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Cuff Road shophouse home to vegetarian aunts since 1954

Every eighth day of the lunar month, Fengzhu Gu (not her birth name), who wears her hair in a neat bun, prays from 6am till noon. The 80-year-old flips through a book with neatly catalogued pink slips of prayer requests from devotees, and recites scriptural prayers on their behalf. Their prayer needs range from pleas […]

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Candidates cross swords in final debate

It was a make-or-break moment to sway undecided voters when President Joko Widodo and his challenger Prabowo Subianto rounded off their campaigning with a final debate last night. Together with their running mates, they sparred over issues ranging from the economy and social welfare, to finance, investment and industry. Mr Joko, 57, who is running […]