Madam Linda Chan's packing skills are so good that on her most recent six-night trip to Hong Kong and Macau last December, she managed to fit everything she needed in a 22-inch carry-on bag. The 53-year-old health supplements distributor even brought back most of her shopping in the same bag. Thank you for reading The Straits Times You have reached one of our Premium stories. To continue reading, get access now or log in if you are a subscriber.
Thirty art projects created by nursing home residentsare on display at the Sparks! Art Wellness Exhibition, which is on at Raffles City Shopping Centre until Sunday. The pieces, which span art forms such as painting, sculpture, photography and digital media, were made between October last year and January by residents in nine nursing homes. Thank you for reading The Straits Times You have reached one of our Premium stories. To continue reading, get access now or log in if you are a subscriber.
Whenever Mr Vincent Lim took part in running events, he had to get up before dawn, get to the starting point and jostle with other runners along the route. However, since February last year, the 47-year-old, who works in an aerospace company, has been going for a different type of run - one in which he needs only to register for the race online, then complete it using a GPS-tracking running app or device. This means he can run anywhere, at anytime.
Except Taiwanese singer-songwriter #CheerChen to give a "simple, intimate" concert next month. She will mostly be singing with a guitar .
下个月台湾歌手 #陈绮贞 演唱会的表演方式会简单，贴心，像是在房间里一个人拿着一把吉他，回到音乐的本质。http://str.sg/oSSp
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Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
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Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
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Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
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are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
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Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
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Use parentheses to separate multiple
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An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".