Troy Chin – Drawing His Own Conclusions (2)

NO MATTER how pretty it looks, “you gotta have something to say man!” exclaims comic book creator, Troy Chin. It’s been 10 years since Chin returned to Singapore, but there are still traces...

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...

Fighting The Juggernaut

WITH 20 years of fighting under his belt, and a few belts to his name, Arvind Lalwani wants a younger breed of fighter to emerge. The second you see him, the...

The Ink Of Life

A ONCE common scene, coconut trees in Singapore are not found in abundance anymore. Despite their prevalence in the past — dotting the coastline and a regular sight in the...

Singapore Furniture Design Still In Its Flat Pack

WHAT does the “Made In Singapore” tag mean these days? Not much, if it’s in furniture design, says Nathan Yong, Chief Creative Director, International Furniture Fair Singapore. Yong, who runs his...

What Tricky Mind Games Is Ning Up To?

THE  Mind Magic Mistress, Ning did her thing. The magician turned mentalist, Ning, showed off her brain power with a couple of simple examples that would have flatlined any brain...

A Fantastical Time To Be Had

HEAD to The Promontory @ Marina Bay the next two weekends and step into a fantastical village. It will not be time wasted, that’s the guarantee from the organisers of The...

Surviving Close Calls

YOU can be the victim or you could fight back. Armed with Krav Maga skills, Edwin Peng reckons your attacker might rue his decision to go on the offensive. Real world...

The Bard On The Boards

FOR FOUR centuries, William Shakespeare has shaken everybody’s tree, and ideas have come tumbling out. To celebrate the Bard’s ongoing relevance in a changing world, the folks in Siglap South...

The Comeback Kid

FROM cancer to boxing via death’s doorstep, Kumar Perumal has always been a trading blows to remain in the fight. “It’s a gamble,” says Kumar Perumal, proprietor and Head Coach of...