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Thick Beats for Good Girls: A Love Letter to Hip-Hop | Singapore Theatre Review

Attention, theatre geeks! Here’s our review of the Checkpoint Theatre play written and performed by Pooja Nansi and Jessica Bellamy.

Word on the Street: Hafiz (National Boxer)

I’ve had a total of 35 amateur fights now, 25 of which are wins. I guess I didn’t give up fighting because a part of me knew I wasn’t done with boxing yet…

‘Others’ is Not a Race by Melissa De Silva | Singapore Literature Review

Hello, fans of local literature! We review this part-fictional, part-autobiographical book by Melissa De Silva that examines Eurasian culture in Singapore.

Word on the Street: Jason (Beng Who Cooks)

This business is not for the strawberry generation, but I’m determined to change the hawker scene, one bowl at a time…

Word on the Street: Nurhakim

I told a dramatic love story about how a guy and a girl from two different worlds met, but brain cancer made her forget who he was.

Word on the Street: Aaron

I became a dad when I was 18. I got married the year I found out my wife was pregnant with our first son. Everything moved at such a fast pace after that…

Playwrights Pooja Nansi and Jessica Bellamy Discuss “Thick Beats for Good Girls”

What makes a good girl? And why is hip-hop a great storytelling medium? On Episode 1 of our YouTube series “Upcoming”, Pooja and Jessica offer insights into their brand new play by Checkpoint Theatre.

Word on the Street: Jonah de Leon

Thanks to all my hard work, I passed my ‘O’ Levels the second time around. I got 16 points. I actually cried and my parents and principal were very happy for me…

Marina Bay Carnival 2018: 20 Eye-Popping Instagram Photos that Scream Festive Fun

We’ve compiled some of the best images from the world of Instagram that capture the festive atmosphere at the Prudential Marina Bay Carnival.

Word on the Street: Dillah Zakbah

The more I talk about it, the more I can help unlock the passion for tech in other women and push them to get to where they want to be in their careers…

Word on the Street: Zoe

People always ask if I regret wasting four years studying something that’s not related to what I do at work. People always assume that everything in life must be interconnected somehow…

Exploring Chinatown on Chinese New Year 2018 | Singapore in Pictures

With his camera in hand, Kurt Ganapathy explores Chinatown in Singapore during Chinese New Year to document life in this iconic district.

Word on the Street: Luqman

My life became really interesting after I turned 17. That was four years ago, and a lot happened at the time. That was when my passion for food and boxing came together…

Save That Pen: Championing the Environment by Reducing Pen Waste in Singapore

Save That Pen has been reducing Singapore’s carbon footprint, one pen at a time. We find out more from three of its founding members.

Travel Guide 2018: Waisak Festival at Borobudur Temple in Yogyakarta

Take advantage of the Vesak Day long weekend and experience the magic of Waisak Festival at the Borobudur temple complex on 29 May 2018.

Travel Guide 2018: Cherry Blossom Viewing Season in Japan

Make the most of the Good Friday long weekend that begins on 30 March 2018 by visiting Japan during the sakura season.

Travel Guide 2018: Hadaka Matsuri Festival in Japan

Looking for an alternative Chinese New Year 2018 holiday experience? Look no further than Japan’s “Naked Festival”.

Chinese New Year 2018: How to Plan Your Holidays Over the Long Weekend

Chinese New Year marks a three-day long weekend here in Singapore, so here’s how you can start the planning to maximise the holidays in 2018.

9 Long Weekends for the People of Singapore to Enjoy in 2018

Check out our cheat sheet on how to more than double the number of long weekends in your 2018 calendar. You’re welcome!

20 Unique Boutique Hotels in Singapore that Make for the Best Staycations

There’s nothing like being a tourist in your own backyard! Here are 20 places to consider for your next weekend escape.

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