Young people starting out in the jobs market face a hit to their prospects that could endure years after the Covid-19-induced downturn has run its course.
Singapore tops the world in life expectancy, but for some of its citizens long lives come with a sting in their tail. Increasingly, people in their 60s and 70s are finding themselves caring not only for their children – but for their parents, too
Labourers in the Lion City are paid about US$15 a day, leaving them little choice but to turn to low cost caterers for their meals. Unfortunately, that means food that is nutritionally questionable – and often downright rotten
Cheap rent, food and sex once drew Chinese foreign workers – and plenty of locals – to the enclave. But two decades on, Geylang is a shadow of its former self, a situation that saddens many of its residents
More than 70 years on from the fighting, the horrors of war still haunt the survivors. For them, there may be one thing worse than dying in war: surviving it.