5 x 5: Boyfriend for hire, how to take the perfect selfie and other headlines

By June 19, 20165 x 5

TL;DR – Everything you need to know, summarised for you daily at 5pm.

1) Want to hire a groomsman or a boyfriend/ girlfriend to meet your parents?

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Want to get your naggy parents off your back by showing that you FINALLY have a boyfriend or girlfriend? Or need some fun friends to be your groomsman or bridesmaid? Say Hello to Pally Asia – a local company specialising in providing friends for hire.

2)How to Take a Selfie – A Japanese Breakdown

Up your ‪Instagram‬ ‪#selfie‬ game with the help of the Japanese who ALWAYS do things better.

3)Cherry Blossoms 2016 – A Japan Timelapse

Photographed from late May through April, this video covers the opening and full bloom from the blossoms in Tokyo, Aichi, Osaka, Kyoto, Yamanashi and Nagano.

SAKURA 2016 – Japan Timelapse from Hideto Shimizu on Vimeo.

4) Outgoing Malaysia Airlines CEO says many employees were doing nothing, some sleeping

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Outgoing Malaysian Airlines (MAS) CEO Christoph Mueller said he had to cut 6,000 jobs because many of the 20,000 employees were “doing nothing”.

“Many of the 20,000 employees who worked for the airline had nothing to do. In fact, when I walked through the hangars, people were sleeping. That’s why I had to radically cut 6,000 jobs,” Muller told German broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) on its web portal. (More)

5) Why do people hate Singapore?

In this widely-circulating reply on Quora (we are looking at 112.4k Views in 24 hours), user Theodore Shawcross who “moved to Singapore because it’s the best country, period” talks about how Singapore is an amazing country and how he will choose Singapore again in a heartbeat.

READ MORE:  5 x 5: Is the Average Hong Konger running out of space, out of money?

Read Theodore Shawcross' answer to Why do people hate Singapore? on Quora

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