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Great Book & Movie

GREAT BOOK & MOVIE “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, …

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Taste with the Legend

TASTE WITH THE LEGEND 6 pm • Saturday 6 June 2020 Take part in a Bride Valley English Sparkling Wine virtual tasting with Steven Spurrier at 6 pm, 6 June 2020. Wine Exchange Asia – the Singapore distributor of Bride Valley – is organising a virtual tasting with Steven Spurrier, founder/proprietor of the …

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Shenjiu – Where to buy

SHENJIU – WHERE TO BUY Sincerest apologies that in our story on Wednesday 20 May 2020 – Shenjiu Chen Xiang being awarded a patent – I was remiss in not informing where the spirit or baijiu of Shenjiu can be purchased. Unfortunately, they are not yet exported and can only be found in China. But not …

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Flying Into Singapore

Pandemic Update! FLYING INTO SINGAPORE Singapore is to gradually allow passengers to transit at Changi Airport  from 2 June 2020. Since 23 March 2020, all visitors have been barred from entering, or transiting at, Changi Airport because of the coronavirus pandemic. As a result, flights into Singapore have dived from around 7,000 …

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Shenjiu Chen Xiang Wins Patent

SHENJIU CHEN XIANG WINS PATENT “King of Abalone” YEUNG Koon Yat (left) being presented with a bottle of Shenjiu Chen Xiang by 22nd Generation SHEN Honglin at Forum 1977 Restaurant, Hong Kong. CONGRATULATIONS to the Shen Family of Shenjiu for being awarded with a patent for their Chen Xiang baijiu. Not only the product but also the jiu qu used to …

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CHINA PUNISHES AUSTRALIA

CHINA PUNISHES AUSTRALIA Half of Australian barley is exported to China. Starting today – Tuesday 19 May 2020 – China is slapping a massive 80% duty on Aussie barley imports for the next five years. In 2018, that was worth nearly US$1 billion. Last year – because of a drought in Australia …

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Loud Speakers!

Pandemic Update! Loud Speakers! Stay away from loud speakers, including (from left) Jair Bolsonaro, Donald Trump, and Boris Johnson. Covid 19 spreads via respiratory fluids. In a new study by the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America published on 13 May 2020, it was discovered that speaking in …

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Single Malt & Champagne

SINGLE MALT & CHAMPAGNE  Since Le Vigne Singapore made a Special Offer of their Champagne Duval-Leroy Brut at S$55 nett per bottle (normal price is S$88) or S$300 nett per 6-bottle pack on 17 April 2020, they have sold 301 bottles. Last Friday, Le Vigne added Douglas Laing Single Minded 15 Years Single Malt to their Special Offer. A reader scooped up two bottles at S$168 …

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