Tag Archives: Singapore

ArmaGallant Hands-On

If the name ArmaGallant sound vaguely familiar to you, it’s because this RTS-Deck Building hybrid was recently won an ST Digital Award for “Best Local Game, Reader’s choice” and developers Rock Nano Global managed to secure publishing deals to distribute the game globally. I personally covered the game as part of a Made In Singapore showcase all the way back …

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Meet the first female Singapore Football Club Advisor

Epson Singapore Geylang International FC - Head Coach Hasrin Jailani, Mr Ben Teng, Ms Tin Pei Ling, Mr Toshimitsu Tanaka, GIFC Captain Isa Halim

It was quite a surprise when Member of Parliament Tin Pei Ling was officially unveiled as Geylang International Football Club’s adviser for the upcoming S-League season. Ms Tin who is also a Member of Parliament for MacPherson SMC is the first woman to hold the post but she is no stranger to sports. For her, it’s all about community outreach but …

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This is Home

This Is Home Singapore Flag SG50

From a little fishing village to a metropolis with modern infrastructure and services, Singapore has come a long way some 50th years ago when the then Prime Minister Mr Lee Kuan Yew declared the country’s independence. Yet as someone who grew up in the developing years of Singapore, I never experienced the troubled times of the MacDonald House bombing in …

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UNIQLO Launches UTme and Street Tales

Singapore, 6 Jul 2015 – It was an evening of entertainment and celebration on 3 Jul 2015 as UNIQLO embraced all things Singaporean! At this media party to launch UTme! and UNIQLO Street Tales, guests got to relive childhood memories with old school games such as “chapteh”, five stones to “goli” (marbles), followed by a trip down memory lane as …

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SEA Games 2015 – National Service

SEA Games 2015 Women Water Polo Final Singapore OCBC Aquatic Centre Silver Medal

Right from the first whistle I could hear a kid, probably 6 years old trying to drown out the Thai supporters on her own. Well thankfully she had help from her fellow Singaporeans. I’ve seen a number of games during this SEA Games and if there are 2 sides who know how to entertain, it’s the Thais and the Singaporeans. …

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SEA Games 2015 – An Unbreakable Spirit

SEA Games 2015 Basketball Men Semi Final Singapore vs Indonesia

It didn’t matter if they were the ones to play catch up the whole 4 quarters. It also didn’t matter that they were playing a team on form nor did it matter who the opposition team were. It was always going to be a tough, physically challenging match that they had to face up to. Yet they kept on trying …

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SEA Games 2015 – Songs of Singapore

SEA Games 2015 OCBC Aquatic Centre Women Singapore vs Philippines

Perhaps it’s really the home advantage that has contributed even more than we thought. Being in the OCBC Aquatic Centre in the first quarter of the women’s water polo match between Singapore and the Philippines was much more than the straight forward game for Singapore. It’s been about the support. You get one guy in the west stand shouting “let’s …

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Anti-Drug Abuse Campaign 2015

Anti Drug Abuse Campaign

Singapore celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Anti-Drug Abuse Campaign, an annual flagship event in support of the anti-drug cause. With a focus on Community Togetherness, this year’s campaign will include the Anti-Drug Abuse Carnival – with DIY stations, activities such as skateboarding and a special photo exhibition on 20 years of the Anti-Drug Abuse Campaign. The popular anti-drug dance …

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ELITE 2015 launches with innovative concept to find the fittest in Singapore‏

ELITE 2015, a brand new sports event in Singapore that will find truly fit people! Presented by Elite Pro Nutrition, the competition offers the true test of fitness, covering functional fitness, cardiovascular tenacity, endurance, pure strength, gymnastics and movement. This takes place over two qualifying rounds culminating in a Grand Final, all to be held at Bugis Junction. Besides searching …

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Highlights from Sing Jazz Day 3

The Brand New Heavies closed this year’s Singapore International Jazz Festival with their unparalleled energy on Sunday evening. It’s a tough one to call for a favourite with such a star studded line up such as Roy Ayers, The Steve McQueens, Courtney Pine, Yuna & the Brand New Heavies all of which brought such charisma and originality to the stage …

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Chinatown Chinese New Year Official Light Up Ceremony 2015

Chinatown Chinese New Year Official Light Up Ceremony 2015

It was a night to remember as thousands thronged the streets of Chinatown to catch a glimpse of the Chinese New Year Official Light Up Ceremony. Guest of Honour, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, together with the various VIPs, kicked off the night with lighting of sparklers to simulate a giant firecracker structure (For our foreign friends, fireworks are only …

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Ushering in the Year of the Goat this Chinese New Year at Chinatown

Chinatown Chinese New Year 2015 Media Preview 02

Chinatown ushers in an “Abundance of Joy & Prosperity” With SG50 and the Year of the Goat! The Chinese New Year Celebrations at Chinatown are always one to look out for and this year will see a strong SG50 theme interwoven with the iconic traditional event ushering the new lunar year. With the theme “Abundance of Joy & prosperity”, the …

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Happy 49th Birthday Singapore

It’s August, a very special month for us Singaporeans and this year many things about being Singaporean hit me. For starters it was the need to go back for reservist, a 10 year post National Service obligation we have as Singaporean males. Much debate has been about the new improved IPPT testing system, be it criticism or praise, I feel …

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Hoobastank Live In Singapore 2014

Hoobastank Live In Singapore 2014

Modern Rock band Hoobastank returns to Singapore for a one-night only live concert at the Coliseum Hard Rock Sentosa on the 30th November 2014. Best known for their mega hit “The Reason” which top the radio charts in Singapore, Hoobastank are pulling no stops for their 2014 Asia tour and promise an electrifying performance. Concertgoers can expect to hear hits …

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