It’s hard being a single mother. On top of raising a child (or a few) alone, they have to wrangle with social stigma, financial instability, and handle their own mental well-being – not to mention having to put on a brave face through it all.
As part of International Women’s Day, we explore the little-discussed struggles of being a lone parent, and find out how these women managed to overcome them despite the odds.
When Kalaivaanan first joined the cleaning industry as a cleaner, his mother was not too pleased, dismissing her son's job and labelling him as a literal "Sai Kang Warrior". Like most Singaporeans, Kalaivaanan's mother believed that being a cleaner was a shameful, unskilled occupation with
On 1st February 2020, Myanmar’s military seized control and captured State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi. Since then, protests have erupted across the country in hopes of restoring democracy.The Burmese community in Singapore worries every day that their friends and families could be next to be kille
Content warning: This video describes acts of violence that might be disturbing to some viewers. “Either he die, or I will die in his hands.” These are the chilling words from a survivor of domestic abuse, whose memory of the traumatic affair remains fresh—years after the death of he
Binge Cross-cultural cuisine sounds like a fancy concept from upscale restaurants, but it exists in humble hawker settings too — take Chop Chop Biryani’s winning combo of spiced Indian basmati rice and Chinese roasted pork belly, for instance. In a multi-racial city where the love of food unites al
Often unappreciated, security guards have seen their roles changed during this Covid-19 pandemic, as they were enlisted to implement safe-distancing and contact tracing measures. As frontliners, they have had to juggle with the teething issues from new technologies such as SafeEntry and TraceTogethe
Binge Nothing unites us like our national hobby of eating, but the story of kueh is as diverse as it is delicious. With a little help from four chefs, each of them specialising in a different type of kueh, we learn about the love, effort, and history in every mouthful of this beloved snack.
"Sweat is temporary, drip is forever."What makes a man attractive? Is it his height, facial symmetry, muscle mass or fashion sense? In this episode, Sean undergoes an extreme makeover to become fashion fit for the runway. Competing against his right-hand man, Ilyas, we uncover RICE's Next Top Mod
A man’s worth has often been tied to his ability to earn money and provide for the family, while it is generally accepted—even expected—for women to become stay-at-home mothers. Despite the progress we’ve seen in gender equality, how much has actually changed? In this episode, Sean quest
What makes a man a man? Is it his build, or dedication to working out? We don’t think so. It’s the choices he makes. In this episode, Sean tries to unpack what defines manhood and strength, through the intense world of arm wrestling in Singapore. Sean and the City follows RICE writer Sea