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Leave the Arts Alone

We live in a society that constantly tells us what we can do, or can’t do. Especially in Singapore, we are infamously known as The Fine City. Signs are aplenty in our island-state reminding us of the consequences that await if we chose not to abide by the rules. Everything is bounded by the law…

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Malaysia Elections Unlikely to Derail Singapore Ties

Relations between Malaysia and Singapore have warmed in recent months but how will the outcome of Malaysia’s election expected this month affect the ambitious projects that the two neighbors are planning? Malaysian Prime Minster Najib Razak’s National Front coalition is locked in the tightest ever fight against the Pakatan Rakyat, an alliance led by former…

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Haute Couture’s Next Wave Is The East

So marks the end of a fashion week that went back to the luxury of clothing, stripped bare of the Asian musical acts of its predecessor (although Tim Hwang did turn up one night). Fide Fashion Week had a tough plate to tackle with topping last year’s feat of successfully creating the second couture fashion week recognised…