It’s been almost two months since the reopening of Phase 2 and the economy in Singapore. Have things returned to normal for business owners? Did government schemes actually help them tide through this period? How have the CB and Phase 1 affected their business moving forward? We speak to 4 business owners to find out what keeps them up at night.
GE2020 saw a special election take place. Political parties weren’t allowed to employ they usual campaign strategies due to Covid-19 restrictions, and instead, forced to bolster their efforts in the realm of social media. How did this play out for them? In this video, we take a look back at th
As the GE2020 election results were announced, Workers’ Party supporters came out in full force to celebrate their party’s victories in Seng Kang, Aljunied and Hougang. Amidst the euphoria, there was also a sense of change and transition as Low Thia Khiang’s supporters placed renewed hope and expect
Stubborn. Naive. Patronising. When it comes to discussing politics, different generations are often quick to dismiss each other. Yet something special happens when these conversations are allowed to play out—something that gives us a glimpse of how different Singapore’s future could be, if only
When we think of older Singaporean voters, what are some stereotypes that come to mind? The old folks who vote for the opposition out of sheer unhappiness? Or the ones who are still voting for Lee Kuan Yew’s legacy? The answer, as we found, is a lot more colourful than you might think.
Kids from low-income backgrounds don’t compete on an equal footing with those who come from privilege – this is an uncomfortable truth that is not discussed enough. Stephanie believes that one step to correcting social inequality starts with literacy, and she has made it her personal mission
Singapore, Unfiltered With rising COVID-19 infections in September, the sentiment on the ground is divided: some Singaporeans have been confused by the government’s mixed signals, while others think we should cut them some slack. But the question remains: are we ready to embrace Covid-19 as endemic? Can Singaporeans r
Warm meals and warmer greetings are what individuals receive at Krsna’s Free Meals, a soup kitchen in the heart of Little India. For over 1 and a half years, Dutch volunteer Sabine has been spending her Friday mornings at Krsna’s, where she takes pride in serving food from the heart to our
What if we were to tell you that the local landmarks etched in our hearts such as Gardens By the Bay, Sembawang hot springs, and even Haji Lane are at risk of being completely submerged by seawater forever? It might sound impossible, but as things stand, this could very well be our reality in 50 yea
Singapore, Unfiltered When sex work gets driven out of Geylang, where will it go? With an impending rezoning and the rise of online platforms for dating and sex work, the demand for brothels on the ground have dropped to an all-time low. Amidst their disrupted livelihoods and loss of their second home, the sex workers
Singapore, Unfiltered 2021 has been riddled with incidents of racism, from the Ngee Ann Poly lecturer to the 55-year-old lady who was assaulted while brisk walking. This Racial Harmony Day, we ask: While conversations about racism are advancing in the public sphere, how are we approaching them with our kids? And who i