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Rebuilding lives after Jurong West market fire

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

It took stallholders years, and in some cases decades, to build up their businesses from scratch at Block 493, Jurong West Street 41. 506 more words

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I'm just driving on my own! 

Today is a day to remember!

I, a 27 year old teacher, have just got my first car!

And drove it alone!

Hands down scariest moment of my life! 58 more words


Fewer people nuts over betel chewing in Taiwan

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

TAIPEI: Betel nut beauties, or “Bin Lang Xi Shi” in Mandarin, were once a common sight along roadsides in Taiwan. These young Taiwanese women wearing seductive, barely-there clothing, sell betel nuts to mostly male customers. 485 more words

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Monday Moment 35

28.08.16 – Local Food Markets, Bangkok, Thailand

During our time in Asia, we have stayed in Bangkok on three separate occasions. Each time at our beloved Red Planet Hotel on Surawong Rd. 99 more words


Jurong market fire: Stallholders to get help finding jobs

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Stallholders affected by the market blaze in Jurong West Street 41 will get help in finding jobs and a mentor to understand their needs. 543 more words

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How to rejuvenate the pasar malam

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Same old, same old is a common quibble about pasar malam, or night markets, here.

This could be one reason why, these days, only 10 to 12 are organised here a month, down from 20 to 30 five years ago, according to the Trade Fair Merchants’ Association of Singapore, comprising 150 pasar malam stall owners and operators. 1,375 more words

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Ravana gazing in a sleepy Indian town

What do you do when you are in a sleepy town called Ambala Cantt on the day of Dusshera?

Well, how about seeking the Dusshera melas or the fairs for that’s where one usually finds the effigies of Ravana, the king of Lanka, Meghanad, his son and Kumbhakarna, Ravana’s brother, all decked to be set aflame, later on in the evening. 465 more words