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The value in studying SinglishYou hear lahs and lors across coffee shops and offices, and mehs and lehs in public transport and over loud telephone conversations. Singlish is part…
10 Aug 2022
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The value in studying Singlish

You hear lahs and lors across coffee shops and offices, and mehs and lehs in public transport and over loud telephone conversations. Singlish is part and parcel of everyday life…

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Esport tournament Dota 2 in October may be attended only by highest ticket bidders

The old saying the early bird catches the worm has evolved in the digital marketplace. It is now the fastest finger swipes the ticket. Well, at least for the upcoming Dota 2 The International 11 (TI11) On 22 May, developer of the popular multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) video game Dota 2 Valve Software announced…
16 Aug 2022 4 mins read

A Rollei camera, a factory coat, old photos: artefacts of Singapore in the 1970s

Retiree Chong Nam Soy, 73, keeps a Rollei 35 LED camera and his factory coat safely in his bedroom, only taking them out to show TheHomeGround Asia team. The Rollei 35 compact camera is the first made-in-Singapore German camera and Mr Chong, a trained specialist in building its shutter. He was part of a team…
15 Aug 2022 4 mins read

Paralympian Theresa Goh first para athlete elected to SNOC Athletes’ Commission

Singapore’s paralympian Theresa Goh is only 35, yet she has broken many firsts in her life. She was not only the first female Singapore para swimmer to compete at the Paralympics, she is now the first Paralympian to be elected into the Singapore National Olympic Council Athlete’s Commission (SNOC-AC) for the term 2022 to 2025.…
12 Aug 2022 3 mins read

The value in studying Singlish

You hear lahs and lors across coffee shops and offices, and mehs and lehs in public transport and over loud telephone conversations. Singlish is part and parcel of everyday life in this Island Republic. To the ordinary Singaporean, Singlish may sound a lot like English, but when two Singaporeans start speaking to each other, tourists…
10 Aug 2022 6 mins read

Padang named the 75th national monument on Singapore’s 57th National Day

The Padang, a 4.3-hectare patch of green in front of the former City Hall building, has been named Singapore’s 75th national monument on the country’s 57th birthday. It is the first green, open space to join the country’s list of National Monuments, which include Fort Siloso, St Andrew’s Cathedral, Sultan Mosque and The Raffles Hotel.…
9 Aug 2022 4 mins read

Commonwealth Games 2022: Feng Tianwei bags three gold, emotional in retirement hints

Singapore paddler Feng Tianwei will go down in table tennis history after becoming the Games’ most successful player after striking gold in the women’s double. The pairing of Feng and Zeng Jian beat Australian duo of Lay Jian Fang and Jee Min-hyung 3-0 (11-1, 11-8, 11-8) to clinch the gold at the National Exhibition Stadium.…
9 Aug 2022 3 mins read

A National Day song about Katong, a place that everyone knows and loves

While the rest of Singapore is singing national songs in celebration of the 57th National Day, acapella group Vocaluptuous decided to go totally local. “We wanted to do a song that had a connection to a place that everyone knew and was completely familiar with, and My Old Hometown Katong fit the bill as it…
9 Aug 2022 5 mins read

Belinda Foo: Former national squash queen who is still breaking records at 57

At 57, Belinda Foo was the only woman in the team representing Singapore in the Heptathlon event at this year’s World Masters Athletics Championships in Tampere, Finland. At 57, she took part in the 80m hurdles, running 200m and 800m, high jump, long jump, shot put and the javelin throw.  Then on 2 July, Singapore…
7 Aug 2022 4 mins read

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