Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons (2013): Odyssey Fail

11th Feb, 2013

Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons (2013): Odyssey Fail

Our respected director Stephen Chow forgot his enormous successes in past twenty years primarily benefit from the sarcastic life philosophy for small potatoes in films, and his amazing exaggerating acting skills. Not overdosed non-Hongkongese gags or special effects at all. Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons (2013) (DVD) (Hong Kong Version)

Cold War (2012): Conspiratorial Genre

29th Jan, 2013

Cold War (2012): Conspiratorial Genre

This star-jammed film is a remarkable production in 2012 with decent performance by all actors. As an action drama genre film, it successfully delivers a compelling story about executive-level rivalry in police department. Still, it loses to Infernal Affairs in this genre. Cold War (2012) (DVD) (Hong Kong Version) Product Title: Cold War (2012) (DVD) […]

More Shelters: Singapore in Headlines on 25 January 2013

25th Jan, 2013

More Shelters: Singapore in Headlines on 25 January 2013

Philippines HIGH TIMES AT SINGAPORE AIRLINES Singapore Airlines (SIA), one of the world’s favorite carriers, is rolling out improvements that promise to enhance travel experience. It all starts even before boarding the actual aircraft. “With the help of customers, who were involved in the…By EDU JARQUE The Freeman | 25 Jan 2013 | Philippines | […]

Sexy Teachers: Singapore in Headlines on 24 January 2013

24th Jan, 2013

Sexy Teachers: Singapore in Headlines on 24 January 2013

Philippines Singapore accepts scholarship applications THE Singapore Embassy is accepting applications for college scholarship for the next school year. The s ch o l a r s h i p i s awarded by the Singapore government to Filipino citizens with excellent academic records and a good command of… Cebu Daily News | 24 Jan […]

Inflation 4.3%: Singapore in Headlines on 23 January 2013

23rd Jan, 2013

Inflation 4.3%: Singapore in Headlines on 23 January 2013

Thailand CHAROEN SEEKS LOANS CHAROEN MAY SEEK OWN LOANS FOR F&N ACQUISITION Liquor tycoon Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi is expected to seek additional borrowing on his own to finance the takeover of Singapore’s Fraser and Neave, as his flagship business Thai Beverage risks a rating downgrade should its debt level escalate further. Thai tycoon Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi is […]

Baby Bonus: Singapore in Headlines on 22 January 2013

22nd Jan, 2013

Baby Bonus: Singapore in Headlines on 22 January 2013

Philippines Singapore boosts ‘baby bonus’ scheme SINGAPORE: Singapore on Monday announced increased cash bonuses for parents of newborn babies and introduced paternity leave as part of a package of measures to boost population and reduce dependence on foreigners. Parents of Singaporean babies born…AFP Manila Times | 22 Jan 2013 | Philippines | English | Page: […]

Monday: Singapore in Headlines on 21 January 2013

21st Jan, 2013

Monday: Singapore in Headlines on 21 January 2013

INDONESIA Singapore setting stage for Indonesian art Art Stage Singapore is gearing up for its annual exhibition of art from Asia and throughout the globe, but this year with a twist: the Indonesian Pavilion. Contemporary Indonesian art will be showcased in the space through gallery booths and a special…Deanna Ramsay The Jakarta Post | 21 […]

Due West: Our Sex Journey (2012): Misleading Murakami

21st Jan, 2013

Due West: Our Sex Journey (2012): Misleading Murakami

With the popular Internet novel Tungkun Forest as adapted screenplay, this ambitious film follows original story closely, such as those Murakami style narrations, which will be favoured by hardcore fans. Nevertheless, I have to say it failed to turn a popular fiction to motion pictures, where a solid filming and directing skill is required, like […]

What Is Your Mother Tongue, Chinese Singaporeans?

13th Jan, 2013

What Is Your Mother Tongue, Chinese Singaporeans?

“Boh liao! Of course Chinese lah.” Some may reply like this. “Not Hokkien meh?” I’ll challenge it. “That’s dialect. Different.” “I hear it everywhere. So what’s the difference?” “…” Yesterday I happened to see a fierce debate online about mother tongue for Chinese S’poreans. One said, his Mandarin skills was totally learned in school, as […]