Yokoyama and Quek strike three medals for Singapore in 24th Deaflympics bowling

Gold, silver, and bronze. Singaporean bowlers Adelia Naomi Yokoyama, 23, and Kimberly Quek, 22, edged and struck out the competition bagging a total of three medals at the 24th Deaflympics in Kuala Lumpur.  The tournament from 20 to 30 October saw 97 deaf athletes from 16 participating countries striking the pins in a bid to…
2 Nov 2022 3 mins read

Jurong Bird Park: 52 years of sights and flights to remember

A bird park, a conservation centre, a tourist attraction, and a field trip, in many ways Jurong Bird Park is all these things and so much more to different people. First opened in 1971, Jurong Bird Park will be pulling down its shutters on 3 Jan 2023 after 52 years in operation. It will be…
23 Oct 2022 7 mins read

In Conversation With: Lim Lee Lee, blind theatre artist championing disability arts

For visually impaired Lim Lee Lee, life is about overcoming all odds. From copywriting and motivational speaking, to acting and producing for film and theatre, the odds she faced were never an excuse for the disabled artist to achieve any of her dreams. “Nothing happens by chance. I’ve worked in many industries that blind people…
20 Oct 2022 5 mins read

A law to “cancel” the cancel culture

A law to deal with cancel culture is in the pipeline, Home Affairs and Law Minister K Shanmugam announced on 22 Aug. “In the feedback we have received, many are worried about being cancelled, and I take that very seriously. My Ministry, the Ministry of Law, has been looking at measures to deal with the…
19 Oct 2022 5 mins read

Netflix adaptation of horror fiction series Mr Midnight to premiere on 24 October

(Updated on 15 Oct 2022) A treat awaits horror fans this spooky season. A Netflix adaptation of popular children’s horror fiction series Mr Midnight premieres on 24 October. Borrowing a page from the genre, the shocker announcement on 29 Sep made waves through the pages of Mr Midnight’s Facebook, its book publisher’s flame of the…
10 Oct 2022 2 mins read

In Conversation With: Fong Hoe Fang, founder of Ethos Books

In many ways, the freedom that founder of Ethos Books Fong Hoe Fang yearns for in exploration, stories, and ultimately his life of activism and books is often echoed by his desire to ride a motorcycle “into the sunset”. “I think it’s more of a sense of freedom to be able to just jump on…
6 Oct 2022 7 mins read
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