Lifestyle & Culture

The Chinese cartoons with a revolutionary message for Singapore

By Hong Xinyi
  • About 150 cartoons and related images and artefacts are on display at Singapore’s Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, organised in collaboration with the Memorial Museum of 1911 Revolution in Guangzhou
  • Common themes included the threat of foreign colonial powers, the corruption of the Qing government and the revolutionary movement that aimed to overthrow their rule

Green gold rush: Asia’s race to legalise medical marijuana

By Crystal Tai
  • Thailand and Malaysia are vying to become the first Asian countries to legalise medical marijuana with the lure of billions in revenue trumping decades of prohibition
  • Support for liberalisation is not unanimous: China, South Korea and Japan last month warned citizens visiting Canada to avoid cannabis and Singapore maintains a blanket ban

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