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8 Bubble Tea in Singapore Worth Queuing For!

Bubble tea may have been around in Singapore for a long time, but it was in 2018 that it truly saw a resurgence in popularity. Fast forward to 2019, and bubble tea trend is still growing at an alarmingly fast pace in Singapore. Singaporeans are already spoilt for choice; apart from classic chains such as

Combating Hair Loss at 40, Restore a Fuller Denser Mane

Combating Hair Loss at 40, Restore a Fuller Denser Mane

I’m 40 years old. I work as corporate communications director in an MNC. Work is stressful, hectic and I usually sleep around 2am.  My eating time is also irregular and unhealthy. I often settle for quick small meals, which are mostly fast and fried food. Needless to say, I have no time to exercise. This

Pearl's image of the mother clad in vibrant orange, holding her newborn, and attending a regular check up at Mawker Thai Clinic , Mae Sot, was published in the 'Medicines for Malaria Ventures Annual Report 2015'.

Malaria in Asia

Malaria victims in Asia are usually poor, isolated, and voiceless. It’s as if these people truly don’t exist. However, the situation there is steadily improving, thanks to Singaporean photographer Pearl Gan. As part of her effort to raise awareness and educate people about the dangers of malaria, Ms. Gan teamed up with Professor J. Kevin

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AI’s Future & Its Impact on Humanity

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been hailed as a solution to the developed world’s labour shortages and a means of vastly improving our lives. What are the current trends of AI and its future impacts on mankind? The Epoch Times asked some corporate leaders for their opinions. Driverless car technologies are an application of AI that

Tech Companies Are Pouring Billions Into Building Something Smarter Than Us

Tech Companies Are Pouring Billions Into Building Something Smarter Than Us

Powerful algorithms are slowly superseding humans in different aspects of our lives – robots and powerful machines are beating us at our own game. Shouldnít we feel frustrated, at the very least? Uber CEO Travis Kalanick believes that humanoid robots will soon be delivering pizzas and chatbots will be entertaining passengers in driverless cars. Kalanick

A Significant Challenge to Doing Business in Southeast Asia

For years now, the US Chamber of Commerce, which has sponsored the ASEAN Business Outlook Survey, has identified corruption as a major challenge to doing business in the ASEAN region. In January 2016, Transparency International (TI), an anti-corruption organisation based in Berlin, released its Corruption Perceptions Index. “Based on expert opinion from around the world,”

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How Huawei Stole Its Way to Become the Second Largest Phone Maker

Prior to the recent U.S. ban, Huawei was the second largest phone maker in the world. In 2018, Huawei sold 208 million smartphones, half of which were sold outside of China. Huawei had captured 29% of the Europe’s smartphone market share by the end of 2018, according to a report by the U.S. market intelligence

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8 Best Hotpot Restaurants in Singapore

Hotpot..now that’s a dish all too familiar to most Singaporeans. We have been known to join snaking queues for a taste of its famously rich broth, and some even proclaim themselves to be the “Hotpot Connoisseurs”. But for all the hype, where in the world are the best hotpot places? Let’s take a look at

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What Is China’s ‘State Capitalism’ All About?

The much anticipated debate between Fox Business Network’s news anchor Trish Regan and Chinese state media CGTN’s host Liu Xin about the ongoing US–China trade dispute was finally on air the morning of May 29. It all started after Ms Regan said on her show ‘Trish Regan Primetime’ on May 14 that the United States

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15 Affordable Sushi Places in Singapore

Sushi is a celebrated cuisine worldwide, but authentic Japanese sushi is not easy to find outside of Japan. Luckily, in Singapore, you don’t need to travel far to find authentic Japanese sushi. There are sushi establishments scattered across the island, and each is distinguished by their food presentation, restaurant decor, where their sashimi comes from,

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The Reality of China’s State-Owned and Privately Owned Enterprises

China’s economy is never absent in financial media coverage over the past decade, when it was growing at an astonishing speed. Not even the 2008 financial crisis was able to slow it down. Now, confronted by the US trade war, China is facing enormous headwinds to continue furthering its success story. Among all aspects in

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The Uyghurs: Surviving in China (Part 5)

In August 2018, a UN human rights panel reported that around two million Uyghurs and Muslim minorities have been forced into political indoctrination camps in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, as part of a brutal crackdown. In this series, The Epoch Times delves into the persecution of the Uyghurs in China as they try to survive

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27 Years Of Health And Purpose

By Vibrant Dot Staff If you have watched period dramas, especially Chinese ones, you would often see wizened men cultivating in secluded misty mountains. Perhaps you found yourself admiring their determination, but also wondered if all cultivation practices are solitary and mystical. Improving Over 100 Million Lives 27 years ago, on May 13, Mr Li

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Top 10 Fashion Websites in Singapore

Although shopping physically is the classic way of retail therapy, we noticed that online shopping is trending fast in recent years, especially in the fashion industry. At a click of a button, online fashion shopping is efficient as convenience is complemented by product quality, style and variety. Whether you are looking for top-trending apparel or

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10 Best Hawker Centres in Singapore

Who says cheap food can’t taste nice? Hawker centres are the perfect places for delicious meals at a low cost. Here are our top 10 best hawker centres in Singapore. 1. Old Airport Road Food Centre Situated far from Singapore’s city centre, the Old Airport Road Food Centre has been around for more than 30

Reviving the Traditional Art of Letter Press

In the studio of Typesettingsg situated at Pearl’s Hill Terrace, composing sticks, trays of metal types, printing presses and inks – remnants of a forgotten traditional art – are found lying on the table, stacked on shelves or kept in the drawers. There is a certain beauty and elegance to this traditional art that reflects

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5 Promising Johor Bahru Shopping Malls Set to Open in 2019

Johor Bahru, with its growing number of shopping malls, is quickly becoming a haven for shoppers. Every weekend, Singaporeans flock to Johor Bahru for quick getaways because everything there is so much cheaper, and most importantly, it’s just across the causeway! Several new shopping malls have sprung up in Johor Bahru this year alone; could

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10 of the Best Satay in Singapore

A national gem in Singapore’s hawker scene, satay is a skewer of meat marinated and barbecued to perfection. Truly a heartwarming dish for dinner, reunions and gatherings, satay is a dish to share. Here are 10 of the best hawker centre stalls selling the best and most unique satay dishes. 1. Chomp Chomp Satay Located

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