5 x 5: Starbucks Emoji, Chee can Sing, plus more stories

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

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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

Via androidauthority.com

Via androidauthority.com

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!

Via ladyironchef.com

Via ladyironchef.com

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

Via dailymail.co.uk

Via dailymail.co.uk

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.



Author: The Editor

Either busy trying to save the world, or poking my nose into other people's affairs.


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