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Unwrapped: No more chicken runIn our weekly series Unwrapped, TheHomeGround Asia takes a closer look at major stories and happenings that impact Singaporeans. Feathers in Singapore were ruffled at…
26 May 2022
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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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Unwrapped: No more chicken run

In our weekly series Unwrapped, TheHomeGround Asia takes a closer look at major stories and happenings that impact Singaporeans. Feathers in Singapore were ruffled at the start of the week…

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Unwrapped: Should all experts be on the same page for booster shots?

In our weekly series Unwrapped, TheHomeGround Asia takes a closer look at major stories and happenings that impact Singaporeans. While vaccine boosters help protect everyone against serious illness, some people are experiencing some symptom-like side effects that appear to be stronger than those from initial doses of the vaccine. While the second booster is recommended…
6 Jun 2022 1 min read

In Conversation With: Anna Razak, Malaysian Taxidermist and Artist

When you think of taxidermy outside of the museum, perhaps the image that surfaces in your mind is that of a gruff-looking hunter in a bloodstained apron, standing next to hulking deer and bear heads mounted on an antique wall. Or you might picture a goth woman adorned with trinkets made from the bones of…
30 May 2022 6 mins read

Unwrapped: No more chicken run

In our weekly series Unwrapped, TheHomeGround Asia takes a closer look at major stories and happenings that impact Singaporeans. Feathers in Singapore were ruffled at the start of the week when the Malaysian government announced halting the exports of some 3.6 million whole chickens a month from June until domestic production and prices stabilise. Many…
26 May 2022 1 min read

Global community continues to plead for clemency for Malaysian drug trafficker

(UPDATED on 27 April 2022) Malaysian drug trafficker Nagaenthran Dharmalingam, 34, was hanged at Changi Prison at dawn on Wednesday, 27 April. The news of his execution was confirmed by his sister Sarmila. Nagaenthran’s brother Navin Kumar told Reuters news agency that the body would be sent back to Malaysia where a funeral would be held…
25 Apr 2022 2 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

Getting app-solutely healthy in a pandemic

COVID-19 was a game-changer for the fitness industry. In the face of the global pandemic, residents in Singapore started paying closer attention to their health. Staying at home meant more time to focus on living and eating habits, which encouraged many to pursue healthier lifestyles and to kickstart exercise regimes. But exactly how long will…
3 Jun 2021 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

RTS Link: From Woodlands to Johor in Just 5 Minutes

Get Me Up to Speed Say goodbye to long traffic jams and tiresome immigration checkpoints at the Causeway. When the Rapid Transit System Link (RTS) opens for service at the end of 2026, it will take commuters a mere five minutes to travel between Singapore and Johor Bahru. With co-located immigration facilities and a high…
27 Jan 2021 2 mins read

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