As May came to a close, so did our time at Rice HQ in Jalan Besar. The space was just an office, until it became a home.
There are those who strive to move out of Jalan Kukoh. But many of its elderly residents will likely spend the rest of their lives there. We conclude our video series on the rental housing estate with Mary, a 69-year-old widow living alone in a one-room flat, who believes that happiness lies in b
Binge First there was Watain. And now, with Rachel Chan’s latest petition calling for a ban on even more metal bands, it seems like Singaporeans are still struggling to understand what the scene is really like. Can Glory, the quiet ASMR Doctor who has never heard of metal, learn to scream and p
Poverty looks different in every country. In Singapore, it looks like Jalan Kukoh. In the first video of our series on the rental housing estate, we dive into the story of Rice’s own intern, Belle, who struggles with the complexities of being caught between ambition and the constraints of her c
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