Pasar Malam

Pasar Malam Origin: Malay – it means Night market/bazaar. Pasar Malam is a common sight in the heartlands estates in Singapore. Not necessarily just restricted to the night, it can be operational during the day; but at night will see its peak. This is like a bazaar/pop-up stalls where one can find street food as […]


Ponteng Origin: Malay, a term to describe a person’s deliberate absence from an event, truancy by skipping school, work, etc. Ponteng is a malay word to describe skipping an event, especially used for truancy in which the malay phrase “ponteng sekolah” means “skipping school”.