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Wuhan Coronavirus Whistleblower Doctor Dies

8 February 2020 Back in December, he saw the medical report of a confirmed case of SARS-like coronavirus.  After that, he tweeted to his fellow doctors to watch out for this.  However, his tweet went viral. He was among the eight doctors reprimanded for spreading fake news.  On 3 January 2020, he was forced to

Food Stockpiling Started in Singapore as DORSCON Level Raises to Orange

7 February 2020 Singapore has raised the DORSCON level to orange today, which indicates a situation where the disease is severe and spreads easily from person to person.   See the chart below from the Ministry of Health. This follows from three new confirmed cases today that have no links to previous cases or have no

Best Dessert Spots in Singapore to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

We may be known as a nation of foodies, but our desserts are also not to be belittled. From traditional to modern, here are some of the nine best dessert spots in Singapore! 1. L’eclair Credit: leclairpatisserie @ Instagram Credit: leclairpatisserie @ Instagram L’eclair is Singapore’s first eclair specialty store, and they have some of the prettiest

Celebrating Chinese New Year 2020 in Singapore

  When is Chinese New Year 2020? The Chinese New Year of 2020 falls on January 25th (Saturday) and lasts until February 8th — 15 days in total. 2020 is the Year of the Rat in the Chinese zodiac. Since the Rat is the first animal sign in the 12-year cycle, 2020 is considered a year

6 Best Cruise Ships in Singapore

Apart from being home to Universal Studios and breathtaking beaches, Singapore is also host to some of the world’s largest cruises. Cruises are a whole different world themselves; floating you away from worldly affairs while granting you the finest pleasures. Going on a cruise will sap away the accumulated stresses of daily life, and there’s

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Top 5 Travel Insurance Plans in Singapore With the Best Coverage

It’s the holiday season again! Planning to travel to that dream destination while feeling secure? We’ve got you covered with this comprehensive comparison of travel insurance plans available in Singapore. Below, we provide you with our very own ratings of the various insurers and break down the details; as well as give you a very

8 Best Escape Rooms in Singapore You Must Try

By Vibrant Dot Staff Escape rooms are excellent methods for you to bond with colleagues, family members or loved ones. You will love the time that you will be spending with them in an escape room. It will provide you with the challenge to look for clues and find your way out while working collaboratively

Amazing Thai Food in Singapore That Is Good and Cheap

Thai food has steadily grown in popularity in Singapore, and standards have certainly kept up as well, owing to Singaporeans’ taste for spicy and tangy foods. Here is a round up of some of the best Thai cuisine places there are, at decently affordable prices! 1. Jai Thai In the heart of the industrial area

Pope Jai Thai: Good Food, Good Service, Greater Cause

For many entrepreneurs, conceiving and building a unique business idea from the ground up is not easy. But the restaurant Pope Jai Thai is one of those rare, up-worthy businesses that have stood the test of time. Some might know Pope Jai Thai, as one that serves good food and employs those with special needs.

10 Cool Christmas Gadgets for Guys

By Vibrant Dot Staff No more generic mugs and stocking-stuffers for your guy friends this Christmas! We have shortlisted 10 cheap, practical and ultra-useful gifts that will make him remember your kindness and thoughtfulness, at least till Christmas next year!   1. Self-stirring mugs (for an efficient boss) The self-stirring cup tops our list this

Best Prawn Noodles in Singapore—Fresh Prawns and Hearty Soup

Prawn noodles are undoubtedly one of the unsung heroes of Singaporean cuisine. While not as famous as chicken rice, nasi lemak or even mee pok, every Singaporean has his/her favourite prawn noodles, and it’s definitely a comfort food for many of us growing up. Despite Singapore’s hot sweltering climate, no one can say no to

5 Heartwarming Grab Stories That’ll Make You Believe In Kindness Again

By Vibrant Dot StaffGrab, one of the most prominent e-hiring and food delivery services in Singapore, has grown into an invaluable service for many people, and an important source of income for many others. The daily interactions between customers and delivery riders and drivers are typically brief and curt meetings between strangers, but sometimes these

Amazon Prime Singapore—Is It Worth the Hype?

Singaporeans are spoilt with choice when it comes to online shopping sites – Amazon, Shopee, Qoo10, Lazada, Taobao Global, Alibaba, Tokopedia and etc. – you name it. Today, we are specifically looking at Amazon, the household-name for online shopping sites. For a quick refresh down the memory lane, Amazon is one of the pioneering online

9 Irresistible Yummy Nyonya Kuehs and Where to Find Them in Singapore

Eye-popping colours, natural pandan fragrance, grated coconut sweetness.. These are the trademarks of Nyonya kueh. Some may wonder, what counts as kueh? Interesting fact is, there is no strict definition of “kueh”, but rather a general term used to describe snacks, which often can refer to cakes, pastries, cookies and other confectioneries. It seems there

Sky Mirror Malaysia: Malaysia’s Own Salar de Uyuni

What is Sky Mirror Malaysia? Twice a month, a hidden sandbar reveals itself at Sasaran Beach along the coast of Selangor. When the tides are right, the shallow waters that envelope the sandbar transform it into a massive mirror that stretches almost as far as the eye can see, reflecting the sky and everything beneath

19 Best Nasi Lemak in Singapore

Are you looking for a place where you can enjoy some of the best Nasi Lemak here? This fragrant rice dish made with rice, coconut milk and pandan leaf is commonly found in Malaysia, but it’s also considered one of Singapore’s native delicacies. As the years go by, many chefs have innovated and made this

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7 Things To Do in Kuala Lumpur (KL) That You Will Not Regret

What are the things to do in KL – you may wonder. It is no doubt that Singaporeans like to cross the Causeway to visit  Johor for a short getaway as it is so near to our island. But why not visit KL for a change if you have a longer holiday? Malaysia’s capital Kuala

11 Quirky Mooncake Flavors to Get In 2019

Mid-Autumn Festival is upon us and besides all the good reunion food that finds themselves on the table, mooncakes are not to miss. The flavours of mooncake just get more unique and quirkier each year. There’s nothing bad about it, in fact, most people enjoy seeing what mooncake bakers can come up with and it

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