Back in 2014 (no wait… that’s just last year), a little five-piece a cappella band called Pentatonix announced their first visit to Singapore: a one-day stop on the 12th of August at the Marina Bay Sands Theatre. But due to a slight miscommunication, the tickets were nearly sold out during a pre-sale. So they added a second day on the 13th. It sold out in under two hours. Then they added a third day.
- Study suggests Mediterranean diet could be eco-friendly AFP Relax - Fri, Mar 27, 2015
Everyone talks about the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet, and as sustainability becomes more and more of a concern, a new study delved into the carbon … More »
- Trim the fat for happiness, says latest diet research AFP Relax - Thu, Mar 26, 2015
Diets high in fat can lead to not only weight gain and heart disease, but depression and behavior changes, according to a new study at Louisiana State University in … More »
- Time to control online sales of breastmilk, say experts AFP Relax - Wed, Mar 25, 2015
Health watchdogs should regulate online sales of breast milk, so prone to contamination that babies may be placed at risk, the BMJ medical journal said in an … More »
- Doctor unable to determine if Nepalese woman underwent abortion The Malaysian Insider - Wed, Mar 25, 2015
A doctor who examined a Nepalese woman standing trial for abortion told the Bukit Mertajam Sessions Court today that she could not ascertain whether the accused had … More »
- New diet could considerably reduce the risk of Alzheimer's AFP Relax - Wed, Mar 25, 2015
Researchers at Rush University in Chicago have developed the MIND diet, which their recent study suggests could significantly reduce the risk of Alzheimer's … More »
- Brian May and the badger cull: Science does not factor in parliamentary debate IB Times - Tue, Mar 24, 2015
Guitar hero Brian May has said when it comes to scientific issues, parliamentary debate is lacking expert opinion – a point highlighted by the recent badger cull in … More »
- Reuby Dedicates First Ever Award To Mr Lee Kuan Yew
While the nation was swept up in the news of Mr Lee Kuan Yew‘s passing last week, local singer-songwriter Reuby brought home Singapore’s first award at the Hong Kong Asian Pop Music Festival (HKAMF) last Friday. Held at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre Hall, this is the first time a Singaporean representative has won an award at the festival – now in its fifth year and counting. 19-year-old Reuby (born Reuben Tan) captured 37% of the total votes cast online to win the Viewers Popularity Award – titled “LeTV’s Top Pick Award” (sponsors, you know).
- Iskandar poised to be data centre hub for Southeast Asia, says BroadGroup
KUALA LUMPUR: Iskandar Malaysia is consolidating its position and is poised to be a key data centre hub for Southeast Asia with its location on the opposite side of Singapore, says international consulting firm BroadGroup Consulting. Its Managing Director Steve Wallage said growth in the data centre sector has been sustained globally and its forecasts suggest tremendous expansion in Southeast Asia in the coming years. “Singapore is so far the dominant market in the region and it is a much needed opportunity for data centre businesses and investors in Southeast Asia to assess opportunities outside of the country.