December 15, 2018


10 Kids’ Activities to Keep Your Children Entertained This Weekend

It can be hard to find kids’ activities around Singapore these days, but you still want to bring your kids out of home, and not let them be cooped up in their iPads. Well, fret not, we bring you 10 exciting kids’ activities to let your children have fun, and hopefully learn something along the

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Will Gojek Bring Our Favourite Promo Codes Back to Singapore?

Gojek made the news in Singapore when it released its beta app last Thursday. For sure, many of us have been missing those sweet ‘S$5 off’ deals since the Uber-Grab marriage earlier this year. As the first foreign player entering the Singapore market after Uber’s exit, Gojek may bring back the competition and our favourite

Pokémon Go in Singapore

The trend now is for people to go back to their daily lives of walking without switching the app on. Pokémon Go has given many an excuse to head out more. Family excursions, date nights and outings seem to be centred around Marina Bay, Changi Village, and of course, the legendary Block 401 at Hougang

An interview with Choral Conductor : Mr Toh Ban Sheng

“Music to me is a realm. It brings me into another realm. When the music is taken to another realm, I always call it magical.” – Mr Toh Ban Sheng, award-winning choral conductor In 1999, Mr Toh Ban Sheng, a self-taught conductor, stood on the stage of the historic Victoria Concert Hall with Raffles Junior College Chorale.

An Interview with Mr Lee Yuk Chuan: President of the Singapore Choral Association

(WATCH: Epoch Times Spoke to Mr Lee Yuk Chuan, President of the Singapore Choral Association) “A good conductor is able to condition the choir members to achieve the right state. Each member is able sing in tune with emotional honesty, while blending into a chorus without overwhelming each other.” – Mr Lee Yuk Chuan, a pioneer of Singapore’s

Shen Yun Performing Arts’ Introductory Talk Held in Singapore

Ms Dannie Cheng, a New Tang Dynasty TV host, and Dr Hu Naiwen, a renowned Chinese physician from Taiwan, gave an inspiring, introductory talk about Shen Yun Performing Arts, on January 8, in Singapore. Dr Hu spoke about cultural arts and spirituality, from the perspective of a Chinese physician, while Ms Cheng covered the creative

SINGAPORE: Corporate Philanthropy—When a Company Truly Cares

Companies who do good and build a culture of giving back reap benefits like inspiring and engaging their staff, customers, suppliers and other stakeholders. – Catherine Loh, CEO of Community Foundation of Singapore (CFS) Corporate giving, or corporate philanthropy, has been gaining momentum in the Republic over the past decade, said Minister for Culture, Community


‘Rivières’ Art Exhibition Held by 2nd Generation Artist Khan Siong Ann

(WATCH: Artist Khan Siong Ann and his work) An artist has to rely on himself and work hard. It depends on how the artist attains his realm through cultivating [his character and skill]. – Second-generation artist Khan Siong Ann Born in 1942, second-generation artist Khan Siong Ann has been painting for over six decades. His interest in art


Survival Guide for Festive Feasting—Dr Sebastian Liew

How can we enjoy ourselves while minimising – or even avoiding – the discomfort and fatigue associated with all the visitations and feasting? With the onset of festivities, the ‘sin’ of gluttony tempts us once again. Our affluent lifestyle turns every festive season into an overindulgent affair. I am not implying that we should not


Increasing Trend of Myopia in Singapore

Five stones, chapteh, congkak, goli (marbles) – these are the toys of yesteryear. In this digital era, tablets, mobile phones or laptops are the new toys. Nowadays, it is too common to see a child as young as three years old staring intently at a tablet or smartphone. A study led by Dr Nirmala Karuppiah,

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