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Chinese New Year Singapore Style

Chinese New Year is an important time for all people ethnically Chinese. Culturally speaking, Singapore has a huge community of people of Chinese decent. Because of this Chinese New Year is the most important festival to most Singaporeans. Here, the celebration starts way before the actual festival arrives, with Chinese New Year celebrations often lasting for two whole […]

Paying a Visit to Che Kung Miu Temple for Chec Hao

The fun first two days of Chinese New Year has since come and gone. All the parades are over, the fireworks and firecrackers extinguished, and the lunar fairs closed. The third day, in my opinion, is probably the least fun day of all– but that doesn’t mean there aren’t still things to do! Known as “chec hao”, this day is considered a likely […]