Photography by Wallace Woon. When the demands became too much for him to shoulder, Abdul Aziz, a young exec at the time, tendered his resignation even though he had no other job offers. By then, he had worked for over a decade in the management of two popular shopping malls in Orchar
Photography by Andre Frois While the pandemic has acutely transformed daily life for all of us, the path that young adults have had to navigate has been arguably the most challenging. When Covid-19 hit, the twists and turns that befell undergraduates included having to move not just
Photography by Wallace Woon Joining the security sector from starkly different backgrounds, Tham Ho Yuen and Abdul Kader bonded over learning the ropes of an entirely new industry. Tham is a soft-spoken, 58-year-old Security Executive and is Kader’s direct superior. While other bosses may be firm
“When some plants don’t have access to water or nutrients on their own, they need our help,” says Samsudin B. Bahrhin. As he points out his tiny successes in Downtown East’s gardens, a warm smile illuminates his eyes. With a calm countenance, Samsudin refers to his past self as a “budak j
Photography by Chan Hui Wen. From 2018 to 2019, Kalaivaanan’s life was at an all-time low. He had his three children, wife, and elderly mother to care for but could not seem to hold a job for long. To make matters worse, he was nursing long-term health problems that necessitated delicate an
Top image credit: Wildtype Regardless of whether the ethical treatment of animals matters to you, it is disconcerting to know that the seafood we are currently consuming might be predisposing us to serious illness. Fortunately, in about a year from now, we will have access to delicious seafood
Coming Of Age Photography by RICE / Chan Hui Wen Most good stories start with unexpected change; a stumbling block that, surprisingly, nudges the protagonist from a state of inertia to one of fulfilment. And what we have here are three great stories that speak of hope amidst an unexpected global crisis.
Photography by Thaddeus Loh. In 1999, Farris Rahman’s father bought a skateboard from Carrefour supermarket for his oldest brother. Their dad took the 12-year-old to the park to break in his gift, and 4-year-old Farris tagged along. As his elder sibling cruised around and tried to land an Olli