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  • Cover of "Aunty Lee's  Deadly Specials" by Ovidia Yu
    Read “Aunty Lee’s Deadly Specials” by Ovidia Yu
    “Aunty Lee’s Deadly Specials” is the second book in the Singapore Mystery series by Ovidia Yu.I loved her first book, "Aunty Lee's Delights,"and put it on my list of the top book for book clubs in 2014. It explored...
  • Her new friend laughed at her misery and saved her life
    Her new friend laughed at her misery and saved her life
    Moving to another country can be an incomparable adventure as it was for Love Letters Live co-founder Tresa Eyres and her family when, because of a career opportunity, they left the United States for Singapore almost 40 years ago. No email, no...
  • Bitcoin CEO Coroner suicide
    Bitcoin CEO: Coroner rules suicide, virtual currency CEO jumped from 16th floor
    The death of an American bitcoin CEO has been ruled a suicide by a Singapore coroner this week. The virtual currency CEO threw herself off of the 16th floor of her apartment building back in February. The CEO of currency exchange First Meta was ...
  • Smokescreen
    New thriller "Smokescreen" offers Khaled Talib's international intrigue
    Khaled Talib's debut novel Smokescreen feels like an Asian James Bond movie. Protagonist Jethro Westrope--better known as Jet West--may not be the dapper super-spy, but this playboy journalist doesn't lack for fun. Set primarily in...
  • Thailand military coup strikes Shangri-la, calls for executions
    Thailand military coup strikes Shangri-la, calls for executions
    A virtual bomb hit yesterday in San Francisco for travelers planning to visit Bangkok or Thailand's trendy resorts this summer. Civil war, a military coup, and travel bans have wiped out many vacation plans for the near future. CNN news has...
  • The Royal Caribbean 'Oasis of the Seas' defines the gathering place vibe of a true oasis
    Royal Caribbean Cruises building more luxury ships and re-deploying a Legend
    With the popularity of cruise vacations still at the top of the wave in the world of travel, Royal Caribbean International (RCI) is currently building a third ‘Oasis-class’ ship and has ordered a fourth from ship-builder STX in Saint...
  • Singapore is home to numerous activities and attractions
    Singapore offers excitement and adventure
    Singapore, sometimes referred to as Lion City, is an island country located in Southeast Asia. Singapore Island, the largest of the 63 islands that make up Singapore, is a thriving and prosperous area featuring a population of 5 million. It is...
  • Airplane
    Flight 370: Missing Malaysian airplane 'shadowed' Singapore flight now a theory
    Another theory about the missing Malaysian has surfaced. This one is from a hobby pilot and aviation enthusiast. According to a March 17 report by Slog, Keith Ledgerwood thinks it is possible that Flight 370 “shadowed” an airplane from...
  • Rolling-Stones-2014
    Rolling Stones announce 2014 concert in Rome; '14 on Fire' Singapore show report
    On March 15, 2014, the Rolling Stones announced that they will be performing a concert at the iconic Circus Maximus in Rome on June 22, 2014, as part of their "14 on Fire" tour. The band made the announcement on official Rolling Stones...
  • Rolling-Stones-2013
    Rolling Stones invite fans inside Paris rehearsals; Singapore added to 2014 tour
    The Rolling Stones have been spending much of February 2014 rehearsing in Paris for their "14 on Fire" tour. And on Feb. 14, 2014, the band invited about 27 lucky fans into the rehearsal studios to watch a performance, according the...
  • Dancers entertain an engaged crowd
    Singapore's Engaging Nightlife
    A land of natural beauty, Singapore is dazzling by day. However, when the lights come on in the evening, the city by night is magnificent. Tourists can start with a delicious dinner in one of its world famous restaurants, perhaps with a view of...
  • WTA Championships - Singapore
    WTA goes 'all in' for WTA Championships in Singapore
    The Women's Tennis Association is understandably excited about their new WTA Championships that will take place in Singapore from October 17-26, 2014.This week, WTA Championships Ambassador Chris Evert and Australian Open semifinalist Eugenie...
  • Cover of 'Aunty Lee's Delights' by Ovidia Yu
    Enjoy ‘Aunty Lee’s Delights’ by Ovidia Yu
    Imagine if Agatha Christie’s sleuth was a feisty Singapore widow who owned a restaurant. That is Rosie Lee, the protagonist in ‘Aunty Lee’s Delights.’ This is Ovidia Yu’s first book published in the United States....
  • Man tied up on plane after trying to smoke
    Man tied up on plane after trying to smoke
    A man was restrained on a plane after he repeatedly tried to smoke on a flight to Brisbane, Australia reported The Courier-Mail on January 2, 2014.Mathias Jorg, 54, was tied up by the Emirates flight crew after he allegedly became aggressive after...
  • New Years Eve: ‘The Wanted’  perform in Singapore
    New Years Eve: ‘The Wanted’ perform in Singapore
    New Year's Eve celebrations were happening around the globe on Monday night. Singapore was in a for a special treat as The Wanted ushered in 2014 in style. The British band took the Singapore stage, drawing applause from waiting fans. The...