Hangout with ST: Add oil! now in Oxford Dictionary, and grocery shopping at roboshop

Join Alyssa Woo and Hairianto Diman as they talk about the expression "add oil!", a literal translation of the Mandarin term "jia you", making it to the Oxford English Dictionary, and the first cashless and automated supermarket in Singapore.
Hang out with Alyssa Woo and Hairianto Diman as they talk about the expression "add oil!", a literal translation of the Chinese term "jiayou", making it to the Oxford English Dictionary, and the first cashless and automated supermarket in Singapore.
Hang out with Alyssa Woo and Hairianto Diman as they talk about the expression "add oil!", a literal translation of the Chinese term "jiayou", making it to the Oxford English Dictionary, and the first cashless and automated supermarket in Singapore.ST PHOTO: GREGORY PHUA

SINGAPORE - Get your weekly dose of what is trending in Singapore and around the world with a live video series by The Straits Times.

The series adopts a casual, talk-show format and is helmed by multimedia journalists Alyssa Woo and Hairianto Diman.

It airs every Thursday at 4.30pm on ST's Facebook page.

In this week's episode, they talk about the expression "add oil!", a literal translation of the Chinese term "jiayou", making it to the Oxford English Dictionary, and the first cashless and automated supermarket in Singapore.

Other topics include the growing problem of children with high blood pressure, and local actress Tan Kheng Hua making it big on the international stage.

Talking points covered in previous episodes include whether one should withdraw CPF money upon turning 55, how employers will not be allowed to safekeep their maids' salary from next year, and tennis legend Serena Williams' meltdown at the US Open.