Category: TODAY Singapore

Balloons and online memorials: How a millennial is changing the funeral business

Once, his company was asked to provide 100 coloured balloons for people to release into the air, as a way to “celebrate” a person’s life. The occasion: A funeral service for a man who wanted to live until 100. For 34-year-old Daniel Wong of Amazing Grace Funeral, this is just an illustration of how the […]

K Shanmugam on Preetipls video

Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Law, Mr K Shanmugam gave a doorstop on the rap video by Preeti Nair and Subhas Nair that was directed against an advertisement that featured Mediacorp artiste Dennis Chew dressed up as four characters, including a Malay woman and an Indian man. Read more:

Robot Snow

Meet robots like Snow that could soon be in preschools, to help out with tasks like taking temperatures, marking attendance and many more. MI Robotic, a Singapore headquartered developer of applied robotics technology, will present to the National Council of Social Services (NCSS) robot Snow which could be used in local preschools. Video: Najeer Yusof/TODAY […]

Extradition bill furore masks deep-seated issues facing Hong Kong youths

The Hong Kong protests may have erupted over the extradition bill, but a deeper undercurrent of distrust towards government lies at the root of the youths’ frustration. Desperation and hopelessness also seem to cut across many Hong Kong youths whom TODAY spoke to, no matter which side of the bill they are on. Video: Ooi […]

Cristiano Ronaldo in Singapore

Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo shares some tricks with his young fans from Singapore. The Juventus superstar met students from Yumin Primary School and Chongzheng Primary school on Thursday (July 4) in support of the Singapore Olympic Foundation-Peter Lim Scholarship. The SOF-Peter Lim scholarship is the brainchild of Mr Peter Lim who is the largest individual donor […]