Teachers’ Day – A Reperspectivisation

Epoch Times, Singapore Edition (Issue 493, Aug 22 – Sept 4, 2014) By Claire Ong Epoch Times Staff In today’s world of the Internet and grade inflation, the teaching profession might seem obsolete and largely oriented to students’ whims and wants. But what is teaching about, really? Why has this title been treated with decreased respect over the years? Nearly a century…

The Beginner’s Guide to Mooncakes: The origin, meaning

Epoch Times, Singapore Edition (Issue 493, Aug 22 – Sept 4, 2014) The  origin, meaning,  and different varieties of this quintessential Mid-Autumn Festival pastry By Ting Ting Epoch Times Staff The Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on September 8 this year, is held on the 15th day of the 8th month of the Chinese lunar…

Which is Your Favourite Mooncake?

Epoch Times, Singapore Edition (Issue 493, Aug 22 – Sept 4, 2014) A guide to mooncake styles from different regions By Ting Ting, Epoch Times Staff and NTD Television Cantonese-Style Mooncake Most of the mooncakes we are familiar with are the Cantonese-style, which is traditionally eaten in Guangdong, Guangxi and Jiangxi provinces in China. Cantonese-style…

More than Music with Violinist Loh Jun Hong

Epoch Times, Singapore Edition (Issue 493, Aug 22 – Sept 4, 2014) By Li Yen Epoch Times Staff A competitive child driven to excel in everything he did, Loh Jun Hong did not realise he wanted to be a violinist until he was 16-17. A year before that, at the mere age of 15, the…

Harmonious Home, Peace of Art

An art exhibition by Da Tang Fine Arts commemorates Singapore’s 49th year of independence Epoch Times, Singapore Edition (Issue 493, Aug 22 – Sept 4, 2014) By Li Yen Epoch Times Staff Fancy exploring Singapore’s history through art? To celebrate Singapore’s 49th birthday, Da Tang Fine Arts is showcasing artworks by artists expressing their love…

Epoch Times, Singapore Edition (Issue 493)

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Boo Junfeng Makes Films that Inspire Empathy

To Read the Text, Click – http://printarchive.epochtimes.com/a1/en/sg/nnn/2014/04%20Apr%202014/485/APR25-MAY8_A02.pdf Boo Junfeng is another young Singaporean filmmaker worth noticing.  He was conferred the President’s Young Talents Credit Suisse Artist Commissioning Award in 2013. His short films have won him critical acclaim internationally. His first feature, ‘Sandcastle’ (2010), has earned him numorous awards from international film festivals, and was lauded by The Wall Street…

Beyond 49 Years: A Young Nation With an Old History

Epoch Times, Singapore Edition (Issue 492, August 8 – August 21, 2014) By Jade Pearce By Epoch Times Staff This August 9, Singapore will celebrate its 49th year since its independence in 1965. Compared to many countries, 49 years is still considered “young” for a nation—some foreigners may even consider our nation “immature”. But the…

The Story of Banwagon Bags/Wares

Epoch Times, Singapore Edition (Issue 492, August 8 – August 21, 2014) By Li Yen Epoch Times Staff Mr Lengfei Tok and Mr Gareth Dean Lee met during their days in Singapore Polytechnic, where both of them were multimedia design students. Both aged 23, they are the founders and designers of Banwagon Bags/Wares, a local…

Lessons from Dizi Gui: A Simple Diet Enables a Healthy Life

Epoch Times, Singapore Edition (Issue 492, August 8 – August 21, 2014) By Ting Ting Epoch Times Staff Dizi Gui (Standards for Being a Good Student and Child) is a traditional Chinese classic for children that teaches morals and proper etiquette. In Chapter Three (Be Cautious in My Daily Life), Dizi Gui teaches us not…