Song-Song couple of Descendants Of The Sun fame split

South Korean celebrity couple Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo, who tied the knot in 2017 after playing a sizzling couple on-screen, have announced their split. Song Joong-ki, 33, who gave a statement to fans through his lawyer, said he hoped for an amicable divorce. He officially filed for divorce from Song Hye-kyo, 37, at the […]


Singapore Chinese Music Festival launches next month

In a push to boost Singapore’s Chinese music scene and foster the development of young musicians, the Singapore Chinese Music Federation has spearheaded a new festival which will start next month. The inaugural Singapore Chinese Music Festival, which runs from July 21 to Sept 8, will feature about 15 concerts and a few talks. Held […]


Singaporean to helm Olympic Museum in Switzerland

National Museum of Singapore director Angelita Teo will become the first Singaporean to helm The Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland. She will leave the National Heritage Board, which she joined in 2002, on Sept 21 and become director of the Olympic Foundation for Culture and Heritage from Oct 1. She will succeed Mr Francis Gabet […]


Kardashian blasted over Kimono brand

TOKYO • Kim Kardashian West’s latest product is not yet available to buy, but the backlash has already begun. A day after a new line of slimming undergarments called Kimono Solutionwear was announced, some Japanese people expressed their displeasure with the American reality television star’s use of the word “kimono” to sell her latest product. […]


Food Picks

Each year at around this time, restaurants would be coming up with dishes for National Day that are inspired by local hawker fare. So what Yan is doing with its upcoming special National Day dim sum menu is nothing new. But some of the items the Chinese restaurant at the National Gallery Singapore has come […]


Gigs Picks

A rapper, songwriter and producer renowned in the home-grown underground hip-hop scene, Akeem Jahat made his name through anthems that narrate the trials and tribulations of life in the heartland. The bilingual artist, who raps in Malay and English, has releases that include 2014 mixtape SeluDOPE as well as 2016 single $ua. Please subscribe or […]


KFC uniforms get designer spin

The next time you are on a fast-food run in KFC, you may notice the smart new uniforms that the staff are wearing. From Monday, employees at KFC outlets islandwide will be outfitted in uniforms designed by Singaporean couturier Thomas Wee. This is the first time Wee, 70, has collaborated with a food and beverage […]


To the moon and back

On a cool Tuesday night in Houston earlier this month, the Lone Star Flight Museum was transformed into a celestial party venue by Montblanc, the German purveyor of luxury writing instruments, watches and leather goods. The action took place in a stunning pop-up blue planetarium with mesmerising cosmic views projected on the dome ceiling. Within […]


Shooting Near French Mosque Leaves Two Wounded

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