Tag Archives: Tamil

Nomination Day Videos

The objection raised by Vincent Wijeysingha of the SDP. I was so excited to see the charismatic SDP team with Dr Vincent Wijeysingha leading the way. They always inspire confidence and hope. I must say my Tamil is pretty bad, … Continue reading

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Language Insensitivity Depresses Me: Glad that Minister Lim Boon Heng Brought this Up in 2005

I have often felt saddened when I want to apply for a job that seems so perfect. I have met the criteria in every way. They even asked for a good command of written and spoken English. And then I … Continue reading

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The 4 Official Languages of Singapore

Saw this quadri-lingual sign and could not resist photographing it. English, Chinese, Tamil and Malay. English is our language of business and Malay our national language. Most Singaporeans are bilingual due to our education system which requires us to take … Continue reading

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Silver Ang was Adorable and Brilliant in the role of Vyjayanthi

I don’t watch local TV, but I watched the first 3 episodes of the Tamil TV show, Vyjayanthi and captured some screen shots of it to show you. I had to watch this moment of cross-cultural television history. I was … Continue reading

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Silver Ang plays Vyjayanthi in an Upcoming Tamil TV Show

Update: Read my review of the show I don’t watch local TV, except for the Noose, but now this show that’s breaking cultural barriers has intrigued me. I don’t know why, but stories like these are heartwarming to me. It … Continue reading

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