This Veteran Foreign Domestic Worker Wants Filipinos To Spend More Wisely

All images by Marisse Caine. “People in the Philippines are like parasites,” says Emelda Cariaga, a veteran foreign domestic worker, while giving her take on their debt situation here. “If you give them more, they will spend more.” After reading our story on the...

We Really Need to Stop Obsessing Over Nas Daily

Alright, confession time. I had not actually watched a single episode of Nuseir Yassin’s minute-long video blog before deciding that I didn’t like them—the videos, the concept, and Nuseir himself. The constant stream of online vitriol, from friends and strangers...

Racial Enclaves: How Serangoon Garden’s French Community Brings Back Singapore’s Kampong Culture

Licking the spoon clean, I savour the smooth, slightly sweet, cream cheese paste, which contrasts nicely against the firm crack of flavourful sausage casing that I bite into a moment later. These are Bibeleskaes and Knackwurst, two foods native to the historic Alsace...