Rediscovering Our Innate Good Nature (The Three Character Classic)

By Jade Pearce  |  Epoch Times Staff  The Three Character Classic, or San Zi Jing, is the best known classic Chinese text for children. Written by Wang Yinlian (1223–1296) during the Song Dynasty, it has been memorised by generations of Chinese, both young and old. Until the 1800s, the Three Character Classic was the very…

Entrepreneurial Insights – 안녕 (Annyeong)… Hi Trading Supplies

By Li Yen | Epoch Times Staff Isabel Sim is an unpretentious lady who loves dogs. Sitting comfortably at her office in Ubi, accompanied by her poodle, she talks to Epoch Times about the challenges she faces starting her food company – Hi Trading Supplies. The 23-year-old graduated from University of Melbourne two years ago….

Lessons That Will Serve You for a Lifetime (Lessons from Dizi Gui)

By Jade Pearce  |  Epoch Times Staff  Dizi Gui (弟子规) (Standards for Being a Good Student and Child) is an ancient Chinese text for children that teaches moral values and proper etiquette. It was written during the Qing Dynasty during the reign of Emperor Kangxi (康熙帝) (1661-1722) by Li Yuxiu. Beneath the conservative, “old-school” verbose…

Mariner Of The Seas to Host Asia’s First Cosplay Festival at Sea Next January

SINGAPORE, 28 September 2015—A world of fantasy, creativity and entertainment is coming onboard Royal Caribbean International’s Mariner of the Seas next January, when it plays host to Asia’s first cosplay festival at sea. Organised by the Singapore Cosplay Club to celebrate its 15th birthday, “COSFEST SEA: The Rising Tide” is a special 3-night weekend cruise…

Art Speaks: A Beautiful World with Monica Chua Ah-Huwa

By Li Yen & Cindy Liew  |  Epoch Times Staff Monica Chua Ah-Huwa’s face lights up when she starts sharing with us her forty-five-year art journey. “Painting is a happy thing. I will forget my problems when I paint,” says Monica. As she talks, one can easily sense her deep interest in painting and travelling…

Treating Books the Right Way (Lessons from Dizi Gui)

By Jade Pearce Epoch Times Staff Dizi Gui (弟子规) (Standards for Being a Good Student and Child) is an ancient Chinese text for children that teaches moral values and proper etiquette. It was written during the Qing Dynasty during the reign of Emperor Kangxi (康熙帝) (1661-1722) by Li Yuxiu. Beneath the conservative, “old-school” verbose of…

The Magical Legends of Slovenia: A Visit to Ljubljana and Lake Bled

By Li Yen, Epoch Times | November 6, 2015 Situated in Central Europe, Slovenia is surrounded by Italy to the west, Austria to the north, Hungary to the northeast, and Croatia in the east and south. Shaped like a chicken, Slovenia’s quiet and pristine beauty with its alpine peaks, hills and valleys is like that…

The Intan—A Little Haven of Peranakan Culture

Treasures of Singapore By Li Yen, Epoch Times and Cindy Liew, Epoch Times | November 14, 2015 ——————————————————————- Peranakan culture is a distinctive part of Singapore’s heritage. The term Peranakan generally refers to Straits Chinese. As early as the 15th century, Chinese traders sailed all the way from China to Malaya. They settled down here…