Samsung Electronics Launches The Frame – Lifestyle TV in Singapore

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today launched The Frame, a spectacularly designed television with an artful approach to elevate the viewing environment. First teased at the Consumer Electronics Show 2017 where it won the Best Innovation Award, The Frame was designed to be incorporated into a user’s lifestyle. More importantly, it promises to give living spaces a breath of fresh air, with new design concepts allowing consumers to personalise their own homes. Or simply, it is for anyone who wants to be different with a […]

ACCORHOTELS Announces H1 2017 Results

AccorHotels’ financial result announcement for the first quarter. Significant events and strategic transactions in H1 2017 Solid results in most of the Group’s key markets, particularly with the recovery in France & Switzerland Development corresponding to 23,000 additional rooms (115 hotels), of which 94% under franchise agreements and management contracts (including 7,000 rooms from Rixos Hotels) Portfolio of 4,195 hotels (597,132 rooms) at the end of June 2017 Pipeline of 910 hotels and 167,000 rooms, of which 81% in emerging […]

Sofitel Foshan Opening

Unveiling AccorHotels’ First Luxury and Modern French-Style Hotel in the historical city of Guangdong  Located in China Leading Furniture City – Lecong in Shunde – Sofitel Foshan connects to the 200,000 square-metre Louvre International Exhibition Centre, a destination hub for design aficionados. Sofitel Foshan is the brand’s first property to debut in Foshan and the 23rd property in the Greater China network. “It gives us great opportunity to partner with Guangdong Louvre Furnishings Group on the development of Sofitel Foshan,” said […]

VAC: Wild and Free Photography Exhibition

In her lifetime, award-winning wildlife photographer Silvana Sutanto sought to give voice to the silent and silenced – animals whose habitats are being threatened by humanity’s encroachment. To raise awareness, she would travel to far-flung remote regions, forging through rough terrain and waiting for hours under often-harsh conditions to capture the perfect shot. The exhibition Wild and Free is created in tribute to the late wildlife photographer, Silvana Sutanto. The Silvana S. Foundation will be putting up an exhibition cum sale of […]

Meet The ‘Friends Of Mitzo’

SINGAPORE – Mitzo Restaurant & Bar sets out in the second half of 2017 to bring local gastronomes a taste of its well-loved progressive Cantonese cuisine—matched with the culinary sensibilities of Singapore’s top chefs—through a series of collaborative dinners, ‘Friends of Mitzo’, hosted by Mitzo’s Executive Head Chef Nicky Ng. “We’ve done well in carving out a niche for modern Cantonese cuisine. By collaborating with these chefs—each innovators in their craft—I hope to bring new dimensions to our offerings,” says Chef Nicky. Kicking […]

Karen Tan, Veteran Theatre Actress

Karen has had the joy and privilege to work with practically every theatre company in Singapore. she has lived and performed in the UK, KL, Cairo, New Zealand and Vienna, but is happiest here in Singapore, where she is a working mum, with possibly the best job in the world. “Forever Young” is Karen’s first production with Sing Theatre. She is thankful it’s not in French, as her inability to speak the language could start a war of misunderstanding. Firmly […]

Celebrate Singapore’s 52nd National Day At The Fullerton Hotels

Located in close proximity to Singapore’s National Day celebrations at the Marina Bay Floating Platform, The Fullerton Hotel Singapore and The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore offer guests vantage views of the parade and fireworks displays throughout the historic waterfront precinct. Be dazzled by the stunning nightscape and fireworks which will unfold progressively from 2 July to 9 August 2017. Hear the roar of celebrations from the comfort of well-appointed guest rooms at The Fullerton Hotel – Singapore’s 71st National Monument, […]

Japan Creative Centre – PIECE OF PEACE World Heritage Exhibit

PIECE OF PEACE World Heritage Exhibit Built with LEGO® Brick Singapore 2017 Satellite Exhibition ~ Special showcasing of Japanese World Heritage Sites ~ in conjunction with PIECE OF PEACE at Fort Canning Arts Centre Visit the awesome spectacle PIECE OF PEACE World Heritage Exhibit Built with LEGO® Brick Singapore 2017 Satellite Exhibition at Japan Creative Centre (JCC), Embassy of Japan in Singapore, co-organised with PIECE OF PEACE! There are currently 21 World Heritage sites in Japan designated by The United Nations Educational, […]

SVR BlackBookAsia Top 10 Chefs

Exclusively curated and specially chosen to be on our much sought after best of the best chefs Top 10 list, SVR BlackBookAsia presents the most celebrated chefs from around the Asia Pacific region. 1. Christopher Millar, Stellar Singapore For Chef Christopher Millar, texture, purity of flavour and quality of ingredients are paramount when it comes to crafting his unique dishes that represent quintessential, progressive Australian cooking. At the helm of the highest restaurant in Singapore, he and his team continue to push […]

Stellar at 1-Altitude – Tajima Wagyu Showcase

Stellar at 1-Altitude, Singapore’s highest gastronomic destination, is proud to be the first restaurant in Singapore to rear its own wagyu cattle at Australia’s premium Wagyu farm Tiana Park, located in the Riverina region of New South Wales. Steadfast in its ongoing promise of sourcing and serving only the best ingredients from around the world, Stellar at 1-Altitude is now exclusively serving Tajima Wagyu beef sourced from its own cattle. Originating from the Hyogo prefecture in Japan and first introduced into […]