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Shangri-La hotels and Singapore Airlines tie-up for regional campaign; exciting travel deals within Southeast Asian nations

ASEAN is 50. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a political and economic organisation aimed at promoting growth and regional stability among its members. From just five members in 1967, today there are 10 member states: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia and Vietnam. To celebrate ASEAN 50th anniversary, global travel brands Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts and Singapore Airlines have partnered to launch a regional travel campaign called ASEAN Is More – First Stop Singapore. Travellers can expect exclusive flight offers to exciting destinations and hotel deals for any Shangri-La hotel or resort in Singapore,...

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For all the meat lovers out there: a special meat platter just for the local taste buds

Meat eaters will be happy to hear that Meat N’ Chill is having a palatable platter promotion. In celebration of the nation’s 52nd birthday, they are serving a local meat platter ($125.20). The platter has something for everyone as it includes crustaceans, fish, chicken, pork, and beef. The 100-Day Grain Fed Ribeye Steak is served with scallion and ginger sauce. This dish is cooked medium, so be sure to notify them if you want it cooked differently. The Sambal Pork Ribs is so tender that the flesh falls off the bone effortlessly.  The Baked Barramundi with black bean sauce is soft and does not have a fishy smell. For a...

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Ramen Champion opens third outlet in Clarke Quay

Ramen fans are in for a treat as Ramen Champion has opened a third outlet at The Central @ Clarke Quay. The Japanese eatery also has outlets at Bugis+ and Changi Airport Terminal 3 public area. While these outlets function like a food court, Ramen Champion at The Central is a full service restaurant with a free-flow salad bar. The salad bar has over 20 dishes including pasta salad, mentaiko potato salad, and desserts that are changed every day. Top up S$4 with every main course to enjoy a free flow at the salad bar. Along with the new restaurant, Ramen Champion has launched three new dishes....

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Milo Gao Siew Dai is thick and less sweet but still delivers on the taste

Milo Kosong, Milo Dinosaur and Milo Godzilla. What do these beverages have in common besides uniquely concocted in Singapore? The natural goodness of malt, skimmed milk and cocoa for that great chocolatey (gao) taste loved by Singaporeans. Some would say it pairs perfectly with prata kosong and curry as supper. The company behind beverage, Nestle, has recently launched its new Milo Gao Siew Dai (thick with less sugar) that is said to have a stronger Milo taste with 50% less sugar and 30% more protein, and is targeted towards adults who have grown up drinking the iconic brand. It has also...

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Miffy the rabbit is in town and here’s where you can catch her

If you are a fan of Miffy, you would know she’s not Japanese and she’s not friends with Hello Kitty. Created by Dick Bruna, who sadly died in February this year, Nijntje is the original name of Miffy and she’s Dutch. Her name comes from “konijntje” which means “little rabbit”. Olive Jones, an English translator, later christened her Miffy. From The Netherlands to Singapore, Miffy the rabbit is in town. Featuring 10 life-size Miffy statues (1.6m tall), Miffy is here to explore the best things to do, see and eat. Here’s your chance to ‘gram with Miffy: Miffy Meet &Greet 26 and...

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