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.
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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.
Ask a person on the street to name a strong and durable watch, and chances are the Casio G-Shock will be among the answers. While there are doubtless many stories out there about G-Shock watches surviving harsh conditions, Kikuo Ibe, the engineer who designed the first model of the watch 35 years ago, has another memorable example of his creation’s durability – in the hands of the “youngest fan of the G-Shock”. “At one event, there was one young mother and her two-year-old child,” Ibe, known as the father of G-Shock, told Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore in an exclusive interview on Wednesday (25 April).
It was purportedly one of the first restaurants in Singapore to create “crispy chicken rendang”. Others like CreatureS Restaurant and the IKEA restaurant have also claimed to be serving this erstwhile fictional dish.
McDonald’s Singapore is offering free delivery for three days next week for orders made through its app, it said on Friday (20 April).
Chefs Audra Morrice, Bjorn Shen and Damian D’Silva are set to judge the upcoming Singapore edition of TV cooking competition MasterChef, it was announced on Wednesday (18 April). Morrice, who was a finalist in MasterChef Australia in 2012 and now runs a catering business in Sydney, said she was “incredibly excited” about the culinary contest coming to Singapore.
The inaugural Asia Game Festival (AGF) to be held in Singapore on 9 and 10 June this year will offer gamers a multifaceted experience, with the programme including e-sports, cosplay and anime music concerts.
Fast food chain KFC has launched a spicy version of its chicken fillets in Singapore and is also releasing a limited-edition Twister-style party game to go along with your meal.
Veteran Singaporean actress Zoe Tay recently marked her 30th anniversary in show business – and she celebrated with a sweet treat.
Entertainment and lifestyle magazines 8 Days and i-Weekly will stop their print editions by the end of September and continue publishing through only their digital platforms, said their publisher Mediacorp on Thursday (12 April).
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This weekend, Singapore fans of Swedish auteur Ingmar Bergman can congregate this week for the third installation of the Swedish Film Festival. Tea lovers are in for a treat, too, with a masterclass in tea blending by tea maker Victor Koh. Party animals can strut down to Sands SkyPark’s mega event, or celebrate Peaches Club’s relaunch. Art lovers will want to check out a new exhibition featuring Zai Kuning.