Author: Ashish Maharjjan

  • A Leap of Faith

    A Leap of Faith

    Le Parkour, otherwise known as ‘The Art of Movement’, is not just a branch of martial arts with people leaping, jumping or flying high a la Jackie Chan. It is, in fact, a multi-faceted sport, a melting pot of Eastern philosophies and Western movements that allows people to clear obstacles with ease. UrbanWire takes you…

  • Growing Up with Rui En

    Growing Up with Rui En

    The Mighty Girl Since we last spoke to her in 2003, Rui En seems to have become a much happier person, despite having to don a bridal gown and getting drenched by the rain. UrbanWire caught up with the rising local star at the Singapore Zoological Gardens during filming for upcoming Channel 8 drama You Are The One, and found that Rui…

  • HarbourFront Shopping Centre

    HarbourFront Shopping Centre

    A New Name, A New Look, A New Icon of Singapore If you haven’t realised it, then it’s time you know this – the former World Trade Centre has been renamed HarbourFront Centre.  Not only has the retail mall reopened with a new name, it also has a new look – as part of The…

  • Hype Magazine

    Hype Magazine

    A magazine produced by students doesn’t have to look and sound like one. At hype, we pride ourselves on being a rigorous professional training ground for the future movers and shakers in the magazine scene in Singapore and beyond. This is why hype alumni are staffing the newsrooms of popular entertainment and lifestyle mags such as…

  • The Classic Revamp

    The Classic Revamp

    Earlier in April this year, Penguin announced its inauguration of the Penguin English Library, as well as the revamp of the top 100 books in its Penguin Classics collection. 20 titles were released upon launch and subsequently, 10 new titles were slated to come out every month. To date, Penguin has reissued 50 classics. Books written by the Brontë…