Singapore Director Chai Yee Wei’s Salute to homegrown gem – Liang Wenfu 梁文福

 Director Chai Yee Wei on why he chose homegrown gems for his latest movie – “That girl in the pinafore” “我的朋友家,我的同学我爱过的一切” Titled The Girl In Pinafore, it is the first Singapore film in 15 years to celebrate the success of the xinyao which roughly translates to “songs composed and sung by young Singaporeans”. Immensely popular…

The Reunion Dinner 回家過年 – Directed by Anthony Chen 導演: 陳哲藝 (Golden Horse 2013 Best New Director 第五十屆金馬獎最佳新導演)

 The Reunion Dinner 回家過年 – Written and Directed by Anthony Chen   (Anthony Chen is the Golden Horse 2013 Best New Director for film – Ilo Ilo)  導演: 陳哲藝 (第五十屆金馬獎最佳新導演 – 《爸媽不在家》) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aLyVarVFM9w) Congratulations to Ilo Ilo for winning 4 awards at the Golden Horse Award! (known as the Oscars of the Chinese-language film industry.) The…

Epoch Times: Exploring Little India, SIngapore

Epoch Times, Singapore Edition 1) http://epoch-archive.com/a1/en/sg/nnn/2013/11%20November%202013/Edition%20477_01_November%202013/477_A01.pdf 2) http://epoch-archive.com/a1/en/sg/nnn/2013/11%20November%202013/Edition%20477_01_November%202013/477_A03.pdf (http://www.theepochtimes.com/) One of the few unique cultural enclaves in Singapore, Little India is also one of the most vibrant and colourful districts in Singapore. Indeed, Little India is the heart of Singapore’s 353,000-strong Indian community, which makes up 9.2 percent of our population, according to the Singapore Department of Statistics. Exploring…

Epoch Times: Singapore Housewife Spreads Awareness of Forced Organ Harvesting

“I do it not for myself; this is volunteer work that is saving lives.” Ms Rena Sim is one of a handful of volunteers in Singapore who travels around the island to collect signatures from people on the street every day. Carrying a reusable grocery bag containing a small poster and stack of petitions with signatures from people of all walks of lives, the 47-year-old housewife…

Celebrate Deepavali/Diwali in Singapore

Deepavali or Diwali, also known as “festival of lights’. “Deep” meaning “light”, and “avali” meaning “row” (“Row of  Lights”). It is a festival to celebrate the triumph of light over darkness, and victory of good over evil. Deepavali is a gazetted holiday in Singapore, and it falls on the 2nd Novemeber this year. Deepavali an important and…