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 there was more room for the exchange of diverse opinions.
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.
In just a few hours, we will enter phase 2 of our nation’s recovery from Covid-19. Even then, the number of daily infections within migrant worker dormitories remain in the hundreds, and currently make up over 90% of total infections. Sadly, this is not the first time migrant worker populations b
Intimates For the next 15 days, you are only allowed to drink meal replacements. Three scoops, three shakes, three times a day. Strictly. No. Food. Allowed. Would you accept this challenge? Two of our colleagues, Nate and Marisse, investigate the gains to be had – or lost.
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
Recently, a growing number of seniors have been found to be living alone, and along with it comes a worrying statistic: in 2020, the suicide rate for seniors reached a record high. To help them feel a little less alone, Kien Ling has made it a point to spend time with these seniors, and she share
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