Singlish News

In response to Sec 3 Social Studies Guide

I looked up the meaning of Socioeconomic and found this.   Socioeconomic status (SES) is an economic and sociological combined total measure of a person’s work experience and of an individual’s or family’s economic and social position in relation to others, based on income, education, and occupation.   The recent article from “Mothership” carries some weight that …

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Famous liao? Revisiting The Video Game That Popularized Singlish

With the constant protest against Singlish, and probably for several more decades to come; it’s a great time now to remember how Singlish has once made it into the popular video game called “Just Cause 2“.   Just Cause 2 features Bolo Santosi who is a South East Asian born game character. Voice actress Liz Sutherland thus decided to give a performance …

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Don’t play play! You can now take Singlish workshop leh.

While the Singlish-or-not debate continues grabbing the limelight; British Council Singapore has opted to setup a Singlish workshop to help fellow expats integrate better with the Singaporean society. “It’s not about learning to say ‘lah’ as much as it is about learning to understand how such terms are used,” Taking form in an informal setting, the Singlish workshop attracted …

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