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Entertainment & Culture30 May 2020
Editor’s Letter: Read T Singapore’s June Issue Online Now


Fronted by the unmistakable Korean actor Park Seo Jun, flip through our sustainability-themed issue which is now available as a full e-magazine.

Entertainment & Culture, Trending29 May 2020
How Park Seo Jun Is Breaking the Mould

Being uncomfortable is the way that Korean superstar Park Seo Jun grows as an actor and a human.

Entertainment & Culture, T | On Set28 May 2020
On Set | Park Seo Jun on Mental Health, Acting and “Parasite”

The Korean actor talks about dealing with mental health, his acting roles and the state of the Korean entertainment industry.

Gourmet28 May 2020
A Hotelier’s Spicy Fish Stew

As she prepares to embark on a new chapter, Liz Lambert has rediscovered the joy of sharing food with her family.

Gourmet, Entertainment & Culture27 May 2020
After the Pandemic, What Happens to Chopsticks and Sharing Food?

Faced with the spread of the coronavirus, China’s government is promoting using serving utensils, but resistance is strong. Sharing food with personal chopsticks is one way Chinese people express intimacy.

Entertainment & Culture27 May 2020
Rooms by the Hour for People Weary of Quarantine

An app offering short-term rentals called Globe says demand is way up.

Art & Design, T at Home26 May 2020
How to Refresh Your Home With Minimal Fuss

From reconsidering your lighting to upgrading your bedding, suggestions for making the space you’re isolating in feel new again.

Travel26 May 2020
A Poetic Journey Through Western China

For years, Silk Road travellers made the gruelling trek past towering mountain ranges and ancient cities now lost to time. Centuries later, one writer attempts to retrace the journey.

Gourmet, T at Home / 18 April 2020

What to do With Instant Noodles — 4 Singaporean Chefs Share Their Recipes

In their home kitchens, Singaporean restaurateur Bjorn Shen and his team of chefs at Artichoke experiment with the quotidian ingredient of quarantine cuisine: instant noodles.

Entertainment & Culture24 May 2020
The Pandemic Ad Salutes You

In coronavirus-themed commercials, consumption is reframed as a public service performed by heroes, for heroes.

Wellness, Gourmet23 May 2020
The Nourishing Recipes a Nutritionist Starts Her Day With

For those at home and in a rut: an evergreen immunity-boosting breakfast, a caffeine-free latte and more.

Entertainment & Culture22 May 2020
Is Marriage a Prize?

That’s what American social and pop culture taught me.

Art & Design21 May 2020
The Designer Who’s Trading in Fashion for Furniture

Having stepped back from the whirl of the fashion calendar, Jonathan Saunders is returning to his first love with a collection of minimalist furniture.

Gourmet, Travel20 May 2020
Eating in Xi’an, Where Wheat and Lamb Speak to China’s Varied Palate

In the city’s Muslim Quarter, meals are a celebration of globalisation and ethnic diversity — and a lasting defence against erasure.

Art & Design / 15 April 2020

A Singaporean Artist’s Series of Macabre Sculptures

The subversive sculptor Qi Xuan Lim bakes pastries of baby heads and creates severed limbs as sushi toppings.

Entertainment & Culture18 May 2020
Does Diversity Bring Dollars?

As Hollywood is pushed towards a more inclusive future, what will it mean for the minorities it purports to represent?

Entertainment & Culture, Travel18 May 2020
How the Buddha Got His Face

His image is so commonplace that you could believe it must always have existed — yet for six centuries after his death, he was never once depicted in human form.

Entertainment & Culture16 May 2020
Let Books Create Your Summer

This season’s reading will have to do more than usual to help us get away from it all while we can’t get away.

Entertainment & Culture15 May 2020
How Can I Say Goodbye to My City in the Middle of a Pandemic?

“I feel more connected to my family and friends than ever before,” writes one of our advice columnists. “The virus has collapsed distances.”

Profile in Style, Art & Design14 May 2020
The Costume Designer Who Creates Both Period Garments and Superhero Suits

Alexandra Byrne, the designer behind the intricate costuming of “Emma” and several of Marvel’s superhero franchise films, shares her creative inspirations.

Entertainment & Culture / 1 April 2020

16 Aesthetically Pleasing Puzzles and Games to Play at Home

From a pie-shaped jigsaw to an artist-designed chess set, good, analogue fun that hones — and frees — the mind.

Entertainment & Culture13 May 2020
While Staying at Home, How to Learn a New Language

We may not be thrilled with our housebound conditions, but what better opportunity for picking up a foreign language?

Art & Design12 May 2020
The Architect Making Conceptual Art Out of Buildings

In exploring the contradictions between private and public, interior and exterior, constructed and natural, Sou Fujimoto has offered his own definition for what design should be.

Entertainment & Culture, Art & Design12 May 2020
Revisiting the Posy in Our Current Moment

Once thought to protect against disease, the small bouquets can at least provide a bit of beauty.

Art & Design11 May 2020
T Suggests: A Singaporean Art Duo’s Virtual Exhibition, Noise-Blocking Headphones and an Extra Large Watch

Amid the influx of virtual photoshoots, Singaporean photographer Reuben Foong and actress Victoria Loke shot one of their own and underlined its unwitting shift of power dynamics — and more.

Entertainment & Culture11 May 2020
Decoding the Symbolic Hatting of “Kingdom”

Set in the hierarchical society of the Joseon era, Netflix’s “Kingdom” series emphasised hats as signifiers of social status. But ultimately, as we are learning, none of that can save the rich and powerful from infection or death.

Entertainment & Culture10 May 2020
How Hip-Hop Royalty Found a New Home on Instagram Live

The pandemic halted in-person gatherings, but a new type of party was born on social media, with rap stars leading the charge.

Gourmet8 May 2020
Enrique Olvera’s Satisfying, Adaptable Vegetable Soup

The chef shares his recipe for a hearty broth-based dish, inspired by the version his grandmother used to make.

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