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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.

Word on the Street: Jonah de Leon

Thanks to all my hard work, I passed my ‘O’ Levels the second time around. I got 16 points. I actually cried and my parents and principal were very happy for me…

Word on the Street: Dillah Zakbah

The more I talk about it, the more I can help unlock the passion for tech in other women and push them to get to where they want to be in their careers…

Word on the Street: Zoe

People always ask if I regret wasting four years studying something that’s not related to what I do at work. People always assume that everything in life must be interconnected somehow…

Singapore Street Photography: 30 Stunning Images that Capture Life in Chinatown on CNY

With his camera in hand, Kurt Ganapathy explores Chinatown in Singapore during Chinese New Year to document life in this iconic district.

Word on the Street: Luqman

My life became really interesting after I turned 17. That was four years ago, and a lot happened at the time. That was when my passion for food and boxing came together…

Save That Pen: Championing the Environment by Reducing Pen Waste in Singapore

Save That Pen has been reducing Singapore’s carbon footprint, one pen at a time. We find out more from three of its founding members.

Word on the Street: Tashka

In the past two years, we’ve already fostered four kids. To build relationships with them and see how much they’ve progressed since they first came to us has really has been one of our greatest joys…

Word on the Street: Heidi

As a Finn, you have this dream of living somewhere warm, and Singapore – being an English-speaking country – seemed easy to approach…