With the latest measures in place, here are things you can do from the comforts of your own home!
With the rise in community cases over the last week, we are sadly back to Phase 2 (Heightened Alert), with dining-in prohibited and social gathering group sizes capped at two people.
But that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun while staying home and staying safe!
Here are five things to do this weekend (Jul 23 to Jul 25):
The Summer Tokyo Olympics 2020 is finally set to begin this week on July 23, after being postponed for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
There are 23 athletes representing Singapore including Joseph Schooling for swimming, Feng Tianwei for table tennis and Tan Sze En for gymnastics.
Also, here are 10 things that you may not have known about this year’s Olympics!
In other Olympic-related news, SingPost has launched a commemorative set of stamps on July 23.
Each stamp features a sport that Singapore athletes will be participating in, such as swimming, sailing, badminton and table tennis. The stamps are priced between $0.30 and $1.40, and can be purchased on SingPost’s website.
Additionally, you can opt for the Pre-cancelled First Day Covers (S$6.05) and Presentation Packs (S$7.10).
Find out more about the stamps here.
Calling all mahjong enthusiasts!
Hawker stall Ah Kiat Frozen Food has launched two series of mahjong mooncakes.
The 3D Big Three Scholars Mahjong Mooncakes (S$26 per box) come in a box of 16 pieces, with flavours such as honeydew, sweet potato, red bean, green tea, and pandan bean paste. You can also try the Thirteen Wonders Mahjong Mooncakes (S$28 per box).
You can order by sending a WhatsApp message to +65 8321 7291 or by ordering online here.
Fast food outlet Subway has launched two new menu items inspired by local flavours in light of the upcoming National Day.
You can try the Pandan cookie (S$1.40) which is made of coconut, pandan flavouring, vanilla and almond. There is also a rendang sub which comes in chicken (from S$7.30) or beef (from S$7.90).
These items will be available until Sep 28 at all Subway restaurants in Singapore and on delivery platforms such as GrabFood, foodpanda and Deliveroo.
Earlier this week, Better.sg launched a new experiential and interactive mobile game, To Be You, in celebration of Racial Harmony Day.
The game discusses different aspects of identity such as race, religion, and gender where players get to experience life as someone else. Using WhatsApp chats, emails and journal reflections, each story is delivered in an interactive narrative style to make the experience relatable and authentic.
You can experience the online game here.
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