Friday, 28 October 2016

Singaporeans Got Caught Dirty-Handed

Think your hands are clean? Think again! Watch to find out more.

Observing good hygiene helps maintain your health and well being. More importantly, it prevents the spread of infectious diseases to your loved ones.

Good hygiene should not just be observed at home, but in schools and public areas too.

It is 5 simple practices to help prevent the spread of diseases.

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Thursday, 27 October 2016

Top 10 livable Chinese cities

The Chinese Academy of Sciences, the top academic institution of natural science in China, has recently released a report revealing the top 10 livable cities in the country.

Qingdao of Shandong Province took the crown while Kunming of Yunnan Province and Sanya of Hainan Province ranked No. 2 and No. 3, respectively.

Measuring 40 municipalities and cities, the report was based on 29 indicators in six categories including urban security, public service infrastructure, natural environment, social environment, transportation convenience and environmental health.

The respondents gave high scores for public service infrastructure whereas air pollution, noise pollution, parking problems and traffic jam were the main factors restraining the livability of Chinese cities.

The following are the top 10 livable Chinese cities:
10 Chongqing

9 Shenzhen, Guangdong Province

8 Xiamen, Fujian Province

7 Zhuhai, Guangdong Province

6 Suzhou, Jiangsu Province

5 Weihai, Shandong Province

4 Dalian, Liaoning Province

3 Sanya, Hainan Province

2 Kunming, Yunnan Province

1 Qingdao, Shandong Province

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Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Wistful eating

How nostalgia is keeping some of our favourite things to eat and places to dine in our future
Old Seng Choong Carrot Cake is based on Daniel Tay's mum's recipe

Opening of Seng Choong Confectionery in 1965

Shashlik back in 1986

Shashlik reopens with brand new interiors and a refreshed menu

Still on the menu is Shashlik's namesake speciality

Country's Manna house specialty country-style chicken soup with puff pastry. Foto: Country Manna FaceBook

Aggie Au Yeung, Director of Mini Melts at the outlet in VivoCity. Foto: Robin Choo

The salad bar at Country Manna features over a variety of 40 items. Photo: Country Manna FaceBook

Mini Melts items (from left): Mini Melts combo cap cup in turquoise, Mini Melts combo cap cup (Double Chocolate and Rainbow Ice), Mini Melts Big (Pineapple Orange) and Mini Melts Big (Grape Soda). Foto: Robin Choo

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