Friday, July 26, 2013

B.A.P Live on Earth Singapore Concert Tickets Giveaway by FnN

B.A.P will be making their final stop in Singapore to mark the end of their tour in Asia with their first ever full-fledged concert.  B.A.P Live on Earth Singapore will be held on 8 August 2013 at The Star Theatre.

KPop lovers, aren't you getting excited???

B.A.P which stands for BEST, ABSOLUTE, PERFECT is a 6-member boy group from South Korea and represented by TS entertainment.

This fabulous group consists of members:
Bang Yong Guk
Zelo
Him Chan
Dae Hyun
Young Jae
Jong Up

B.A.P. is also known as the “Rookie of the Year” for 2012 and 2013 and have received 14 rookie awards from all around the world.

Now you gain a chance to meet B.A.P upclose and Personal!


F&N Sparkling Drinks is organizing a contest to give out 20 pairs of tickets of B.A.P Live on Earth Singapore through their facebook contest

How to win?
1. Create a fun photo with F&N Sparkling Drinks.  E.g.:

2) Send an email to fnnfbcontest@gmail.com with the title: F&N Sparkling Drinks – BAP Facebook Contest.

The email must include the following:
Your Full Name (as it appears on your NRIC or Passport):
NRIC/Passport No.:
Mobile Number:
A Fun photo created with F&N Sparkling Drinks

The contest will end on 23:59 hours, 4 August 2013.

Like F&N Sparkling Drinks Facebook Page to keep updated to latest promotions by F&N!
https://www.facebook.com/FnNFuN
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Friday, July 19, 2013

Microsoft Surface RT Price Revision

15 July, Singapore - The Surface RT, a tablet with some laptop capabilities, weaves productivity and mobility into one. It is great for those that seek for an entertainment-first experience, while getting work done. It is equipped with Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013 at no additional charge, providing a complete Office experience that includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote. The recently announced Windows 8.1 update will see the inclusion of Outlook RT for Surface RT users, giving more value for users seeking an all-rounded productivity experience.



With the price revision of Surface RT effective from 15 July 2013, announced by Microsoft Singapore, those who are looking for an affordable tablet may want to give the Surface RT a consideration?
New Price from 15/7/13
(prices inclusive of GST)
Old Price
(prices inclusive of GST)
Surface RT 32GB
$488
$668
Surface RT 64GB
$618
$798
Surface RT 32GB Bundle with Touch Cover
$618
$798
Surface RT 64GB Bundle with Touch Cover
$748
$928
Surface RT is available at the following retailers:
  • Challenger (Funan Digital Life Mall, AMK Hub, Bedok Point, Causeway Point, Changi City Point, The Clementi Mall, Funan DigitaLife Mall, Great World City, Hougang Mall, IMM Jurong, Jcube, Jurong Point, 112 Katong, nex Serangoon, North Point, Parkway Parade, Plaza Singapura, Tampines 1, Tiong Bahru, Vivocity, and White Sands.)
  • Harvey Norman (Parkway Parade, The Centrepoint, Funan Digital Life Mall, Millenia Walk, Square 2)
  • Newstead (Jurong Point, DigitalStyle @Funan DigitaLife Mall, IMM, Nex, Sim Lim Square #03-90/91) outlets.
 For more information on Surface, please visit surface.com/sg
 
 
Photo & Info Credit: Microsoft Singapore via Infom Asia

[Chinese] Quote of the Day 简单幸福

一个人走,
一个人睡,
一个人思索,
一个人沉醉。

一个人忙,
一个人累,
一个人烦躁,
一个人体会。

从希望到绝望,
盼望到失望。
从梦想到狂想,
妄想到别想。
我需要的其实并不多。

难过时一句安慰,
得意时一句赞扬,
累了有一个肩膀靠,
伤心了有一个温柔的怀抱。

其实,
我的幸福就这么简单。

Credit: @IsabelChang via twitter


其实,心中的幸福定义就是如此简单。有一个人,可以陪你度过所有欢喜悲伤;有家人,支持你的所有决定;有几位知心朋友,能够陪伴这一生;便足够。但,贪婪的人性,总想要更多更多,总是忙与盲地追逐着金钱与物质,因而迷失了自己、迷失了方向。而我,便是如此;最终,只落得可悲人生…
 

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Winner of SingTel Hawker Heroes Vs Gordon Ramsay!

 
Did any of you managed to Catch Chef Gordon Ramsay Live in Singapore?
 
5 July, 1:00pm to 2:00pm - Training Cookoff #1 @ Tian Tian Maxwell
Chef Gordon Ramsay draws crowd at Tian Tian Chicken Rice Stall
Chef Gorden Ramsay learning the tricks from Tian Tian Chicken Rice Stall Owner
5 July, 8:30pm to 9:30pm - Training Cookoff #2 @ Jumbo Seafood East Coast Parkway
Gordon Ramsay at Jumbo Seafood East Coast Park

6 July, 2:00pm to 3:00pm - Training Cookoff #3 @ 328 Katong Laksa
Gordon Ramsay at 328 Katong Laksa
 
And today is the last chance to catch the Michelin-starred Chef, Gordon Ramsay!  The Final Showdown is held at Newton Circus Food Centre, 6:30pm to 9:00pm!
 
 The organiser gearing up to the SingTel #HawkerHeroes challenge
 
Long public queue formed for the #HawkerHeroes Challenge food redemption! 
Heard the queue starts as early as 1:00am+?  Unbelieveable!!!
 
Opening Ceremony for the HawkerHeroes Cook-off Challenge.
 
 
Mad crowd at Newton Circus Food Centre for the HawkerHeroes Challenge!!!

Satisfied fans who got Chef's Ramsay's autograph.
 
All cameras on the HawkerHero Challenge held in Newton Circus Food Centre!!!
 
Distribution of the HawkerHeroes tasting platters.
 
Chef Ramsay Vs Singapore HawkerHeroes tasting platter, which version will you die for?
 
Tian Tian Chicken Rice Mdm Foo trying out chicken rice by chef Ramsay, how does he fare?
 
Hawker Heros Challenge Hosts for the day! Glenn Ong, Jean Danker, Lee Pei Fen and KF SeeToh
 
Happy public get to try the HawkerHeros tasting platter, so what's are the verdicts?
Happy faces after collecting the HawkerHeroes tasting platter!
 
Indulging the Laksa at the Hawker Heros Challenge.
 
Justin Lee @triplez821h via twitter:
Gordon Ramsay's Chili Crab  taste interesting. I wouldn't say it's bad.
 
Karen  Wee @superfinefeline via twitter:
Sorry 328 Katong Laksa, #GordonRamsay's version tastes better today!
 
When it comes to food tasting, it is very subjective as indiviual's taste buds differs with everyone having their own preference.  1000 servings of the competing dishes by Chef Ramsay and the hawker heroes - chicken rice, chilli crabs and laksa are distributed out to public at Newton Circus Food Centre for sampling and to decide who fare better through a live vote.
 
So who are the winners of the individual Hawker Heroes Cook-off Challenge at the end of the live voting?
Cook-off #1 Chicken Rice - Madam Foo Kui Lian of Tian Tian Chicken Rice Stall
Cook-off#2 Chilli Crab - Michelin-starred Gordon Ramsay
Cook-off#3 Laksa - Mr Ryan Koh of 328 Katong Laksa
 
And the Overall Winner is...
The Singapore hawker heroes narrowly edged-out Chef Ramsay in the live poll by 6 per cent of the total vote in the closely contested battle. In each dish category, Tian Tian Chicken Rice won by 6 per cent, 328 Katong Laksa by 19 per cent and Chef Ramsay’s version of Chilli Crab triumphed by 5 per cent.
 Congrats to Singapore's Hawker Heroes!!!
 
How do participating Chefs feels about the Challenge?
Chef Ramsay said: “It’s been phenomenal to see how passionate the people of Singapore are about their hawker fare. The hawkers have impressed me with their ability to whip-up dishes with such amazing flavours. Now that I’ve experienced the best of Singapore cuisine, I can say without doubt the people of Singapore have much to be proud of - authentic, genuine, simple food, that is of amazing quality and full of flavour.”
 
Mdm Foo Kui Lian, Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken Rice, said: “I enjoyed teaching Chef Ramsay the art of making chicken rice. Although his version was very unique, it was still very appetising. The SingTel Hawker Heroes challenge was a wonderful celebration of the good food we have here in Singapore.”
 
Mr Ang Kiam Meng, Jumbo Seafood Restaurant, said: “The contest was a great way to recognise the skills and talent of our local hawkers. Chilli crab is an iconic Singapore dish that takes many years to master and we are glad that it was featured in the contest. We are confident that the people of Singapore will continue to support our hawkers and keep our unique food culture alive.”
 
Mr Ryan Koh, 328 Katong Laksa, said: “We are grateful to our friends, family and supporters for voting for us, and to SingTel for giving us this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to challenge a world famous chef like Gordon Ramsay. It was a truly amazing experience!”


 
Photo Credit:
SingTel Singapore
Justin Lee
Karen Wee
 

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Top 3 SingTel Hawker Heroes Revealed!


After 8 days of intensive voting with more than 2.5 million vote count, Mr Ang Kiam Meng from Jumbo Seafood (319,922 votes), Mdm Foo Kui Lian from Tian Tian Chicken Rice (318,151 votes), and Mr Ryan Koh from 328 Katong Laksa (316,611 votes), have been identified as the most popular hawkers among local food lovers. They will be competiting against Renowed Michelin-starred chef Gordon Ramsay at Newton Food Centre this Sunday at SingTel's Hawker Heroes Challenge.


Event: SingTel Hawker Heroes
Date: Sunday, 7 July 2013
Time: From 1800hr
Venue: Newton Food Centre
500 Clemenceau Avenue North Singapore 229495
 

This Non-ticketed event is open to the public free of charge with 1000 servings available on a first-come-first-served basis.  The public gets to sample the dishes prepared by the local hawkers and Chef Ramsay and do a live vote to decide who fare better in the hawker dishes.

Catch Gordon Ramsay Live in Singapore!
5 July, 1:00pm to 2:00pm - Training Cookoff #1 @ Tian Tian Maxwell
5 July, 8:30pm to 9:30pm - Training Cookoff #2 @ Jumbo Seafood East Coast Parkway
6 July, 2:00pm to 3:00pm - Training Cookoff #3 @ 328 Katong Laksa
7 July, 6:30pm to 9:00pm - The Final Showdown @ Newton Circus Food Centre

Visit http://www.hawkerheroes.com for more information on the contest and event.

About SingTel Hawker Heroes challenge
The challenge is in response to recent concerns of a decline in local hawker culture and whether international recognition, such as Michelin-starred accreditation, would encourage fresh talent to join the trade and preserve Singapore’s hawker heritage. There has also been much debate on whether Singapore hawkers have the necessary qualities to take on Michelin-starred chefs like Gordon Ramsay.

Profile of Top 3 SingTel Hawker Heroes
* Mr Ang Kiam Meng. Jumbo Seafood Restaurant
If you’re a fan of crab, there’s a good chance you have spent an evening digging into Mr Ang Kiam Meng’s exquisite creations at Jumbo Seafood. His intensely flavourful chilli crab has helped take Jumbo from a humble local eatery in East Coast Park to one of our country’s most loved seafood chains.

* Mdm Foo Kui Lian, Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken Rice
Ask Singaporeans where you can find the country’s best chicken rice and you can bet Tian Tian is going to come up quite a bit. No surprise when you consider that Madam Foo Kui Lian has been perfecting her dish since 1986.

* Mr Ryan Koh, 328 Katong Laksa
Intensely flavourful and wonderfully satisfying, Katong Laksa takes laksa lovers to a whole new level. All thanks to the skills of Mr Ryan Koh who obsesses over every ingredient that goes into his dish.

Photo Credit: Singtel Singapore

Monday, July 1, 2013

Photos To Inspire #1: 相依偎 By Your Side


夕陽西下,只要有你相依偎,此生無憾...
With you by my side through every sunset, there's no regrets in life...

對於這張照片,我可說是一見鍾情。雖然說,我所喜愛陳子謙導演的照片,不計其數;但,這一張照片感覺特別強烈。一張簡單的照片,卻似敘述著一種情懷,於是我忍不住為它標題…
I've fallen in love with this photo at first sight, although among Royston's IG photos, there are many of which I loved, however, I just simply can't resist this one, the feeling is so strong.  A simple picture yet tells so much, I just can't help wanting to write a caption for it...



Disclaimer: The above Instagram photo has been reposted with Royston Tan's permission, all rights reserved by Royton Tan only. All copyright images may not be copied, reproduced or distributed without the expressed permission from the copyright holder.

Time Flies...

Time flies... today is already 1st Jul 2013, which means we are already stepping into the 2nd half of 2013.

What have you achieved for the first half of 2013?  Have you achieved any of your resolutions set in year 2012?  Well, I've not set up any resolution for 2013, but I'm glad that I have achieved a little of what's in my mind, but there's so much more that I wanted to do and need to do...  So I need to brace up!  I need more positive energy!!!

Now I shall set a little goal for myself.  To clear all my backlog posts by Jul itself and no more further delay, urgghhh...  YES!  I can do it and I will do it! *Law of Attraction*

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