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Singaporeans doing good beyond bordersWhile we are deep in the midst of a pandemic, many of us living on this sheltered sunny island forget that communities across the world…
11 Feb 2022
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MAKAN WARS: KING of VADAI- The Original Vadai, Mr Vadai Founder, Sky Lab Cooked Food

Native to South India, the vadai is a savoury fried snack which can be described as fritters, cutlets or even donuts. It is commonly made with legumes, sago or potatoes, although some places tweaked the recipe to make it lighter, fluffier, and more suitable from the local tastebuds. In this episode of MAKAN WARS, we…
6 Jun 2022 1 min read

Work continues to ensure smooth, timely delivery of 11th Asean Para Games

The 11th Asean Para Games is just over two months away and no effort is being spared to get Solo, Indonesia ready to ensure a smooth delivery on 30 July this year. But having been delayed a week from the original schedule of 23 July, the games now clash with the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games,…
24 May 2022 3 mins read

Singaporeans doing good beyond borders

While we are deep in the midst of a pandemic, many of us living on this sheltered sunny island forget that communities across the world are struggling to gain access to basic amenities, education, and healthcare.  Not Wateroam and Seva Seed. The two enterprises born and bred in Singapore, aim to change the lots in…
11 Feb 2022 4 mins read

Sand and the land: Rethinking reclamation in land-scarce Singapore

Have you ever stood atop a piece of land and wondered what it looked like just decades ago? Or what had to happen for it to evolve into the space you knew and loved in that moment?  At a playground on a hill in Dhoby Ghaut at seven years old, Ms Madhumitha Ardhanari came to…
29 Jan 2022 5 mins read

Myanmar Recap: Fears of civil war, Singapore’s stance, and what the public can do

As events in Myanmar continue to worsen, increased pressure mounts on Singapore and other global powers to help control the situation. Here is a snapshot of what has transpired in the past weeks. On 1 April, the horrific news of six-year-old Khin Myo Chit shot dead as she ran into her father’s arms shook the…
6 Apr 2021 5 mins read

Myanmar Coup: ASEAN Response Shows Ray of Hope

Three weeks after the Myanmar military (or Tatmadaw) moved to oust a legitimately elected civilian government, neighbouring Indonesia is said to be pushing fellow Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) members to hold the junta to their pledge to hold elections. The Tatmadaw alleged fraud in the November 2020 elections which saw their proxy Union…
24 Feb 2021 4 mins read

Indonesia’s LGBT Purged from Army; What about LGBT Rights in SEA?

Fill Me In The Indonesian military’s campaign to purge LGBT soldiers from its ranks has moved to include the police force, dismaying several human rights groups on the escalating crackdown. As reported on Vice, leading the charge is Maj. Gen. Burhan Dahlan, head of the Military Chamber at the Supreme Court. Burhan has commanded military…
30 Oct 2020 3 mins read

Indonesian Police Detains Protesters on Second Day of Protests Over New Jobs Bill

Fill Me In On 7 October, Indonesian police detained nearly 400 protesters for questioning after the second day of heated demonstrations over an “omnibus” jobs creation law that has outraged unions, who claim that it only favours businesses, and will hurt workers and the environment. Demonstrations took place in at least 12 locations, with some…
8 Oct 2020 2 mins read

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