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Inside Facebook’s Singapore headquarters

NO PARTITIONS at the Facebook office

The words stared up at me from a tablet screen: “Welcome to Facebook. Select the reason for your visit.”

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

Ex-Singapore cop sells girls’ stuff

Mr Jimmy Lim has come full circle from his boyhood days being surrounded by clothes from his mother’s factory consignments to being a bodyguard to being the co-owner of a fashion handbag business.  PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

When police officers retire, many of them choose a second career related to law enforcement.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Zooming through Singapore’s Grand Prix

SPEND a few hours or an entire afternoon viewing the vibrant floral beds at the Gardens by the Bay

For many tourists, Singapore is a shopping and dining destination. Its sale season in the middle of the year is one of the longest, usually lasting well over a month. The list of food choices is wide and varied, mainly because the city is a melting pot of cultures.

Posted: August 24th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

Singapore bans story of male penguins, other gay-themed books

Gay activists dressed as female construction workers or Samsui Women and laborers from the colonial period, pose in mock salute on   June 28  in Singapore. AP

A children’s book inspired by a real-life story of two male penguins raising a baby chick in New York’s zoo has been deemed inappropriate by state-run Singapore libraries, and the conservative city-state’s information minister said he supports the decision to destroy all copies alongside two other titles.

Posted: July 12th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Stories,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Wilwayco’s intriguing ‘Recalibration’ to open in Singapore this week

EDWIN Wilwayco in his atelier

Edwin Wilwayco returns to Singapore through the exhibit “Recalibration,” which opens July 8 at Momentous Arts Gallery.

Posted: July 7th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »