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Meghan Markle-approved fashion trend: The “kopi tiam” uncle’s white singlet

Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, has approved of the thin white singlet worn by the kopi tiam (Singlish for coffee shop) as a fashion statement. Who would have thought! Now the singlet, better known in fashion speak as the tank top, is changing its price bracket rapidly.  From just S$2.90 at the stall in…
17 Oct 2022 2 mins read

True Colors Festival finally taking off after having been postponed twice

(Updated on 21 Oct 2022) True Colors Festival THE CONCERT 2022, which will be held at the Tokyo Garden Theater on 19 and 20 Nov, was originally scheduled to take place alongside the Tokyo Olympics in 2020. But after two years in limbo, about 100 of the world’s top performers, musicians and dancers, will finally…
8 Oct 2022 5 mins read

The Chair, 2004 Singapore play staged in Cambridge, slated for Edinburgh Fringe

The Chair, a Singapore play written in 2004 by local poet and playwright Desmond Sim, may be making its debut at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2023. This, after it played to sold out houses at Cambridge University and to rave reviews. The Tab, a site covering youth culture and student culture, and run by…
23 Sep 2022 5 mins read

Passion for gold: National para swimmer Toh Wei Soong creates waves

Two-time gold medallist at the 2018 Asian Para Games for the S7 50m Freestyle and the S7 100M Freestyle events Toh Wei Soong decided to hedge his bets on the Commonwealth Games this year to reach his passion for gold. “Maintaining high level conditioning at the Commonwealth Games significantly factored into my decision because ……
31 Aug 2022 5 mins read

Work continues to ensure smooth, timely delivery of 11th Asean Para Games

The 11th Asean Para Games is just over two months away and no effort is being spared to get Solo, Indonesia ready to ensure a smooth delivery on 30 July this year. But having been delayed a week from the original schedule of 23 July, the games now clash with the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games,…
24 May 2022 3 mins read

The ultimate 4D3N travel itinerary for your trip to Hong Kong

Day One  Check in: There are plenty of high-end hotels to stay at in Hong Kong, so why not try a boutique gem unique to the city for a pleasant surprise? A charming mix of old-meets-new Hong Kong culture, The Fleming is an ambient maritime-inspired hotel in the heart of Wan Chai. But if you’re…
26 Apr 2022 3 mins read

Global community continues to plead for clemency for Malaysian drug trafficker

(UPDATED on 27 April 2022) Malaysian drug trafficker Nagaenthran Dharmalingam, 34, was hanged at Changi Prison at dawn on Wednesday, 27 April. The news of his execution was confirmed by his sister Sarmila. Nagaenthran’s brother Navin Kumar told Reuters news agency that the body would be sent back to Malaysia where a funeral would be held…
25 Apr 2022 2 mins read

Dare to Dream: Nicholas Leong, founder of Kenyan Riders

It all started with a spiteful splinter in his foot.  The year was 2006 and the former commercial photographer Nicholas Leong’s mind wandered as he was holed up in his room. That was when he pondered whether long distance runners make good cyclists.  On the evening after the Singapore Marathon, he walked up to a…
10 Mar 2022 5 mins read

Latest IPCC report highlights social inequality in Asia

Climate change caused by humans is now dealing out damages to different parts of the world and half of humanity is at risk of increased harm to their lives and livelihoods, the latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Changes (IPCC) concludes earlier in the week.  The landmark United Nations (UN) report was released by…
4 Mar 2022 2 mins read

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