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“I never learned how to turn this exhausting pain into bliss”: The silent struggles of Kim Jonghyun

On late Monday afternoon, the lead singer of popular Korean boy band SHINee, Kim Jonghyun, 27, was found dead in his rental apartment in an upmarket corner of Seoul. From the time he sent his...

Relationships

If marriage is not a game, why do we still cheat?

“My daddy warned me about men like you He said, ‘Baby girl, he’s playing you.'” (BeyoncĂ©, “Daddy Lessons”) When rumours of infidelity swirled around the power...

Culture

One man’s thoughts on Harvey Weinstein and sexual predators

More than 30 Hollywood actresses – including household names such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie, Cara Delevingne and Kate Beckinsale – have come forward to accuse film mogul Harvey...

Health

Reflections on sudden deaths and unexpected tragedy: Our time will come

I knew Steven Lim, but I hadn’t heard of Pradip Subramanian. Not until the news started to pour in. Subramanian, the president of the World Bodybuilding & Physique Sports Federation...

Culture

Angry about the Presidential Election that never was?

Madam Halimah Yacob, former Speaker of Parliament, is Singapore’s 8th President. She’s no stranger to breaking new ground, entering territories which have been traditionally occupied...

Relationships

What to do when your #OTP breaks up

UPDATE: As of June 27, 2019, Song Joong Ki has announced that he is filing for divorce from Song Hye Kyo. Hailed as one of Korea’s dream couples, the Song-Song pair were married for 20 months....

Culture

Taylor Swift says the old Taylor Swift is dead. What a shame

“I’ve got a list of names and yours is in red, underlined. I check it once, then I check it twice, oh!” snarls Taylor Swift in her latest single, Look What You Made Me Do. The music video,...

Culture

City Harvest leaders back in court: Church members hope for the best, prepare to move on

The return of six former City Harvest Church leaders to the courtroom means the church is again dominating news headlines. But while “saddening” to have the case resurface into the public...

Church Life

Serving in the spotlight: The youth worship leader

BRIAN NG is a worship leader in Hope Singapore who also leads the Junior College students in Ablaze, the church’s youth congregation. He is also a TCP Productions artiste and has appeared in...