FOR the first time ever, Singapore Day touches down in Sydney. Sol Ahn finds out how Singaporeans living or studying abroad can reconnect with their home country.
WITH a newly elected government in power, have you wondered how Australians elect their leaders? Leon Saw explains what preferential voting looks like and offers a look at another system.
WHAT’S life after graduation like? Jessica-Anne Lyons catches up with former Meld beauty columnist and well-known Singapore beauty blogger Roseanne Tang about her new ventures and the niche she’s carved out for herself in the beauty world.
Homesick Singaporeans had nothing to worry about as they celebrated the night away for Singapore’s 48th National Day on August 9 at Chasers Night Club. Hui Jun Ng was there to capture it all.
WHAT reminds you of home? We asked several Singaporean students to tell us – with pictures, personal items, or in song.
WHAT makes an award-winning movie? What does it take to be a filmmaker? Diane Leow chats with Singaporean director Anthony Chen, who is in town to promote his film Ilo Ilo at the Melbourne International Film Festival.
DRESS up in red and white, start memorising the lyrics to those national day songs, and gear up for a ball of a time this August 9. Rebecca Di Nuzzo tells you how you can take part in Singapore’s National Day celebration in Melbourne this year.
AUSTRALIA’S international student peak body CISA hopes its latest project will help raise the profile of the nation’s international student community and the role they play in Australian society. Diane Leow reports.
TO Ryan Tan, coffee is not just a drink, it’s a way of life. Alyce Shaw catches up with the three time Singapore National Barista champion when he was back ‘home’ in Melbourne for the World Barista’s Championships.
BASED in Singapore, and with members from Australia, Hong Kong and China, the Duomo Quartet are giving it all they’ve got at the Asia-Pacific Chamber Music Competition kicking off in Melbourne next week. Elizabeth Yick tells how you too, can listen in.
AS the air quality worsened to dangerous levels causing almost all outdoor activities to grind to a halt late last week, 19-year-old Tan En Ying from Singapore cuts through the smoke to offer his thoughts on the haze issue from a youth perspective.
PHARMACIES in Melbourne and Sydney have sold out of N95 masks as international students rush to purchase face masks for families and friends back home who are facing the worst haze in Singapore’s history. Diane Leow reports.