Brazilian musician Joao Gilberto, founder of bossa nova, dies in Rio

SAO PAULO (REUTERS) - Brazilian musician Joao Gilberto, 88, who developed bossa nova music and helped turn the style into a worldwide craze, died...

Hunger Management: Hospital food for the soul

SINGAPORE - Laugh if you want - I feel like doing it myself - but this week's recipe is inspired by hospital food.I recently...

Summer heartbreak? All these celebrity couples broke up last week

SINGAPORE - At least five celebrity couples have parted ways in the last week or so. Was it a coincidence? Is it contagious? Are...

Who says hospital food is bland and boring?

SINGAPORE - When Ms Karyn Low was admitted to Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital for spinal injuries in April, the last thing she expected was...

Cheap & Good: Delicious handmade soon kueh in Bedok

SINGAPORE - Ever since kueh stall One Kueh At A Time at Jalan Berseh Food Centre closed in October 2017, I have never found...

Young hairdresser wants to change the industry with shorter working hours

SINGAPORE - Beyond blow-drying glossy tresses, hairdresser Noel Ng has a mission - to improve the working conditions and standard of Singaporean hairdressers. His...

She’s back: Veteran uniform designer Esther Tay relaunches her fashion label

SINGAPORE - Pioneer fashion designer Esther Tay may be a household name within the local fashion industry, but the dressmaking diploma she graduated with...

ITE alumni making a name for themselves

SINGAPORE - Twenty-three-year-old Nicholas Chan made history two months ago when he became the first graduate of the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) to...

Newly-wed bistro owners met through ITE culinary course

SINGAPORE - The owners of French fusion restaurant 5 Senses Bistro, Ms Alina Har and Mr Andrea Lim, did not just find their calling...

Bubbly theatre actress Siti Khalijah Zainal studied building drafting in school

SINGAPORE - You've seen her on stage singing and dancing her way to two Straits Times Life Theatre Awards.One would never guess that lovable...

ITE graduate takes the road less travelled to become law firm partner

SINGAPORE - By his firm handshake and self-assured grin, you would never guess that Mr Kawal Pal Singh, 36, used to struggle with feeling...

Westworld stars Evan Rachel Wood and Jeffrey Wright filming in Singapore, post on Instagram

SINGAPORE - The crew of the HBO science-fiction series Westworld is filming in Singapore and actors Evan Rachel Wood and Jeffrey Wright have left...

Actress and singer Karen Mok hopes to bring Broadway to China

LONDON (REUTERS) - Karen Mok may be currently performing on what she says will be her final concert tour but the Hong Kong-born actress...

Actor Kevin Spacey’s alleged sex assault victim drops lawsuit

BOSTON (REUTERS) - The man that former House Of Cards star Kevin Spacey is accused by prosecutors of sexually assaulting in Massachusetts three years...

Jewel Changi Airport nominated for World Architecture Festival award

SINGAPORE - The crown Jewel of Singapore has been shortlisted in this year's World Architecture Festival (WAF), an annual competition considered the Oscars of...

Singer Maggie Lindemann arrested in Malaysia days before she was due to play in...

SINGAPORE - American singer Maggie Lindemann was arrested in Malaysia by Immigration Department officers for performing without a permit on June 21, three days...

Stories of social enterprises inspire second season of DBS mini-series

SINGAPORE - At home-grown social enterprise Bettr Barista, disadvantaged women are turned into professional baristas.In Hong Kong, one social enterprise give coffee grounds a...

Westworld stars Evan Rachel Wood and Jeffrey Wright filming in Singapore

SINGAPORE - The crew of the HBO science-fiction series Westworld is filming in Singapore and actors Evan Rachel Wood and Jeffrey Wright have left...

Taiwanese actress Michelle Chen dispels rumours her marriage with actor Chen Xiao is on...

Is this the season of celebrity break-up rumours? This week, Chinese stars Huang Xiaoming and Angelababy refuted rumours they are divorcing. The latest couple to hit...

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