Tag: Books

The upside of a pandemic? Singaporeans reading a lot more

Singapore—The lockdowns made necessary by the Covid-19 pandemic means we all stayed home so much more this year than we’ve been used to. While...

National Library Board moves children’s book to adults’ section after complaints of racism

Singapore—After criticism in July that it contained racist content, a Chinese-language children’s book has been moved to the adults’ section of public libraries, according...

At-home Chronicles: Chee Soon Juan suggests “some good old-fashioned reading” to pass the time

As Singapore delves deeper into the month-long circuit breaker measure which has many confined to their homes, Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) leader Chee Soon...

Did novelists predict Wuhan coronavirus in 1981 and 2008?

Two novels have gone viral after people noticed the eerie similarity between the viruses mentioned in them and the very real Covid-19 virus which...

Hindus seek apology from Selena Gomez & Puma for cultural insensitivity in new ad...

Hindus are seeking an apology from Hollywood singer-actress Selena Gomez and multinational sports brand Puma for 'blatant cultural insensitivity' in their recent advertising campaign. The...

MPH Bookstore will shut down its last two branches by September, but it might...

Book lovers, get your tissues out. Favoured book haunt MPH Bookstores has announced that they are closing their last two outlets in Singapore — Raffles...
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