Firsthand

Firsthand: S’porean man fled the law & hid in M’sia for years, now helps others with regrets

Making up for lost time.

May 01, 2024, 10:31 AM

'No regrets': SMRT engineer, 50, works wee hours every day to ensure S'pore MRTs run smoothly

He ends work only when you are heading to work.

May 01, 2024, 09:30 AM

Inspired by idol Messi, S’porean soccer player, 23, strives to dribble & feint like him but in a wheelchair

To the haters, he says: “Let them be."

April 19, 2024, 03:13 PM

Firsthand: Why don't S'poreans wear sunglasses?

I'm too hot, hot damn.

April 11, 2024, 05:02 PM

Firsthand: Woman, 40, plays rare canoe polo sport competitively, does not intend to retire soon

She talks to us about canoe polo, retiring from sports, and how one fosters a tight-knit team.

April 08, 2024, 06:30 PM

Firsthand: S'pore artistic swimmer taking on O-Levels & ‘striving to be on podium’ in World Cup in Paris in May

Not a regular teen life.

April 06, 2024, 11:06 AM

'My first worry was money': S'pore Paralympian Theresa Goh, 37, on life post-sport & how she finds meaning in it

"My ultimate goal is to get to the end of my life with as [few] regrets as possible."

April 04, 2024, 04:07 PM

Firsthand: This giant squirrel was last seen in S'pore in 1995. Could it still be out there?

The cream-coloured giant squirrel can reach a length of 82cm from head to tail.

March 27, 2024, 12:00 PM

Firsthand: Born in S'pore & adopted by US couple, woman, 27, now searching for father she never knew

A 27-year-old armed with two photographs and a longing to know where she's from.

March 23, 2024, 11:42 AM

Firsthand: Let's not make concert proposals a thing. Here's why.

Not that magical.

March 10, 2024, 05:40 PM