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April Gift Guide Holidays 2018

Here it is, the Holiday Gift Guide of 2018

Oh, the holiday season has come. It must be the festive lights, the effervescent social gatherings or the perfect excuse to give and receive gifts that makes everybody giddy during this time of the year. It’s all fun...

Shirkers: reclaiming Singapore’s first indie film

Shirkers is a monumental attempt to reclaim Singapore’s first indie film in a world that lost and kept it. “When I was 18, the thing I wanted more than anything was to make a movie. I had the idea that you found freedom...

JTBC My ID is Gangnam Beauty

My ID is Gangnam Beauty—K Drama Review

“I’ll get some cosmetic procedures done, but I hope I don’t end up looking like a Gangnam girl.” I remember the first time I heard this from a Korean friend years ago. I was bewildered when she worried about being a...

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A Perfect Day in Hoi An for Fusion Culture

Are you tired of skyscrapers and endless traffic? Escape to Hoi An and travel back to the 18th century and a collision of cultures. Hoi An used to be a major port, heavily influenced by the visiting traders. The...

Amuro Namie: The Eternal Queen of J-Pop

I first visited Tokyo in 1997 and stayed at the home of a Japanese family. There was a girl a couple of years older than me, but we didn’t talk much during my week there. We were in that teenage stage of awkward self...