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  • Paris opens treasure hunt to English speakers AFP Relax
    Paris opens treasure hunt to English speakers

    Last year, nearly 30,000 people played the role of investigator and took part in the city of Paris's treasure hunt. The French capital is at it again on July 4 and will even have a hunt dedicated …

  • ANDAM prize is won by Pigalle Paris AFP Relax
    ANDAM prize is won by Pigalle Paris

    The National Association for the Development of the Fashion Arts in France has awarded their annual prize to Stéphane Ashpool of label Pigalle Paris. Ashpool, who launched his brand in 2009, wins …

  • Solar Impulse arrives in Hawaii, completing historic flight AFP Relax
    Solar Impulse arrives in Hawaii, completing historic flight

    The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft completed an historic flight in its quest to circle the globe without consuming a drop of fuel, touching down gracefully in Hawaii on Friday after the most arduous leg of …

  • Facegloria: Facebook for Brazil's Evangelicals
    Facegloria: Facebook for Brazil's Evangelicals

    Fluffy clouds waft across a blue sky as you log in and while you chat with friends, Gospel music rings out: welcome to Facegloria, the social network for Brazilian Evangelicals. Here, you click …

 
  • Live Like A Local, Lah: Uncover Singapore On New Website
    Live Like A Local, Lah: Uncover Singapore On New Website

    Welcome la! The Singapore Tourism Board and TripAdvisor have officially launched microsite Live Like A Local, to take travellers down the road less travelled with things to do, eat and drink in Singapore. Supported by leading media agency, MEC, the Live Like a Local hub claims to showcase unique insights and inspiration through the eyes of locals and travellers for a richer, authentic Singapore. Working for the first time with a National Tourism Organization, TripAdvisor has incorporated 225 million opinions and recommendations from user reviews and local experts with the travel site to help travellers uncover local, hidden gems that are not on standard Singapore travel itineraries.

  • Singapore activist sued by PM breaks down in court
    Singapore activist sued by PM breaks down in court

    Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong sued Roy Ngerng in May 2014 over a blog post that accused the 63-year-old leader of misusing money from the state pension scheme, the Central Provident Fund (CPF), a sensitive issue for officials in the city-state known to have the least corrupt government in Asia. The defamation suit is the first ever brought by a Singapore leader against an online critic, but international human rights groups have repeatedly accused Singapore's leaders of using financially ruinous libel actions to silence opponents.

  • Banned S’pore Film Available On DVD & Streaming — But Not In Its Home Country
    Banned S’pore Film Available On DVD & Streaming — But Not In Its Home Country

    This article originally appeared on Vulcan Post.  Still no love to Singapore: those who missed the opportunity to catch the film To Singapore, With Love can now do so on DVD. Except — it doesn’t ship to Singapore, but of course. On the film’s Facebook page, it was announced that the controversial documentary by local The post Banned S’pore Film Available On DVD & Streaming — But Not In Its Home Country appeared first on Vulcan Post.