Hong Lim Park, at once a space for identity-seeking, speech-making, memory-forming, equality-affirming, and at its core, a simple patch of green for recreational purposes. How has it stood the ravages of time as a place for sketching and imprinting self and nationhood?
Our writer revisits his TV-watching younger self, a boy whose cultural identity was shaped to a large extent by his insatiable appetite for local dramas.
In exploring his Korean roots, writer Jonathan Chan uncovers Singapore's long historical links with South Korea. It's a journey that has led to the Republic's decade-long obsession with the East Asian nation's cultural exports, a wave that keeps rising.
One person's search during the pandemic for the foods and smells of childhood, especially those that remind him of his grandmother.
Lei cha, or thunder tea rice, is a dish that reflects the nomadic lifestyle of the Hakkas, their ability to adapt to local circumstances, and the importance of community.
Havelock, Neill and Outram, "heroes" of the 1857 war in India, were brutal, murderous generals. Singapore's street names offer an avenue to discover our colonial past, and also a path to understand our future.