(L-R) Sign of the Times: Mr Imran Mohamad, director of operations; Ms Melissa Tan, intern; and Ms Charlotte Goh, executive director, with the rest of the team from Playeum seen on laptop screens. Playeum is an independent charity that develops life skills in children through play, creativity and the arts.

“We Have Not Been Sitting Idle”: Arts Groups Persevere Through Digitalisation and Innovation

Despite the challenges faced by businesses across all sectors, arts groups in particular have persisted in their mission, turning to alternative ways to make a living while theatres and performance spaces remain silent... (READ MORE)
As arts spaces remain closed, our local artists stay committed to their craft in the quiet of their own homes. This story is the third in a series looking at how arts and heritage groups are coping during Covid-19.

In Focus: The Artist at Home

As arts spaces remain closed, our local artists stay committed to their craft in the quiet of their own homes. This story is the third in a series looking at how arts and heritage groups are coping during Covid-19.
Mr Omar Faruque Shipon has been working in Singapore for the last decade. He manages a Facebook page for the Bangladeshi community that currently has over 53,500 followers.

Omar Faruque Shipon: The Information Ambassador for Bangladeshi Migrant Workers

He keeps Bangladeshi migrant workers informed. Mr Omar Faruque Shipon started a Facebook page for Bangladeshi migrant workers that has become a hub for information about Covid-19... (READ MORE)