Prison officers are not only inmates’ warders, but also a listening ear and source of counsel. CNA Insider gets an unprecedented look at life behind bars in Singapore’s only women’s prison.
The plight of a 15-year-old Thai boy moved economics graduate Daryl Tay to volunteer in an impoverished village, as Prive Group executive chef Robin Ho finds out in On The Red Dot.
When the sun goes down, Zat Low collects creatures the rest of society considers to be pests. To him, keeping ants isn’t only a hobby, but a source of solace that’s provided much more.
They are former Girl Guides and now part of the Trefoil Guild. Their friendship has gone from strength to strength since they were as young as teenagers. Together they reaching out to a new generation.
Almost all of them had never used a smartphone, but within weeks, these elderly residents of St John’s Home learnt to shoot a video to raise funds for a new facility. The result was beyond expectations.
Hidden away on a rooftop in Dover is a community garden that is lowering the walls among neighbours and helping to forge friendships. But it realised this potential only after Benjamin Ee decided to turn it around.
SINGAPORE: Every morning, 92-year-old Madam Lim Yee Mun can be found on the top of a multi-storey car park in Dover estate, gently moving her arms and legs through the motions of exercise, amid a lush green haven of tranquility.
Once she is done, T…
Malaysia’s durian glut has led to even the premium mao shan wang hitting a low of S$10 a kg, but the good times may soon be over, as programme Talking Point finds out
She hosts dinners and conducts cooking classes under Airbnb Experiences, and maintains an open-door policy for people to enjoy her home, all for the exchange of ideas and to keep traditions alive.
He’d dreamed of travelling. Retiree Jack Liew never thought that instead, he’d be confined to a mobility scooter for two years, fighting pain and the fear of being bedridden. Then came the chance to change his fate.