Japan's education minister denies visiting a 'sexy private yoga' studio

Japan's education minister denies visiting a 'sexy private yoga' studio

sg.news.yahoo.com 25 Apr '18, 5am

Japan's education minister apologised Wednesday for using an official car to visit a yoga studio, but denied claims that the facility was offering "sexy private yoga". The row is the latest headache for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government, which is already under fire after two cronyism scandals and sexual harassment claims against a top finance ministry bureaucrat. The Shukan Bunshun weekly magazine on Wednesday reported that Education Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi visited a yoga studio in the hip Ebisu district in Tokyo using a state car, and took private lessons there. "I apologise for creating confusion amid a tense parliamentary situat...

Singapore mourns Inuka, the world's only 'tropical polar bear'

bbc.co.uk 25 Apr '18, 5am

Image copyright EPA Image caption Farewell Inuka, the last tropical polar bear The only polar bear ever born in the tropics has died in Singa...

OneRepublic pulls all the right moves at The Star Theatre — gig report https://t.co/gcNMgWNmQv

bandwagon.asia 25 Apr '18, 2am

It's not often an international act returns to a country to perform within a matter of months, let alone an act as critically acclaimed as On...

Don’t miss these 8 speakers at Tech in Asia Singapore 2018 https://t.co/Zol7uaxz3w

techinasia.com 25 Apr '18, 2am

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How a new data center in Singapore is helping people access Wikipedia around the globe

blog.wikimedia.org 24 Apr '18, 7pm
How a new data center in Singapore is helping people access Wikipedia around the globe

Photo by Victor Grigas/Wikimedia Foundation, CC BY-SA 3.0 . Unlike many other websites on the internet, the Foundation runs its own servers a...

Eat & Drink

The Pelican: Amazing Seafood And Steaks With A View + New Event Space

The Pelican: Amazing Seafood And Steaks With A View + New Event Space

ladyironchef.com 25 Apr '18, 1am

Regulars to The Pelican will know that seafood is the focus here. Most of their seafood and ingredients are from sustainable sources—a daunti...

Singapore PM's job: Once decided over cake and coffee, now mulled over for months

reuters.com 23 Apr '18, 8am

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singaporeans are not used to uncertainty when it comes to their future political leaders. FILE PHOTO: Singapore's Finan...

Middle Eastern joint Artichoke ups its game with flavorful new dishes that pack a punch.

coconuts.co 24 Apr '18, 10am

COCONUTS HOT SPOT — First off, we’ll admit there was a time when we were rather obsessed with Artichoke. We returned to the Middle Eastern re...

Arts & Culture

National Museum of Singapore revisits iconic playgrounds of the past and future

thepeakmagazine.com.sg 25 Apr '18, 4am
National Museum of Singapore revisits iconic playgrounds of the past and future

“The More We Get Together” will look at the designs and trends found in playgrounds, from the iconic dragon playgrounds of the 1970s to today...

Startups, Entrepreneurs & Hackers

Senior Web Developer job at Edge Digital Singapore

startupjobs.asia 25 Apr '18, 3am
Senior Web Developer job at Edge Digital Singapore

We're a digital and social media marketing consultancy. We specialize in gaming, technology and the mobile app space. If you're looking to ki...

Hong Kong and Singapore Emerge as New Meccas for Token Sales

news.bitcoin.com 24 Apr '18, 4pm

Crowdfunding 3 mins ago | By Kevin Helms - | 347 Hong Kong and Singapore Emerge as New Meccas...

Go-Jek is in talks with former Uber ally ComfortDelGro,

techcrunch.com 24 Apr '18, 6am
Go-Jek is in talks with former Uber ally ComfortDelGro,

ComfortDelGro, Singapore’s largest taxi operator, has held talks with Go-Jek about a potentia...

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