GENERAL practitioner (GP) Dr Jipson Quah sees patients not just at his Woodlands clinic, but on his smartphone as well. When setting up his clinic three months ago, Dr Quah, 31, decided to try out an app that would let patients consult him through video-conferencing or messaging.
DOVISH signals from US Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell bolstered bullion appeal as traders maintain bets for a quarter-basis point cut at the next Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting (July 30-31).
SEATED in a conference room of the company he now chairs, Chan Ka-keung remarks breezily about his new role at Hong Kong’s largest independent online lender, WeLab: “The job is the easiest (I’ve ever had).”
THE outperformance of companies with higher women-in-leadership (WIL) metrics has led to the development of so-called gender lens investing. Total publicly available equity and fixed-income offerings within this emerging sector have grown to over US$2.4 billion in assets under management (AUM).
FANS of professional wrestling in Singapore can consider themselves pretty fortunate. Despite being a 24-hour flight (sometimes longer) and multiple time zones away, the wrestling superstars of the WWE (the American sports entertainment company formerly known as the World Wrestling Entertainment) have visited the Lion City to perform in a ‘live’ event thrice in the last four years.
I WAS having a chat with one of Singapore’s leading chief executive officers (CEOs), when she asked me what legacy she needed to leave behind once she retired from her organisation.
LONG histories, distinctive flavours, devoted aficionados; the worlds of tea and alcohol have much in common. Modern teahouse and bar Mister Wu seeks to marry the two in its tea-based cocktails, available at both its original Nankin Row outlet and its new outpost at Chijmes.
THE last five decades have witnessed several advances in otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat surgery).
Increasingly experimental Mandarin theatre company Nine Years Theatre is collaborating with the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre to present the very novel production First Fleet.
Can’t get enough of Stranger Things whose third season just debuted on Netflix? Then check out Ingrid Michaelson’s new album Stranger Songs inspired by the hit sci-fi TV show set in the 1980s.
Ed Sheeran’s new album No. 6 Collaborations Project drops today and to celebrate its release, a pop-up store will run at Swee Lee at The Star Vista until this weekend.
Uni isn’t a mainstay in Japanese cuisine alone. Sea urchin is also a prized ingredient on the Sicilian table.
Wellness resorts help you to reset your mind and body. Revivo Wellness Resort in Bali goes a step further by partnering GenePlanet to be the first wellness resort to offer NutriFit, a preventative genetic DNA testing service package.
IS STRANGER THINGS 3 the best season of the series yet? Many fans seem to think so, judging by the ecstatic social media chatter. The Netflix 1980s-inspired sci-fi hit series debuted on July 4 amid a big global buzz of anticipation, but Season 3 seems to have shed the dark tone of Season 1 and 2 to embrace a whole lot of goofiness amid the strange goings-on.
LET’S FACE IT: We’re all part of the problem when it comes to global warming. Our carbon footprint is likely to be appalling compared to someone who doesn’t live in a city. And we continue to engage in activities that generate unnecessary waste of natural resources, energy and manpower. And if all the exhortations from environmentalists to take immediate steps to change our consumption patterns have not sunk in, then perhaps it’s time to pick up this book.
”A gentlemen of any age should try a trend-driven suit,” says Steven Lam, managing director of Hugo Boss South East Asia. ”We believe in attitude over age. How a person feels in the suit is just as important as how he looks in it.”
WALKING MAY BE one of the best ways to see a city, but riding a vintage Vespa sidecar just might top that.