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Humans of ISCOS: Elvis Overee

When an ex-offender changes for the better, we’re helping his family. When he gets a job, he will also contribute to the workforce and economic success of the country. So it’s not just a job; we need to believe what we’re doing actually makes a difference.

Word on the Street: Sabrina Hamid

I experienced molestation when I was in secondary school. I was on the bus and the guy seated next to me lifted my skirt. I didn’t know what to do; I just alighted and cried about it…

Humans of ISCOS: Terence 

I think people with records don’t like to be persuaded or told what to do. Many of them are very proud and sensitive by nature. I know this because I’m like that too. The truth of the matter is, they just need someone whom they can trust and talk to…

Word on the Street: Clara Lock (Author of “Stay Gold”)

Facing a question mark on his mortality, he showed how being present is sometimes the greatest gift you can give someone. That was ultimately the legacy he left behind in this world…

Word on the Street: Muhammad Ashiq (Singapore Pro Boxer)

I wouldn’t look for fights, but if someone wanted to fight, I would. Why? Well, I grew up in a broken family and I just had a lot of anger management issues back then…

Kenny Leck Discusses the BooksActually 24-Hour Fundraising Event

Time to raise some money! On EP 3 of our YouTube series “Upcoming”, we talk with Kenny Leck about selling bricks and finding a forever home for his beloved bookstore.

Word on the Street: Alice Zou (Founder of Asian Art Platform)

My favourite pastime was to visit art galleries. It’s funny now that I think about it, but I used to be so envious of the girls behind the counter. I wanted to be a gallery girl too…

Word on the Street: Asykal

My wrestling character is called Party Starter. He wears white tights and obnoxious gold knee pads. He’s a babyface, which is what you call the good guys in wrestling…

Word on the Street: Rong

I was extremely angry, and to this very day, I don’t really know why. Maybe the mention of marriage triggered some kind of post-traumatic stress disorder I developed during my childhood…

MMA Fighter Angela Lee Defends Belt on Home Ground in Epic Rematch at One: Unstoppable Dreams

It’s throwback Wednesday, and we relive a night of amazing fights that took place at the ONE Championship event in Singapore.

Word on the Street: JK

On certain nights, you even get to see planets like Venus, Jupiter and Mars in the sky. And the billions of stars; it’s like a blanket of stars…

Word on the Street: Khairizal

With so many boxing gyms in Singapore, I hope to create a healthy competitive environment where we can sieve out real talents to represent the country…

Word on the Street: Charmene

I know this person had the best intentions at heart, but I felt so offended. Am I bad news because I’m not pregnant?

Singapore Roars as Pro Boxer Muhamad Ridhwan Remains Undefeated and Improves to 10-0

The Chosen Wan’s star continues to rise after a hard-fought victory at Roar of Singapore IV on 20th April 2018. Relive the action with these pictures.

Singapore Boxer Muhamad Ridhwan Discusses “Roar of Singapore IV”

Will The Chosen Wan bring home the IBO Intercontinental Featherweight Title? On EP 2 of our YouTube series “Upcoming”, the boxer shares his thoughts, hopes and heartfelt message for his supporters.

Word on the Street: Hafiz (National Boxer)

I’ve had a total of 35 amateur fights now, 25 of which are wins. I guess I didn’t give up fighting because a part of me knew I wasn’t done with boxing yet…

Word on the Street: Jason (Beng Who Cooks)

This business is not for the strawberry generation, but I’m determined to change the hawker scene, one bowl at a time…

Word on the Street: Nurhakim

I told a dramatic love story about how a guy and a girl from two different worlds met, but brain cancer made her forget who he was.

Word on the Street: Aaron

I became a dad when I was 18. I got married the year I found out my wife was pregnant with our first son. Everything moved at such a fast pace after that…

Playwrights Pooja Nansi and Jessica Bellamy Discuss “Thick Beats for Good Girls”

What makes a good girl? And why is hip-hop a great storytelling medium? On Episode 1 of our YouTube series “Upcoming”, Pooja and Jessica offer insights into their brand new play by Checkpoint Theatre.

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