Daily Archives: 2014-07-04

NS disrupts life for NSmen who fail IPPT

By Brian Koh / Image from www.mindef.gov Yesterday, on 1 July 2014, it was SAF Day – The annual celebration of the Singapore Armed Forces that also acknowledges National Servicemen, those on active duty, on reservist duty, and those who have completed their entire tour of duty, as well as the Regular Personnel in Singapore. Funny, I didn’t feel acknowledged or …

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Singapore Lyric Opera Gala Concert – Debut for two Asian singers

This August, Singapore Lyric Opera (SLO) presents Gala Concert, which will see the debut of two Asian singers who have made it to opera houses in Europe and America. Local conductor, Joshua Kangming Tan returns to lead the Singapore Lyric Opera Orchestra at this concert. Comprising virtuosic pieces, this performance promises to enchant the audience with various celebrated opera excerpts such as Faust’s The …

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Science Centre CEO in hot soup over sexist remarks

A remark by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Science Centre Singapore (SCS) has been nominated for this year’s sexism award by the Association of Women for Action and Research (Aware). The award, named The Alamak Award, is the association’s “annual search for the most annoying, face palm, gut wrenching, you-have-got-to-be-kidding-me instance of sexism in Singapore.” Associate Professor Lim …

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