Bold Play

In stark contrast to the image of the classical pianist who prefers the craft to take centrestage, Khatia Buniatishvili is quite content to brighten the spotlight. By Kannan Chandran....

Singapore Bicentennial 2019 Kicks Off

In 1819, Sir Stamford Raffles landed on Singapore's shores and signed a treaty with Sultan Hussein Shah and Temenggog Abdul Rahman, establishing Singapore as a British settlement. Since then, the...
Faire Leather

Fair Weather For Faire Leather

INSPECTOR Gadget would have benefitted from talking to Faire Leather when creating his bag of tricks. The first collection of products from Singapore-based Faire Leather Co. promises a lot of potentially clever...

Welcome to the Furla Jungle

SHED the red and buck the trend this Chinese New Year with some new arm candy. Spice up your CNY outfit with a striking new Furla handbag — you...

Bali – A Taste For The Island

ON AN island that’s known for its art, surf, vibe and cuisine, Bali has restaurants that are impressive, relevant and worth seeking out. Even as the infrastructure sags under the...

Fullerton Heritage On Parade

REGARDLESS of the progress science and technology have provided, humans still have a fondness to reflect on the past. From kids and their dinosaurs to people and their victories, even symbols...
Keliki Art

Keliki Offers Art For The Gods

THE minute detail that is core to Keliki art requires Job-like concentration and attention to detail. The art is filled with little images that are either in black and white or...

Troy Chin — Drawing His Own Conclusions (1)

IN A DECADE, Troy Chin plunged from high-flying executive in the Big Apple to a penny-pinching artist in the Little Red Dot. Talk about reinventing yourself...! The desire to come...
Sony α9

Fire Away With The Sony α9

IN THIS era of mobile phone photography, full-blown cameras are being blown away. But the phone cannot do everything that a DSLR can. The professionals still need their gear, and to keep...
Ramli Sarip and Sweet Charity

Ramli Sarip — Bittersweet Times

WHATEVER the public perception of a band, there will always be the behind-the-scenes issues that drive or dissolve a band. With Sweet Charity, there were always underlying tensions that made...