Features, Other Writing

Five reasons to live in Osaka, Japan

Published in the Financial Times. This bustling business hub also has a slower side with historic temples and hearty food Historically the primary seaport and mercantile capital of Japan, Osaka stagnated during the Meiji Restoration, which heralded the meteoric rise of Tokyo and the return of imperial rule. Osaka has been through a resurgence, however, […]

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Advertorials, Features, Other Writing

Global stage, local heart

PUBLISHED OCT 20, 2017, 4:00 AM SGT Eight finalists are in the running for the Singapore Youth Award, Singapore’s highest honour for young people who exemplify the values of resilience, courage, leadership, and willingness to serve. By Lydia Shu Self-professed “international conductor with a local heart”, Mr Wong Kah Chun began his musical journey playing […]

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Creative Writing, Other Writing

Queen Street Exhibition

The following is an excerpt from an exhibition on the history of Queen Street in Singapore, published by The Thought Collective. This section of the exhibition explores the colonial history and identity of the area as a former European enclave, through the retelling of the stories of historical characters such as an Indian dhoby, a Chinese […]

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