Almost Famous

Musically famous: ShiGGa Shay, humble Lion City Kia, is going global

He opens up about losing his father to cancer, and gives us a hint of the next big thing he's been working on.

December 3, 2017

On the cusp of 80, Ambassador-at-large Tommy Koh shows no signs of stopping

Censorship is a reality, but he thinks that Singapore on the whole is moving toward a greater acceptance for alternative views.

November 8, 2017

The S'porean whose bright academic career in S'pore ended for non-academic reasons

Almost Famous: Cherian George has involuntarily joined the ranks of S'pore's brain drain but for some odd reason, he is still passionate about this city-state.

October 7, 2017

The story of Sonny Liew: How an unassuming S'porean comic artist took a big risk & hit the big time

Relatively Famous: Sonny Liew talks to us about life after 'The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye'.

September 10, 2017

Salleh Marican feels S'poreans will be angry if they don't get a chance to vote for their president

When there are so few eligible candidates to begin with.

August 23, 2017

Presidential hopeful Farid Khan doesn't just want to be a recipient of anti-PAP/govt votes

He wants Singaporeans to see him for who he is. Okay, we oblige then.

August 20, 2017

How Halimah Yacob found herself in the running to be S'pore's first female President

Kinda Famous: At every point, she was talked into stepping up to serve.

August 15, 2017

S'pore's No. 1 salesman Beh Swan Gin is a trained medical doctor who jokes that he can't save lives

Almost Famous: We talk to the man at the helm of Singapore's Economic Development Board.

July 25, 2017

Chan Chun Sing doesn't think his military background is a limitation, leadership style is to 'value add'

Somewhat Famous: We jogged with the Secretary-General of NTUC one morning. #shagged

July 16, 2017

Internationally Famous: For S'porean beatboxer Dharni, the world is truly his oyster

He also explains why so many talented Singaporeans live overseas.

July 2, 2017

    Morning Commute

    Interesting stories to discuss with your colleagues in office later