In response to online debate around rehousing healthy migrant workers in heartland areas such as Tampines, we spoke to Singaporeans living next to the former Qiao Nan Primary School, a current relocation site.
Everyone had something to lose during the Japanese Occupation in Singapore. Men would get shot for being rude to Japanese soldiers, while young women had to constantly worry about being sexually assaulted. In this animated first chapter of “Son of Singapore”, we see how the pre-pubescent Ah N
From having to draw up “slaughter lists” of their own animals to use as food, to being left with a 3-month runway before closing, zoos and wildlife centres around the world have been scrambling to keep going during this pandemic. Meet Kumaran, Head Keeper of the Great Primates at the Singapor
Many of the elderly in Singapore have been subject to criticism online, specifically for not observing the new social distancing measures. But the lockdown affects everyone differently, especially older folks who live alone in small, one-room flats. In this video, filmed two days before the Circu
Despite the sharp increase in Covid-19 cases and the looming “circuit breaker” shutdown, many Singaporeans were still out at bars and restaurants. Our journalist, Nate, goes on the ground and questions their attitudes towards social distancing and the Covid-19 epidemic.
When sex work gets driven out of Geylang, where will it go? With an impending rezoning and the rise of online platforms for dating and sex work, the demand for brothels on the ground have dropped to an all-time low. Amidst their disrupted livelihoods and loss of their second home, the sex workers
2021 has been riddled with incidents of racism, from the Ngee Ann Poly lecturer to the 55-year-old lady who was assaulted while brisk walking. This Racial Harmony Day, we ask: While conversations about racism are advancing in the public sphere, how are we approaching them with our kids? And who i
The pandemic snatched away our career opportunities, and forced us to live a life of fear and uncertainty for over a year. But with the introduction and subsequent uptake of vaccines in Singapore, the light at the end of the tunnel is finally starting to shine brightly. In this video, two sets of
When you have a fear of making mistakes, you start to question everything you do. Growing up with low self-esteem became a self-fulfilling prophecy for Leon, who constantly wondered what went wrong and how he “turned out this way”. Then cardistry happened, and everything shuffled into place.
The arrival of the B.1.617 COVID-19 variant from India has put Singapore on heightened alert against not just the virus, but racism and xenophobia. In recent weeks, we’ve seen mounting cases of appalling abuse against both local and foreign-born Indians. But are these sentiments new, or just the la
Has money become a substitute for familial love in Singapore? Do you need to give money to be considered a good daughter or son? How does this make millennials feel, and what pressures are they under? As the cost of living continues to rise, millennials seem to be divided on the value of filial