Now in their ninth year, the Pink Dot SG movement has seen impressive growth. Their annual event has been held in the Speaker’s Corner at Hong Lim Park, which is the only place where groups in Singapore can protest or rally if a set of criteria is met. It has blossomed from an initial attendance […]
Humanity is under crisis. From Myanmar to Syria, Europe and Africa, the number of people displaced worldwide has surpassed a record 60 million. Refugees escaping wars, conflict and persecution make up 20 million, half of them children. As asylum states become more strained and states with limited resources constrict their borders, the situation gets bleaker with each passing day.
For most of us, the turntable is nothing more than a DJ’s tool. It’s this… thing that plays vinyls, and makes ‘scratching’ noises that sounds pretty cool when laid over the tracks we’ve come to know and love. But the humble turntable is more than that. It has a rich history that goes way back […]
It was a sweltering Saturday afternoon and there was a slight buzz in the air at DECK along Prinsep Street. You wouldn’t notice it unless you actually walked in and read the sign that said Singapore Really Really Free Market. Wait, what? I had been to flea markets but a free market, in this day […]
Nothing is quite as ubiquitous as the migrant worker, especially in a modern country like Singapore, where a smaller labour force has resulted in a high dependency on foreign employment. So, yes, we see migrant workers everywhere as we go about our daily lives. But how do we see them? As unique individuals like you […]