Swift sentence


Concert coup: Swift performing on stage during a concert as part of her Eras World Tour in Sydney on Feb 23. Singapore and Japan were the only Asian stops for the popstar. – AFP

SINGAPORE has pulled a rabbit out of the hat by having American singer Taylor Swift perform exclusively there, reaffirming itself as an entertainment hub.

Music tourism is a low-hanging fruit which can contribute significantly to a country’s economy.

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Wong Chun Wai , On the beat

Wong Chun Wai

Wong Chun Wai

Wong Chun Wai began his career as a journalist in Penang, and has served The Star for over 35 years in various capacities and roles. He is now group editorial and corporate affairs adviser to the group, after having served as group managing director/chief executive officer. On The Beat made its debut on Feb 23 1997 and Chun Wai has penned the column weekly without a break, except for the occasional press holiday when the paper was not published. In May 2011, a compilation of selected articles of On The Beat was published as a book and launched in conjunction with his 50th birthday. Chun Wai also comments on current issues in The Star.

   

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