Firsthand

Firsthand: Local filmmaker, 48, poured savings & 10 years into making S'pore's 1st car-racing film

"Oversteer" was made with "0.01%" of the budget of most Hollywood car films.

February 21, 2024, 12:34 PM

Firsthand: S’porean, 15, fights stigma to become only female & Malay member of lion dance troupe

Hear her roar in the world of lion dance.

February 10, 2024, 10:14 AM

Firsthand: ‘I could still achieve great things’: How S’pore national para-lawn bowler remains positive after losing leg in motorcycle accident

“Representing Singapore in sports has always been a huge honour for me. Not everyone gets an opportunity to represent their country often, and I’m grateful to have the opportunity to do so for over 25 years.”

January 28, 2024, 06:46 PM

Firsthand: Woman, 31, leaves corporate job to follow in hawker dad's footsteps & open chicken rice shop

She previously worked a corporate job for six years.

January 27, 2024, 09:04 AM

Firsthand: S'porean mother & daughter, 69 & 37, share what it's like to open a business together

“Even when I’m working, I’m actually spending time with one of the most important people in my life."

January 22, 2024, 11:23 AM

Firsthand: S'pore school dropout moves to NZ, now a truck driver earning over NZ$70k a year

"In New Zealand, it's all about experience, it's about knowledge. It's not about like, oh, you got a diploma."

January 20, 2024, 11:12 AM

Firsthand: Open field in Serangoon used by residents & dogs to close under shadow of construction & poisonings

The Parry Open Field was occupied by Parry Avenue Boys’ School, Parry Avenue Girl’s School and the Parry Avenue Government Chinese Middle School.

January 14, 2024, 03:44 PM

Firsthand: JC a better choice than polytechnic for me, I always felt & still do

When did it become popular to hate on JCs?

January 13, 2024, 10:55 AM

Firsthand: Best friends, 17, open café at Bugis while still studying in polytechnic

What were you doing at 17?

January 09, 2024, 07:04 PM

Firsthand: S'porean, 31, reunited with M'sian twin brother after being separated at birth

"But when I found out about my brother, I was like 'this is the best thing to ever happen in my life'."

January 06, 2024, 09:48 AM