Peranakans discussion

Peranakan Culture On The Uptrend

As expected, the chatter was lively as the Peranakans in the virtual discussion contributed their views on what it meant to be part of this richly diverse community. There was...
Ramli Sarip

Ramli Sarip Plays It Cool With New Album RASA

IT'S a tricky job straddling worlds. With one foot rooted in the world of rock music, Ramli Sarip has his other stepping into the Nusantara realm of Eastern mysticism, with...
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Who Will Take The Lead In Times Of Crisis?

PROGRESS is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. Every day, for the past several weeks and months, I’ve thought of these words from...

House Of Peranakan Curios

HE has spent a large proportion of his life actively keeping this heritage alive. But Alvin Mark Yapp, a true-blue Baba, avoids going overboard about his Peranakan heritage. His trick, he...

What Makes The Peranakans Special?

THE vibrancy of the Peranakan culture is a feast for the senses. From the aromatic cuisine to the delicate fabrics, bold designs and expressive language and demeanour, this hybrid community...
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In Your Ears

IT’S the oft heard story of a group of youths finding friendship and a shared passion that leads them into business. For a group of church band buddies, the opportunity...
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Cryptocurrency Trends

ARE you confused by cryptocurrency? You're not alone in thinking this rapidly evolving digital currency is mysterious and dangerous, if you believe what you read. But, the concept is quite...
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Creativity In A Logical World

HOW can we encourage a coming together of creativity and logic in a country  increasingly reliant on technology? The recent closure of the YALE-NUS programme caused concern in some quarters....
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Moving In Comfort — Audi Q5

IN the grander scheme of things, the finer details are sometimes worth noting when it comes to making a decision. In the Audi Q5, much of the expectations of this...
Emma Raducanu, Cristian Ronaldo, Lewis Hamilton

A Weekend Of Sporting Heroics

IT turned out to be an eventful weekend of sporting activity to take the mind away from the dreariness of an ongoing pandemic and the start of another week...