30 March 2015, 3:40 PM
If you love matcha anything, you’ll be pleased to know that The Body Shop has just launched a comprehensive body care range centred around one of Asia’s favourite flavours. The green tea used in this range has been handpicked from the Mount Fuji region, and the range includes a whopping nine products: From Exfoliating ...
30 March 2015, 11:49 AM
At the recent TED Conference held in Vancouver, Canada, Monica Lewinsky delivered an impassioned speech about the damaging effects of cyber bullying. Wherever you are, whatever your age, we need to work together to push back against the rising tide of callous cruelty. By Vanessa Tai Did you know that Singapore has the second-highest ...
27 March 2015, 5:16 PM
If you’re an avid shopper at local drugstore Guardian, you’ll probably have noticed a more extensive selection in their beauty section. According to Sarah Boyd, CEO of Guardian Health & Beauty, the beauty category is growing rapidly and the team is always on an active lookout for new and exciting brands. One such ...
27 March 2015, 3:19 PM
Rabbit Stash has taken over the rooftop of Wangz Hotel, and Chef-Owner Matthew Mok is raring to take you on a gastronomic adventure. Although he’s trained in classical French training, Chef Matthew’s Peranakan heritage is also apparent in his cooking. For example, one of his dishes is a serving of handmade noodles in ...
27 March 2015, 10:00 AM
This brand new drama centred around mixed martial arts is giving Denise Li an excellent reason to start watching TV again. It’s no secret that I’m a huge mixed martial arts fan, and most Sunday mornings see me glued to my screen watching UFC. So when I first caught wind of Kingdom, I knew I had to tune […]
26 March 2015, 11:29 AM
Grief brings out the compassion in people – at least for most of us. By Tan Lili It’s all over the news and social media: tens of thousands of people waiting up to 8 hours to pay their final respects to the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew; businesses offering free drinks and food to those […]
25 March 2015, 10:50 AM
Despite her best efforts, this wedding-planning thing is proving to be a leeeetle more challenging than she expected … By Denise Li “How’s the wedding planning coming along?” is a question that I’ve been getting a lot lately. Mostly I find myself shrugging and saying, “It’s okay … I ...
24 March 2015, 3:02 PM
Material World now has an in-house “counsellor” to answer Life’s most awkward, most WTF questions. (PS: If you have any questions you want to send to Aunty Vee, please email [email protected]) Q: Sometimes, when I look at the way my parents interact, I can’t help but wonder, “Why bother?” ...
24 March 2015, 11:12 AM
One of the best things about entrepreneurship is definitely the new lessons you pick up about yourself and how they come to shape your beliefs. By Deborah Tan “I’m sorry but I’m going to have to put my foot down and say I won’t be coming in for any more meetings until your bosses say […]
23 March 2015, 11:19 AM
This morning, Singapore woke up to the news of Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s passing. As we enter this period of mourning, there may be some among us who aren’t quite sure how to react. For those of us who did not know him personally, what sort of reaction is considered appropriate? On social media, most Singaporeans […]
20 March 2015, 5:00 PM
… but it was really quite the shizzy. By Deborah Tan “How often do you do facial ah?” is the question I get asked without fail every time I go for a facial trial. “Haha …” I would laugh sheepishly. “Umm … I don’t do facials.” Even with my eyes closed, I can feel the ...
20 March 2015, 3:04 PM
We Singaporeans love spicy food, and we’re not afraid to ask for more chilli padi to accompany our meals. But with Din Tai Fung’s latest item on their menu, asking for an extra dish of sliced chilli is one request you probably wouldn’t be making. Launched since the beginning of March 2015, the Taiwan Shrimp […]