Chantalle Ng, self-proclaimed Slytherin, used to live life in a 'constant chase'

Is it time to slow down and smell the roses? For local actress Chantalle Ng, who saw her star power rise ever since her breakout role in My Star Bride , this has been one of her biggest realisations this year. Revealing that she has been a fan of Harry Potter since young, and more specifically a Slytherin, Ng felt that traits associated with members of the series’ fictional house

Springleaf Prata Place giving 2 free plain pratas to each customer at 10 outlets on Sep. 25 & 26

Springleaf Prata Place is giving away two free plain pratas to each customer on Sep. 25 and 26, 2023. The offer is available at any of the 10 outlets of the specialty prata chain for dine-in customers only. Mentioned in 2023 Michelin Guide The prata chain announced on Sep. 19 that it is having a giveaway as part of its celebration for being listed in the 2023 edition of the

Frugal elderly couple in China save by wearing old clothes and US$2 shoes, move hearts online with US$1.4 million donation to hometown

Inventive couple who spent years in the military saved their wealth in order to give bulk back to hometown Donation will help pay for education of local children in couple’s former home county A frugal couple in China who have not bought new clothes for decades and wear shoes worth 15 yuan (US$2) have donated 10 million yuan (US$1.4 million) to public education in their hometown and touched mainland social

With Mid-Autumn Festival mooncake flavours getting more outrageous, isn’t it time we went back to basics?

Traditional mooncakes, proper ones, take a lot of crafting, so please stop calling any round puck, such as one filled with beef Wellington or caviar, a mooncake Yes, there may be lots of calories in a classic lotus seed paste and salted egg yolk mooncake, but is that reason enough to treat it with disdain? Every year I feel compelled to defend the mooncake’s honour. The hate towards this traditional

Host Quan Yi Fong says Hear U Out isn't intended to make celebrities cry

It’s a running gag that celebrities who go on the local talkshow Hear U Out end up crying – something you may have also heard among friends during watercooler chats. However, host Quan Yi Fong is clearing the air on the misconception that the show is aimed at doing that. Hear U Out is an interview talkshow that gives viewers a more intimate look at some of our local celebrities.

PSLE Results 2023: Release Dates and Secondary One Posting Results

In this comprehensive guide, we provide you with essential information about the PSLE results release dates and Secondary One posting results for the year 2023. Stay informed about the crucial dates and arrangements to ensure a smooth transition to Secondary One.   PSLE Results 2023 Release Dates The eagerly anticipated PSLE results for 2023 will be released between Wednesday, 22nd November, and Friday, 24th November 2023. Please note that the

Unlocking Success with Science PSLE: Revision Guide & Strategies for Parents

The Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) is a significant milestone in every Singaporean student’s academic journey. As parents, it’s only natural to want the best for our children, and helping them succeed in the PSLE is a top priority. One subject that often poses challenges for students is science. In this blog, we’ll explore the importance of a Science PSLE revision guide and share effective strategies for parents to support

Ikea, Shein, Zara all learned the hard way: why the Japanese market is a tough nut to crack, and expert tips on doing so

Many retailers have failed to establish a foothold in the Japanese market, though some successfully do so after adjusting their strategies and trying again Industry insiders break down the difficulties, from partnerships and government regulations to local tastes, and give tips on the best steps to success A number of successful foreign retailers have famously flopped in their initial attempts to establish a foothold in Japan, with some of the

‘Secret code’: rural China boy hangs school bag on door as honk-horn signal to driver to avoid missing bus for 30km commute to lessons

Mother who works far away in city spots secret signal when she views footage from surveillance camera installed at countryside home Millions of so-called ‘left-behind children’ populate China’s rural areas as parents move to live and work in cities The story of a boy in rural China who shares a “secret code” with a kind-hearted bus driver to make sure he does not miss his 30km (18 mile) ride to

Watch: Tiger attacked by 50 skittish baboons

A fully grown tiger, like Mr. Boger, can effortlessly devour a small monkey, perhaps even a giant baboon. However, can it handle a group of 50 skittish baboons?  Probably not.  This is the startling revelation from an astonishing video captured by a nature enthusiast, showcasing a tiger’s pursuit of a “light meal” turning into a desperate struggle for survival as it attacks a baboon, only to face a ferocious counterattack