A Sneak Peek at an Employment Agency in Singapore

Life's been turbulent these past few months especially as I struggled to shed the shackles of thesis-writing. But eventually, I concluded this particular chapter of my life in February this year and earned my BA! I thought life post-graduation would be a little less daunting but it proved completely otherwise (there'll be a separate post … Continue reading A Sneak Peek at an Employment Agency in Singapore

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A visit to Taman Prasasti Museum, a former Dutch cemetery with multiple shades of history

An angel whose hand is severed, indicating somebody dies without her/his goals fulfilled When I talk of tourism, you might envision picturesque natural landscapes or cultural attractions that draw throngs of people, but how about visiting a cemetery? Taman Prasasti Museum might not be as creepy as Chernobyl fallout zone, but it is definitely worth … Continue reading A visit to Taman Prasasti Museum, a former Dutch cemetery with multiple shades of history

Subtle Homogenization of Malay Identities: A Museum Analysis

A haji wearing a white turban to signify that he has completed the Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca. A part of Malay Heritage Centre's exhibits "Yoga, you eat halal food, right?" "How do you know? I didn't even say it." "Hm. Cos you are a Malay, lor." I was shocked at the statement. I never thought … Continue reading Subtle Homogenization of Malay Identities: A Museum Analysis