Daily Archives: 2015-10-14

Chinglish is at its best when it transcends the language barrier

Asia is where it’s at these days. Who hasn’t heard this little nugget of wisdom before? The once mighty West is now falling over itself to do business with growing Asian economies – especially China. The interest that the United States and China have in each other gave award-winning Asian American playwright David Henry Hwang the idea for Chinglish, currently …

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Getting schooled

By Cheryl Marie Tay Preface: This is an actual conversation that took place between one of my secondary school students and me. I write full-time and offer private tutoring on the side to primary and secondary school kids (mostly secondary school), and one of the reasons I prefer teaching teenagers is that, for all their flaws and annoying idiosyncrasies, it’s not …

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Is FAS playing a dangerous game with World Sport Group?

By Gangasudhan The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) has a close working relationship with World Sport Group (WSG), notably by way of the current campaign to incorporate an ASEAN Super League (ASL), featuring the representative football teams from ASEAN countries. The ASL is being organised by the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) which is itself a subset of the Asian Football …

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