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The ANAORI Kakugama

By Shobha Tsering Bhalla | 2 weeks ago

In a country where Zen has long been entwined in the cultural DNA of the nation, it is only natural that this elegant practise of appreciating simplicity is present in almost every product. Zen art grew up around the philosophy of Zen Buddhism and became synonymous with the idea that simplicity is the path to…

National Heritage Board celebrates 25th anniversary with Mystery Tours

By Team India Se | 3 weeks ago

Starting this September, the Museum Roundtable (MR) will be commemorating its milestone anniversary with a celebration of programmes, 25 years since its formation by the National Heritage Board (NHB) to encourage a museum-going culture amongst Singaporeans. The MR was first established in 1996 as part of NHB’s ongoing efforts to develop a vibrant and diverse…

Giant Panda Jia-Jia shows her mothering skills

By Team India Se | August 20, 2021

Singapore’s giant panda Jia Jia, who gave birth to a cub on August 14, has shown great maternal instincts in her first week despite being a first-time mother. Her mothering skills are improving from day to day. Despite looking visibly tired, her carers report that she is more relaxed and has been able to rest…

Food & National Identity

By Shobha Tsering Bhalla | August 9, 2021

As Singapore celebrates its 56th National Day, my thoughts turn to that most potent of Singaporean assets – its Hawker Food. Thanks to its mind-boggling variety of outstandingly delicious and affordable fare, Singapore is known as the food capital of Asia. In that sphere and in many others, our Little Red Dot beats its challengers…

Singapore Street Festival

By Shobha Tsering Bhalla | June 23, 2021

Singapore Street Festival (SSF) celebrates 20th Anniversary with its first online concert, NXT – A Virtual Music Event which will be premiered ‘LIVE’ on YouTube on 18 December 2021 at 8 pm.Screening continues till 17 February 2022. The festival is sending out an OPEN CALL with the opportunity to perform with Dick Lee and other top musicians in…

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Heartbreak Hotel

If divorces are devastating, they are unmitigated despair for expat Indian women far from home.

Excellence: One Secret Of All Professionals

Excellence can be obtained if you care more than others think is wise, risk more than others think is safe, dream more than others think is practical, expect more than others think is possible.