film-maker Jack Neo is set to become a grandfather as he will be welcoming his first grandchild into the family in November this year.
Singapore’s first Olympic gold medalist Joseph Schooling has become the first man to appear on the cover of Harper’s BAZAAR Singapore in the magazine’s 17-year history.
British-Norwegian boyband a1 is coming to Singapore later this year as part of their 20th anniversary reunion tour.
Local grindcore trio Wormrot's much-anticipated US tour has hit a major snag after the band members' instruments, merchandise and personal effects were denied entry into the country.
Singer-songwriter Charlie Lim in the music video for 2018’s National Day Parade theme song, a cover of ‘We Are Singapore’. The planning committee for the National Day Parade (NDP) has released this year’s theme song – a cover of the NDP theme song from 1987, We Are Singapore.
The Hari Raya bazaar around the Wisma Geylang Serai heritage hub is set to be a major draw this Ramadan, with close to 3,000 stalls selling food, clothes and festive ornaments. On Thursday night (17 May), the bazaar was launched in conjunction with the opening of the ASEAN Street Fair, which is part of Singapore’s efforts to promote Southeast Asian cultures as chairman of the regional grouping in 2018. The guest of honour at the launch was Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan while Maliki Osman, Senior Minister of State for the Ministries of Defence and Foreign Affairs, hosted the event attended by Ambassadors and High Commissioners of ASEAN countries.
Ladies and Marvel fans, brace yourselves. “Avengers: Infinity War” star Chris Hemsworth – who plays the Norse god Thor in the film series – will be in Singapore for a meet-and-greet session at the Marina Bay Sands on 25 May from 6.15pm to 7pm. Fans can stand a chance to meet the Thunder God by purchasing any 75ml or larger bottle of Hugo Boss fragrance from any of Singapore’s Sephora stores from 10 to 22 May. Completed entry forms with the attached valid receipts can dropped into the contest entry boxes at any Sephora store here or at the Hugo Boss Atrium site at the Marina Bay Sands (MBS) Singapore.
Three-door buses will be travelling the roads here in two years’ time, following the Land Transport Authority's (LTA) call on Tuesday (15 May) for a tender to purchase 100 such vehicles.
This is the last instalment in Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore’s bi-weekly series on street style in Singapore. We hope you’ve enjoyed the series!
National swimmer Joseph Schooling has been named ONE Championship’s ambassador, the mixed martial arts promoter announced on Thursday (9 May). The partnership will see Singapore’s first Olympic gold medallist supporting his favourite ONE Championship athletes on social media or in person. Schooling was recently also appointed an ambassador for fashion label Hugo Boss as well as for DBS Bank, as local brands seek to leverage on his celebrity status after his historic Olympic victory.
Prolonged exposure to high temperatures and strenuous physical exertion in hot weather can overheat the body and cause heatstroke, the most serious form of heat injury. In mild cases of heat injury, you usually recover after your body has had sufficient time to cool down, but heatstroke requires emergency medical treatment. If left untreated, it can damage your brain, heart, kidneys and other organs, and be fatal.
Speaking with media in a phone interview ahead of her first concerts in Singapore, the 50-year-old singer said, “I can connect with any age. When I’m up on stage here at Caesar’s Palace, I look and there’re young kids, and there’re 25 to 30-year olds. Ticket sales will begin on 17 May at 10am for the Grammy award winner’s shows in Singapore on 3 and 4 July at Marina Bay Sands as part of the Celine Dion Live 2018 tour.
Every month, we tell you about new television shows to hit terrestrial and cable channels, as well as streaming sites in Singapore. We’ll also highlight the TV shows that you’ve got to catch every month. Overview of new TV shows in May
Ticket prices for pop diva Celine Dion’s concerts in Singapore this year will range from $150 to $1,200, making the top-tier tickets among the most expensive here to date. Regular tickets cost $150, $250, $325, $400 and $550, with VIP tickets going for $800 and VVIP tickets for $1,200, said show producer AEG Presents on Friday (4 May). The Grammy Award-winning singer will be performing in Singapore for the first time, during her Celine Dion Live 2018 Tour of the Asia-Pacific region, with shows for two nights on 3 and 4 July at the Sands Grand Ballroom at Marina Bay Sands.