Tag: MS weekend

POV: I grew up dyslexic in S’pore & nearly flunked out of uni. I turned out alright.

“It's not a superpower, it’s just a thing that some people have, and it can, mostly, be worked with.”

January 28, 2023, 09:23 AM

POV: For more than 30 years I thought the CNY song lyrics said, 'Hey hey ni na bu eh'. I was wrong.

Cannot unhear.

January 26, 2023, 05:30 PM

Carissa Yap, 22, went from NUS Business student to representing S'pore at Miss Universe 2022

For Yap, entering the world of beauty pageants has meant having to come to terms with her upbringing.

January 22, 2023, 05:53 PM

POV: The tricky landscape of angbao-giving in a traditional S'pore family

As much as fielding questions from relatives is awkward, accidentally offending someone because of angbao money is also awkward.

January 21, 2023, 03:57 PM

As pasar malams change with the times, where will we go for S’pore’s favourite childhood snacks?

Growing up, tutu kueh was that special treat I always looked forward to on a night out, and remains so even today.

January 15, 2023, 01:01 PM

Everything we know (& don't know) about the SPH Media circulation scandal

Perhaps the most important question is: why were they being inflated?

January 14, 2023, 09:32 AM

Creative founder Sim Wong Hoo famously said S'pore suffered from 'NUTS'. What did he mean?

The term eventually made its way into newspapers, forums, and even parliament.

January 06, 2023, 10:05 AM

7-year-old writes book while battling rare cancer, recovers, & now has plans for 13 more

The young cancer survivor hopes to write a book or two a year.

December 25, 2022, 11:13 AM

Car accident survivor finds love with someone who makes her feel like a ‘normal person' despite her disability

Finding her confidence in relationships again.

December 24, 2022, 10:13 AM

2 non-football fans gave up 20 hours’ sleep to see angry uncles & drunk expats watch the World Cup

Only one understands "offside", but both would do it again.

December 16, 2022, 06:55 PM