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How Asia’s first plant-based meat butcher, in Singapore, is winning over vegans, vegetarians, meat-eaters and everyone in between

At Love Handle, in Singapore’s Chinatown, everyone from vegans to meat eaters is coming to buy cuts of its semi-prepared plant-based meats, as well as enjoy its comfort food dishes.

At Love Handle, in Singapore’s Chinatown, everyone from vegans to meat eaters is coming to buy cuts of its semi-prepared plant-based meats, as well as enjoy its comfort food dishes.

27 Mar 2022 - 1:45PM
Singaporeans, whether vaccinated or refusing to be jabbed, feel a social divide over coronavirus

Segregation measures in Singapore for those not vaccinated against coronavirus left this group feeling ostracised, and some got jabs. Others hold out, while the vaccinated crave a return to ‘normal life’.

Segregation measures in Singapore for those not vaccinated against coronavirus left this group feeling ostracised, and some got jabs. Others hold out, while the vaccinated crave a return to ‘normal life’.

16 Sep 2021 - 7:21AM
How to become a vegan: five tips for success from someone who made the transition to a plant-based diet

To successfully adopt a plant-based diet you have to have a reason, says Marko Martinis, a tech start-up COO. You need to keep score of what you’re eating, find support and places to eat and advice on the right nutrition.

To successfully adopt a plant-based diet you have to have a reason, says Marko Martinis, a tech start-up COO. You need to keep score of what you’re eating, find support and places to eat and advice on the right nutrition.

18 Nov 2020 - 7:45AM
Factory farming seen to trigger next global pandemic: choose plant-based meat alternatives to reduce the threat

Battery chicken farms will trigger the next pandemic, health experts predict – and it will be 100 times deadlier than Covid-19. To head it off, we can eat less factory-farmed meat and more plant-based foods.

Battery chicken farms will trigger the next pandemic, health experts predict – and it will be 100 times deadlier than Covid-19. To head it off, we can eat less factory-farmed meat and more plant-based foods.

19 May 2021 - 12:23PM
How to meditate your coronavirus fears away during lockdown, from breathing techniques to looking at nature

Most of us feel anxious or overwhelmed in uncertain times. Three women – including the writer, who is weeks away from giving birth – practise daily meditation to stay calm during the pandemic.

Most of us feel anxious or overwhelmed in uncertain times. Three women – including the writer, who is weeks away from giving birth – practise daily meditation to stay calm during the pandemic.

26 Apr 2020 - 5:44PM
Vegan athlete couple on their plant-based performance boost: more energy, faster recovery – it’s ‘the way forward’, they say

Singapore-based bodybuilder Luke Tan and his ultra-marathon-running wife Emilie adopted a plant-based diet nearly a decade ago and saw the benefits almost overnight. Now they are raising their daughter as a vegan, too.

Singapore-based bodybuilder Luke Tan and his ultra-marathon-running wife Emilie adopted a plant-based diet nearly a decade ago and saw the benefits almost overnight. Now they are raising their daughter as a vegan, too.

12 Jan 2021 - 10:46AM
Suicide, depression and poverty: Indonesia’s refugees’ bleak future now there’s almost no chance of being resettled

Asylum seekers who fled war to reach Indonesia have been told there is almost no chance of them being permanently settled in a third country. Many deal with depression and suicidal thoughts as they struggle to feed their children

Asylum seekers who fled war to reach Indonesia have been told there is almost no chance of them being permanently settled in a third country. Many deal with depression and suicidal thoughts as they struggle to feed their children

26 Mar 2018 - 1:36PM
The surreal world of soap operas in Indonesia, where the more unbelievable it is the better

Sinetron – as they are called in Indonesian – are the highest rated and longest running shows in the country. From characters sleeping in full make-up to look beautiful to evil stepmothers, critics say they convey an unhealthy view of life

Sinetron – as they are called in Indonesian – are the highest rated and longest running shows in the country. From characters sleeping in full make-up to look beautiful to evil stepmothers, critics say they convey an unhealthy view of life

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
The downsides to Singapore’s education system: streaming, stress and suicides

The country’s school system is geared towards high achievement in exams, but the emphasis on rote learning and memorisation, combined with pressure to succeed, affects children’s social skills, health and overall happiness

The country’s school system is geared towards high achievement in exams, but the emphasis on rote learning and memorisation, combined with pressure to succeed, affects children’s social skills, health and overall happiness

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM