Singaporean author Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan on her Singlish debut novel Sarong Party Girls and the women who hunt for white husbands in Singapore
Soaring demand for after-school tuition has spawned the rise of millionaire ‘super tutors’ in Singapore. But what is driving the growth of the industry, and is it negatively impacting social mobility?
In Southeast Asia to headline It’s The Ship, the largest floating dance musical festival in the region, the pair behind one of Stockholm’s most eccentric electro house acts sat down for a chat with Southeast Asia Globe People who listen to Dada Life tend to be pretty eccentric. Do you like to keep it weird?
Michael Lee is a Singaporean artist, curator and publisher who is currently working as an associate curator for the Singapore Biennale, which runs from 27 October 2016 until 26 February 2017. Here, Lee gives his thoughts on the four-month artistic extravaganza, as well as elitism in the discussion of modern art
ANALYSIS: After a planned attack on Marina Bay Sands was foiled, Singapore’s government is taking the fight to the Islamic State
With the rise of financial technology, or fintech, changing the way the world does business, Singapore is positioning itself as a major industry player
Southeast Asia Globe takes an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at how the Singapore Grand Prix comes together ahead of Southeast Asia’s glitziest Formula One race
With Singapore’s infection rates reaching triple figures, Malaysians visiting the city-state are at risk of being exposed to the Zika virus
With The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye, artist Sonny Liew created a sprawling graphic novel that shot to the top of the New York Times bestseller list and was heralded as “probably the greatest work of art ever produced in Singapore”. Many reviewers feel that Liew has created his magnum opus, but the 41-year-old says
During a speech to parliament on Monday, Singapore defence minister Ng Eng Hen said the country would send military forces to the Middle East to combat the Islamic State. The move, experts say, is both expected and justified
From French fine-dining to frantic food stalls, the first Michelin stars to fall in Southeast Asia have reinvigorated the local food scene
Tom DeVoe is a Singapore-based ‘mentalist’, an entertainer who uses psychology, suggestion and observation to do amazing things with people’s minds. He has performed around the world, been hired by brands such as Bulgari and Jaeger-LeCoultre and appeared on Channel News Asia, CNN and the BBC