Two years ago, I attended a concert where I heard an Okinawan all-women’s group sing melodious ballads about the rich, natural beauty of the Ryukyu Islands.The shaman-like lead singer, with her waist-length grey hair, played an ancient snakeskin sanshin.
Beside the Singapore River, near the Asian Civilisations Museum, sits a man made of bronze, in front of a low table. He has a large ledger open in front of him, a cloth draped over his shoulder, and his arm is raised as if in greeting.
On February 2nd, an eclectic mix of Indian and Pakistani music enthusiasts eagerly gathered together at the newly opened state-of-the-art theatre in Buena Vista's Vista Exchange Green,to witness what could only be called a foot-stomping,hand-clapping jugalbandhi of two internationally celebrated maetros- Shafqat Amanat Ali and kailash Khar.
Cecil Street, nestled in the very heart of Singapore’s central business district, is a buzzing hive of activity. Where once it was lined by rickety, one-storey shophouses, today it has become part of the nation’s financial hub.
Despite a strong family history of diabetes, which put her at rick of getting the disease, Mrs Chitra Varaprasad enjoyed a normal life without any hint of medical problems. However, When the senior lecturer at a prominent Singapore university became pregnant with her fight child at the age of 33, she was diagnosed with gastational diabetes, where her blood glucose levels spiked without warming.
Colombo hotel's oldest employee has been welcoming guests for decades. Visitors come to meet him even if they are not staying at the iconic Galle face .
When Mr S. Shanmuganathan stepped out of his restaurant in Little India, he used to spot many migrant workers sitting disconsolately on the pavement outside.
Artistic duo Elaine Miles and Eugene Ughetti chat about their recent glass show, music and what it's like to push sensory boundaries.
Every yoga centre or gym has different ways of delivering the same message.Just like every tree grows and reaches towards the sunlight.
At the end of Waterloo street,a thick smell of incense permeates the air.It is difficult to pinpoint the source. As you keep walking you realise the fragrant aroma comes from two sources: The Sri Krishnan Temple and the Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple,situated right next to each other.
With the arrival of summer, the wanderlust set in. Where does one go for complete peace and quiet? Striving to break the mold, no clichéd beach holidays were on the shortlist. So when my husband discovered the Elephant Corridor Hotel, with its promise of complete relaxation and privacy in its twenty-one luxury suites, private pools and private gardens, we were sold.
For companies striving to comprehend the complexities of today's growing 3PL market,attending eyefortransport's 3rd European 3PL Summit provided an important networking opportunity. writes Malavika Srinath,Research Analyst, Logisties & Supply Chain Mana .
A gallery worker inside the 'Blind Light',a reinforced glass box that is part of an art installation by Antony Gormley,in London,ahead of the start of the show.The installation invites visitors into the box ad then surrounds them in a cloud of bright,white thick fog.The fog is created from eight overhead ultrasonic humidifiers.fuelled by 140 litres of water each hour .
As the plane circled over an emerald green patch set in deep blue water, the island drew closer. Barbados. It took us six months to plan this journey to the eastern most Caribbean island, to find a suitable package that included flights and the hotel.
Is India’s traffic situation heading for boom or doom? As MALAVIKA NATARAJ reports in the second part of our focus on India, it’s a bit of both.
While the mature economies in Europe move towards creating integrated transport policies, emerging Eastern European countries are searching for ways to strengthen their transport infrastructure through technology.
Malavika Srinath, Research Analyst at Frost and Sullivan, examines the move towards technologically evolved supply chains.
While Western Europe battles with overly congested city traffic and environmental concerns,Eastern Europe grapples with the volume of traffic that is beginning to flow in its direction.
By Malavika Srinath With margins shrinking in the logistics industry as a result of strong competition, efficiency and information sharing has become the key to survival. Companies can no longer afford to plan on local or even national levels, and this calls for standardised procedures across operations.
However, in recent years, economic growth has been accompanied by a threatening rise in traffic levels. In the urban areas alone, traffic has more than doubled since the 1990s. With increased foreign investment and offshore outsourcing opportunities, India has also seen the expansion of an emerging middle class with an immense propensity to consume.