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5 x5: Millionaire troublesome, Middle-class happiest?

TL;DR – Everything you need to know, summarised for you daily at 5pm. 1. Congratulations, Shu Qi & Stephen! These two have known each other for 20 years and been in love for four years. And yes, after years of hide-and-seek with the media, actress Shu Qi and director Stephen Fung (冯德伦) have gotten married! They’re

5 x 5: Mass Galaxy Note 7 Recall & Three-Storey Uniqlo SEA Flagship Store

TL;DR – Everything you need to know, summarised for you daily at 5pm. 1) Galaxy note 7 Recall 2) Uniqlo SEA Flagship store now open at Orchard Central I know where i’ll be this weekend. 3) NTUC FairPrice’s Trolley Enforcement Project About two trolley enforcement officers will be on shift at any time and they will

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 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

5 x 5: Get ready for charging your phone on the bus!

TL;DR – Everything you need to know, summarised for you daily at 5pm.  1)Buses with USB charging ports to hit the road Commuters will be able to charge their mobile devices on the go when the first 10 buses equipped with USB charging ports hit Singapore’s roads. Check out the five bus service routes here 2) Maris

5 x 5: Pokemon names in (literal) Chinese

Tl;DR – Everything you need to know, summarised for you daily at 5pm.   1) Pokemon names in (literal) Chinese 2) 18-year old arrested for speeding 3) How doctors at Sims Drive clinic pieced the Zika puzzle together GPs suspected an outbreak after discussing cases of patients showing similar symptoms. More details on their sleuthing here  4)

Just For Laughs – Our 10 Faves From Lowcost Cosplay

TL;DR – The good, the bad and the downright hilarious!  Meet Anucha “Cha” Saengchart, caretaker for the elderly by day and mastermind of Lowcost Cosplay by night. His Facebook page, a visual display of absolute creativity, follows the mantra “everything is cosplay” by using the most innocuous everyday items to conjure up cosplay feats. Although the page has around

5 x 5: Kay Lee owners jailed for tax evasion and other headlines

TL;DR – Everything you need to know, summarised for you daily at 5pm. 1) Couple behind famous Kay Lee Roast Meat fined and jailed 4 weeks for tax evasion The husband-and-wife team behind Kay Lee Roast Meat Joint, which was sold for $4 million in 2014, have been convicted of tax evasion, the Inland Revenue Authority

Here’s what you need to know about the Zika virus

TL;DR – If you weren’t worried previously, you’d better be now. As at 12noon yesterday (Aug 28), there were a total of 41 confirmed cases of Zika infection in Singapore. None of the cases are known to have travelled to Zika-affected areas recently, suggesting local transmission. More cases are expected to be identified over the next few days.

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