After 37 years together, he finally proposed. “All of a sudden, he asked if we could get registered (for marriage),” says 84-year-old bride, Madam Chia Pee Kim. Find out how their wedding happened under the most unusual of circumstances.
Those who have lost jobs in the Covid-19 pandemic must now depend on safety nets that come in the form of government payouts. For those that fell through the cracks, here's how charities and initiatives in Singapore stepped in to provide free or affordable meals so they don't have to go hungry.
While homeless transgender women and those living with HIV can count on The T Project for safe refuge, Ms June Chua looks forward to the day her shelter is redundant.
A look behind the scenes at how 1,200 vending machines were rolled out to dispense antimicrobial masks for residents of Singapore.
How Hwa Chong Institution students, collectively known as “Project Coconut”, helped raise $30,000 to obtain smartphones for uncontactable elderly.
“Heroes are made by the paths they choose, not the powers they are graced with.” – Brodi Ashton
Ms Jewel Yi will be the first to point out that being kept in a room for months — even at a hotel — can be a prison. The occupational therapist believes there’s more to do to improve the lives of migrant workers in Singapore, and it starts with friendship.
The environment is often overlooked in the dialogue involving Covid-19. Waterways Watch Society reminds us of the importance of preserving and protecting our waters — even in a pandemic.
At the mental health front of the Covid-19 pandemic, Ms Ong Bee Yong has led her team from the Crisis Relief Alliance in serving the mental and emotional needs of healthcare workers and the migrant worker community.
Pastor Billy Lee started Blessed Grace Social Services to help those struggling with personal issues find purpose. Its volunteers tend to the needs of seniors, working with the community’s vulnerable groups — which they too, were once part of.
Nicholas Lim, 30, has an invisible disability — a genetic blood disorder known as haemophilia which results in him bruising and bleeding easily. But that isn’t stopping the swimming instructor and fitness buff from pursuing his fitness dreams.