Tag Archives: Singapore

My Wrestling Matches With God On My Life Journey

Father Warganer is the second from the left in the front row and Father Smith is the last person from the left in the last row.

Like Regina Brett in her book “God Never Blinks”, I sometimes felt that at the moment I was born, God must have blinked and thus missed the occasion, unaware of my birth at all. I felt like the poet who wrote that he was born on a day God called in sick. Shortly after my birth almost 55 years ago ...

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The Kiss Between Vivian Lai And Kate Pang

The kiss that sparked a furore in Singapore

When actress-host Vivian Lai, 36, kissed actress Kate Pang, 29, on the lips for one second when she was announced as one of the Top 10 Most Popular Female Artistes during Sunday’s live telecast of the Star Awards Show 2, she never expected that it would spark such a furore among Singaporeans. Apparently, many viewers find the kiss offensive. Many ...

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Happy Malaysia Day

The Malaysian flag...Jalur Gemilang (Malay for "Stripes of Glory")

Today is Malaysia Day. To all fellow Malaysians, Happy Malaysia Day! On this day in 1963, the formation of Malaysia which consisted of the Federation of Malaya, Sarawak, North Borneo (which was renamed Sabah) and Singapore was formally promulgated. The formation of the new federation was initially scheduled to take place on June 1, 1963, but was later postponed to ...

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