Daily Archives: 2019-05-25

Singlish is English gone native: Author of “Spiaking Singlish”, Dr Gwee Li Sui shares his insights on this uniquely Singaporean language

Singaporean poet, graphic artist, and literary critic Gwee Li Sui has released yet another intriguing book, this one on the unique ‘Singlish’. The author of the graphic novel Myth of the Stone and several poetry volumes such as The Other Merlion and Friends, Haikuku, and, most recently, Death Wish now presents a guide to Singapore’s unique language which has evolved …

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Train disruption along the Circle Line on Wednesday noon

There was a train service delay along the Circle Line (CCL) occurred around noon on Wednesday (22 May); according to SMRT it was due to a train fault. Not many commuters commented on the social media platforms, only Jabez Zheng tweeted at 11:52am that the train between Ang Mo Kio and Woodlands was super slow: @SMRT_Singapore train between amk and …

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Ho Ching’s dual role as PM’s wife and CEO of Temasek should trump her desire for privacy if that is the reason for not divulging her earnings

The nagging question of Ho Ching’s salary as CEO of Temasek Holdings does not appear to be one that is about to disappear into the sunset. Indeed, it appears to be one that is raised periodically by opposition politicians, media outlets and the like. According to reports, it would seem that this is an issue that raises the heckles of …

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