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Like adding a drop of water to a dram of whisky, a little knowledge can greatly enhance the flavour and appreciation of one of our favourite spirits. Last month, August Man and The Glenlivet hosted...

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One of the most famous Asian American faces on TV will be giving out red packets as a married man this Chinese New Year. Most recognisable as forensics technician Archie Johnson on CSI: Crime Scene...

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When he isn't playing tough cops on screen or singing jazz hits on stage, Hong Kong film veteran Michael Wong likes to kick back by flying helicopters and planes. "Flying is much more fulfilling than...

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There are several definitive things a man should have to live life with savoir faire. We're not talking about a flashy car or a trophy girlfriend (leave those dreams behind in your adolescent years...

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The equivalent of the little black dress for women, every modern gentleman should own one good suit. It will make you look taller, slimmer, more powerful – just better. A good suit doesn't come cheap...

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Local football legend and LionsXII head coach Fandi Ahmad, 52, has teamed up with shaving brand Gillette to become a Singapore Movember ambassador. The movement encourages men to grow "Mos" (...

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Minutes tick away as I sit in a swank restaurant of a London design hotel waiting for an audience with the modern equivalent of royalty – the Hollywood celebrity. My interview with Gerard Butler was...

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If there was one brand that marked our school days, it was Bata. Its humble white canvas shoes dressed the feet of thousands of primary school kids who did just about every thing in them (including...

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Being a man today is like your average Facebook relationship status: it’s friggin’ complicated. Women are more emancipated than ever, and this social change has given men the freedom to explore all...

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Times have changed and so have the rules. Being a gentleman today does not mean laying your jacket over a puddle for women to walk over (unless you want to be labelled a nutter) or repressing your...

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