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
After all the hustle and bustle at work, there’s nothing better than a massage to release piled up tension and rejuvenate your body, mind and soul. Don’t waste your weekend doing nothing, embrace it by heading across the causeway to get yourself a well deserved reflexology session! Let’s take a look at the 10 Spa
Don Don Donki is rising rapidly in Singapore as the new supermarket of choice for many. This versatile japanese supermarket offers a great selection of delicious Japanese foods all on the go. Here are 12 delicious food options that you can pick up at Don Don Donki! 1.Pringles Cup Noodles The lovechild of Pringles and
The crash of EgyptAir flight MS804 was in the news the day I met Patrick J. Garez. The plane, which was travelling from Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris to Cairo, disappeared from radar with 66 passengers and crew on board. Patrick J. Garez, a Parisian who has been living in Singapore since 1974, was
Laksa is well-loved in Singaporean and Malaysian cuisine. It comes in two versions: curry laksa and assam laksa, with the former more commonly found in Singapore. If you’re looking for the best laksa in Singapore, here are our top 10 places to go! 1. 328 Katong Laksa 328 Katong Laksa has become one of the
Work can get undoubtedly stressful in the City of Lion. Sometimes all you need is an hour break to unwind, give your body a little TLC (tender loving care) with a much needed massage. With Singapore being one of the most expensive city in the world, one might think that it will be impossible to
By Vibrant Dot Staff “Raising a child is challenging. Raising a child alone is even more so.” —Slogan of AWARE Singapore for the launch of # asinglelove. Motherhood is not an easy journey. Taking care after bundles of joy also brings pain and sorrow. The hardest part of motherhood for a woman is dealing with
By Vibrant Dot Staff Liza Foong and her daughter Vanessa Wang were rushing to meet us on the day of the interview when 18-year-old Vanessa fell down along the way. After apologising for being late, Liza sat down and regaled us with her colourful and gleeful account of raising a child with autism. Throughout the
Md Mukul Hossine, who hails from Patgram, Bangladesh, is a migrant worker in Singapore. The published writer holds a Bachelor Degree in Social Sciences and has been working as a construction worker since 2008. His parents, who are farmers, had sold everything they had to send him to Singapore to pursue a better life. Working
By Vibrant Dot Staff Do you dare to climb Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak at 8,850m above sea level? Taming Mount Everest has long been an endeavour sought after by many intrepid travellers, but the treacherous terrain, situated in the Mahalangur mountain range in Nepal and Tibet, is also a deadly zone that has
Terrorism – a term we too often easily associate with suicide bombings or car bombings. In contrast to the peace and security people enjoy now, terrorism once took place in Singapore – bomb blasts were no stranger to Singapore in the 1950s due to the onset of communist terror that occurred after World War II.
Singapore is known for its public safety, yet its streets were once besieged with violence and terror during the 1950s postwar era. Who were the people who caused the deaths of scores of innocent civilians? What were their methods? And how did they justify it? Many of the answers can be found in the three-part
At the opening session of the Singapore Economic Review Conference 2015 held just before National Day, Mr Ravi Menon, Managing Director at the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), gave an inspiring talk titled ‘An Economic History of Singapore: 1965 – 2065’, in which he revealed: In 1965, Singapore’s nominal GDP per capita was around US$500
Finding a green alternative to fossil fuels can never get this tough for Singapore – we can’t use wind turbines due to our low wind speeds; hydropower plants are not feasible as we don’t have fast-flowing rivers; our calm seas say no to tidal power generation; and our city is so highly populated that the
Char kway teow, one of our favourite hawker foods, is a staple in Singaporean and Malaysian cuisine. Penang may be known for the best char kway teow, but Singapore offers some competitive options as well. Here are our top 10 best places to eat char kway teow in Singapore. 1. Hill Street Char Kway
Go back to the basics with great chicken rice at affordable prices! Hawker centres pull no punches when it comes to catering great local food to tourists and locals. Here are 10 of the best chicken rice stalls in Singapore. 1.Tian Tian Chicken Rice A tourist-famous stall located in the heart of the infamous Maxwell
By Vibrant Dot StaffChilli crab is a Singapore national dish that many locals and foreigners love. Although the crab is what we crave, the sauce is usually the main highlight of the dish, with steamed or deep fried buns (mantou) complementing it delectably. Here are the 10 best places in Singapore to eat chilli crab.
We have fallen into a pattern of talking about matters of little significance. After taking a long hard look at our country’s unsettling state, Grace Fu, Singapore’s Minister for Culture, Community and Youth, is setting out on a new mission: to build a strong national identity that can withstand the test of time. At a
Singaporeans love Hokkien Mee. In contrast to the Malaysian version which uses dark soy sauce and thick noodles, the Singaporean version uses yellow noodles with bee hoon and is cooked with pork or prawn stock. We have gathered 10 best Hokkien Noodles in Singapore. Let’s see which stall makes it to the list! 1.
Singapore is a land scarce country with a land area of just 714 square kilometres, accommodating approximately 5.54 million inhabitants as of mid-2015. The city-state is the world’s third most densely populated country after Macau and Monaco, with a population density of 7,697 people per sq km. Since 1980, Singapore’s land size has expanded by
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