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Oct
2019

M’sia’s street food may be good, but S’pore promotes its own food better

Singapore has been ranked as the best city in the world for street food in 2019, beating several cities in the Asia-Pacific region, including those in Thailand, Hong Kong, and Vietnam. But with no city from Malaysia having made it on the list, Malaysian netizens didn’t let themselves go unheard. Malaysians object They expressed their […]

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Oct
2019

How to craft your own Taiwanese street food crawl

A typical Taiwanese ‘yèshì’ or night market draws hungry crowds – Pictures by CK Lim TAIPEI, Sept 29 – Our noses lead the way. Long before we see the actual objects of our desire, we are drawn by its perfume – part delicate pungency, milder than robust onions, and part sizzling savour, the sort you’d […]

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Jan
2019

What Happens When The Doctor Blames You For Your Own Lung Cancer?

v Not long ago, I was working in a busy teaching hospital’s intensive-care unit, poring over EKGs, examining X-rays and reviewing medication orders. I received a phone call. Results were in for the lung biopsy of one of my patients, Ms. X. She had cancer. The news shook me. Ms. X hugged us at the end […]

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