Monthly Archives: December 2014

Film Chinois on Off-Broadway

Come New Year, a play by a Singaporean writer will open on Theater Row in Times Square. A noir mystery set in 1947 Peking, Damon Chua’s Film Chinois was nominated for three Ovation Awards (the Los Angeles equivalent of the Obies)

Film Chinois on Off-Broadway

Come New Year, a play by a Singaporean writer will open on Theater Row in Times Square. A noir mystery set in 1947 Peking, Damon Chua’s Film Chinois was nominated for three Ovation Awards (the Los Angeles equivalent of the Obies)

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Embroidering Orchids by Johar Buang   Regarding the tablecloth I just bought from a shop, its surface is embroidered with several stalks of red orchids with green leaves and stems. In the past some hands must have diligently embroidered them. I picture

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Embroidering Orchids by Johar Buang   Regarding the tablecloth I just bought from a shop, its surface is embroidered with several stalks of red orchids with green leaves and stems. In the past some hands must have diligently embroidered them. I picture

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String Theory by Alvin Pang   Scientists are still trying to find out what makes the cosmos tick. I don’t even know what makes my dad work, bright thwarted man that he is; would have outdone us all had he

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String Theory by Alvin Pang   Scientists are still trying to find out what makes the cosmos tick. I don’t even know what makes my dad work, bright thwarted man that he is; would have outdone us all had he

My Book of the Year

Singapore Poetry asked notable Singaporeans in the arts and academia to pick their favorite book of the year, written or translated into English. 26 responded kindly to the request. We are pleased to present what we hope is the first

My Book of the Year

Singapore Poetry asked notable Singaporeans in the arts and academia to pick their favorite book of the year, written or translated into English. 26 responded kindly to the request. We are pleased to present what we hope is the first

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“Iam::” by Subina Aurora Khaneja   The text framing the oil painting reads: I am  what  the body construct  physical dimensional shape  created in the fires  with metals of earth  waters of the ocean  but in the same clay  roam  words

/ Art

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“Iam::” by Subina Aurora Khaneja   The text framing the oil painting reads: I am  what  the body construct  physical dimensional shape  created in the fires  with metals of earth  waters of the ocean  but in the same clay  roam  words

Three Fat Virgins

An acclaimed playwright in Singapore, Ovidia Yu has dramatized the situation of Singaporean women in plays both serious and humorous. Her name is frequently linked with her 1991 comedy “Three Fat Virgins Unassembled.” Below is an extract that gives the

Three Fat Virgins

An acclaimed playwright in Singapore, Ovidia Yu has dramatized the situation of Singaporean women in plays both serious and humorous. Her name is frequently linked with her 1991 comedy “Three Fat Virgins Unassembled.” Below is an extract that gives the

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My Malay, Your Malay by Mohamed Latiff Mohamed I have defined the meaning of my Malay from the eyes and lips of history that is scathed like a bloodied shawl that is forlorn like a woeful virgin your Malay flows

Featured Poem

My Malay, Your Malay by Mohamed Latiff Mohamed I have defined the meaning of my Malay from the eyes and lips of history that is scathed like a bloodied shawl that is forlorn like a woeful virgin your Malay flows