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  • Marketing lessons from the durian trade
    Marketing lessons from the durian trade

    Ahh.. durian… the lovely King of Fruits, according to South East Asians. Here in Singapore, durians are the rage. Mostly imported from neighbouring Malaysia, it has become a cultural activity to eat and buy a durian anywhere from US$5 to as expensive as US$30. This year, there was a bumper harvest and coupled with the Ramadan

  • “I didn’t go with every gesture or tick (when portraying Lee Kuan Yew)”
    “I didn’t go with every gesture or tick (when portraying Lee Kuan Yew)”

    Dramatic Singapore film 1965 may not be solely about the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew, but Lim Kay Tong’s riveting portrayal is reason enough to catch it   From shophouses to Chinese and Malay cultural elements, the set was so convincing that the actors forgot it was all staged   When 1965 filmmakers Randy Ang and

  • 15 limited-edition Bread Talk buns to try
    15 limited-edition Bread Talk buns to try

    Ikan Bilis and Chilli crab buns, anyone?   The limited edition SG50 Flosss bun, with sambal chicken floss, celebrates our nation’s jubilee   Popular bakery and pastry shop Bread Talk has unveiled the Singapore Roti Collection, a tasty line-up of 15 buns inspired by popular local dishes and snacks. The new selection, to celebrate its