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Singapore: Mount Vernon’s Disappearing Landmark
1 month ago

Singapore: Mount Vernon’s Disappearing Landmark

Sitting atop a forested and hilly area off Upper Aljunied Road in Singapore is an iconic white Chinese style pagoda with a green tiled roof. The neighbourhood landmark is part …
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What does ASEAN mean to you/to the people of your country?
5 months ago

What does ASEAN mean to you/to the people of your country?

What does ASEAN mean to you/to the people of your country?

The idea of Southeast Asia remained abstract to me for many years.

From Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia can …
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Wedding Traditions in Singapore
1 year ago

Wedding Traditions in Singapore

As the society modernises, so does traditions and practices. Weddings held in Singapore are pretty much Westernized, where the bride will wear a white gown and the groom will wear …
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Food served during Chinese New Year and Dragon Boat Festival in Singapore
1 year ago

Food served during Chinese New Year and Dragon Boat Festival in Singapore

By  •  FOOD, SINGAPORE

As Singapore is a multi-racial society, important festivals from the 3 major racial groups – Chinese, Malay and Indian are gazetted as public holidays and in some of these festivals …
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Culinary event in Singapore
1 year ago

Culinary event in Singapore

Commonly known as a food paradise to both visitors and locals, Singapore is a small little nation that boasts a wide selection of food. Thus with all these great foods, …
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Drinks and desserts in Singapore
1 year ago

Drinks and desserts in Singapore

By  •  FOOD, SINGAPORE

In the blog post, instead of food, I have listed some unique drinks and desserts that are found in Singapore and even in some neighbouring countries as well.

1. Beverages …
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Food in Singapore: What’s good?
2 years ago

Food in Singapore: What’s good?

By  •  FOOD, SINGAPORE

To locals and foreigners, Singapore is known to be a food paradise. Having lived here for all my life, I would have to say that this statement stands true. Due …
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Eco-tourism in Singapore
2 years ago

Eco-tourism in Singapore

It is widely known that Singapore is a ‘Garden City’, which was a vision introduced by then Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew in 1967 to transform Singapore into a country …
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Local music in Singapore
2 years ago

Local music in Singapore

Singapore is still a fairly young nation and we do not have traditional local music that is unique to our country. Countries like Indonesia and Malaysia have their own traditional …
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A Singapore heartland
2 years ago

A Singapore heartland

Tourists or short-term visitors to Singapore might not have the opportunity to see the areas that Singaporeans live in and the places that we frequent on a regular basis. Travel …
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