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Category: Features

#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…

miniJon miniatures

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…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8nySBuqgjCI

#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…

Ikan Tangkap Sendiri

Fanning the Flames of Tradition

  25-year-old Hanna Sahari, owner of Ikan Tangkap Sendiri, said that she is very passionate about grilling otahs. So passionate that she would come back every Ramadan to help her father while she was schooling in Shanghai, China. Yes, you…

Favian Ee

Favian Ee: The Visual Story Teller

Imagine a world without your smartphone camera and social media, and it won’t be long before you scurry in frustration like an anxious ant under the heat. However, there are those who are readily prepared if a smartphone crisis were to…

Giving.sg The City of Good

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…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDrF2JbLPBg

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 –…

Nygee

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…