HARD work and an enterprising mind has paid off for Melbourne entrepreneur Robin Yong who opens a second store just two years after establishing his flagship, Momo Sushi on Swanston St.
ONE to watch? Connie Foong previews the movie inspired by Lisa See’s bestselling novel Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, a poignant tale of two women and their relationship tightly bound by fate and customs in 19th century China.
UNIVERSITY life isn’t just about passing exams. It’s also the best time to explore your secret interests and hidden passions. Connie Foong shows you don’t have to look very far to begin.
SHOPPING? We hear you say, when we mention the word Carlton. Yes, shopping. Meld reporter Connie Foong finds out there’s more to Carlton than just tucker, and more to shopping in Melbourne than DFOs, Melbourne Central, Chadstone Shopping Centre, Brunswick and Chapel St.
MISSED David Choi when he was here in Melbourne earlier this month? Meld reporter Connie Foong fills you in on the details.
THIS week, we face our fears of yet another global financial crisis, talk about the gripping SBS docu-reality show Go Back To Where You Came From, and introduce a photographer that has touched us with her images of canines past their prime.
WHILE the overall results of the 2010 City of Melbourne International Student Survey were positive and showed some improvements, they also revealed international students on average were less satisfied than in the last survey.
AND we’re back with our weekly news round-up. This week, we bring you updates of the Icelandic volcanic eruptions, Lance Armstrong at the centre of yet another doping controversy, and how the end of the world isn’t so near after all.
IN THIS week’s news round-up, the resignation of two of Singapore’s most important cabinet ministers, a young man dies from a ‘planking’ stunt and Angry Birds hit your web browser for free.
THE winning pictures of the My Melbourne photo competition were unveiled at an awards ceremony held last night May 10 at the Multicultural Hub. Nita Wiroonsup, Antoninho Bernardino and Nicole Hew beat some 200 entrants to clinch first prize in the categories Change, Culture and Community respectively.
DESPITE her best intentions and well-laid plans after graduation, life didn’t quite turn out the way Kathleen Dalseno expected it to. It turned out even better. The former Melbourne University student now runs a thriving online craft store from her home in Munich.
TICKETS to the second part of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows went on sale in Melbourne today. Fans inundated IMAX Melbourne’s website causing it to freeze shortly after tickets to the movie premiere went on sale at 1pm this afternoon.