When we think of first-time Singaporean voters, what are some stereotypes that come to mind? A fragile generation with an idealistic vision for Singapore? Or apathetic youths who don’t care enough about the way our country is governed?
In just a few hours, we will enter phase 2 of our nation’s recovery from Covid-19. Even then, the number of daily infections within migrant worker dormitories remain in the hundreds, and currently make up over 90% of total infections. Sadly, this is not the first time migrant worker populations b
Intimates For the next 15 days, you are only allowed to drink meal replacements. Three scoops, three shakes, three times a day. Strictly. No. Food. Allowed. Would you accept this challenge? Two of our colleagues, Nate and Marisse, investigate the gains to be had – or lost.
Everyone had something to lose during the Japanese Occupation in Singapore. Men would get shot for being rude to Japanese soldiers, while young women had to constantly worry about being sexually assaulted. In this animated first chapter of “Son of Singapore”, we see how the pre-pubescent Ah N
From having to draw up “slaughter lists” of their own animals to use as food, to being left with a 3-month runway before closing, zoos and wildlife centres around the world have been scrambling to keep going during this pandemic. Meet Kumaran, Head Keeper of the Great Primates at the Singapor
Many of the elderly in Singapore have been subject to criticism online, specifically for not observing the new social distancing measures. But the lockdown affects everyone differently, especially older folks who live alone in small, one-room flats. In this video, filmed two days before the Circu
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