Not Quite ThereBy Chit Roces-Santos
We may have the time, and some resources—but alas, not the energy. Our last trip to the United States seems to have taken as much out of us to prepare for it as to recover from it. But, I suppose, five years is reasonable enough time to start us thinking of intercontinental travel again.
By Stef Cabal
Touted as one of CNN’s Top 10 “Global must-see exhibitions” is the show of New York-based artist Nathan Sawaya, who thinks beyond the tiny Danish Lego bricks and transforms them into serious 2D and 3D art forms in “The Art of the Brick” at the ArtScience Museum in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.
Afghans and Iraqis have been traumatized by years of war but the people of super-rich Singapore are even more miserable, coming dead last in a Gallup ranking of “positive emotions” around the world.
By Jovic Yee
If there’s one day when everything should go according to plan, that should be your wedding day.
Blame their city state’s competitive culture for leaving them no room for feelings, Singaporeans said in reaction to a survey that depicted them as the world’s most emotionless people.
By Lito B. Zulueta
At the 2012 Singapore Writers Festival (SWF), politics and business, sex and violence, wrestling and the prize Pulitzer do mix.
By Jovic Yee
There’s childlike wonder for one seeing butterflies take flight. One is awed by their beauty and serenity. It’s a sight for sore eyes and the stressed mind.
By Alex Y. Vergara
You may have deep pockets, but as they say, there are certain things money can’t buy. For one, access to certain events here and abroad may be by invitation only. It’s this exclusivity, especially if shared with friends and loved ones, which makes such experiences priceless.
By Louie Cruz
For Singaporean couple Mike and Evelyn Thung, it was compassion that led them to trade their comfortable life in Singapore with a life of service here.
Singapore has opened a new cruise terminal capable of berthing the world’s biggest luxury liners, in a bid to boost the city-state’s position as a regional travel hub.
By Tatin Yang
Call me a sappy baby, but by the time I was in line waiting to enter “Harry Potter: The Exhibition” at Marina Bay Sands ArtScience Museum in Singapore, tears had begun to blur my vision.