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Category: People

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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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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…

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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…

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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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Quanda Ong: Jekyll’s Hyde

Quanda Ong is no stranger to Shiok, having been interviewed previously in March by the lovely Arista. We bring this wonderful visionary in again to talk about his newly launched series, Book II: Jekyll’s Hyde. For the uninitiated, the series is based…

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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…

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Xin Li, Lee: Graphic Designer of Sayang Singapura

Local designer, artist and blogger Xin Li just released his latest masterpiece. Titled Sayang Singapura, the book features some of his best works on local scenes and places that will surely bring Singaporeans down some memory lanes. We think there is no better…