Month: February 2010

Quick someone give them a bone

Because lately the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been sounding a like it needs a pat on the head and assurance that all is well: SINGAPORE: Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has said it is puzzled by comments made to the media by the former Romanian ChargĂ© d’Affaires linked to a hit-and-run case here… … SINGAPORE: Singapore’s Foreign Ministry has expressed disappointment that Myanmar’s Supreme Court had rejected an appeal by Aung San Suu Kyi against her extended house arrest. Tweet

Win a pair of tickets to Kumar: Stripped Bare & Standing Up (Re-run)

Update: The contest is now closed It was some time in the 90s, when I came back to Singapore for uni holidays and my friends told me there was an act I had to catch at this place in Bugis. It was rude, raunchy and it was like nothing I’d ever seen before. I loved it, and watched that act several times before the holidays were over. Almost 15 years later, it’s still as easy to be enthralled by Kumar’s performances, but this time the magic’s even better because I get to see him interpret and transform what I’ve put down on paper onto the stage. It really is a privilege being the writer for the show, and I am really glad some people (and the press) enjoyed watching it last year. The only problem was that there were only 4 shows last year, and tickets were sold out even before the show opened. So the producers have decided to run it again (4-7 March 2010) for the benefit of Kumar’s fans who weren’t able …