Pink Dot Restrictions And Politicians Being “Neutral”: Why Are They On The Wrong Side Of History?
"Politicians who work to place obstacles in our way, however, may eventually have to learn that people who have lived all their lives fighting obstacles — every single day — are exceptionally good at, well, climbing."
Yale-NUS Is Not A Failed School: How Liberal Arts Thrives In “Conservative” Singapore
"I am not sure what the spirit of the liberal arts is, if it is not the admirable values of social justice and community-mindedness that I see embodied in my peers and the very institution of Yale-NUS College."
Schwartzs’ Match at Pan-Pacific Hotel Rebrands Itself As LuLu’s Lounge
Known to be creative visionaries, the Schwartzs restyled their lounge after a fictitious character, LuLu - a big time Bronx party animal who enjoys letting her hair down.
Stop Ordering Unicorn Frappuccinos Or “Secret Menu” Blended Cheesecakes: Starbucks Singapore Barista
"Sometimes, customers order 'secret recipe' drinks that require us to blend in a whole cheesecake in it."
Wanderland 2017: How We Braved the “Coachella of the Philippines”
Even the gloomy weather couldn’t dampen the energy and vibe of the metro’s biggest annual indie music and arts festival.
Faves Asia And Social Media Influencers In Singapore: Are They Fame-Chasers And Hypocrites?
"They call themselves “influencers” - how have they put their voices to positive use? How many of them have ventured into social activism?"
From A Singaporean Abroad: Why Is Singapore Getting Chummy With Authoritarian Turkey?
"Turkey's geographical position as the gateway to both Europe and the Middle East... will be the key to its acceptance into ASEAN."
Wonderfruit’s Founder Pivots His Thai Festival Away from a Music-centric Model
With rising artist costs and a rush of event promoters to outbid each other for A-list acts, it comes as no surprise that Wonderfruit has pivoted their business away from a music-centric model.
Banyan Tree’s Claire Chiang on Building Brands and Bucking Trends
Wise words from a female leader who is all about recognizing talent irrespective of gender.
Xiao Ya Tou Turns Heads At Duxton Hill
It's like a set from a Channel 8 period drama!