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A Week at All Saints Home, Part Two
By Kenneth Lin Published on by Kenneth Lin 0

Note: This is the second of a two-part series on volunteers at All Saints Home. Read part one here. == Three days later, the ABBS volunteers gather at All Saints Home in Yishun. One by one, the volunteers push the elderly residents in Read More

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A Week at All Saints Home, Part One
By Kenneth Lin Published on by Kenneth Lin 0

Note: This is the first of a two-part series on volunteers at All Saints Home. Read part two here. == An old lady in a wheelchair looks up to me. She smiles and says something in Teochew to the volunteer beside her. They Read More

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Understanding heritage here beyond colonial perspective
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Wong Chee Meng There is an old joke, that if any major building bears a name to remind us of Singapore’s emergence as a young nation, it would soon be demolished: remember National Theatre at Fort Canning, National Library at Stamford Road, Read More

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Pointers for the 12 Animal Signs in 2018 by Joey Yap, renowned fengshui consultant
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Renowned Feng Shui consultant, Dato’ Joey Yap shares with the interested public on his Chinese Zodiac predictions in this 2018. Dog Overall Luck 2018 is a mixed bag with a fair share of personal and professional problems, even as you attain success Matters from one Read More

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“Journeys, a double bill” – A production of two similar yet distinctively flavoured solo-pieces
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

This weekend saw the performance of two local talented artists, Erwin Shah Ismail and Kimberly Chan of their self-written production in “Journeys, a double bill” at the School of the Arts Singapore. Performed as solo-pieces, each performer single-highhandedly covered 45 mins of showtime (without Read More

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Depositing money on Li Chun at specific timing for good fortune, is an urban myth without basis in Fengshui
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Today is Li Chun (立春), a special day marked by the Chinese community around the world. Historically, Li Chun is the day, marking the first period of the Solar Terms where which is a calendar of twenty-four periods and climate to govern agricultural arrangements in ancient China, and the Read More

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Sandi Tan wins Best Director award for World Cinema Documentary at Sundance Film Festival with her rebooted “Shirkers”
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore-born filmmaker Sandi Tan won the Best Director award for her film “Shirkers” for World Cinema Documentary at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival held in Park City, Utah on Sunday (28 January). Tan was a film critic at The Straits Times from 1995 Read More

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‘The Past is not the Past’, an exhibition to remember
By Kenneth Lin Published on by Kenneth Lin 0

Last updated on February 12th, 2018 at 01:25 pm“The party is not the….”, a visitor beside me squints into a portrait, trying to make out the tiny words handwritten just below it. After the words, an ‘Erica’ is signed. “The past is not Read More

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FEVER ROOM: Blurs the lines of reality and fantasy, bringing audiences on a multi-sensory journey
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

FEVER ROOM, by internationally acclaimed filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul is set to be premiered here in Singapore by TheatreWorks Curators Academy. The first South East Asian winner of the Palme d’Or, the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival, Apichatpong Weerasethakul is one Read More

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Female poets take top three prizes for the first time for the Migrant Work Poetry Competition
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The fourth edition of the Migrant Worker Poetry Competition saw 19 finalists recite original poems in Bahasa Indonesia, Bengali, English, Mandarin, Tagalog, Tamil, and Burmese to more than 220 attendees, the best audience turnout since the program’s inception in 2014. An annual competition Read More

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