Author: Dishant Shakya

  • Yammering online for Yam Ah Mee

    Yammering online for Yam Ah Mee

    Mr George Yeo’s loss of the Aljunied Group Representation Constituency. Tin Pei Ling’s alleged flouting of Cooling Off Day Rules. Mr and Mrs Chiam See Tong’s respective electoral defeats in Bishan Toa Payoh GRC and Potong Pasir Single Member Constituency. Tweets, Facebook posts and blog entries were rambling on incessantly about these hottest topics on…

  • Review: Rockin’ Singapore e-Awards 2011

    Review: Rockin’ Singapore e-Awards 2011

    The UrbanWire gives a low-down on the best moments at the 2011 Singapore Entertainment Awards. The theme of the night’s event, organised by SPH’s Radio 1003, was 亚洲娱乐,独e无二 (“Asian entertainment, like no other”), with ‘e’ being a pun on the Chinese proverb 独一无二. The UrbanWire’s Tan DingXiang picks out the highlights of the night, including the…

  • LaMB Debuts!

    LaMB Debuts!

    LaMB, Animax Asia’s first-ever animation production, is not as lamblike as its title might suggest and has nothing to do with boundless fields and cute, furry animals running free on a farm. In actual fact, LaMB is an action-packed sci-fi animation developed from the winning script written by Carmela Juinio for the Animax Awards 2007…

  • 3 Games That Tackle Mental Health Issues

    3 Games That Tackle Mental Health Issues

    The UrbanWire checks out how Omori, Night in the Woods, and Actual Sunlight portray mentally ill characters in their gameplay. In recent years, discussions on mental health have become normalized, and more games have been developed to portray characters who are mentally ill. Our team reviewed three such games: Omori, a recent release, Night in…

  • McDonald’s Supports Youths’ Passions for Journalism

    McDonald’s Supports Youths’ Passions for Journalism

    During the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games (YOG), amongst the 1200 media personnel that will descend upon our tiny island, there will be 3 outstanding reporters giving the nation a youth’s perspective on the games. Clarissa Sih Shu Ning, Jean Yong Kaigin and Shehnaz Ameera Bte Mohd Salim have been given the chance to be…