GE2020: 50 Photos from the Campaign Trail in Singapore

Kurt Ganapathy was on the ground in Bedok, Bukit Panjang, MacPherson, Tampines and Telok Blangah as election season kicked off in earnest.

Isabel Leong: Reflecting on the Joys and Realities of Travel Blogging

“I decided to become a full-time travel blogger because there was nothing that fuelled me more than working on something I believed in. Rather than working to appease people and slogging hard for someone else’s dream, I wanted to make my own dreams a reality…”

Phase 2: 50 Photos of Singapore’s Reopening This COVID-19 Season

As circuit breaker restrictions were eased during the first days of phase two, Kurt Ganapathy trekked around Singapore to record life during a new normal.

Victor: A Guiding Light for Youths with a Heart for Community Service

Humans of Habitat | “Mentoring a team of people isn’t always just about looking at the forest or big picture. It often means diving deep into looking after each of these trees and spending time with them. Only then can you have a mere glimpse into the best ways to let them bear fruit.”

8 Home Businesses That Were Started During Singapore’s Circuit Breaker

In celebration of Singapore’s resilient spirit, Arman Shah highlights home businesses that popped up during this challenging COVID-19 pandemic.

Yan En: Millennial Strays From the Pack and Follows Her Heart to Serve

Humans of Habitat Singapore | “I was very conflicted at first because I didn’t want to be living proof that an arts student doesn’t make a lot of money, but my own experiences affirmed that I’d rather be living a life with purpose than trying to chase money…”

Circuit Breaker: 20 Things to Do at Home Apart From Bingeing on Netflix

Running out of creative ideas to keep yourself entertained at home? Manisha Dhalani compiles some pretty interesting ideas for you to do while you stay safe this COVID-19 season.

Shakur: Boxing Helps Former Secret Society Member Find Purpose in Life

People of Legends | “When I was in prison, my counsellor told me that since I like to fight so much, why not fight in the ring instead? He told me I was smart but I was letting my friends control me. I can think for myself; don’t be their puppet. I took his advice to heart.”

Coronavirus in Singapore: 50 Photos of Social Distancing and Solitude

In the days before COVID-19 circuit breaker measures kicked in, Kurt Ganapathy travelled across Singapore to capture an unprecedented moment in the country’s history.

Yessica: Former Corporate Auditor Finds Fulfillment in NGO Work

Humans of Habitat Singapore | “If I have any advice for someone who wants to work at an NGO, it’s to ask yourself if it is really your calling to do something good for others.”

A Singaporean Photo Essay: Remembering Lee Kuan Yew Five Years Later

Half a decade on from the passing of Lee Kuan Yew, resident photographer Kurt Ganapathy looks back at what life in Singapore was like on March 23, 2015.

Chunhui: Not Defined by Handicap, She Gives Back to Society

Humans of Habitat Singapore | “I guess I’m still a work in progress. Maybe one day I would be more at peace and wander around without the artificial arm and not care about anyone staring. Perhaps one day I can fully embrace the person whom God made me instead of hiding it from the world.”

Coronavirus: 38 Photos of Singapore Keeping Calm and Carrying On

Kurt Ganapathy heads out to the streets of Singapore with a camera in hand to capture life as we know it during this COVID-19 season.

25 Fun Things to Do in Singapore for Adrenaline Junkies

Is a leisurely walk in the park not your thing? Manisha Dhalani compiles a list of exciting activities for you thrill-seekers in Singapore.

MMA Fighter Amir Khan: Overcoming Tourette, Bullying and Losses to Become a Champion in Life

“That’s what life is about. It’s about winning and losing. And if you do lose, it’s about how you overcome the failures to prove your self-worth. Never give up…”

Azzy Mozerin: From Bullied Student to Aspirational Actor, Writer and Director

“I used to blame myself a lot. Why did you let people bully you? Why did you let people criticise you? You cannot do anything. You suck. But I’ve learnt that forgiveness is very important in life…”

Dream Chasers: Local Band .gif on Not Being Your Typical Electronic Musicians

The indie-electronic band talks about the highs and lows of their journey as musicians and making it in Singapore.

Leona Hui: Paving the Way for Female Boxers in Singapore

“Boxing is such an enigma. There’s just something very ironic about it. It’s predictable yet so unpredictable. We fight in a ring even though it’s a square. We try to kill each other for three rounds; but, at the end of it, we respect each other even more.”

Boston: Juggling a Career, Social Life and Boxing After 30

People of Legends | “Everybody has their own pace and goals in boxing, so don’t be pressured by what others think you should or should not do. You know where your heart is. Everyone has their own journey in boxing so do what feels right to you.”

Habib: From Troublemaker to Volunteer Leader Helping Troubled Children

“You don’t have to be a bully. You don’t have to act tough just so that people will think you are strong. You can be strong while still being empathetic.”

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