SOCIAL NETWORKING LUNCH AND AGM

Notice is hereby given of the annual general meeting on 15 October, 12 noon at Shanghai 1930 restaurant Burwood Highway, Wantirna South. A social networking lunch will follow the meeting. All members have been informed of the AGM via email and flyer on social networking lunch is below. Kindly direct all enquiries to merlionclubcom@gmail.com. Thank[…]

Singaporeans in Victoria – MAY JOHNSTON

Last year, May Johnston sang at the SG50 Gala Ball and almost brought the house down with her power packed voice. Her performance was definitely one of the highlights of the evening. May will be back for an encore performance at the Winter Wonderland Ball on 6 August. May was born in Singapore and growing[…]

Singaporeans In Victoria – Christine Teo

In this edition, we are pleased to introduce a young dynamic Singaporean living right here in Melbourne, Miss Christine Teo.  Christine is a social worker, human rights advocate, business owner and founder of Generation 414, a social enterprise created out of Christine’s passion and work in the area of helping survivors of sex trafficking in[…]

Singaporeans in Victoria – Daniel Beng

DANIEL BENG If you had attended any recent Merlion events, you would have been introduced to the talents of Daniel Beng.  Daniel is a singer and musician with the rare gift of having an ear for perfect pitch. Formerly a quality control engineer, Daniel made the switch to secondary school teaching mid career.  Being a[…]

The History of Char Kway Teow

Char Kway Teow is a famous Hokkien hawker dish originated in Penang island of Malaysia where many Hokkien people reside. Char Kway Teow is Hokkien words for the dish (in Hokkien dialect) – “char” means fry, “Kway” means cake and “Teow” means thread. It was originally sold by fishermen, farmers and cockle-gatherers throughout South-East Asia,[…]