SINGAPORE — Singaporean pianist Wang Congyu was only 16 when he left school to pursue music in Paris. "It was a very bold move and everyone around me was very much against it," says the 30-year-old, who is now based in Reunion Island, which is in the Indian Ocean, close to Africa. He was selected for a scholarship to attend Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris. Moving to Paris … [Read more...] about 30-year-old Singaporean pianist goes from living on the streets to becoming Steinway Artist
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Press Release The Global Summit of Women 2022 in its 32nd year officially took place in Bangkok over 2 days from 23-25 June. The international forum put Thailand in the limelight with more than 600 participants from over 51 countries in attendance. It was also an excellent opportunity to showcase the kingdom’s capabilities in hosting an international-standard forum and … [Read more...] about Siam Piwat welcomes world’s women leaders from over 51 countries
There was so much hype about the Philippines’ pivot to China, but there are no significant results until now. After President Duterte’s visit to China last month, his fifth, we can’t help but ask whether the foreign policy shift has indeed translated to tangible benefits for Filipinos. The stronger and warmer Philippine-China bilateral relations were expected to boost … [Read more...] about Playing a losing game with China
Post-pandemic or endemic? As Covid-19 is now projected to affect only small to medium sized slices of the population going forward, the Public Health Ministry will declare Thailand to be in post-pandemic mode from this Friday, according to health permanent secretary Kiattiphum Wongrajit. July 1 coincides with the abolition of the Thailand Pass pre-travel digital gateway … [Read more...] about Thailand to be “post pandemic” this week, not endemic
LAST week, a video of a shooting went viral on social media and it was claimed in the video that the incident took place in Bukit Tinggi, Klang. Did this happen as alleged? Verdict: FALSE In a statement Saturday (June 25), South Klang OCPD Asst Comm Cha Hoong Fong said the video actually took place in a Latin American country. "The video of a shooting between a … [Read more...] about QuickCheck: Did a shooting take place recently in Klang as claimed in a viral video?