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.
TCM’s legitimacy has always been questioned due to a perceived lack of scientific proof, and its supposed use of endangered animal parts in its remedies. But are any of those claims true? We send our most skeptical (and unhealthy) writer, Justin, to go through a typical TCM diagnosis first-hand,
COVID-19: 14 days Quarantine Doesn’t Make Sense To Hustlers. | 14 วันกักตัว – ทำได้เหรอในความเป็นจริงของคนเดินถนนAcross the globe, lockdowns have been enforced to prevent the spread of COVID-19. While necessary, these measures have had a disproportionate impact on poorer communities and individuals. We went on the streets of Bangkok to learn how giving up your work during a lockdown is near impossible, espe
A week after the sudden MCO that left thousands of Malaysians facing an uncertain future, Malaysia announced that the lockdown would be extended to April 14th. Shortly after, Singapore stated that the temporary housing support given to Malaysian workers would not be extended beyond the original MCO
On the 18th of March, Malaysia announced a travel ban that would bar its citizens from travelling overseas, and shut all businesses except shops selling food and daily necessities. After speaking to some of the people on the ground, we tried our luck, and attempted to cross into Malaysia after mi
In the final of three videos, we speak to Leslie, whose father battled addiction, which led to lung cancer and finally, his untimely demise. Having lived through experiences with normalised addiction, he now makes it his life’s goal to help others overcome it. This video is part of a series tha
First impressions matter. Especially for folks who can’t help looking the way they look. Every time Josh meets someone new, they seem more interested in his vision impairment than him as a person. As he pushes for other traits to define his personal identity, Josh doesn’t want your help or pi
Amongst Us Would you trust your future to be told via an email report? Or would you think it’s a scam? As an ancient divinity technique, Ba Zi (八字) was first devised to forecast disasters and find opportunities for success. Today, Sean has modernised the same philosophies to preserve this sacred art o
You know the debate about whether creatives are born, or made? Meet Ammar. He’s living proof that stardom is innate. In a world designed for able-bodied people, where we often have expectations about how people with disabilities should fit into society, Ammar vows that he won’t be your sob story.
As more Singaporeans seek to adopt a furry companion, a noticeable rise in pet abandonment and abuse cases indicates a growing need for animal welfare. An independent animal rescue volunteer, Wati’s life revolves around advocating for responsible pet ownership, as she strives to find the foreve
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