S’pore’s Atlas named Best Bar in Asia; Manhattan drops 8 spots to No. 11...

LONDON - It was a mixed bag of results for Singapore cocktail bars at the World's 50 Best Bars awards. Two bars - Jigger &...

Chef Julien Royer’s restaurant in the sky

The lobster, says chef Julien Royer of Michelin-starred restaurant Odette, was a "disaster". It was the French chef's first attempt at designing an inflight meal,...

British singer Duffy reveals details of rape ordeal

British singer Duffy has shared more details about her rape ordeal after she disclosed on Instagram in late February that her long absence from...

Distance lends enchantment

SINGAPORE - It is an odd quirk of human nature that while we are continually longing for some future state of affairs, we nonetheless...

Film Picks: Dolemite Is My Name, An Easy Girl and Knives Out

118 minutes/Streaming on Netflix/3.5 starsThe boom in cheap action flicks in the 1970s fuelled the exploitation cinema trend all over the world. In Australia,...

Lisa Taddeo’s Three Women a detailed look at sex lives, affairs and open marriages

SINGAPORE - American journalist Lisa Taddeo wanted to write about sex and desire. She did not anticipate that this would lead to an eight-year...

Coronavirus: Taiwanese TV host Mickey Huang the latest celebrity to cancel his wedding

Taiwanese TV host and comedian Mickey Huang has joined a growing list of celebrities who have been forced to cancel their weddings due to...

Daniel Craig hams it up as a super-sleuth in murder mystery Knives Out

LOS ANGELES - Four years ago, Daniel Craig caused a stir when he admitted he was sick of playing James Bond. And even though...

Mission possible? Justin Bieber challenges Tom Cruise to a fight

Justin Bieber once traded punches with boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr in a ring. But that training was for fun. The singer is in good shape...

Jewellery still the best investment in economic downturn, say experts at annual jewellery show

SINGAPORE - For all the talk of a global retail slump, one thing will never go out of style: diamonds. In fact, an economic...

Zouk debunks rumour about Covid-19 positive student on its premises

SINGAPORE - Home-grown club Zouk says that a message circulating that a Covid-19 positive student was present on its premises last week is "unverified". The...

Music Scene: 10 new Chinese music singles, from the likes of Mayday, Li Ronghao...

SINGAPORE - The beginning of the 2020 so far has seen a dearth of full Chinese albums. However, music lovers still have a bevy...

K-pop star Wonho leaves Monsta X after allegations of drugs, stealing and debt

SINGAPORE - K-pop star Wonho of the rising boy band Monsta X has confirmed, to the shock of fans around the world, that he...

Scarlett Johansson tops Forbes best-paid actress list for second year

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Superhero Black Widow is a woman at the top of her game, and so is the actress who plays her...

Pneumonia forces Elton John to cut short Auckland gig

WELLINGTON (AFP) - Elton John has tearfully apologised to fans after cutting short a concert in New Zealand due to illness, with the British...

Top 10 Instagram-friendly murals in the Little India neighbourhood

Street art fans can look forward to more art dotting the Little India neighbourhood as there are plans to add new murals as well...

Huayi 2020: Veteran dancer still commanding the spotlight at age 55

SINGAPORE - Chinese dancer Qiao Yang continues to take the stage well into her 50s, an endeavour captured in her solo piece, Almost 55.It...

Malaysian actress Puteri Aishah tests positive for coronavirus after overseas filming trip

Malaysian actress Puteri Aishah, 25, has tested positive for the coronavirus. The actress, best known for her work in the critically acclaimed Malaysian film Pulang...

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