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Month: August 2014

Taking over the reigns of WPUG.SG

Taking over the reigns of WPUG.SG

It seems that I am taking over the reigns of WPUG.SG, the Singapore WordPress User Group. WPUG.SG aims to be a community of WordPress publishers and developers who congregate to share and learn WordPress related ideas, stories and projects. After the last (and only) WordCamp and a few meet-ups after that in 2011, the organising efforts of meetups died out as the founding members drifted away into increasing work and studies responsibilities, me as well. The spark for a renewed WPUG.SG…

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News: Archifest, a Festival of Ideas for the City Returns for Eighth Year with New Theme – ‘CROWD’

News: Archifest, a Festival of Ideas for the City Returns for Eighth Year with New Theme – ‘CROWD’

Singapore’s annual premiere architecture festival, Archifest – a Festival of Ideas for the City – returns for its eighth year with a new theme, ‘CROWD’, running from 26 September to 11 October 2014. It seeks to open up the discussion to investigate how the notion of Crowd operates and contributes to architecture and urbanism.

Organised by the Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA), Archifest 2014 will present architecture in a relevant, and engaging way, strengthening the affinity between architecture and people, through a line-up of exhibitions, activities and speakers that architects, students and the public can look forward to.

Lorraine Tan’s My Singapore 2014 Concert

Lorraine Tan’s My Singapore 2014 Concert

This week seems to be the week of performances. For three consecutive days, I sat through three different performances. On Tuesday, 16th August, I was given complimentary tickets to watch Lorraine Tan’s My Singapore 2014 Concert. Lorrainne has been doing My Singapore since 2011. It features primarily Lorraine and invited guests, who would perform Singapore related items. Lorraine would produce an original theme song and music video in celebration of National Day. And every year, there will be a beneficiary….

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News: LG Celebrates Singapore’s National Day with New Colours for G3

News: LG Celebrates Singapore’s National Day with New Colours for G3

SINGAPORE, AUGUST 8, 2014 – With National Day just around the corner, LG Electronics will be issuing two new colors for the LG G3. Take your pick from Burgundy Red or Moon Violet and be sure to celebrate the nation’s birthday in style! The LG G3 features metallic skin back cover that provides a better grip, is lightweight and fingerprint resistant. Functions of the LG G3 include the rear key buttons, 13 Megapixel camera with Optimal Image Stabilizer and Laser Focus,…

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News: STAR Chinese Movies’ 20th Anniversary: Flashes of Chinese Cinema

News: STAR Chinese Movies’ 20th Anniversary: Flashes of Chinese Cinema

Singapore, 8 August 2014 – In commemoration of its 20th anniversary, STAR Chinese Movies (SCM), a subsidiary of FOX International Channels, will partner with SingTel mio TV to host SCM 20th Anniversary: Flashes of Chinese Cinema, a showcase of iconic film posters featuring movies from 1994 to 2013, from 11 August through till 14 September. The film posters will be showcased in Jurong Point, Tampines Mall and Compass Point. Since its launch in May 1994, SCM has been at the forefront of introducing Hong…

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News: Transitions Optical releases the new Transitions© Signature™ Lenses to enhance the visual experience of lens wearers in Asia Pacific

News: Transitions Optical releases the new Transitions© Signature™ Lenses to enhance the visual experience of lens wearers in Asia Pacific

SINGAPORE, 7 AUGUST 2014 – Transitions Optical, Inc. has released its latest Transitions® Signature™ lenses for all lens wearers across the region in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. Featuring the most responsive adaptive lenses by Transitions Optical to date, the revolutionary new Transitions® Signature™ lenses are developed from Transitions Optical’s latest Chromea7™ technology and tested with an exclusive measurement methodology, Life360™. This new product promises greater adaptability to different types of lighting conditions, thus providing a superior and more comfortable wearing experience for all lens…

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