Toh Ee Ming

Toh Ee Ming

Toh Ee Ming is a Singaporean journalist

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Biohacking in Singapore: keto diets, fasting, flotation therapy, DNA kits – how people are looking to optimise health and longevity

From keto diets and fasting to flotation therapy and DNA kits, biohackers in Singapore are experimenting with all manner of ways to engineer their health and longevity in pursuit of an optimised life.

28 Nov 2019 - 6:55AM

From keto diets and fasting to flotation therapy and DNA kits, biohackers in Singapore are experimenting with all manner of ways to engineer their health and longevity in pursuit of an optimised life.

Biohacking in Singapore: keto diets, fasting, flotation therapy, DNA kits – how people are looking to optimise health and longevity
Africans in Singapore find ‘a place like home’ in student society, church fellowship as their numbers slowly grow

When Nabiila Nanfuka, from Uganda, sees a fellow African in Singapore she smiles, even if she doesn’t know the person, so rare are such encounters. Yet their numbers are growing and, through church and social groups, and a cafe, they are connecting.

19 Nov 2019 - 1:06PM

When Nabiila Nanfuka, from Uganda, sees a fellow African in Singapore she smiles, even if she doesn’t know the person, so rare are such encounters. Yet their numbers are growing and, through church and social groups, and a cafe, they are connecting.

Africans in Singapore find ‘a place like home’ in student society, church fellowship as their numbers slowly grow
Singapore opposition politician Chee Soon Juan launches party manifesto as election chatter grows

The 39-year-old opposition party is aiming for a comeback after spending the last two decades out of Parliament, which is dominated by the ruling People’s Action Party.

29 Sep 2019 - 10:30PM

The 39-year-old opposition party is aiming for a comeback after spending the last two decades out of Parliament, which is dominated by the ruling People’s Action Party.

Singapore opposition politician Chee Soon Juan launches party manifesto as election chatter grows
China can either benefit from Japan-South Korea tensions or try to ease them, says Kishore Mahbubani

China can play the role of stabiliser in the ongoing dispute between Japan and South Korea, which could significantly change the chemistry of the region says former Singapore diplomat Kishore Mahbubani.

21 Sep 2019 - 11:54PM

China can play the role of stabiliser in the ongoing dispute between Japan and South Korea, which could significantly change the chemistry of the region says former Singapore diplomat Kishore Mahbubani.

China can either benefit from Japan-South Korea tensions or try to ease them, says Kishore Mahbubani
Singapore must guard against division and distrust, warns leader-in-waiting Heng Swee Keat

Inequality, populism and polarisation pose threat to the city state’s economic success story, Heng tells summit of global corporate circles.

21 Sep 2019 - 10:36PM

Inequality, populism and polarisation pose threat to the city state’s economic success story, Heng tells summit of global corporate circles.

Singapore must guard against division and distrust, warns leader-in-waiting Heng Swee Keat
Economic discontent a primary force behind Hong Kong unrest, researchers in Singapore say

With many workers struggling to make ends meet and the young lacking a meaningful stake in the economy, hopes for a better future have been dashed, Singapore academics argue.

30 Aug 2019 - 3:29PM

With many workers struggling to make ends meet and the young lacking a meaningful stake in the economy, hopes for a better future have been dashed, Singapore academics argue.

Economic discontent a primary force behind Hong Kong unrest, researchers in Singapore say
Explainer | Explained: what’s behind Indonesia’s move to reclaim control of Riau Islands airspace from Singapore?

Widodo has pledged to take over control of the flight information region above Riau Islands, which has been managed by the city state since 1946.

27 Aug 2019 - 4:36PM

Widodo has pledged to take over control of the flight information region above Riau Islands, which has been managed by the city state since 1946.

Explained: what’s behind Indonesia’s move to reclaim control of Riau Islands airspace from Singapore?
Chinese toys boom being fuelled by adult male consumers of collectibles

Grown men are fuelling a boom in China’s toy collectibles market, spending thousands of dollars on figurines to express their identity, boost their street cred, and indulge their inner kid

18 Aug 2019 - 1:22PM

Grown men are fuelling a boom in China’s toy collectibles market, spending thousands of dollars on figurines to express their identity, boost their street cred, and indulge their inner kid

Chinese toys boom being fuelled by adult male consumers of collectibles
Forget bitcoin, this Singapore firm is using blockchain tech to build a smart city

Limestone Network’s first project is a 100-hectare development in Phnom Penh, involving homes, offices, malls and schools. It is looking to help cities in Southeast Asia overcome challenges such as pollution and traffic congestion.

14 Aug 2019 - 8:59AM

Limestone Network’s first project is a 100-hectare development in Phnom Penh, involving homes, offices, malls and schools. It is looking to help cities in Southeast Asia overcome challenges such as pollution and traffic congestion.

Forget bitcoin, this Singapore firm is using blockchain tech to build a smart city
These insects are helping Singapore save the planet

The black soldier fly larvae bred at Insectta, the Lion City’s first urban insect farm, are a new line of defence in the war on food waste. Not only do they convert waste into fertiliser, sometimes, they become food themselves

5 Aug 2019 - 9:03AM

The black soldier fly larvae bred at Insectta, the Lion City’s first urban insect farm, are a new line of defence in the war on food waste. Not only do they convert waste into fertiliser, sometimes, they become food themselves

These insects are helping Singapore save the planet
School of WeChat: the China study tours teaching tech to Singapore

From immersion learning about China’s most popular messaging app WeChat to guided tours around state-of-the-art Hema supermarkets, Singaporean firms are seeking to learn from the Middle Kingdom’s e-commerce success.

19 May 2019 - 8:40AM

From immersion learning about China’s most popular messaging app WeChat to guided tours around state-of-the-art Hema supermarkets, Singaporean firms are seeking to learn from the Middle Kingdom’s e-commerce success.

School of WeChat: the China study tours teaching tech to Singapore