Every other weekend, on bikes more than twice their size, a group of female riders cross the border into Malaysia. For them, these road trips are both a way of life and a way to escape life.
Alternative tobacco products have been scientifically proven to help smokers quit. Yet many, including some regulators around the world, continue to oppose them. So we put together a primer on what exactly these products are, and how they’ve offered a way out to smokers elsewhere.
Every Chinese New Year, the CBD empties out. It grows quiet, reminding us that without people, it is nothing more than concrete and steel. Which made us wonder: in the same way that these buildings serve no purpose without us, who are we without them? Without our obsessions with the rat race? Withou
For years, Blujaz Cafe has been a cornerstone of Singapore’s jazz scene, being one of the only venues where young musicians can perform free of judgment. Unfortunately, its public entertainment license has been cancelled, marking the end of an era. In its final days as a live music venue, a young
Recently, a growing number of seniors have been found to be living alone, and along with it comes a worrying statistic: in 2020, the suicide rate for seniors reached a record high. To help them feel a little less alone, Kien Ling has made it a point to spend time with these seniors, and she share
Kids from low-income backgrounds don’t compete on an equal footing with those who come from privilege – this is an uncomfortable truth that is not discussed enough. Stephanie believes that one step to correcting social inequality starts with literacy, and she has made it her personal mission
Singapore, Unfiltered With rising COVID-19 infections in September, the sentiment on the ground is divided: some Singaporeans have been confused by the government’s mixed signals, while others think we should cut them some slack. But the question remains: are we ready to embrace Covid-19 as endemic? Can Singaporeans r
Warm meals and warmer greetings are what individuals receive at Krsna’s Free Meals, a soup kitchen in the heart of Little India. For over 1 and a half years, Dutch volunteer Sabine has been spending her Friday mornings at Krsna’s, where she takes pride in serving food from the heart to our
What if we were to tell you that the local landmarks etched in our hearts such as Gardens By the Bay, Sembawang hot springs, and even Haji Lane are at risk of being completely submerged by seawater forever? It might sound impossible, but as things stand, this could very well be our reality in 50 yea
Singapore, Unfiltered 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