© The Independent Singapore Singapore — MUSE Communication Singapore, one of the largest Japanese animation licensors and distributors of official anime and goods in Southeast Asia officially launched Hakken!’s first physical outlet in Plaza Singapura on January 16, 2021. Spanning 2,200 sq ft, Hakken! has plenty of space for Japanese […]

© Provided by PrestigeOnline Hainanese cuisine is often overlooked and generalised. If you’re muttering “Isn’t it just Hainanese chicken rice,” under your breath now — we’re here to prove you wrong. Before we get started, here’s a quick history behind Hainanese cuisine in Singapore. Compared to the Hokkiens, Teochews and Cantonese in China, the Hainanese were […]

By John Geddie and Aradhana Aravindan SINGAPORE (Reuters) – It’s not only the weather that might come as a shock when the World Economic Forum moves from Davos, the Swiss ski resort after which it takes its informal name, to the tropical Southeast Asian city-state of Singapore in May. Against […]

© Provided by Hindustan Times Hong Kong and Singapore will start an air travel bubble that will replace quarantine with Covid-19 testing from Nov. 22, officials said in separate media briefings Wednesday. There will be several flights a week on Singapore Airlines Ltd. and Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. from that […]

A medical staff takes a swab from a child near a residential area in Qingdao in east China’s Shandong province on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. A hospital president and the director of the health commission in the northern Chinese city of Qingdao have been fired after China’s latest coronavirus outbreak, […]

SINGAPORE — First there were flights to nowhere, now there are cruises to nowhere.  This week, Singapore announced a pilot program where cruises will make round trips to the city-state with no port of call in between. Capacity would be limited to 50% and passengers must be Singapore residents. The move […]