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Squid Game: why you shouldn’t be too hard on translators

Squid Game: why you shouldn’t be too hard on translators Noh Juhan/Netflix David Orrego-Carmona, Aston University Squid Game has recently become Netflix’s biggest debut ever, but the show has sparked controversy due to its English subtitles. This occurred after a Korean-speaking viewer took to Twitter and TikTok to criticise the subtitles for providing a “botched” translation,… Read more »

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Squid Game: the real debt crisis shaking South Korea that inspired the hit TV show

Squid Game: the real debt crisis shaking South Korea that inspired the hit TV show Sarah A. Son, University of Sheffield Squid Game is anything but your typical, saccharine, soft-glow Korean television drama. In this biting commentary on life in South Korea today, viewers are presented with a twisting, technicolour story of violence, betrayal and desperation…. Read more »

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Discover KL, Malaysiaaaa

This city got numerous landmarks such as the Petronas Twin Towers, KL Tower, Sultan Abdul Samad Building, and Independence Square. A must-visit for nature lovers, Lake Gardens in Kuala Lumpur is a 92-ha park that houses a number of attractions such as the Butterfly House and Bird Park, Hibiscus Garden, National Monument, Orchid Garden and… Read more »

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Bangkok: City of Angels

Bangkok or Krung Thep, “City of Angels“, is like our home away from home. Beneath the dust and chaos, the city is packed with things to do and places to see.

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Where Art meets Science

The unique design of ArtScience Museum, Singapore is certainly a draw for many visitors from around the world. The Future World exhibit on lower floor is entertaining and no doubt shows the future of art: playful, interactive, colorful. One can hear kids 50 years from now, “Art just sat there and did nothing??” This art moves and… Read more »

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A place of wondrous legends

Haw Par Vila, formerly known as the Tiger Balm Garden was built in 1937 by philanthropist and entrepreneur Aw Boon Haw. The eclectic park is a treasure trove of Asian culture, history, philosophy and religion – quirky yet enlightening, at the same time.

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Singapore National Day – SG51

Singapore Stone – represents rich heritage As legend has it, the fisherman of ancient Singapore acquired superhuman strength from a “hantu” (Malay for spectre) and used his newfound powers to help his fellow villagers. When challenged to a duel, Badang lifted a huge rock over his head and flung it into the sea. It landed… Read more »

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Where Art meets Science

The unique design of ArtScience Museum, Singapore is certainly a draw for many visitors from around the world. The Future World exhibit on lower floor is entertaining and no doubt shows the future of art: playful, interactive, colorful. One can hear kids 50 years from now, “Art just sat there and did nothing??” This art moves and… Read more »