On 1st February 2020, Myanmar’s military seized control and captured State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi. Since then, protests have erupted across the country in hopes of restoring democracy.The Burmese community in Singapore worries every day that their friends and families could be next to be killed in the protests. But if anything, this has made them all the more willing to fight back against the military coup.
Content warning: This video describes acts of violence that might be disturbing to some viewers. “Either he die, or I will die in his hands.” These are the chilling words from a survivor of domestic abuse, whose memory of the traumatic affair remains fresh—years after the death of he
Binge Cross-cultural cuisine sounds like a fancy concept from upscale restaurants, but it exists in humble hawker settings too — take Chop Chop Biryani’s winning combo of spiced Indian basmati rice and Chinese roasted pork belly, for instance. In a multi-racial city where the love of food unites al
Often unappreciated, security guards have seen their roles changed during this Covid-19 pandemic, as they were enlisted to implement safe-distancing and contact tracing measures. As frontliners, they have had to juggle with the teething issues from new technologies such as SafeEntry and TraceTogethe
Binge Nothing unites us like our national hobby of eating, but the story of kueh is as diverse as it is delicious. With a little help from four chefs, each of them specialising in a different type of kueh, we learn about the love, effort, and history in every mouthful of this beloved snack.
Family time is often sacrificed when we're in pursuit of our careers. For Peter Chua, working in F&B and eventually starting his own bar have led to family quarrels, and even missing a funeral. When the pandemic hit, he was finally forced to slow down. Through meals with his family, he be
Binge “Find a job you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life.” Few of us are lucky enough to experience this, but for John, this is his daily reality as a boatman ferrying people to and from Pulau Ubin. And it all starts with a simple packet of mee goreng for breakfast.
Going on overseas student exchange trips—is this actually accessible to all? For one SMU student, her family’s financial circumstances are a daily reminder of the practical sacrifices she has to make while her peers enjoy the luxury of choice.
Music producer. Bass guitar sessionist. Father. Colin Yong juggles all his roles with aplomb, but not without some thorny thoughts about the local music industry. Despite never making practical use of his Economics university degree, Colin’s perspective offers a pragmatic view of the socioeconomics at play in the music scene.