When circuit breaker kicked in last year, most of us were able to seek refuge at home thanks to flexible work-from-home arrangements. However, not everyone was afforded this luxury. Due to the physical nature of their jobs, they had to be outside and this increased their potential exposure to the coronavirus.
In this video, we speak to four individuals from the Waste Management, Security, Cleaning, and Landscaping industries to find out the difficulties they faced in their jobs, how Covid-19 exacerbated it, and whether or not they feel appreciated by Singaporeans for their efforts.
Stand-up comedian Rishi Budhrani meets Justin Chan, a lyf Guard (Concierge) at lyf@Funan, to see if he could make a good concierge himself. Together, they educate us on how the traditional role has evolved in this day and age, where one would need to wear different hats to deliver the best service.
How does a wedding look like in a pandemic? Actress Munah Bagharib takes us to Oasia Hotel and tries her hand at planning a grand wedding with events planner Karen Chua. There, she finds out what goes on behind the scenes to plan an event of a lifetime — all while ensuring everyone stays safe.
We follow professional eater Zermatt Neo as he trades his huge appetite for a stint in the kitchen with Chef Wong, Fairmont Hotel’s Executive Chef. There, he learns what it takes to cook in a professional, sustainability-focused kitchen with a secret farm.
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
Content warning: This video describes events related to bullying and eating disorders that might be disturbing to some viewers. Former MTV VJ Holly Grabarek can't pinpoint what sparked it off: a friend's remark about her muscular arms, teachers commenting on her weight during school health checkup
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