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  1. Freer mainland society tipped

    Posted Nov 12th 2008, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih In 50 years, China would be a more transparent, freer society, Hong Kong a more Chinese city and his city state, more cosmopolitan, Singapore Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong predicted last night in Hong Kong. 'That is where Hong Kong and Singapore will diverge, but we can't see who will be a stronger economy,' Mr Goh told an Asia Society dinner. ...

  2. Singapore Quiz

    Posted Aug 09th 2008, 12:00am by Joey Wong

    ... Compiled by Joey Wong Test your general knowledge. 1 What are the four official languages in Singapore? 2 Name the sportsman known as the Hercules of Singapore. 3 Who are the Black Knights? 4 How many islands make up Singapore? 5 Britain's Malaya Command HQ, until 1942, is now a tourist attraction. What is it called? 6 What is Pulau Hantu famous for? 7 What inaugural ...

  3. Top Singapore school seeks assorted staff

    Posted Apr 26th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Jenkins

    ... Written by Joyce Jenkins United World College of South East Asia (UWCSEA), a world-renowned international school in Singapore, has set up a second campus in the city state. This is in response to the surge in demand for placements in international schools as Singapore continues to grow as a compelling location for businesses and staff. UWCSEA East will start in August ...

  4. Singapore glory is a big ask for new-look HK side

    Posted Jun 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Hong Kong will be hard-pressed to push for honours at this month's AHF Cup in Singapore predicts Sarinder Dillon, president of the Hong Kong Hockey Association. Despite ... be up against it in the nine-team tournament in Singapore from June 14-22. 'We are going through a transition process at the moment, having lost a number of established players. ...

  5. Thriving arts scene helps cast aside Lion City's staid image

    Posted Aug 06th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung In a two-storey office-cum-studio in the heart of a small arts community in Singapore, a group of young dancers practises traditional Malay dances. They are members of the Sri ... multicultural policy. Within walking distance of Som Said's arts house is the office of W!ld Rice, one of Singapore's leading professional theatre companies, where staff are busy preparing ...

  6. Lion City's choice of colourful attractions

    Posted Mar 28th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Luk

    ... These tours are related to the choice of destination. The more colour and variety a country offers, the more popular it will be. Singapore is one of the most popular cities for incentive tours. ... Man-see, area director for Hong Kong and Macau for the Singapore Tourism Board, said the key factor contributing to its success was the strong support from the government and close co-operation ...

  7. Thumb thing in the way he moves

    Posted Jun 15th 2008, 12:00am by Clara Chow

    ... Hermes, Chong pasted 3,000 teardrop-shaped stickers (right) on the walls of its Singapore in-store gallery. He spent three days rubbing the self-adhesive off-set prints on and developed a sore ... the collaboration with Hermes. Curated by the Singapore Tyler Print Institute, the exhibition is inspired by the last paragraphs of an eclectic smattering of eight novels. These include Jeanette ...

  8. Wife of ex-boss of Singapore charity sued

    Posted Dec 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui Singapore's National Kidney Foundation and the administrator of the assets of its disgraced former chairman, Richard Yong Kun-da, are suing his wife for GBP1.27 million (HK$14.6 million). According to a writ filed in the High Court on Monday, Yong wrongfully transferred money from a joint account he held with his wife, On Shu-kio, in Singapore to an account she ...

  9. Junior stars ready for challenge

    Posted Jun 30th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Singapore stint proves useful as Hong Kong take on top Asian teams in netball tournament The SAR's junior squad are training hard for the sixth Asian Youth Netball ... the Maldives, Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and hosts Hong Kong. Netball is a women's sport derived from basketball. This non-contact indoor sport originated in the United States. ...

  10. Chef's new restaurant in Singapore draws on old Shanghai for inspiration

    Posted Dec 18th 2008, 12:00am by Grace Wong

    ... the belt-tightening trend, the culinary whiz behind Water Margin and Yun Fu has a new restaurant at Singapore's iconic Clifford Pier, and its name alludes to Shanghainese glamour. The Hong Kong ... twist. 'Like Hong Kong, Singapore's cosmopolitan diversity has always appealed to me,' Yeung said. 'The idea of starting a restaurant in Singapore was cemented when I saw ...




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