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Swift Attack!

After wrapping up her shows in Melbourne and Sydney, Taylor Swift kicked off her Singapore performances last night. Some locals are happy. The Thais are not. Thailand Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin claimed the Singapore government paid Swift US$2.8 million per … Continue reading

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Robotic-assisted Hip Arthroplasty/Total Hip Replacement – Direct Anterior Approach

Today is D-Day. Getting myself a new left hip! Years of suffering from osteoarthritis of my left hip will end today. But forget the traditional muscle-cutting approach – Prof Pang Hee Nee at Singapore General Hospital is revolutionizing the process … Continue reading

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Pork Liver Soup

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Hong Kong is Sliding into Dystopian Nightmare

20th of January marked another significant step in Hong Kong’s slide into authoritarianism. It was the day the so-called “consultation” on Article 23 legislation commenced. The deliberation period ends today, and a neutered legislature – mere puppets manipulated by Beijing’s … Continue reading

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Don’t Let the Old Man In

Yesterday, 22nd of February, after the Moët & Chandon was sabraged and quaffed and the Beluga stuffed into faces and savored, my thoughts turned to Clint Eastwood. It is said that some years ago, when country singer Toby Keith met … Continue reading

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Crocodile Paw & Tail

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Snake King Xi

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Annual Hot Pot Meal

In ancient China, the year-end period was usually cold and wintry, so on the eve of the new year, family members would gather around a pot of simmering hot soup and cook and eat and fellowship. It’s referred to as … Continue reading

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Tomorrow is Day One of Chinese New Year 2024

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Luk Yu, Hong Kong

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