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Singapore Airlines extends PPS Club and KrisFlyer Elite statuses

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Singapore Airlines (SIA) has confirmed that it is automatically extending all existing PPS Club and KrisFlyer Elite statuses, for memberships that will expire between March 2021 and February 2022, by another year. For PPS Club members, any Reserve Value that expires between March 2021 and February 2023 will also have… Read

Health

The more exercise the better, heart health study finds

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When it comes to matters of heart health, no amount of exercise is too much, scientists said this week in research that debunks the myth that high levels of vigorous physical activity might not always be beneficial. The research found "every move counts" toward improving cardiovascular health, the scientists said,… Read

Food

Top recommendations for heat-and-eat curry in Japan

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When you think of curry, the Indian subcontinent, where it originated, surely pops into your mind. However, did you know that curry is also one of the most popular foods in Japan? Millions of families in Japan cook curry for dinner, and it is a dish loved by all generations,… Read

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7-Eleven Japan now has plant-based vegetarian steamed 'meat buns'

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One very cool thing about Japanese convenience stores is that they’re not just a place to grab snacks like chips and cookies. They’re also stocked with all sorts of tasty food that you could eat as a meal. Craving a pork cutlet sandwich, beef bowl, or plate of meat sauce pasta? The… Read

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Staying at home during pandemic: Damned if you do, damned if you don’t

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“Stay home,” is the expert and official advice to a population struggling with a “third wave” of coronavirus infection. But staying home too much isn’t healthy, says Shukan Shincho (Jan 14). It weakens you physically, enervates you mentally, isolates you socially. Seniors are especially at risk, the magazine warns. Beyond… Read

Opinions

Will 2021 be the year of living sustainably for Europe?

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Driving less. Opting for trains instead of planes. Cutting down on red meat and consuming more locally grown food. Buying less but spending more on sustainable products. If these preferences from multiple surveys with tens of thousands of people across Europe are anything to go by, 2021 might be the… Read

Lifestyle

Parents of bullied teenage girl who committed suicide commission portrait to 'attend' Coming-of-Age Day ceremony

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Last weekend, Coming-of-Age Day ceremonies, or Seijinshiki, were held across Japan. Well, not everywhere, as many have been canceled, postponed, or turned virtual because of Tokyo’s state of emergency. Still, in Arao City in the southwestern prefecture of Kumamoto, the ceremonies were held as scheduled, but an unusual occurrence is causing a stir. One… Read

Opinions

Republican Party faces rage from both pro- and anti-Trump voters

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After riots at the U.S. Capitol by President Donald Trump’s supporters, the Republican Party is facing defections from two camps of voters it can’t afford to lose: those saying Trump and his allies went too far in contesting the election of Democrat Joe Biden - and those saying they didn’t… Read

Health

Bumpy road ahead for global COVID-19 vaccine rollout, experts say

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Governments worldwide face a tremendous challenge in building up the logistics needed for mass vaccination against COVID-19 and providing clear messaging to their citizens to boost confidence in the shots, public health experts say. Experts speaking to Reuters from the United States, India and Britain said they were hopeful the… Read

New Products

Stylish hakama roomwear returns with a men’s version and new animal prints for women

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The “Yuru Hakama” series of roomwear is just one of the products to have come out from Mocolle, a Japanese brand that takes the ideas of popular artists & designers from social media and brings them to life using crowdfunding campaigns. A hakama, essentially, is the traditional Japanese version of… Read

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