Daily Archives: 2015-03-16

Living the kampong spirit – sense of community
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 2

By Howard Lee The progressive narrative has dominated much of Singapore’s development, and while this has generally been seen from the perspective of economy development, the physical changes it has wrought on our living spaces is just as undeniable. Much of the anguish Read More

More...
Posted in Commentaries | 2 Comments
Freedom Film Fest: A $5000 film grant to be won by filmmakers
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:01 am A shoutout to Singapore filmmakers from the FreedomFilmFest! This year a Singaporean filmmaker will get a film grant of $5000 SGD if his or her proposal is selected from the pitch.  The organiser of the Read More

More...
Posted in Lifestyle | Leave a comment
Living the kampong spirit – the ghost of kampongs past
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 29

By Simon Vincent In a somewhat poignant article, the Straits Times reported on the dwindling rusticity of Kampong Lorong Buangkok — the last kampong in mainland Singapore. The replacement of wood with metal during the latest renovation can be read as a symbol Read More

More...
Posted in Commentaries | 29 Comments
Did PAP activists break the law in distributing flyers?
By Ariffin Sha Published on by Ariffin Sha 50

Last updated on March 17th, 2015 at 10:04 amBy Ariffin Sha A team of activists from the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) had distributed flyers urging residents of Aljunied GRC to question the Workers’ Party past midnight last Friday. Enough have been said about the Read More

More...
Posted in Commentaries | Tagged | 50 Comments