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Using your CDC vouchers for goodA national scheme which provides S$130 million in Community Development Councils (CDCs) vouchers to all Singaporean households was launched by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong…
7 Jan 2022
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Using your CDC vouchers for good

A national scheme which provides S$130 million in Community Development Councils (CDCs) vouchers to all Singaporean households was launched by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in December 2020. It will…

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When public housing falls short of the Singapore Dream

Build-To-Order (BTOs) flats are the Singaporean equivalent of the American Dream. These days, young Singaporeans are “dangling” BTOs before proposing marriage, and some sit on these million-dollar nest eggs that currently take a decade to incubate, following the changes made in the Minimum Order Period (MOP) requirements.  But just like the American dream, the nation’s…
20 Jan 2022 4 mins read

Unwrapped: Choosing pets over babies is ‘selfish and diminishes us’, says Pope

In our weekly series Unwrapped, TheHomeGround Asia takes a closer look at major stories and happenings that impacts Singaporeans. In this episode, we examine the Pope’s comments that choosing pets over babies is “selfish and diminishes us”. Are we being selfish to choose pets over having children? Or are there larger, more pressing reasons that…
14 Jan 2022 1 min read

Dare to Dream: Lydia Look, Hollywood character actress

Many Singaporean women have big movie star dreams when they were young, but Lydia Look managed to take that extra stride and has made hers a reality.  “I was a hundred percent sure I wanted to be a Hollywood actress from the start. I hate to be so ‘cocksure’ about it, I was!” exclaims the…
13 Jan 2022 7 mins read

Using your CDC vouchers for good

A national scheme which provides S$130 million in Community Development Councils (CDCs) vouchers to all Singaporean households was launched by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in December 2020. It will see up to 1.3 million households in the island republic receiving S$100 each in digital credits. Currently, they are redeemable for purchases at hawker centres…
7 Jan 2022 3 mins read

In Conversation With: Rachel Pang, Creator of @RachelPangComics

If you are a Singaporean on Instagram, the adorable yet thought-provoking works of @RachelPangComics (RPC) would probably have appeared on your feed at one point or another.  Within a short span of three years since their online platform RPC was created, they have emerged as an “online Robin Hood”, shedding light on the lesser-known struggles…
23 Dec 2021 7 mins read

Frontline workers don’t want a lot for Christmas, just our empathy

In the blink of an eye, Christmas is again upon us. Friends and family aside, the pandemic has put healthcare workers, service staff and drivers at the frontline of the longstanding crisis — as well as in our minds — this giving season.  In an earlier opinion piece, TheHomeGround Asia writer Victoria-Marie Er questioned the…
22 Dec 2021 4 mins read

Sustainable living: It’s not that easy being green

During the 26th global Conference of Parties (COP26), TheHomeGround Asia shined the spotlight on a group of young environment avengers demanding greater climate action from Singapore leaders.    View this post on Instagram   A post shared by TheHomeGround | THGAsia | THG (@thehomegroundasia) Still sceptical, Instagram user @beny0ng, commented, “LOL. It will amount to…
14 Dec 2021 4 mins read

MAKAN WARS – Clash of the Murtabaks

In this episode of MAKAN WARS, we compare two legendary restaurants Zam Zam and Victory head to head to see who makes the better murtabak. With more than 100 years of history, these two giants have been paving the way for a gold standard of murtabak in Singapore. But which is the better one? Follow…
1 Nov 2021 1 min read

Who cares about migrant rights?

In 2021, calls for the government to outlaw the ferrying of migrant workers in the back of lorries came after three accidents in the span of two months and two lives were claimed.  This was not the first time such attention was brought up. The same issue was initially brought up twelve years ago, but…
1 Nov 2021 6 mins read

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