Category: TODAY Singapore

NDP 2019 funpack

Each funpack will include a 750ml sports water bottle and reusable bamboo drinking straws which doubles up as clappers during the parade. To prevent waste, unused ponchos will also be collected after each NDP rehearsal and preview. With adjustable straps, the versatile funpack can be used as a messenger bag, tote bag and backpack. Other […]

Sketching with Grandpa

Find out what urban sketcher Francis Theo chats about with his six-year-old grandson Ryan while on an outing sketching. Mr Theo is taking part in a travelling exhibition by the National Heritage Board (NHB), titled Uncles Love Monuments that is visiting libraries across Singapore. Read the story on TODAY. https://bit.ly/2KnjKx0

I’m Lovin’ It: Singapore’s appetite for fast food

Despite fast food’s well-known health risks, Singaporeans just can’t get enough of it. When McDonald’s first opened in Singapore in 1979, the number of customers who attended its opening was so large that a world record was set for serving the highest volume of hamburgers in a single day. Fast food fans tell TODAY what […]

Famed graffiti artist Futura launches first-ever solo show in Southeast Asia

Futura, the much-celebrated New York graffiti artist, is in town to launch Constellation, his first-ever solo show in South-east Asia. The Singapore-inspired exhibition opens on Thursday (May 30) at Gillman Barracks. TODAY sat with him to find out more about graffiti writing. Video: Najeer Yusof/TODAY Additional footage: Melvin Wong for The Culture Story

Spotting native nocturnal wildlife

Armed with night vision equipment, NParks researchers have been able to spot two- to three-fold more native nocturnal wildlife during night surveys compared to an average of five species spotted from before. These regular night surveys are conducted to observe the animals without altering their natural behaviour, providing information on their population sizes and diets.