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Hwong Wei Chua

That unfunny, untalented dude who tells self-deprecating jokes of himself. A pretty damn good bottle-flipper too.
ICC 2019 Game and Player Analysis: Juventus
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ICC 2019 Game and Player Analysis: Juventus

The club’s new manager, Maurizio Sarri, will be keen to start his spell at Juventus with the right tone by getting acquainted with his players during pre-season – both off and on the pitch.  Juventus’ first visit to Singapore since 2014 will present an excellent warm-up for Sarri before he heads home to Italy for his real baptism of fire with the Old Lady.  2018/2019 Season Summary Death, taxes, and Juventus clinching the Serie A. The only constant may be change, but Juventus looks primed to challenge this adage.  They extended their Scudetto winning streak to an unprecedented eight years…
ICC 2019 Game and Player Analysis: Tottenham Hotspur
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ICC 2019 Game and Player Analysis: Tottenham Hotspur

Tottenham Hotspur will face the reigning champions from Italy, Juventus FC, for their ICC friendly match in Singapore.  Loyal Spurs supporters will know that it has been decades since they last stepped foot here in Singapore. Their last visit was in 1995 when they played a friendly game against our national team.  Think about it: the last time Spurs visited Singapore in 1995, Blackburn Rovers were the champions in the Premier League, Michael Jordan came out of retirement from the National Basketball Association (NBA), the first Toy Story movie was released, Goh Chok Tong was Prime Minister of Singapore, and…
ICC 2019 Game and Player Analysis: Inter Milan
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ICC 2019 Game and Player Analysis: Inter Milan

Having secured Champions League football next season together with Antonio Conte’s appointment, Inter Milan’s upcoming season will have plenty for fans to look forward to. Their first return to Singapore since 2017 for the International Champions Cup will offer a glimpse to what to expect for the incoming season. 2018/2019 Season Summary Inter Milan experienced a slow start to the 2018/2019 season but picked up the pace midway through to clinch the final Champions League spot – something most of the Nerrazzuri fans would have gladly taken at the start of the season. Their qualification last season made it two…
ICC 2019 Game and Player Analysis: Manchester United
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ICC 2019 Game and Player Analysis: Manchester United

With four teams from Italy and England flying over to our sunny island to warm themselves up for the rigours of the upcoming season, we have decided to recap their performances last season as a build up for their upcoming International Champions Cup 2019 (ICC) friendly matches here. Seeing that this is the first time this team will be visiting Singapore since 2001, we shall start with Manchester United.   2018/2019 Season Summary Do you remember a time when you have to queue for a long time to ride the roller-coaster at a theme park?  But do you also remember the times…
Fat Prince’s New Sustainable Menu: Eat Like Royalty Without Feeling Fat
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Fat Prince’s New Sustainable Menu: Eat Like Royalty Without Feeling Fat

Located in an old shophouse on Peck Seah Street is Fat Prince; a café, bar, and kebab joint that has a unique take on Middle Eastern cuisine. The avant-garde interior of Fat Prince is designed to symbolise the vibe of Istanbul’s Karakoy; with down-to-earth sophistication and inclusive decadence as its trademarks, including elegant touches, which give the sense that an empire once stood in the same space. Fat Prince is committed to serving Middle Eastern inspired gourmet kebabs with a distinctive and contemporary twist using sustainable ingredients and practices. To achieve this, Head Chef Beau Churchill has channelled the best,…
Barry’s Singapore Launch: The Creators Of The HIIT Workout Open Their Flagship Studio In Asia
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Barry’s Singapore Launch: The Creators Of The HIIT Workout Open Their Flagship Studio In Asia

Barry’s, the legendary gym that pioneered the foray into High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workouts in 1998 is bringing its breathtakingly high-intensity workouts (literally) to the heart of Singapore.   Adored by celebrities around the world, Barry’s first ever studio in Asia will be opening on 11 May 2019, at Level 3, 18 Robinson Road. Barry’s Singapore is owned by Fitness and Lifestyle Group (FLG). Barry’s Singapore studio spans across 4,293ft2, featuring a minimalist industrial space comprising of the brand’s signature Red Room, alongside the Fuel Bar, a retail space, and fully-equipped changing room facilities. Barry’s Brand Background A game changer…
Cultural Extravaganza 2019: Good Music, Scintillating Circus Tricks, And More.
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Cultural Extravaganza 2019: Good Music, Scintillating Circus Tricks, And More.

The Cultural Extravaganza 2019 returns for its 3rd edition from 24 May to 15 June, and invites all to discover Singapore’s evolving and contemporary Chinese culture in everyday life. Organised by the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre (SCCC), find out the legacy behind our daily cups of kopi, Chinese wedding traditions across generations, and other lesser-known cultural roots are explored in the third edition of the bustling extravaganza. Come unravel, understand, and get to know more about Singapore — including the sights of its flourishing Chinese comic market, and even pick up a circus trick or two from a local community…
National Gallery Roof Garden’s SEA STATE 9: Learn About Reclamation And Plants From These Areas.
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National Gallery Roof Garden’s SEA STATE 9: Learn About Reclamation And Plants From These Areas.

For the first time, the National Gallery Singapore has commissioned a local artist – Charles Lim Yi Yong –  to transform its Ng Teng Fong Roof Garden into a social space that enables a deeper understanding of the intricacies of Singapore’s reclamation landscape – which has been pivotal in Singapore’s urban development plans. This exhibition is titled SEA STATE 9: proclamation garden and it is also Charles’ first comprehensive foray into re-designing a physical space for his work. Renowned local artist, Charles Lim Yi Yong. Charles Lim studied Fine Art at London in Central Saint Martins School of Art and…
AIA Glow Festival 2019: 5 Questions With Rudimental & Lost Frequencies
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AIA Glow Festival 2019: 5 Questions With Rudimental & Lost Frequencies

Come May, Exceed Sports & Entertainment will be organising the AIA Glow Festival 2019. The inaugural AIA Glow Festival will be held in Sentosa Island and it is an energising wellness and music festival. The festival will give you an experience to fully relax away from Singapore’s breakneck-pace lifestyle; an ultimate festival for you to unwind as it brings you activities that will nourish and revitalise your body, mind, and soul. Before we get to our interview with Rudimental and Lost Frequencies, these are the four elements that constitute for AIA Glow Festival 2019: YOGA, RUN, FEAST, and MUSIC. YOGA…
Singapore Budget 2019: What’s in it for you?
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Singapore Budget 2019: What’s in it for you?

Here we are again. In the space of two hours and six minutes on 18th February, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced the Budget 2019 – a breakdown of how the government plans to use our nation’s funds for the year ahead.   Naturally, this is a hot-button topic, and as with every other year, financial analysts all over Singapore and news sites have been dissecting the budget plan and sharing their insights. As Minister Heng mentioned, this was a very lengthy speech and if you have not been keeping up with the news, delving into two hours’ worth of…
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