RIP Hugh Hefner, Playboy founder and producer of ‘Saint Jack’, the film about Singapore’s seedy underbelly

Hugh Hefner, the silk pajama-wearing, pipe-smoking owner and founder of Playboy Magazine, died today of natural causes in his famous Playboy Mansion home in Los Angeles, leaving behind a hallowed publishing legacy and a business empire. Known as a consummate playboy — having assured Esquire in 2013 that he had slept with over 1,000 women — ...

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Sonny Liew, the man behind ‘The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye’, has his own take on the 38 Oxley Road saga

Sonny Liew, the man behind ‘The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye’, has his own take on the 38 Oxley Road saga

In the midst of all the public conflict within Singapore’s first family, one voice that’s stayed silent (but sorely needed) belongs to Sonny Liew, writer and artist behind...

WATCH: Footage of Tiong Bahru market just before it was demolished in 2004

WATCH: Footage of Tiong Bahru market just before it was demolished in 2004

You’ve read the news of Tiong Bahru Market and Food Centre’s temporary closure; you’ve walked down the memory lane of the market’s heydays in the 1980s. Now we have one...

Tiong Bahru Market memories: This is what it looked like in the 1980s

Tiong Bahru Market memories: This is what it looked like in the 1980s

If you’re one of the loyal regulars who’ve graced the various stalls of Tiong Bahru Market and Food Centre frequently, then just like us, you’ll probably be feeling a...

Syonan Gallery is no more; exhibition to be renamed after “strong reaction”

Syonan Gallery is no more; exhibition to be renamed after “strong reaction”

It is done; the revamped gallery depicting the Japanese Occupation in Singapore will remain, but the highly polarising “Syonan Gallery” title will be changed, as stated by...

Thieves’ Market confirmed to shut down on July 10 this year

Thieves’ Market confirmed to shut down on July 10 this year

Heard of Sungei Road Hawker Zone? Perhaps you’d be more acquainted with its moniker “Thieves Market.” As far back as 2011, announcements of the upcoming Sungei Road MRT...

WATCH: The life of Sang Nila Utama and the founding of Singapura explained in 4 minutes

WATCH: The life of Sang Nila Utama and the founding of Singapura explained in 4 minutes

As they say, unlearn, and relearn.

This old Singaporean anti-smoking campaign is so ’80s you’ll dig out your fanny packs and shoulder pads

This old Singaporean anti-smoking campaign is so ’80s you’ll dig out your fanny packs and shoulder pads

Bombdigity or bunk?