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  • Pentatonix Returns To Singapore This June
    Pentatonix Returns To Singapore This June

    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.

  • Reuby Dedicates First Ever Award To Mr Lee Kuan Yew
    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.