22 Apr '11, 10pm

Letters: Prodigal son syndrome & Chen Show Mao #sgelections

ACHIEVE success in a developed country overseas and recognition by Singapore society will be "automatic" and almost a given. That is why we are so proud of the few internationally-recognised stars we have such as fashion designer Ashley Isham and pop stars Kit Chan, Stephanie Sun and JJ Lin. Ashley left Singapore an ordinary person in 1996 and when he made it in London after a stint at the prestigious Central St Martin's College, the whole of Singapore embraced him as our own, even if many of us might not dare to wear his esoteric creations. So many of us loved Kit and her Heartache album and tracked her path to success in Taiwan with pride; and it was only after she and Singaporeans like Stephanie and JJ became household names in Taiwan that we knew how good they were. In social circles, we call this the "Prodigal son" syndrome. Most of us have heard of the parable where ...

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