Kyle Neo: Cancer Survivor Finds Healing Through Buddhism and Creative Design

Inspiring Creatives of Workbuddy | “I’m 40 this year and I’m pleased to tell people I’m 40 because at 33, I was diagnosed with cancer…”

Rico: Hostile, Punk-Loving Youth Learns Humility as an Adult Through Boxing

People of Legends | “He made me realise I’m not the smartest after all; I’m not the strongest after all; and I’m not the most confident after all. People can beat me up when I’m alone in the ring. All that street fighting practice was nothing. This was real boxing.”

Woodlands Waterfront in Pictures: Exploring the Lovely Coastal Park in Singapore

Nature parks have been a great escape for many of us in Singapore during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, Arman Shah explores Woodlands Waterfront and captures a slice of life at the coastal park.

Jaap Frolich: Father and Entrepreneur in Singapore Creates Family5 App to Help Parents

Inspiring Creatives of Workbuddy | “Starting a start-up is a long ride with a lot of ups and downs. It’s a grind. If you do this just to become rich, you will probably give up at some point. You need to be a maker and enjoy building new things.”

Nursyazanna Syaira: The Joys and Realities of Adopting and Motherhood in Singapore

“And if he ever reads this story one day, I want him to know that he’s always loved. I want him to know that he’s lucky to have more than one family and that no matter what, he will always have a forever family in me.”

Gaurav Joshi: The Entrepreneur on Changing Singapore’s Co-Working Space Industry

Inspiring Creatives of Workbuddy | “My vision when we started workbuddy was to tell people that you don’t have to work at the same location everyday.”

Deepavali 2020: 45 Lovely Photos of Little India Amidst COVID-19 Regulations

COVID-19 may have changed the way we live our lives, but as photographer Kurt Ganapathy finds out, it’s not dampened our festive spirits as Singapore celebrates Deepavali.

Jaslyn: Sending Heartfelt Mail to Socially-Isolated Elderly This Circuit Breaker

“We believe that nothing can recreate the feelings of warmth when one holds a personalised handwritten card. We want to share that warmth with the seniors…”

National Day 2020: 55 Photos of a Singaporean Birthday Reimagined

Like almost everything this year, National Day was different. But in a way, as Kurt Ganapathy found, the celebrations brought more Singaporeans together than ever before.

Euna: Finding Her Purpose and Owning Her Diverse Ethnicity

“So my dad is Korean-Japanese and my mom is Paraguayan. They met in Paraguay when my dad moved there for business. I grew up with two different cultures in Paraguay. At times I’d be talking to my dad in Korean and my mom in Spanish in a single conversation…”

Jumaiyah: Halalfoodhunt Founder on Juggling Motherhood and Business

“What keeps me going is the love for our community. It makes me happy when I’m able to help a person find halal versions of foods they love. At the end of the day, eating is an activity that brings people together. It seems so simple but it means so much to us…”

GE2020 Wrap-Up: 50 Photos of a Singaporean Election Like No Other

In part two of our coverage from the campaign trail, Kurt Ganapathy headed to Ang Mo Kio, Bukit Batok, Hougang, Jurong, Pasir Ris, Punggol, Sembawang, Sengkang and Toa Payoh.

Hanurdeen: Fighting Against All Odds to Be an Amateur Boxing Champion

People of Legends | “I’ve never told anybody this, but ever since I won my first tournament at 14, I would put my gold medal around my mother’s neck. I’m not sure why I do this; maybe it gives me a sense of satisfaction knowing that I can make her proud.”

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.

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