Crazy Average Singaporeans Offend Me

Rice I Am A Crazy Rich Asian, And Crazy Average Singaporeans Offend Me Pan Jie 25 April 2018 Dear Singapore, As a crazy rich Asian, I am deeply offended that you guys are offended by Crazy Rich Asians. When I saw the trailer drop yesterday, I was so excited that I nearly spat oolong all … Continue reading Crazy Average Singaporeans Offend Me

Raffles Stole Singapore

The Spectator How Raffles stole the jewel of Singapore Alex Colville 27 January 2018 The true founder of Singapore, the humane and diplomatic William Farquhar, has for centuries been unjustly eclipsed by his bullying, reckless superior BOOK REVIEW: William Farquhar and Singapore: Stepping out from Raffles’ Shadow Nadia H. Wright Entrepot Publishing (Malaysia), pp.258, £27.91 … Continue reading Raffles Stole Singapore

The Imam Issue: A Look at the Singapore Muslim Community

The Online Citizen The Singapore Muslim Community and the Imam Issue Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir 6 March 2017 It is well-known that Singapore is a multi-religious society. The 2014 report by Pew named our city-state as the most religiously diverse among the 232 countries studied. What is assumed in this discourse is that all religions are … Continue reading The Imam Issue: A Look at the Singapore Muslim Community

Singapore Palestinian Film Festival 2017: Adela Foo

Doyenne.Sg The Singapore Palestinian Film Festival 2017: Adela Foo Lee Ying Ying Organiser of the Singapore Palestinian Film Festival 2017, Adela Foo, sheds some light on war-torn Palestine and what drew her towards the region. More than two years after the war, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict left its citizens displaced and unable to resume their daily … Continue reading Singapore Palestinian Film Festival 2017: Adela Foo

Singaporean English is Almost Impossible to Pick Up

Atlas Obscura Singaporean English is Almost Impossible to Pick Up Urvija Banerji 2 May 2016 Wah lao! Why can’t I speak Singlish? The Merlion is a famous statue and symbol of Singapore. “To merlion” in Singlish means to puke everywhere. (Photo: WolfgangSladkowski/CC BY 3.0) “Two dollar onny, dis one,” a street vendor might say to … Continue reading Singaporean English is Almost Impossible to Pick Up