It’s been almost two months since the reopening of Phase 2 and the economy in Singapore. Have things returned to normal for business owners? Did government schemes actually help them tide through this period? How have the CB and Phase 1 affected their business moving forward? We speak to 4 business owners to find out what keeps them up at night.
GE2020 saw a special election take place. Political parties weren’t allowed to employ they usual campaign strategies due to Covid-19 restrictions, and instead, forced to bolster their efforts in the realm of social media. How did this play out for them? In this video, we take a look back at th
As the GE2020 election results were announced, Workers’ Party supporters came out in full force to celebrate their party’s victories in Seng Kang, Aljunied and Hougang. Amidst the euphoria, there was also a sense of change and transition as Low Thia Khiang’s supporters placed renewed hope and expect
Stubborn. Naive. Patronising. When it comes to discussing politics, different generations are often quick to dismiss each other. Yet something special happens when these conversations are allowed to play out—something that gives us a glimpse of how different Singapore’s future could be, if only
When we think of older Singaporean voters, what are some stereotypes that come to mind? The old folks who vote for the opposition out of sheer unhappiness? Or the ones who are still voting for Lee Kuan Yew’s legacy? The answer, as we found, is a lot more colourful than you might think.
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
After spending his childhood playing among the cemeteries at Kranji War Memorial, Christopher never expected to end up as its caretaker today. Now, he recognises that his former playground is actually a place of historical significance, and that his job of maintaining the 24,000 graves of Commo