Kirsten Han

Kirsten Han

Journalist and writer

Telling stories from a tiny Southeast Asian island.

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Singapore's moral watchdogs spare no one, including Queen of Pop

After decades of admiring the Queen of Pop from afar, Singaporean fans will finally get their chance to see Madonna perform live, but with some restrictions imposed by government regulators.

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Meticulously planned Singapore is perfect playground for parkour

Meticulously planned estates and strategically planted trees are usually seen as evidence of control and order, but for young Singaporeans like Jonathan Tan, they turn the South-East Asian city-state into one big playground.

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dpa-international.com

Singapore cat cafes offer refuge from the rat race

A peek at cat cafes in Singapore, and a new cat museum.

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Singapore's spontaneous warmth directive

The Singapore Kindness Movement attempts to spread goodwill and good deeds.

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In Singapore, 17,000 run to celebrate Hello Kitty's birthday

Covering the inaugural Hello Kitty Run in Singapore.