It is election season in Singapore. GE2015 is finally here and it is the most keenly contested election since 1965, with 181 candidates from 9 political parties and 2 independents going for all 89 seats in Parliament. No more walkovers and “instant MPs” whom we didn’t vote for! There will a total of 13 Single-Member
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The American Writers Festival (AWF) is here for its fifth edition from 14 to 18 September 2015 at Yale-NUS College and the Singapore Management University. You will be treated to readings and panel discussion featuring authors like Adam Johnson, Tina Chang, Rajiv Joseph, Michael Meyer and Nisid Hajari. The festival will focus on American writers and their relationship to Asia right here in Singapore, the literary capital of the region.
- Filipino band UP DHARMA DOWN reacts to Singapore’s LETICIA BONGNINO
Recently, the Singapore Tourism Board engaged a popular indie Filipino band, Up Dharma Down to travel to Singapore to search for inspiration for their latest single, “All the Good Things”. The result is this spiffy music video featuring Singapore’s cityscape: The song has attracted much hype online, both in the Philippines and in Singapore. Beyond