5 x 5: Bikram Yoga Katong’s sudden closure and other headlines

TL;DR – Everything you need to know, summarised for you daily at 5pm.

1) Bikram Yoga Katong closing in 2 weeks

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Three-year-old Bikram Yoga Katong has announced that it will close in two weeks, a move that will affect some 300 students. The owners, Maria Lourdes Chan and Jezrael Heng, assured students that they will honour the packages and reimburse them for unused classes.

2) First case of pregnant woman with Zika in Singapore

Thermal fogging at Aljunied Crescent on Aug 31, 2016. Photo: Jason Quah

Thermal fogging at Aljunied Crescent on Aug 31, 2016. Photo: Jason Quah

The total number local cases to date has also jumped to 115. If you are planning for children, you might want to take a look at this FAQ.

3) Delays on the Circle Line to continue

Commuters on the Circle Line may experience delays on Thursday (Sept 1) due to ongoing signal work and are advised to factor in extra travel time, says SMRT and LTA.

4) Kickstarter is coming to Singapore!

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Fan of crowdfunding site Kickstarter? It has made its Asia debut on Wednesday (Aug 31) with launches in Singapore and Hong Kong, giving entrepreneurs in the two cities the opportunity to raise funding from global investors.

5) Scary Clowns Luring Kids Into The Woods

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Residents of a South Carolina town are on edge after being warned that people dressed as clowns were spotted trying to lure children into the woods. “At no times should a child be alone at night, or walking in the roads or wooded area at night,” warns property management company which owns the Fleetwood Manor apartments in Greenville.

Creepy or what?!



Author: The Editor

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


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