95% of Singapore’s electricity is generated from imported natural gas. The price of natural gas is tied to oil prices by commercial contracts, and it depends largely on global market conditions. Hence, the electricity tariff is reviewed and revised every quarter by the EMA (Energy Market Authority). From 1 April to 30 June 2022, the
Everyday, we are using 430 million gallons of water in Singapore, which is enough to fill 782 Olympic-sized swimming pools. Last year on average, the amount of water used per person was about 154 litres. Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security Teo Chee Hean announced in 2018 that Singapore was planning to
Singapore has been in the midst of a dengue outbreak recently. There has been a surge of dengue cases and 341 dengue clusters have already been confirmed, which quadrupled the weekly cases in the last three months. That was even before reaching the usual dengue season which is from June to Oct. So how can
In this article, we want to introduce you to a mysterious character. His mind-reading skills amazed both Albert Einstein and Sigmund Freud; his accurate prediction ability made Hitler offer a reward of 200,000 marks for his head; and his hypnotism terrified Stalin. He was the supernatural master with the title of “The World’s Greatest Psychic”
We can now travel to Johor Bahru (JB) freely, much like before COVID. It’s always been a great destination to shop for groceries, get a manicure or new hairdo, watch movies and even have fun at karaoke with friends and family. Here are some tips for you to shop at JB. Local products that are
Most of us think of consciousness as a product of the brain that governs our limbs and senses. If someone said that the human consciousness has a higher level of energy, which can not only change the human body, but also the surrounding environment, and can even determine the fate of people , wouldn’t it
Anastasia, perhaps the most mysterious woman in the world, has lived with her family in the deep forests of Siberia for generations, but knows the past and present of the civilised world. They have no shelter, little clothing, and no food storage. They are descendants of the ethnic groups that have lived here for thousands
SINGAPORE—The Russian owner of Dumplings.ru is donating 10 per cent of his restaurant’s sales in deliveries for humanitarian efforts in Ukraine. Vadim Zoubovski, 51, has not lived a day without fearing for the safety of his family and relatives in Kyiv and parts of Ukraine since the war broke out in February. He is a
Like Hainanese chicken rice or chili crab, laksa has long been considered a defining signature dish of the Singapore identity. Derived from the Persian word for noodle (lakhsha), laksa comprises thick chewy rice noodles served in spicy coconut milk soup packed with ingredients such as cockles, large prawns, and sliced fish cake. Other varieties available
In 1986, the famous American magician David Copperfield came to China to perform a penetration trick across the Great Wall, entering from one side of the Badaling section of the Great Wall in full view, and exiting from the other side after about a minute and a half. For more than 30 years, countless people
You may have seen ancient and modern paintings depicting gods, Buddhas and saints in halos. In the form of light, some halos are soft and delicate, and others are bright and radiant. Most people assume halos to be artistic exaggerations to portray the greatness of divine beings, but how accurate are such assumptions? People with
Using Scholastic Online Learning with Kids at Home Are you a parent in Singapore who has children at home because of the coronavirus? Are you looking for free and trusted resources online to help your child learn? Scholastic has been helping children learn for generations and has free resources for parents of children from preschool
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
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.
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
When we think of aromatherapy, we usually think of an afternoon of massage in a spa, with scents and oils. Well, aromatherapy is more than that. It has a long history of usage in human civilization, from Egypt to Greece, and from Rome to China. And they usually have origin stories that are quite legendary.
Have you heard of Yuka Kinoshita? She is a Japanese Mukbang (eating show) YouTuber who has more than 5 million subscribers and is well known for her big appetite. She recently just uploaded a video of her enjoying our local cuisine which was ordered from Singapore Holic Laksa, a Singaporean food restaurant that is based
Singaporean Millionaire Doctor Who Died of Cancer Shared His Last Words on Life, Wealth, Success & Happiness
What is the meaning of true happiness? Many of us equate happiness to wealth and success. That was what Singaporean doctor Richard Teo thought too, until he was diagnosed with cancer. Dr. Teo came from a below-average family. Since young, he was taught that happiness comes from success and success is about being wealthy. With
8-Yo Boy Hikes 21.8KM up the Mountain for 2 Days to Fulfil Promise to Late Mother, Touches Netizens for His Determination
Taiwan’s Jade Mountain (Yushan), the highest peak in Taiwan at 3,952 m (12,966 ft) above sea level is one of Asia’s mountain climbing hotspots. However, this 8-year-old boy, Zou Zegang, wanted to conquer the Jade Mountain, because he hopes that he could be as close as possible to his late mother in heaven. 23rd August 2019, the father,
On August 8 2019, two Singaporeans went missing while kayaking in Malaysia. The couple were separated from their 13-people group and had been missing since then. It was only until the 6th day when the body of the woman had been found. However, the authorities called off the search operation for the man on the
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