Lou Engle in Singapore

Rice Lou Engle: An American Threatens a Christian-Muslim Divide in Singapore Benjamin Lim 25 March 2018 On stage inside the Singapore Expo hall, a Christian leader from the US proudly addresses the 2000-strong crowd: “The Muslims are taking over the south of Spain. But I had a dream, where I will raise up the church … Continue reading Lou Engle in Singapore

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

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