Ahead of demolition, residents turn Pearl Bank into a rubbish dump (PHOTOS)

The end of anything is rarely pretty, but Singapore’s iconic Pearl Bank Apartments definitely isn’t getting much of a swan song on its way out. Just three weeks before residents of the building are to move out ahead of its demolition later in the year, the horse shoe-shaped condominium — Singapore’s tallest, most densely populated condo when constructed in 1976 –has ...

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The quest for acceptance with Singapore’s LARPers

The quest for acceptance with Singapore’s LARPers

It was a warm, typically humid Saturday, and I was walking briskly towards a piazza in Sunplaza Park, a wee bit tardy for a… peculiar meeting. Only a handful of elderly...


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