If someone claims their prayers can heal your physical ailments, would you believe them?
In this series, we take compositions from Primary School students, and turn them into real life. This composition was written by a 12 year-old Singaporean student based on the following instructions from her English teacher: “Q: It was a Sunday afternoon. You and your family were relaxing in t
Rev. Yap Kim Hao was a trailblazer in interfaith dialogue with a life mission of standing up for marginalised communities. Once the Bishop of the Methodist Church of Singapore and Malaysia, he became ostracised by the church for his pro-LGBT stance. One year on from his passing, let us commemorate h
Binge To many Singaporeans, drag queens are just men in skirts. Yet having always known that the truth is way more inspiring than that, we thought it only sensible to better understand it by actually doing drag—which is exactly what our writer Justin Vanderstraaten did. Courtesy of Martell NCF and Becca
Thanks to modern spending habits, many of us can admit to barely scraping by if life throws curveballs when we least expect it. On a visit back to her childhood home, Ziyu obtains pearls of financial wisdom from her 88-year-old grandma, who had to scrimp hard just to raise a family and eventually
Do you have a happy place? Life threw a curveball at Qian Yin, who became wheelchair-bound after a severe leukaemia relapse. She’s constantly reminded of the what-ifs and lost possibilities. But when she dons her life jacket and heads out to sea with the wind in her hair, the parasailor knows she’s
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