Hearty CNY feast at Dynasty Restaurant

Yee Sang or Prosperity Toss, also known as Lo Hei is often enjoyed with family members and loved ones during the eve of Chinese New Year. For this festive season, Royal Brunei Catering (RBC)’s Dynasty Restaurant is instilling a nostalgic dining experience with its extensive Chinese New Year set menu, available every day throughout the…

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Singapore’s Shiok Meats hopes to hook diners with lab-grown shrimp

Shiok Meats, a Singapore-based start-up whose name means very good in local slang, aims to become the first company in the world to bring shrimp grown in a laboratory to diners’ plates. Demand for meat substitutes is booming, as consumer concerns about health, animal welfare and the environment grow. Plant-based meat alternatives, popularized by Beyond…

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Japanese chef wins first ever three-star rating in France

The French edition of the Michelin Guide, the bible of gastronomy, for the first time in its history awarded the highest rating of three stars to a Japanese-born chef. The accolade, unveiled at a ceremony in Paris on Monday evening, went to chef Kei Kobayashi who, according to the guide, “is a virtuoso at marrying…

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Heavy hearts hang over Lakers-Clippers contest

The stunning death of Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna will cast a huge pall over the Staples Center when the Los Angeles Lakers host the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday night. The Lakers will play for the first time since Bryant and his daughter were killed Sunday along with seven others in a…

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Tokyo 2020 to power Olympic torch with hydrogen for first time

Hydrogen will be used for the first time to power the Olympic torch during its journey through Japan, organizers said on Monday, as part of Tokyo 2020’s efforts to hold an environmentally friendly Games. Organizers aim to offset all carbon emissions generated during the Games and also use the Olympics to boost awareness of environmental…

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Heartbead: crafted with passion, driven by love

Handling very fine wiring and tiny beads can be a challenge for the butter-fingered. But with one hand holding a wire cutter and a needle-nose plier in another, local jewellery maker Farah Hussin found joy in every step of making her own jewellery piece. Resting her arms on the table, her hands steady, the founder…

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Box Office: ‘Bad Boys for Life’ Rules Over ‘The Gentlemen’

STX’s “The Gentlemen” proved no match for Sony’s “Bad Boys for Life,” which again left box office competitors in the dust after collecting $34 million (£25.9 million) in its sophomore outing. Those ticket sales, pushing the Will Smith and Martin Lawrence-led sequel past the $100 million mark, were easily enough to claim the No. 1…

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