Tag: MS weekend

Firsthand: This S'pore jiu-jitsu athlete made it to the Asian Games while working full-time. Is she the poster kid for S'pore sport?

“I believe that I will eventually get what I set out to achieve. It’s just a matter of being consistent and never losing sight of those goals.”

December 16, 2023, 09:43 AM

Firsthand: S'porean transgender woman lived as gay man for decades before getting help & transitioning

"My identity had always been labelled as a gay person... I didn't know how to manoeuvre out of it."

October 14, 2023, 09:50 AM

Firsthand from CCK: S’pore’s 1st Yakult lady still in the same job after 37 years. How does she do it?

Not your ordinary salesperson.

September 10, 2023, 06:41 PM

Mrs Tharman reveals the work so important to her, Tharman promised no interruptions despite presidential aspirations

More than just the wife of a presidential hopeful, Jane Ittogi is a force of nature.

August 20, 2023, 03:30 PM

Firsthand: S'pore para shuttler faced tough losing streak & almost quit. It was just what he needed.

Xavier Lim, 21, competed at his first Asean Para Games this year. But getting there was not an easy journey.

August 13, 2023, 10:20 AM

Firsthand from Bugis: Mum & daughter open modern cafe to sell traditional pandan waffles from S$2

Getting hungry now.

August 12, 2023, 11:19 AM

Firsthand from Yishun: Free table tennis coaching attracts young, elderly, & persons with disabilities

It's received visitors from Jurong to Pasir Ris, and even as far as Sweden.

August 10, 2023, 04:45 PM

POV: I sell tissues near Clementi Mall. I'm happiest when I see people & go out every day.

The former cleaner shares about his interactions with customers and what keeps him going.

August 06, 2023, 10:14 AM

Firsthand from Redhill: S'porean, 58, arranges free funerals for elderly who die alone

When you confront death every day for almost 40 years, maybe you can be as chill as this guy.

August 05, 2023, 03:40 PM

Firsthand from Marina East: S’porean family starts ‘mini bird park’ where pet parrots fly free every weekend

Whether rain or shine.

July 30, 2023, 10:13 AM