Singapore

Singapore Teenager Convicted Over Image Of Margaret Thatcher In Compromising Position

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A teenager has been convicted of distributing an image showing Singapore's former prime minister in a compromising position with Margaret Thatcher. ...

Nigeria 2015 - Valentine's Day Blues

Kanmi Iyanda | Posted 04.04.2015 | UK Politics
Kanmi Iyanda

And so on the very day the rest of the world will be celebrating love, some bright sparks in Nigeria decided it was the perfect day for the country's two main political tribes to go to war. Surprised? Well, not really, I guess. We are Nigerians after all and everything we do must have our stamp of uniqueness and creativity.

Best in (Boozy) Travel 2015

BarChick | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
BarChick

A week into Jan and already planning how the hell to get outta here? Nothing gets you through the January blues like booking a trip, even more so when there are bangin' beaches, bargain booze and world class bartenders waiting.

Did AirAsia Plane Manage To Land Safely At First?

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jack Sommers | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK

The pilot of the missing AirAsia flight may have managed to avoid a serious crash, making a successful emergency water landing in the sea, only for th...

Search For Missing Plane Suspended

PA | Posted 28.12.2014 | UK

Search and rescue crews looking for passengers - including a Briton - on board missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 have suspended air operations due to poor...

Flight Carrying 162 People Vanishes

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jack Sommers | Posted 28.12.2014 | UK

UPDATE: The search for the missing plane has ben suspended. More details here. A flight carrying 162 people, including a British national, has gone...

Ignore the Cynics: Make 'Academics and Character' the Goal of Education

James O'Shaughnessy | Posted 14.02.2015 | UK Politics
James O'Shaughnessy

As any parent knows, nothing is more important or more challenging than helping children grow into good, kind and responsible young people. Yet this essential task of character development is full of paradoxes.

Should the Private Tutoring Industry be Regulated?

Alex Dyer | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Alex Dyer

It is fast becoming one of the most popular jobs in the UK - and if the recent figures are true, the industry is now one of the most popular career choices out there...

Why the Scots Would Be Mad to Vote for Independence (Not That I Care)

Hugh Salmon | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Politics
Hugh Salmon

So, next week the Scots will decide if they want to be independent. Let me start by declaring a lack of interest in this issue. A complete lack of interest. I think may be one-eighth Scottish but I really don't care if I have Scottish blood coursing through my veins. It hasn't affected my life either way.

What Are The Odds Of That? Worst Anti-Gambling Advert Ever Really Backfires

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK

It was, ironically, a bit of a gamble. An anti-gambling poster campaign and TV advert saw a young boy called Andy telling his horrified friends that h...

9 Glorious Pictures Of Singapore's 'Pink Dot, In Country Where Gay Sex Is Banned

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.06.2014 | UK

Amid threats of violence and protest, a gay rally in Singapore has drawn 26,000, an unprecedented number of people for the 'Pink Dot' pride parade. ...

Singapore Twitterati Reveal the Island-Country's Best Kept Foodie Secrets

Nina Koo-Seen-Lin | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nina Koo-Seen-Lin

There are many reasons to go to Singapore. In fact, there are so many that people are now moving out there in droves to live the expat life. The No.1 reason to at least visit the city-state is food. Eating is a big part of the Singapore lifestyle, because anything you decide to order is bound to taste incredible.

Teaching Needs to Be a Career as Well as a Calling

Ben Nicholls | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Ben Nicholls

"Oh, God, not another one!" shrieked my friend, draining her drink in what should probably have been two gulps. I'd just told her, very tentatively, that whilst I hadn't considered teaching seriously as a career when I was younger, I can now see its appeal...

The Figures Are In: Here Are The Ten Most Expensive Cities In The World To Live In

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK

And Here Are The Ten LEAST Expensive Cities In The World To Live In... Singapore has been named the world’s most expensive city to live in 2014. ...

Science Needs Ethics

Gates Cambridge Scholars | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Gates Cambridge Scholars

In his opening plenary, the Nobel prize-winning biologist Aaron Ciechanover suggested obesity is a behavioural issue by showing a photo of an obese woman eating a large cake by herself. To me, this suggested an incredibly narrow box from which he considered his remedies for global health. Scientific and medical research cannot stand in isolation from social science on this issue.

Brit Mocks 'Poor People' On Singapore Metro

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A British businessman who mocked "poor people" on the Singapore metro and mocked a "retard" taxi driver has been forced to issue a public apology afte...

Escape to Sizzling September Food Festivals

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

Summer is almost over, and the nights are looming ever nearer: when September rolls round, many of us are already seeking to escape the onslaught of a British autumn. But whether you're in the mood for a short city break, or fancy a longer, luxurious getaway, why not make the most of the September harvest while on holiday?

Meet The Man With 6,000 Barbie Dolls

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.11.2013 | UK

A Singaporean man, who is a self-described "toy nerd", has amassed a collection of more than 6,000 Barbie dolls. Jian Yang has revealed how a boyh...

Frog Fallopian Tubes, AKA Hasma, Are A Delicacy In Singapore

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

While many of us wouldn't think twice about eating frogs' legs, HuffPost UK Lifestyle doubt the same could be said of frog fallopian tubes -- or hasma...

Love Alive in Art: Sparks of Genius in the Marriage of Science and Art

Ana Tzarev | Posted 20.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ana Tzarev

When science and art collide, a sea of possibilities opens before us. To uncover such wonders, you must become a creative adventurer. Be dedicated and curious. Let your imagination be your compass and, courage, your constant companion!

Exercise Your Right for Clean Air

Dr Paul Zollinger-Read | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Paul Zollinger-Read

Will air pollution become partly responsible for sedentary lifestyles in the future? Will people avoid going for a run outdoors or perhaps choose the bus to work instead of cycling or walking, in fear of their health? This has been playing on my mind for the past few days now, as more news stories emerged highlighting air pollution levels across the world.

PHOTOS: Suffocating Haze Descends Over Singapore

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.06.2013 | UK

A haze has descended over Singapore and residents are being urged to remain indoors, after raging forest fires in neighbouring Indonesia cloaked the c...

Postnatal Cravings in Singapore

Priyam Sharma | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Priyam Sharma

Exhausted, time-poor new mothers relish the beautifully packaged bundles of nutritious goodness carefully crafted by clinical experts, together with advice from their Chinese Physician at Thomson Chinese Medicine. The 28-day menu is catered to mothers who have more discerning palates, whilst maintaining the nutritional aspects of the herbs used in preparing the meals.

One on One with Carolina Herrera in Singapore

Ingrid Chua | Posted 21.07.2013 | UK Style
Ingrid Chua

"For Singapore's Audi Fashion Festival, I am showing a bit of the Carolina Herrera collection from New York. The show is something new because the collection from New York was inspired by music. I collaborated with an English composer called Tom Hodge."

Singapore: The New Home of Fashion

Ruth Harrison Roberts | Posted 17.07.2013 | UK Style
Ruth Harrison Roberts

his is one area that should be on every fashionistas' lips as Singapore is set to become one of the biggest names to watch on the fashion radar.