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Which countries have the most public holidays? Check out for the long holidays too in 2015!

India has the most number of public holidays at around 21 days each year, even more depending on which state you live in. In the Asia/Pacific region, the Philippines follows with 18, 17 for China and Hong Kong, Thailand receives 16, 15 in Malaysia and Vietnam, 14 for Indonesia, 13 in Taiwan and South Korea, 11 in Singapore and 10 …

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Shirley Nair & The Silver Strings: Reminiscing the old times from the 1960s

Not many can remember the swinging sixties, when Singapore was just awakening to the dawn of a new age of independence amidst a growing popular culture heavily influenced by the West. Even less can reminisce about local music makers like The Silver Strings, who among many other homegrown talents, sought to carve out a career in music. While this was …

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Guide to tipping while you travel

Sometimes knowing where to tip is as important as knowing where not to. Tipping customs are sometimes the last thing travellers think to check before travelling. Here’s a quick, handy guide to tipping around the world.

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Dinner with the Dancing Crab at The Grandstand

Dancing Crab is another restaurant that has the 50% discount for two with my American Express Platinum Credit Card’s complimentary Classic Far Card Membership and the PALATE programme, so I decided to make my way to Turf Club (a very long bus ride and walk) and try out this much talked about seafood restaurant opened by Tung Lok Group back in April this year. Firstly, don’t expect the …

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A Russian Night at Buyan with Amex Platinum Dining

For those who don’t know yet, I’ve been a American Express Platinum Credit Card customer for some time now. Yet, I’ve never got the chance to fully appreciate the promotions available to me, especially the complimentary Classic Far Card Membership and the PALATE programme. I finally found time to head down to BUYAN at Duxton Hill, this Russian restaurant I’ve been to many years …

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Fifth Edition of CapitaLand-National Geographic Channel “Building People” Photography Exhibition

The fifth edition of the CapitaLand-National Geographic Channel “Building People” Photography Exhibition will be held from 15 to 19 August 2014 at ION Station, B4 ION Orchard, from 10am to 10pm. The Exhibition features the winning entries and a range of commendable photographs of photography enthusiasts who participated in the CapitaLand-National Geographic Channel “Building People” Photography Competition, earlier this year. …

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EZ-Link to Give Away More than a Million ez-link Cards

From 4th July to 31st December 2014, holders of CEPAS-compliant Adult Anonymous ez-link cards expiring in the year 2014 can get a free ‘Colour Your Journey’ ez-link card from any TransitLink Ticket Office located across the island. EZ-Link has produced more than a million ez-link cards for this six-month campaign. EZ-Link will also be holding roadshows from 4th July to 27th July …

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Do you know who’s in the Twitter’s starting team for the World Cup?

Here are some stats about the World Cup Twitter scene in Singapore: 81% of Twitter users in Singapore will be watching the World Cup 71% of Twitter users in APAC will be watching live matches on TV 76% of Singaporean users use Twitter for something related to football 36% of people on Twitter in Singapore follow football clubs Nearly half …

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M1 partners GrabTaxi to offer carrier billing

Cab drivers in Singapore who use GrabTaxi, a taxi booking smartphone app that connects passengers to nearby taxi drivers, can now pay GrabTaxi fees via their M1 bills. GrabTaxi connects passengers quickly to available taxi drivers in the vicinity through its GPS-enabled smartphone app. Since GrabTaxi’s launch in October 2013, it has become the second largest taxi network in Singapore, …

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Marvel Super Heroes arrive on mobile at the WeChat Sticker Shop

WeChat is providing users new, exciting and expressive ways to communicate and socialize with the latest Marvel Super Heroes animated stickers – available free for download on the WeChat Sticker Shop from 22 to 29 April 2014.Users can get the action on with animated, action-packed stunts and epic feats of the popular Marvel Super Heroes stickers on WeChat. If you are …

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