The death of celebrated K-Pop star Sulli, whose voice against cyber bullying was heard on the global stage, shocked fans and followers across the world. The death of Sulli, whose original name is Choi Jin-ri, has been confirmed as suicide, reports from South Korea have said. Sulli was found dead in her home around 3:20pm Korea local time on October 14.Even as the sudden death of the 25-year-old star shocked fans across the world, it has emerged that Sulli was busy shooting on Sunday, hours before her tragic death.Police in Seongnam Sujeong, just south of capital Seoiul, said Sulli's death was by suicide, Koreaboo said. Apart from being a top notch singer who took K-Pop to the global stage, Sulli was also known as a feminist voice that spoke out against the hoplessly male dominated South Korean entertainment scene.The star, who was suffering from severe depression, had spoken about her problems with anxiety and also about the mental health issues in a 2018 reality show. 'Social phobia, … [Read more...] about Sulli suicide: What happened hours before K-Pop star’s death?
Nine people were killed, and around 100 people injured as of Sunday as super typhoon Hagibis ripped through Japan, including the Tokyo metropolitan area, with many rivers overflowing into residential areas. Meanwhile, 14 people were reported missing, Xinhua news agency reported citing a Kyodo News tally based on the information provided by rescuers and other authorities. The Oppe river overflowed and flooded the Shimo-Osaka district in the city of Kawagoe, according to police and fire officials. Authorities said about 260 people were stranded in a nursing home due to floods in Saitama prefecture, north of Tokyo, where they were using boats to rescue the stranded seniors and staff members. Some 14,000 households in eight prefectures were without water supplies in the wake of Hagibis. As of 5 am on Sunday, 4,540 households in Marumori in Miyagi prefecture did not have tap water service. Meanwhile, around 4,200 households in Tsukubamirai in Ibaraki Prefecture, 1,200 in Kanra in Gunma … [Read more...] about Toll reaches 9 as typhoon Hagibis lashes Japan
Prince Sean and Princess Synne’s 7th birthdayPresident and CEO of perfume and personal care brand Aficionado, Joel Cruz recently commemorated a milestone. His eldest set of twins and my godchildren Prince Sean and Princess Synne celebrated their 7th birthday. It was held at the mansion of the named “Lord of Scents” at the Canyon Woods Residential Resort in Tagaytay. The theme came from the millennial term “fam bam” or what is short for family bonding. Moments that were part of the party activities included walking in the park, playing games, watching performances, eating together and capturing memories through a selfie or groufie. Family, friends, schoolmates from Nord Anglia International School as well as Aficionado business partners all trekked to the event for a weekend treat. … [Read more...] about Prince Sean and Princess Synne’s 7th birthday
The Podium’s grand openingPresident of the Republic of Singapore Halimah Yacob recently graced the official opening of The Podium. The opening was one of the highlights of President Halimah’s state visit to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Philippines-Singapore diplomatic relations. A joint venture between the Philippines’ BDO Unibank and Singapore’s Keppel Land Limited, the newly completed Podium expansion showcased the strong ties, shared expertise and successful collaboration between Philippine and Singapore industry leaders. Accompanying President Halimah was her spouse Mohamed Abdullah Alhabshee. Also present were Singapore officials: Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office and Second Minister for Finance and Second Minister for Education Indranee Rajah, Senior Minister of State Dr. Koh Poh Koon, Singapore Ambassador to the Philippines Gerard Ho Wei Hong and Deputy Chief of Mission Zhou Suli.BDO Unibank Chairperson Teresita Sy-Coson, SM Prime … [Read more...] about The Podium’s grand opening
Fire broke out at a coffee shop in Jurong East on Saturday morning. This incident caused injuries to one man, who was taken to hospital, said the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF).The SCDF officials were alerted to this fire accident case that took place at Blk 346 Jurong East St 31 at around 8.05 am on Saturday.As per Channel NewsAsia, SCDF said that the contents in a coffee shop kitchen had caught fire.The firefighters used three water jets to put out the blaze at the coffee shop.One person was taken to hospital, while another three individuals were evacuated from a residential unit, located on the second floor, above the coffee shop.A video of the incident was shared on social media platforms that showed a huge amount of smoke coming out of the affected coffee shop.However, SCDF is currently investigating this case. … [Read more...] about Singapore: coffee shop near Yuhua market catches fire [VIDEO]