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4 Things You Should Know Before Watching PRISM - The Play That’ll Reconnect You to Singapore

Prism Cast Toy FactoryPRISM will make you remember Singapore’s past   Source Singapore is a country that is constantly seeking for advancement and change, and in many ways this is a great thing! Tourists are always spell-bound by Singapore’s ‘newness’ and cleanliness, as it looks like something out of a storybook. However, I have...
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11 Rumours About Singapore That Foreigners Still Misunderstand - As Written By A Foreigner

Legal Chewing Gum, SingaporeSmall Singapore has pretty big rumours   Adapted from Source While Singapore’s land area takes up just 719.1 square kilometers, the gossip and rumours about this country have spread far and wide. From illegal chewing gum, to people getting their limbs chopped off for the smallest of crimes, there have been...
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14 Ancient Hawker Food Stalls From Another Era With One Existing As Early As 1908

OG hawker COVERA Tale of Two Singaporean Food Heritages   Adapted from source: @faridabrazfa My parents have many-a-times pointed at old hawker stores and kopitiams, reminiscing the food that fueled their younger days. Many have relocated or been demolished for redevelopment, others have retired with no-one to carry on their legacy. Soon, it...
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10 Real Singaporean Horror Stories To Keep You Up At Night

Summon aunty Singapore, parking Horror stories that only Singaporeans understand   Singaporeans love horror stories. Whether it’s cursed chalets, ghostly children who play with marbles in the middle of the night, or the good old nenek keropok - we have a ghost story for everything. With the wild success of horror movies and events like...
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10 Singapore Laws And Secrets Even Singaporeans Don't Know About

national secrets COVERThink You Know All About Singapore?   What if I say majority of us, even those who are born and bred here, have much more to discover about our little country? There are many things that we do on a regular basis, places where we go frequently, as well as things...
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Singapore's First Unmanned Self-Service Provision Shop Exists In Hougang

self-service provision shopNo one’s looking at this self-service provision shop   Besides the sight of cows and horses roaming free by the roads, one thing I’ve always been fascinated by during road trips in Australia is the honesty policy of roadside kiosks. These unmanned stalls display flowers, fruits and vegetables from the homes...
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10 Beautiful Religious Buildings That Highlight Singapore's Incredible Multiracial Society

religious buildings SingaporeReligious buildings completely free to visit     Source: @melaniehermanus Ask any tourist, and you’ll find that one of Singapore’s most noticeable attribute is our diversity. With such a varied and multicultural society, Singapore provides both residents and tourists the opportunity to indulge in a myriad of cuisines, cultures, languages and...
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10 Unexpected Paper Gifts You Can Burn For The Dead This Hungry Ghost Festival

Paper Apple Macbook Truly Singaporean Kim Zua   We've all heard the stories, that's probably why most of us make a conscious effort to head home earlier than we normally would this time of year. We’ve been warned to stay out of the water, avoid whistling once the sun has set, and to only...
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10 Amusing Ways Singaporeans Were Eco-Friendly Without Even Trying

Unexpected benefits   Singaporeans - we’re really a unique species with our odd habits and traditions, many of which were passed down from our parents and grandparents. Remember how our mothers used to say, “If you don’t finish your rice, your boyfriend/girlfriend will have a lot of pimples”? Little did we...
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10 Signs You Are Chionging Way Too Hard At Work

Are you overworked?   In the 2015 World Happiness Report, a United Nations study, found that Singapore was the happiest country in Asia. But is that even remotely true? Most working adults here would probably identify more with the 2011 Gallup poll that ranks Singapore 90th in the world in terms...
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