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Sad But Typical Story of a Known Supermarket Chain Outlet in Singapore

I know this Singapore supermarket chain for a long time. This outlet sits in the basement of one of the newer shopping malls in Singapore, in the KINEX mall. Basement. I was told that this supermarket generated a loss of more than one million SGD per year, which translates to more than 100k SGD per … Continue reading

Wattenmeer nur im Norden ? Nein, auch in Singapur !

Es gibt viele Parks in Singapur. Einige liegen etwas abseits, lohnen aber den Besuch allemal. Einer davon ist der Changi Beach Park, am östlichsten Ende Singapurs. Er zieht sich vom Changi Ferry Terminal (Fähre nach Desaru) bis zum Bum Boat Anleger (gegenüber Pulau Ubin). Das besondere : es gibt einen breiten, bei Niedrigwasser trockenfallenden Streifen … Continue reading

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Deutscher Klub in Singapur

https://www.facebook.com/groups/188702074499633/permalink/2408831579153327/ von Sven Suhrbier Rubrik Interessantes … Deutscher Klub in Singapur. Am Wochenende kam im Freundeskreis die Frage auf, warum eine relativ große Landmannschaft wie die Deutsche hier eigentlich keinen eigenen Klub als Treffpunkt der Gemeinde unterhält. Kleineren, z.B. Schweizern oder Holländern gelingt dies sehr erfolgreich. Nun – das war nicht immer so. Auf den … Continue reading

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Marina Bay Singapore 08/2016

What happens when you put Singlish captions on Renaissance paintings?

Win liao lor. By Shi Min Xie | Dec 29, 2015 http://sg.asia-city.com/city-living/news/singlish-captions-renaissance-paintings-pat-law?platform=hootsuite Photo credit: Pat Law on Facebook It’s December, and while 99% of your Facebook friends are posting resentment-inducing travel porn, social media agency Goodstuph‘s Pat Law is putting her trip to Strasbourg’s Palais Rohan to cuter use. While browsing old Renaissance paintings, her inner … Continue reading

18 Singlish Slangs We Used To Say That Have Gone Extinct

    http://thesmartlocal.com/read/old-singlish Featured Friday, 03 October 2014 Chris Soh Singapore Culture Singlish words that should make a comeback With the popularity of “new” words like swag, hashtag, and meh, many of us are struggling to keep up with the new words entering the dictionary. Local slangs like step (act cool) are also entering the … Continue reading

How to use disposable chopsticks correctly from the beginning

You all know the standard chopsticks that are given out at hawker stalls in Asia. They look like that: Did you ever notice that the two chopsticks are connected with a little wooden tab at their ends? In order to separate the two chopsticks, you should break the tab away, as shown in the following … Continue reading

Siglap Ave 44 before 01 2015 – with trees