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A little bit of food, a little bit of literature, a little bit of everyday fashion, a little bit of shopping, a little bit of love; it all comes together to form a rather sizeable… lump. It’s difficult to fully define what this vertical covers, but it encompasses everything that makes life enjoyable – anything that shines a light on your day belongs right here in Life.

Japan’s Sunwolves Super Rugby Defeat: A Dismal Reflection of Asian Rugby

Japan’s Sunwolves Super Rugby Defeat: A Dismal Reflection of Asian Rugby

Hayden Parker plays in a near-empty stadium in Singapore. In a lugubrious-looking stadium filled with only but a handful of devoted rugby enthusiasts, Japan’s Sunwolves played out their defeat against the previous year finalists, South Africa’s Lions. The team was plagued with low morale even before the match begun — just the day before, SANZAAR, the Southern Hemisphere rugby body announced a harrowing decision to axe the Sunwolves after their 2020 season. Despite the continued, arduous efforts from Head Coach Tony Brown to assure the fanbase that the Sunwolves would carry on displaying the best version of their game, few…
Seven Muslim-Friendly Travel Destinations To Visit

Seven Muslim-Friendly Travel Destinations To Visit

Calling all our Muslim friends: Want to travel, but find it a hassle to forage about for Muslim-friendly options? We’ve got you covered! Given the rise of Halal tourism – or tourism that’s in accordance with Islamic rules – over the past few years, we’ve come up with a Muslim-friendly travel guide featuring seven countries in Asia and across the world. On top of accommodation, our guide also comes with a list of recommended places to visit – complete with halal food options. If you’re not looking to travel far – or planning for a short getaway – you may…
Quick Beats: Events for June 2019

Quick Beats: Events for June 2019

Prepare yourself for an array of festivals this June! There’s something for everyone – be it IT, EDM, alcohol or kid-friendly festivals. Here’s what you should look out for this month: 30 May to 2 June – The PC Show 2019 Singapore, 8 May 2019 – The PC Show, Singapore’s longest running IT and consumer electronics exhibition is back for its 29th edition, boasting a showcase of the latest gadgets and IT services at irresistible bargains. This year’s PC show also sees Lenovo Online presenting an O2O concept booth for the first time, with offers up to 20 percent discount…
giga! Launches New SIM-only Mobile Plan

giga! Launches New SIM-only Mobile Plan

The mobile network market is becoming increasingly competitive. Just recently, M1 revamped their whole mobile plan, reducing its initial 19 plans to just two. Not to be outdone, new telco operator, giga! also launched their new mobile service. giga! briefing the mass media on their Launch Plan details. Though giga! is affiliated with StarHub, it is considered a sub-brand that works independently from StarHub’s business and has their own technology platforms and customer support. giga! is currently offering a base 25GB contract-free plan for $25 that comes with 1,000 minutes of talk time and up to 1,000 SMSes, with free…
It’s Gizmos Galore at Singapore’s PC Show

It’s Gizmos Galore at Singapore’s PC Show

Singapore’s longest running IT and consumer electronics exhibition is back for another year – this time, at the Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre. Held from Thursday, 30 May to Sunday, 2 June 2019, this year’s PC Show features the latest in technology from leading brand names, including ASUS, Canon, Google, Samsung and Secretlab, among others. Visitors can expect to see a wide range of new gadgets and offerings at irresistible bargains exclusive to The PC Show. Sony Sony’s main feature at this year’s PC Show is undeniably its “Sound-from-Picture Reality” feature in its new line-up of TVs. The…
C3AFA I Love Anisong Interview: Rising Rock Star, Shiena Nishizawa

C3AFA I Love Anisong Interview: Rising Rock Star, Shiena Nishizawa

Shiena Nishizawa is a Japanese pop-rock singer and guitarist who performed at C3AFA Singapore’s 3-night concert “I Love Anisong” on 30 November 2018. Shiena’s love for music began in middle school when she tried her hands on her father’s old guitar. In 2014, she won the grand prize at the Flying Dog Audition, a singing contest in Japan organised by record label “flying DOG”. In 2015, Shiena’s debut song “Fubuki” was used as the ending theme for the anime “Fleet Girls Collection (KanColle)” and was released as a single that same year. On March 15th, 2017, Shiena released her first…
C3AFA I Love Anisong Interview: SPYAIR Is One of the Hottest Rock Bands in Japan!

C3AFA I Love Anisong Interview: SPYAIR Is One of the Hottest Rock Bands in Japan!

One of the biggest hits at C3AFA Singapore’s I Love Anisong 3-night concert was SPYAIR, a Japanese rock band from Nagoya, Japan. Formed in 2005, SPYAIR consists of Ike on vocals, guitarist and programmer UZ, bassist Momiken and Kenta on Drums. Holding the simple, pure feeling of “Going to the people that do not know of us, rather than waiting for fans at a live house”, they started performing on the streets of Nagoya in 2006. In August of 2010, they received their major label debut with “LIAR”, under Sony Music. SPYAIR held their first solo outdoor live concert at…
C3AFA 2018: Celebrating 10 Years And A First-Ever Celebrity Red Carpet Event

C3AFA 2018: Celebrating 10 Years And A First-Ever Celebrity Red Carpet Event

South East Asia’s biggest and most prestigious Japanese Pop Culture event – C3 Anime Festival Asia (C3AFA) – celebrated its 10-year anniversary with an exclusive line-up of activities, notably its very first Celebrity Red Carpet Event held exclusively in Singapore! Held from Friday, 30 November till Sunday, 2 December 2018, local and overseas fans of Japanese popular culture immersed themselves in a weekend of heart-pumping, non-stop premium content and entertainment across two levels of Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre. In addition to the anime showcases merchandise booths and stage activities, C3AFA Singapore included special guests from Japan, guest cosplayers and…
Unleash Your Inner Child At 22 Stories!

Unleash Your Inner Child At 22 Stories!

ANDSOFORTH Jr. presents 22 Stories, a brand-new immersive theatrical experience nestled away from the city at [email protected] What they lack in accessibility, they make up for in size and pizzazz. The interactive play area sprawls across 20,000 sq ft and features 22 Insta-worthy experiential rooms, along with many classic characters from your childhood. Witness your favourite Disney and storybook characters come to life at 22 Stories from Wednesday, 1 May 2019 to Sunday, 30 June 2019, which promises plenty of laughs, fun and all-around wonder. Split into four “worlds” – Wonderland, Land of Nights, Grimmsneyland, and Storyland – visitors are…
Philips SpeedPro Max Aqua Review: Light, Bright, But The Mop’s A Slight

Philips SpeedPro Max Aqua Review: Light, Bright, But The Mop’s A Slight

The lifestyle of the average Singaporean leaves little time to relax, especially with needing to tend to household chores and cleaning. Philips wants to help us lighten that load and free up more time to enjoy with the all-new Philips SpeedPro Max Aqua. The SpeedPro Max Aqua has the same features of the SpeedPro Max; specifically, the 360-degree suction nozzle, LED light and low-incline functionality. However, new improvements have been added to the device. The battery is now able to run longer than its predecessor, up from the initial maximum of 65 minutes to 75 minutes of runtime on its…
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