Kampong Lorong Buangkok is Singapore’s last standing kampong (village) on the mainland (Kampongs (villages) can still be spotted on Pulau Ubin). Built in 1956, it housed about 40 residents in the 1960s. Today, it is home to a mix of 28 Chinese and Malay families.

Kampong Lorong Buangkok is Singapore’s last standing kampong (village) on the mainland (Kampongs (villages) can still be spotted on Pulau Ubin). Built in 1956, it housed about 40 residents in the 1960s. Today, it is home to a mix of 28 Chinese and Malay families.

SIX-SIX.COM photographer Chuan Wei and writer, Ann, strolled through the bustling streets of eastern and central Singapore to capture the vibrant Ramadhan atmosphere; the final days of ifta (breaking fast); above all, acts of kindness.

SIX-SIX.COM photographer Chuan Wei and writer, Ann, strolled through the bustling streets of eastern and central Singapore to capture the vibrant Ramadhan atmosphere; the final days of ifta (breaking fast); above all, acts of kindness.

Jalan Besar: a town of competing social forces. Samsui women and hipster ladies; turn-of-the-century shophouses and gentrified cafés; one-room flats and the Sports Hub; and ancient history and modern history.

Jalan Besar: a town of competing social forces. Samsui women and hipster ladies; turn-of-the-century shophouses and gentrified cafés; one-room flats and the Sports Hub; and ancient history and modern history.

Effigies of PM Lee Hsien Loong and late Mr Lee Kuan Yew being burnt in the Hong Kong protests, for the human rights movement in freeing of Amos Yee.

Effigies of PM Lee Hsien Loong and late Mr Lee Kuan Yew being burnt in the Hong Kong protests, for the human rights movement in freeing of Amos Yee.

Amos Yee appearing out of court looking deranged and confused. The 16 years old teen vlogger was sentenced to 4 weeks of jail term, backdated to 2 June 2015. Technically, he is now a free man with a criminal record, after his remand stint in Changi Prison and Institute of Mental Health (IMH).

Amos Yee appearing out of court looking deranged and confused. The 16 years old teen vlogger was sentenced to 4 weeks of jail term, backdated to 2 June 2015. Technically, he is now a free man with a criminal record, after his remand stint in Changi Prison and Institute of Mental Health (IMH).

Lazarus island at the crack of dawn. (Photo by Dominic Woon). Drones, or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) have long been used by militaries — either for surveillance purposes or armed with bombs and missiles. For civilian use, drones in Singapore, however, are much tinier, and a whole lot more fun. They are used for aerial photography and videography as well as a sport.

Lazarus island at the crack of dawn. (Photo by Dominic Woon). Drones, or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) have long been used by militaries — either for surveillance purposes or armed with bombs and missiles. For civilian use, drones in Singapore, however, are much tinier, and a whole lot more fun. They are used for aerial photography and videography as well as a sport.

Participants perform yoga to mark the International Day of Yoga under the Eiffel tower in Paris, France, June 21, 2015 (Photo by Reuters). Yoga has become an increasingly popular practice with the rise of several yoga centers. Traditional yoga is widely practiced here because of its relaxation and de-stressing benefits.

Participants perform yoga to mark the International Day of Yoga under the Eiffel tower in Paris, France, June 21, 2015 (Photo by Reuters). Yoga has become an increasingly popular practice with the rise of several yoga centers. Traditional yoga is widely practiced here because of its relaxation and de-stressing benefits.

The first JB-Singapore shuttle service may be the answer to the growing road congestion and lengthy travel time during peak hour to and from Johor Bahru and Singapore. The new Keretapi Tanah Melayu (KTM) rail Tebrau Shuttle service can carry up to 320 passengers. With the trips taking only five minutes, commuters can expect quicker travel between Singapore and Johor Bahru (JB).

The first JB-Singapore shuttle service may be the answer to the growing road congestion and lengthy travel time during peak hour to and from Johor Bahru and Singapore. The new Keretapi Tanah Melayu (KTM) rail Tebrau Shuttle service can carry up to 320 passengers. With the trips taking only five minutes, commuters can expect quicker travel between Singapore and Johor Bahru (JB).

A couple taking a leisurely stroll at Singapore Botanic Gardens.  A former gambier plantation owned by Whampoa Hoo Ah Kay, it was Singapore’s first botanical garden as well as a ground for experimentation with orchid hybridisation. Today, the Gardens showcases a plethora of orchid hybrids and over 10,000 plant species scattered within its 74-hectare grounds. It is currently at its final bid to become a UNESCO Heritage Site.

A couple taking a leisurely stroll at Singapore Botanic Gardens. A former gambier plantation owned by Whampoa Hoo Ah Kay, it was Singapore’s first botanical garden as well as a ground for experimentation with orchid hybridisation. Today, the Gardens showcases a plethora of orchid hybrids and over 10,000 plant species scattered within its 74-hectare grounds. It is currently at its final bid to become a UNESCO Heritage Site.

The plight of the #Rohingyas has struck a chord among Singaporeans and others in Southeast Asia. What should ASEAN do? Is its policy of non-intervention still relevant? Can Singaporeans do more? Are we empathetic enough? #Singapore

The plight of the #Rohingyas has struck a chord among Singaporeans and others in Southeast Asia. What should ASEAN do? Is its policy of non-intervention still relevant? Can Singaporeans do more? Are we empathetic enough? #Singapore


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While marketing is often viewed as a means to get new things off the ground quicker, it does prove to be effective in bringing some old things back into fashion again. #Vinyls #Singapore

While marketing is often viewed as a means to get new things off the ground quicker, it does prove to be effective in bringing some old things back into fashion again. #Vinyls #Singapore

Within a generation, well-paying white-collar jobs and fast food started becoming de rigueur in #Singapore’s fast-paced society. Consistency of processed food overtook the hard work and individuality of the hawker. And soon, many hawker stalls closed their doors for good.

Within a generation, well-paying white-collar jobs and fast food started becoming de rigueur in #Singapore’s fast-paced society. Consistency of processed food overtook the hard work and individuality of the hawker. And soon, many hawker stalls closed their doors for good.

Chinese tourist wearing a mask to prevent contracting Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (#MERS) poses for photographs as men wearing traditional dress perform the daily reenactment of the changing of the Royal Guards, at the main entrance of the Gyeongbok Palace in central #Seoul, #SouthKorea, June 5, 2015.

Chinese tourist wearing a mask to prevent contracting Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (#MERS) poses for photographs as men wearing traditional dress perform the daily reenactment of the changing of the Royal Guards, at the main entrance of the Gyeongbok Palace in central #Seoul, #SouthKorea, June 5, 2015.

Most of us would never think of harming our parents. Yet, in cases of elder abuse, the abusers are often family members or caregivers. But what would make people turn against their own parents? #Singapore

Most of us would never think of harming our parents. Yet, in cases of elder abuse, the abusers are often family members or caregivers. But what would make people turn against their own parents? #Singapore

Eat Your Way to Clear Skin

Eat Your Way to Clear Skin

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Yaşlanmaktan mı korkuyorsunuz? Yaşlanmamak, #genç kalmak için çok çeşitli #kremler, losyonlar mı kullanıyorsunuz? O zaman bu şifalı bitkiyi bolca tüketmelisiniz. #Karanfil sayesinde daha uzun süre genç kalabilir, daha geç yaşlanabilirsiniz. http://www.sifalibitkitedavisi.com/karanfil-faydalari-nelerdir.html

Yaşlanmaktan mı korkuyorsunuz? Yaşlanmamak, #genç kalmak için çok çeşitli #kremler, losyonlar mı kullanıyorsunuz? O zaman bu şifalı bitkiyi bolca tüketmelisiniz. #Karanfil sayesinde daha uzun süre genç kalabilir, daha geç yaşlanabilirsiniz. http://www.sifalibitkitedavisi.com/karanfil-faydalari-nelerdir.html

Looking for a summary of your medical history?  Find it at kp.org If you want to be in the know, you can download or print a summary of your Kaiser Permanente health history.* It’s easy: Just sign on to kp.org, select “My medical record,” and choose “Down

Looking for a summary of your medical history? Find it at kp.org If you want to be in the know, you can download or print a summary of your Kaiser Permanente health history.* It’s easy: Just sign on to kp.org, select “My medical record,” and choose “Down

"From roughly April until October, I become a prime target for insects everywhere. (Mostly mosquitoes, but other grass-dwellers get me too.) I used to slather myself in insect repellent and leave outdoor events early if I started getting eaten up. But once I discovered AfterBite (over the counter! $3!), the prospect of getting bit was less anxiety-inducing. It takes the itch away instantly. And by scratching less, the bites heal faster." —Leigh Belz Ray, Executive Editor

"From roughly April until October, I become a prime target for insects everywhere. (Mostly mosquitoes, but other grass-dwellers get me too.) I used to slather myself in insect repellent and leave outdoor events early if I started getting eaten up. But once I discovered AfterBite (over the counter! $3!), the prospect of getting bit was less anxiety-inducing. It takes the itch away instantly. And by scratching less, the bites heal faster." —Leigh Belz Ray, Executive Editor

This mask is made of the same material that's used in surgery to heal, and it's packed with hyaluronic acid and herbs (such as chamomile and arnica) that are known for their anti-inflammatory properties.

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This mask is made of the same material that's used in surgery to heal, and it's packed with hyaluronic acid and herbs (such as chamomile and arnica) that are known for their anti-inflammatory properties.

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