Why Do Christians in Singapore Venerate Religious Artefacts?All images by Zachary Tang unless otherwise stated. Constructive discussions on faith and ethnicity can be tough when folks lack an understanding of cultural practices. So for this entire month, we’re exploring the history and use of religious artefacts across different religions in
Seeing the Face of God in a Seed: How Devotees Connect With God in HinduismAll images by Zachary Tang unless otherwise stated. This article on Hindu religious artefacts is part of a series that explores the history and use of religious artefacts across different religions in Singapore. One of the many puja items in Hinduism.
Covid Taught This Teacher To Take Risks. So He Quit To Turn His Hobby Into A BusinessAll images by Feline Lim. “When I was doing the sums on how much sales I’m making,” Justin Lin, 31, says, “I was like, ‘Wait, I only made $50 bucks today and I worked so hard last night? I gotta change my menu items or I gotta increase the prices.’” Justin is a trained sculptor
A Final Attempt To Make Sense of 2020, Through The Year’s Hottest Buzzwords2020 has been a year of unprecedented change. As the world around us evolves, so, too, must words stretch and sometimes become wholly new, in order to capture the strange and curious things and experiences brought to us by the year. In the spirit of unbiased intellectual inquiry, RICE explains so
In 2021, I Will Remember How The Pandemic Taught Me I Am More Than My JobTop image: It me in 2020; Zachary Tang / RICE file photo. The year began with fireworks: charred carcasses of koalas dropping, still smoking, straight from their eucalyptus trees. The man roleplaying as America’s president almost started a nuclear war with Iran. Kobe Bryant died in a helicopte
I Was A Human Guinea Pig For A Covid-19 Medical TrialAll images courtesy of Azizul Kamal Shah. Azizul K is a participant in a study that researches the side effects of injecting Covid-19 antibodies into humans as a possible remedy for the coronavirus. He shares with us what motivated him to sign up for the medical trial, what his experience was li
Singaporean Youth Are Looking Beyond Our Shores For SuccessTop image: Alya, fourth from left, in an overseas trip around the ASEAN region. Image: Alya Irdina Binte Salim. Most young Singaporeans who undertake work attachments or internships expect to spend their time in a glass-and-steel skyscraper in the CBD, hovering silently just outside the orbit of