Has money become a substitute for familial love in Singapore? Do you need to give money to be considered a good daughter or son? How does this make millennials feel, and what pressures are they under?
As the cost of living continues to rise, millennials seem to be divided on the value of filial piety: some find it ridiculous to even question the act of giving money to parents, while others are beginning to challenge the transactional nature of love and family ties in Singapore.
After spending his childhood playing among the cemeteries at Kranji War Memorial, Christopher never expected to end up as its caretaker today. Now, he recognises that his former playground is actually a place of historical significance, and that his job of maintaining the 24,000 graves of Commo
When circuit breaker kicked in last year, thousands of people across all sectors lost their jobs, with the F&B industry in particular taking a big hit. This led to many people breaking into burgeoning food-based alternative industries such as home businesses and even farming. In this explaine
Death is present in many aspects of our lives. Our race and religion affect how we mourn our loved ones, and our homes and favourite malls are built over old cemeteries. Today, it has become an intangible part of our culture. For Sivashankar, dealing with death and grief through sea burials i
Amongst Us Some ball-jointed doll collectors say that their dolls are a reflection of their personalities. We speak to Mei An, who suffers from anxiety attacks. When she wakes up at night in a panic, she looks over at her dolls and feels reassured. They tell her that everything will be OK. That they’ll get t
Amongst Us If you were 60, successful, and single, would you still look for love? Addie has earned himself a name as a prominent figure in Singapore's fashion and nightlife scene. Running the now closed Taboo nightclub since the '90s has been his claim to fame—but the limelight has also scared potential s
Death is present in many aspects our lives. Our race and religion affect how we mourn our loved ones, and our homes and favourite malls are built over old cemeteries. Today, it has become an intangible part of our culture. In this first video in a series of four, we take a look at the histo
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
Running On Empty “You can actually go to court, and change a person’s life.” A once fresh-faced junior lawyer joined Singapore’s judicial system with big dreams of helping people, but ended up helpless in her own mental breakdown. The crushing demands of being a lawyer are widely known, but what pushed
Singapore, Unfiltered “I have failed businesses before. It actually led me to one point where I was left with only 60 cents in my bank account.” While it is normal for everyone to make mistakes, some can be extremely expensive and painful to navigate. We sit down with young business owners from the *SCAPE Hubbers
Amongst Us “Whenever people hear that you're studying Chinese, the first response would be a very shocked one." In an English-educated society where the relevancy of Chinese is dwindling, what are the challenges and experiences of students learning the language? Are they sufficiently equipped to apprecia
“You just come to work, you vomit, and then you carry on with your day." The miracle of having a child is a wonderful experience, but what happens when you start encountering a slew of prejudice in workplace situations? One might assume that pregnancy discrimination simply extends to managers f