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 explo
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 chec
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
Balikbayan boxes are how millions of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) around the world send their love to their families back home. Stored within these nondescript cardboard boxes are a curated assortment of items that range from garments to snacks — but more importantly, they also contai
On 1st February 2020, Myanmar’s military seized control and captured State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi. Since then, protests have erupted across the country in hopes of restoring democracy.The Burmese community in Singapore worries every day that their friends and families could be next to be kille
Content warning: This video describes acts of violence that might be disturbing to some viewers. “Either he die, or I will die in his hands.” These are the chilling words from a survivor of domestic abuse, whose memory of the traumatic affair remains fresh—years after the
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
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
The pandemic snatched away our career opportunities, and forced us to live a life of fear and uncertainty for over a year. But with the introduction and subsequent uptake of vaccines in Singapore, the light at the end of the tunnel is finally starting to shine brightly. In this video, two sets of
When you have a fear of making mistakes, you start to question everything you do. Growing up with low self-esteem became a self-fulfilling prophecy for Leon, who constantly wondered what went wrong and how he “turned out this way”. Then cardistry happened, and everything shuffled into place.
The arrival of the B.1.617 COVID-19 variant from India has put Singapore on heightened alert against not just the virus, but racism and xenophobia. In recent weeks, we’ve seen mounting cases of appalling abuse against both local and foreign-born Indians. But are these sentiments new, or just the la
Has money become a substitute for familial love in Singapore? Do you need to give money to be considered a good daughter or son? How does this make millennials feel, and what pressures are they under? As the cost of living continues to rise, millennials seem to be divided on the value of filial