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.
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
Alternative tobacco products have been scientifically proven to help smokers quit. Yet many, including some regulators around the world, continue to oppose them. So we put together a primer on what exactly these products are, and how they’ve offered a way out to smokers elsewhere.
Walking on fire may seem dangerous to most, but for devotees at the Sri Mariamman Temple, it is a sacred reminder of what being human really means. Every year during Theemithi, they walk across a fire pit to give their thanksgiving to the goddess Drowpathai. Vimen, a longtime volunteer at the tem
Amongst Us ‘I look very ugly, so when I go to the street, people look at me weirdly, like, “This guy is bloody ugly, needs plastic surgery”.’ For HardwareZone user @LocalITGuy who identifies as a BBFA (Bui Bui Forever Alone), being confident about his physical appearance has been a daily struggle. B
Taking away or ordering in our food has become second nature since most of us have started working from home, and of course, we need some way to carry them: plastic bags. Thousands of them. This increased consumption has raised some concerns, with many criticizing the usage of plastic. But at th
n line with the adage, “New Year, New Me”—the annual decluttering of our wardrobe is here, but have you ever wondered where the old clothes we leave out for recycling go to? Our host Nate visits a recycling warehouse, where we take a look at what items people usually hand over to our karang
What happens when you take a young chef out of the kitchen and ship them over to an offshore island? You get an appetite for adventure, cultural history, and (of course) food. Having nothing to do with venerated saints, the island of Sekijang had its original name misheard and mispronounced by
What happens when you take a young chef out of the kitchen and ship them over to an offshore island? You get an appetite for adventure, cultural history, and (of course) food. Located less than 6km off the mainland is an island steeped in spirituality, ancient myths and… turtles. Chef Nurul Ain