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
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