Singapore 

Bike ride leads to death for Chef

A chef died last Friday after falling off his e-scooter about a week ago. Mr Lim Kian Yek, 23, a Malaysian chef working at Marina Bay Sands, was found unconscious at East Coast Park by a group of cyclists just past midnight on Sept 23. It is not known why or how he fell. A police spokesman said they were informed at about 1am of “an accident involving a personal mobility device (PMD) at East Coast Park”. “The rider, a 23-year-old man, was unconscious when conveyed to Changi General Hospital…

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Asia Singapore 

Singapore Michelin Guide 2017: 11 new one star eateries; Waku Ghin bumped up to two stars and Joel Robuchon Restaurant the only three stars

SINGAPORE – Eleven new restaurants have been awarded one Michelin star at a glitzy gala for the Singapore Michelin Guide held on Thursday (June 29) at The Fullerton Hotel. Waku Ghin, by celebrity chef Tetsuya Wakuda, was bumped up to two stars while Joel Robouchon Restaurant remained the only three-starred establishment in Singapore. Chef Wakuda, 58, said:¬†“I didn’t expect it but it was a very nice surprise. Every year I ask ‘how can I get better?’ We want to keep being on the list and push harder. Happy customers are…

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