Singaporean director Anthony Chen described as “surreal” the 15-minute standing ovation that followed the world premiere of his debut feature film "Ilo Ilo" at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday. Though the ending of the premiere couldn’t have been more perfect, the 29-year-old Chen said the beginning was quite “nerve-wrecking” as it was marred by technical glitches.
Fire at East Village Hotel
A fire broke out at East Village Hotel in Marine Parade on the morning of Monday, 16 July. Here are pictures from our on-ground reporters, and more sent in to us by our readers. Read more in our story here.
- Mon, Jul 16, 2012
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