Kirsten Han

Kirsten Han

Journalist and writer

Telling stories from a tiny Southeast Asian island.

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The Guardian

'I slept on the floor in a flat near Harrods': stories of modern slavery

Contributed a story from Singapore to the Guardian's Faces of Slavery exhibition.

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The Guardian

Michelin star for Singapore noodle stall where lunch is half the price of a Big Mac

Queues at Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodle are growing after award from prestigious food guide.

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The Guardian

Land-starved Singapore exhumes its cemeteries to build roads and malls

Hundreds of thousands of graves have already made way for development in Singapore. How many more will be lost in the future?

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The Guardian

Singapore police arrest 17-year-old over critical Lee Kuan Yew video

A report for the Guardian on the arrest of Amos Yee for his YouTube video.

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The Guardian

Lee Kuan Yew is gone. Where does Singapore go now?

My personal thoughts on the passing of Lee Kuan Yew, who has loomed over Singapore politics for longer than I've been alive.

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The Guardian

Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew, 'a true giant of history', dies aged 91 ...

Reporting on the death of Singapore's first premier Lee Kuan Yew.

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The Guardian

AirAsia flight loses contact with air traffic control between Indonesia and Singapore

I was part of the live coverage of the missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 from Singapore's Changi Airport.