Sentosa extends FREE entry until 31 March 2022, supposedly until end of this month

Good news to those who love visiting Sentosa for picnics and all the other fun activities! Sentosa is extending its free entry promotion until Mar. 31, 2022. It was supposed to end on 30 September 2021. 

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You can access Sentosa by Sentosa Express at Vivo City. Simply tap your EZ-Link card for free entry. If you do not have an EZ-link card, just approach a staff member to request free entry. 

If you are driving in, all vehicles with a locally registered IU can simply drive through for free. Otherwise, you can drive in by tapping or inserting the Autopass Card on the card reader at the booth to enter for free.

It’s time to visit Sentosa while you can still have free entry!

Opening hours: From 7 am to 12 am daily

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NEW Hello Kitty cakes at Polar Puffs & Cakes, perfect for any occasion

In case you didn’t get enough of Sanrio in our previous article, this is another great deal for you! 

In the past, Polar Puffs & Cakes used to offer character cakes such as Hello Kitty, Tokidoki or even DC! Now, Hello Kitty cakes are finally here! 

Take a look at how kawaii the cakes are. 

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You can choose from the types of sponge cake and cream flavour: mainly chocolate, vanilla and strawberry. 

Each cake is priced from $51.90.

A cake doesn’t always have to be for birthdays right? Place your orders on their website now to make someone’s day!

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Get up to 50% off at Takashimaya Sanrio Clearance Sale, until 30 September 2021

To all Sanrio fans, now is your time to go on a Sanrio merch shopping spree! 

From now till 30 September 2021, Takashimaya is currently offering up to 50% off on all Sanrio products. The Sanrio family consists of cute characters like Hello Kitty, My Melody and Gudetama. 

Here are some of the products you can get. It includes a variety ranging from plush toys, adorable stationery and even kitchen accessories! 

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Whether you are purchasing it as a gift or for yourself, don’t miss it as it is a limited time sale!

Address:  391 Orchard Rd, Takashimaya L4, Singapore 238872
Opening hours: 10 am – 9.30 pm daily

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Running late for work? Gojek got you covered with 50% off up to 5 rides

Does waking up seem like a challenge to you? Or do you hope to reach home quickly after a long day of work? 

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Gojek is currently offering 50% off on rides from 9 am to 5 pm. Simply use the promo code “925” and you can get up to 5 rides off. 

This promotion is only valid for GoCar services. Other terms and conditions apply.

The most UNIQUE outfits we’ve seen in Met Gala 2021

Met Gala 2021 took place recently on 13 September 2021. Met Gala is an annual fundraising event for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York City.

This year’s theme is “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion”. Many of our favourite celebrities including Rosé from Blackpink, Billie Elish and Shawn Mendes attended the event.

However, amongst the many celebrities and outfits we’ve seen in the show, here are the most unique outfits in Met Gala 2021!

Lil Nas X – Versace 

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Rhianna  and ASAP – Balenciaga 

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Dan Levy – Loewe

Dan Levy worked with Jonathan Anderson and the team at Loewe for his avantgarde Met Gala look.

Hunter Schafer – Prada 

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Natalia Bryant – by Conner Ives 

Arriving in a rainbow sequinned puffdress by Conner Ives.

Naomi Osaka – Louis Vuitton’s

Wearing a dress designed by her older sister Mari and Louis Vuittons creative director Nicolas Ghesquire.

Lorde – Bode

Wearing an ethereal look by Bode.

Wearing pristinewhite Moschino.

The inimitable Erykah Badu in a striking Thom Browne look.

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You can expect rainy weather for the rest of August

Singapore can expect more wet days for the rest of August. The daily temperatures can drop to as low as 24 degrees Celsius.

Most of the showers are expected in the afternoon and could even extend to the evening.

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Despite the expected showers, the temperature could still reach a high of about 34 degrees Celsius.

Some nights are expected to be relatively warm and humid, with minimum temperatures of 28 degrees Celsius, especially in the eastern and southern coastal areas.

It’s time to prepare our sweaters and umbrellas when we head outside!

Avoid going to these places, believed to be haunted during the 7th month

The 7th month in the lunar calendar is also known as the Hungry Ghost Festival. During this month, ghosts of Chinese ancestors are let out of hell into the human realm.

It has been the scariest month of the year for thousands of years. Here are the places you should avoid going to this month.

Jungles and forests

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Jungle and forests have a lot of trees. It is believed that spirits loiter around dark areas. It is not advisable to go running, hiking or trekking during this period.

Playgrounds

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Playgrounds are more popular among child spirits. Avoid bringing your children there or else they may encounter the spirits.

Swimming Pools

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If swimming is your hobby, you should refrain from doing so this month. Even if you need to, try to go in the morning. It is believed that spirits linger in the water and may try to find a victim so that they can reincarnate.

Hotels

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It is not recommended to travel during this period. If you were to do so, remember to knock on the door before entering the room. Don’t place your shoes near the bed and place them facing opposite sides.

Singapore’s Changi Airport loses ‘world best airport’ title to Qatar’s Hamad International Airport

After retaining the title of the ‘world’s best airport’ for eight years in a row, Singapore’s Changi Airport has now lost the crown to Hamad International Airport in Doha.

The Qatari Hub has been named the No. 1 in the world in the 2021 Skytrax World Airport Awards, with Singapore Changi Airport coming in third, behind second-placed Tokyo Haneda.

In addition, Singapore’s Changi Airport has also been awarded with the World’s Best Airport Staff.

Here’s the ranking of the top 10 airports in the world for 2021:

  1. Doha Hamad
  2. Tokyo Haneda
  3. Singapore Changi Airport
  4. Seoul Incheon
  5. Tokyo Narita
  6. Munich
  7. Zurich
  8. London Heathrow
  9. Kansai
  10. Hong Kong

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The most attractive athletes we’ve noticed in Tokyo Olympics 2020

For the past few weeks, the Olympics is one of the most prominent events in the world. As it happens only once every 4 years, it is definitely something that is worth watching.

Although we love watching sports, there are definitely some athletes amongst the crowd who caught our eyes!

Here are some of the most attractive athletes who caught our attention in the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

Male

Ran Takahashi

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Ran Takahashi,19, is a Japanese male volleyball player. He plays for Nippon Sport Science University’s club and Japan men’s national volleyball team.

A fun fact about him is that his highest vertical jump is 343 cm!

Arthur Nory Oyakawa Mariano

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Arthur Nory Oyakawa Mariano,27, is a Brazilian artistic gymnast and a member of the Brazilian national team.

He participated in the 2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, placing fourth in the horizontal bar and 12th all-around.


Jeong Seung-won

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Jeong Seung-won,24, reminds me of a Korean celebrity.

He is a football midfielder who plays for Daegu FC in the top tier of professional football in South Korea, the K League 1.

Lee Jung Hoo

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Lee Jung-hoo,22, is a South Korean outfielder who plays for the Kiwoom Heroes in the Korea Baseball Organization.

Lee ZiJia

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Lee Zijia,23, is one of those who are increasingly popular in TikTok. He is a Malaysian badminton player who started his journey at the age of 6.

Some of his prominent achievements include winning the 2019 SEA Games and the 2021 All England Open Badminton Championship.

Female

Alica Schmidt

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Alica Schmidt,22, is a German runner. She is part of the national team that came second in the 4 × 400 metres relay event at the 2017 European Athletics U20 Championships.

Valentina Acosta Giraldo

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Valentina Acosta Giraldo, 21, is a Columbian archer. She took up archery after reading the ‘Hunger Games’ book series.

She took part in the Pan American Games and Pan American Championships in 2019.

Sunisa Lee

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Sunisa Lee,18, is an American artistic gymnast. At a young age, she is the 2020 Olympic all-around champion and uneven bars bronze medalist.

TraceTogether Token Vending Machines available at NEX and Sun Plaza to replace old & faulty units

Two TraceTogether Token Vending Machines have been deployed at NEX and Sun Plaza to replace old and faulty units.

However, the machines only accept tokens that were collected or replaced more than 4 months ago.

Alternatively, you can proceed to community centres or the Token replacement counters at selected malls.

Here’s how the machine looks like:

To replace the token, simply scan the barcode of your NRIC or driver’s license using the vending machine.

Here’s a summary of the services provided:

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