Aiseyman! A touching tale of the relationship between a boy and his Makcik

gay hands

I’ve had a privileged life. Since I was young, I’ve never had to worry much. Everything that I wanted and needed to succeed was given to me. My parents were investment bankers, who as part of their job, travelled often. Because of that, I hardly ever saw them except during holidays. When I was eight, my parents hired a caretaker,

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Aiseyman! If you have pre-marital sex, you are doomed to feel forever alone!

Premarital sex

YALE-NUS College recently announced that it will be allowing male and female students to share suites (“Male, female students in Yale-NUS can soon share suites”; April 22). In the report, a parent, Mrs Grace Yeo, was quoted saying: “These are not teenagers but young adults. I trust my son to make responsible choices.” I wonder if this is representative of

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Aiseyman! Uncle prepares fresh vegetables on the ground and on rubbish bin!

Veg rubbish

Editor’s Note: This is a review of the play Tart which was staged at 5ive by Teater Ekamatra. This is a contribution by our resident art critic. For a graduate showcase under Teater Ekamatra’s Playwright – Director Mentorship Programme, Nabilah Said’s Tart was a certainly a delicious visual treat with a lingering aftertaste which provided much food for thought.  

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Aiseyman! Teater Ekamatra’s Kuih Tart is sedap siol!

5ive

Editor’s Note: This is a review of the play Tart which was staged at 5ive by Teater Ekamatra. This is a contribution by our resident art critic. For a graduate showcase under Teater Ekamatra’s Playwright – Director Mentorship Programme, Nabilah Said’s Tart was a certainly a delicious visual treat with a lingering aftertaste which provided much food for thought. The

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Aiseyman Art Fazil Spot On Lah: We Need More Local Heroes Please!

Art Fazil

I’ve had a privileged life. Since I was young, I’ve never had to worry much. Everything that I wanted and needed to succeed was given to me. My parents were investment bankers, who as part of their job, travelled often. Because of that, I hardly ever saw them except during holidays. When I was eight, my parents hired a caretaker,

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Aiseyman! Lee Kuan Yew Destroyed Our Local Malay Film Industry!

Editor’s Note: This is a film review of the movie Snakeskin which was screened at the recent Southeast Asian Film Festival 2015. This is a contribution by our resident film critic.     “Can I use the master’s tools to dismantle the master’s house?” The film asked introspectively, the master alluding to the our late founding father Mr Lee Kuan

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Aiseyman! Muslims cannot keep demanding others to accomodate their religious practices lah!

racial harmony

A Facebook user Gordon Tay posted online about how a friend of his was unsure of how to cope with the increasing demands of his Muslim colleagues as the group got bigger. When only 1 Muslim was employed, he got along with the rest of his colleagues and made no demands. When more Muslims were employed, they started to ask

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Poor Malays ashamed of asking for help

1 rm flat

SINGAPORE – About two-thirds of low-income Malay/Muslim households do not seek help from social services despite hopes that their children can escape the poverty trap, according to a new study commissioned by community self-help group Mendaki. This is not due to an ability to cope on their own, said researcher Caroline Brassard of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public

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Aiseyman! Straights Times trying to say that Muslim marriages don’t last because they are poorly educated?

Aiseyman! Is the Straights Times trying to say that the Muslims in Singapore are poorly educated, have money problems and lack interpersonal skills that’s why their marriage also cannot last more than 5 years? Just take a look at page A3 of the Straights Times and see how they arrange the 2 articles together one above the other, in the

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