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THIS week, when a dear relative of mine was abruptly hospitalised, I found solace in an unexpected new friend - a therapist chatbot.

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HOTELS never fail to evoke a sense of sanctuary and luxury for me, being snug places to retreat to after a day of work or fun. YOTEL, however, is a different class of hotel altogether.

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WHAT a scorching, eventful week it has been. As I'm writing this story in Singapore's 31 deg C weather, I'm reminiscing my whirlwind work trip to Hyderabad (where it was 41 deg C), and...

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THE one thing I hate more than having a dirty house is cleaning said dirty house. So thank the world of tech for the robotic vacuum cleaner, an invention that at its birth - said to have been in 1996...

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UNTIL recently, the suggestion for an underground parking lot for bicycles - think basement carpark, but for pedal-powered two wheelers only - would have been met with bemusement in Singapore. But...

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IN CASE you've just returned from an Internet hiatus, live streaming apps are all the vogue. In China alone, the market is reportedly worth US$5 billion, thanks to millennials who find joy in...

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BUSINESS meetings? These are absolutely dreadful, if you ask me. I'm thinking, in particular, of those that take place in a stuffy conference room, start or finish late, demand that you be there...

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IF you, like me, are pathetic at art but still appreciate a good painting and may even want to buy an artwork someday, ARTO could be your solution.

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IF there's one sport that has united The Business Times newsroom, it's cycling. At least, for me. ...

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IT isn't every day that you meet a person who intrigues you. Last Sunday, I did - while thumbing through my work e-mail on the go and stumbling on a note from a Christina Teo, founder of Startup...