TL;DR – Everything you need to know in 5 quick points at 5 pm daily.
1) Chee Can Sing
Inspired by an video clip of his children singing a Hokkien song, Dr Chee Soon Juan took 2 days to film this ‘Ji Pa Ban’ (一百万) video which stars residents and workers in Bukit Batok.
2) Neighbourhood Renewal Programme
With the May 7 Bukit Batok by-election coming up, there has been much buzz about the Neighbourhood Renewal Programme or NRP which frankly, many of us probably didn’t know or have even heard about prior to this. If you are also wondering what this is all about, then you might want to read our first UNSCRAMBLED piece where we literally unscramble things i.e. break it down for you.
3) Starbucks Emoji
Addicted to Starbucks? Get your daily cuppa fix with the Starbucks Keyboard app available for free on both the iTunes App Store and Google Play – we’re totally digging the emoji of a unicorn sippin’ a frappuccino!
4) Kyushu Pancake is coming to Singapore!
Popular Japanese pancake cafe Kyushu Pancake is coming to Singapore with its first outlet opening on 11 May 2016 at Novena Regency! Some of their signature dishes include Kyushu Butter Milk Classic Pancake, Salted Caramel French Toast, Matcha Azuki Waffle, Egg Benedict Pancake and Matcha Montblanc.
5) Thailand is the hottest EVER in 65 years
If you are planning to head up North to the land of smiles soon, you might want to reconsider. The country’s now the hottest it has ever been for 65 years, with average peak daily temperature this month being above 40 degrees Celsius, and the mercury spiking one day to 44.3 degrees Celsius.