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Category: Editor’s Pick

#GivingWeekSG 2016

#GivingWeekSG 2016

Its that time of the year again where we all celebrate #GivingWeekSG and champion Singapore as a #CityofGood. That is not to say that we only bring out the spirit of giving this one week of the year, but really…

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miniJon – Meet the tiny world of wonders

The recent Maker’s Faire in June 2016 may be over, but my memory of the awesome works by many local DIY makers held at the Singapore University of Technology and Design never left my mind. Had I not trotted up the…

Hair for Hope with Lai Sock Hui

A Hair for Hope inspiration story

Hair for Hope is Children’s Cancer Foundation’s annual fundraising event, with Hair for Hope 2016 currently in its 14th year. The signature event is widely supported and known to be the only head-shaving event in Singapore that serves to raise funds…

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#SamaSama – Redefining our Migrant Workers

Singaporeans will know what sama sama means. Even if you don’t speak Malay, it is a commonly used Singlish term. Sama sama basically translates to same same, to mean similar. In Singapore, not everyone is same same, or at least there are…

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GIVING.SG RAISED OVER $60 MILLION SINCE INCEPTION

Singaporeans have once again showcased their charitable spirit with generous giving of time and donations last year. This is evident from the significant spike in monetary donations received through both Giving.sg and the former SG Gives, which are both managed…

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Tis’ the Season for #GivingWeek!

In Singapore, we have events dedicated to the arts, fashion, food and shopping. Now, we have #GivingWeek – a national movement dedicated to harnessing the collective power of a unique blend of partners – businesses, non-profits, families and individuals –…

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The Halloween Make-up Artist

Make-up is commonly used to enhance or beautify our features. However, Nigel Phua decided to do something different with make-up – to create a horror-like appearance for his subjects. Better known as Nightchylde, he started exploring the possibilities of creating Halloween…

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Tammie Chew – Why Charity is the best Birthday Gift

Birthdays are undeniably the only days which we are entitled to be selfish and not be condemned for it. However, one local celebrity decided to turn it around and transform her birthday into a charitable cause. Meet Tammie Chew, the…

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Jaslyn and Vito: Founders of Mini-Nature

Have you heard of Nature in a Bottle? Jaslyn Goh, a financial planner and Vito, an Environmental Science undergrad in NUS are the duo behind Mini-Nature, the producer of some 1000 customised terrariums that have found their way into offices…

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Alvin Lee: Founder of Castles Can Fly

Castles Can Fly, So Can You Far right in yellow tee: Alvin Lee, founder of Castles Can Fly Looking over the glistening sea under the golden sunshine, a small stone castle with short blue steeples stands proudly before teams of…