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The Naysayer’s Book Club is a book every Singaporean should have on their reading list

Journalist-turned-author, Simon Vincent recently launched his book, The Naysayer’s Book Club: 26 Singaporeans You Need To Know, which shines a spotlight on the spectrum of naysaying in Singapore’s civil society, putting front and centre a life of ideas and imagination. At the book launch event, Vincent moderated a short panel discussion with three of the personalities mentioned in the book: Tay Kheng …

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#GrabDurian is back this year with free delivery

So if you love durians but don’t own a car, you will understand the dilemma of having to transport them from the durian stalls back home since they are prohibited on public transport. However since nothing unites Singaporeans like the love for durians and National Day Parade, this year Grab is offering to help Singaporean’s to enjoy both. First up, …

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Add your own creative energy to this year’s Singapore Night Festival

Entering a new decade, the 11th Singapore Night Festival will get visitors involved in the installations and spark some creativity. Festival goers can find themselves walking along an alleyway near Armenian street and activate motions sensors that light up objects on the graffiti walls or walk through the lawn of the National Museum of Singapore which will be transformed into …

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Building Singapore’s live arts scene one satirical comedy at a time

One third of the Dim Sum Doilies, Selena Tan has made a name for herself in the local Singaporean theatre community. The founder of Dream Academy and the woman behind some of Singapore’s favourites such as Broadway Beng, Meenah and Cheenah, and Kumar’s standup comedies is now back for another year of Happy Ever Laughter, this time with a twist. …

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Viddsee launches ‘Confessions’, the third act of their Viddsee Voices social documentary

Viddsee has completed the run of its latest social documentary series ‘Confessions’, which is the third documentary under the Viddsee Voices project. Produced by Viddsee Studios and directed by Eileen Chong, the five-episode series explores a subject’s private thoughts and emotions as they struggle through personal tragedy and difficult situations. Available to watch for free on Viddsee’s platform and social …

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Singaporeans lead Asia Pacific in international travels over the past two years

Singapore is the leader in international travel for leisure and business, taking almost seven international trips over the last two years compared to China (5.8) and Thailand (5.7) according to Visa’s Global Travel Intentions Study 2017. Unsurprisingly, Malaysia remains the most popular destination for Singaporean travelers with almost half of respondents having visited the neighbouring country during the past two …

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United Polaris Lounge named best business class lounge in the US

The United Polaris lounge at Chicago O’Hare International Airport has been voted Best Business Class Lounge in the United States by the 2018 World Airline Awards from Skytrax. The award, referred to as the Passenger’s Choice Awards, was voted on by more than 20 million airline customers across the globe. “What is especially exciting about this distinction is that it comes from …

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