Singapore

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Singapore’s long-ruling People’s Action Party was recently voted back in with a strong mandate. Tharman Shanmugaratnam is one of the party’s leading lights, with many tipping him to be the next prime minister


Andre Chiang: Philosopher of food

Andre Chiang became a chef because he wanted to take over his mum’s business. But when he got to France and learned from the masters of nouvelle cuisine, things got a little out of hand. This year his restaurant came fifth on the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list, meaning it was also named Best Restaurant


A sense of refinement: Gilbert Cheah

Gilbert Cheah might just have the most glamorous job in the Southeast Asian magazine industry. As publisher of Singapore Tatler, he must be equally well versed in the worlds of both luxury lifestyle and media. Here, he talks to Southeast Asia Globe about the digital revolution, the challenges of working with billionaires and the importance of