(Aired in May 2023)
Aired On: January 2023 In 2016, Samuel Wong, a pipa player and the co-founder of The TENG Company, a non-profit arts group, went in search of Mr. Yeo How Jiang. Mr. Yeo started the first Chinese Orchestra in Singapore in the 1950s. Through him, Samuel and his co-founder Ji Wei discovered a community of musicians
Aired On: January 2023 Featured here (In order of appearance): Magnus Renfrew, Co-Founder, ART SG; Shuyin Yang, Fair Director, ART SG; Pierre Lorinet, Art Collector and ART SG Advisory Group Member Touted as Southeast Asia’s largest ever art fair, ART SG, kicked off its first edition in Singapore. The fair comes at a time when
Aired On: January 2023 For the last two years, Chinese New Year celebrations in Singapore were overshadowed by social restrictions. Amongst those was a limitation on how many people could gather at one time. Those measures are no longer in place, leading to the return of big reunions and large gatherings.
Aired on: May 2022 The Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change – or the IPCC – is the UN body charged with providing scientific information on climate change. A report by the panel produced a stark warning for humanity – it claimed the world is warming up faster than previously thought. For more on this report,
Aired On: October 2022 While his parents Jia Jia and Kai Kai were popular with Singaporeans and tourists alike, the city state’s first panda cub, Le Le has garnered a massive fan following since his birth in August in 2021. Le Le is scheduled to head to China next year, after he turns two. A
Aired on: June 2022 Many of you may have never heard of indoor skydiving, and some of you might think it is only meant for leisure. But the niche activity, which is already quite popular in Europe and the US, is fast gaining legitimacy as a sport in Asia. A big credit for that goes
Aired On: August 2022 The global art market is increasingly turning to Asia to attract new collectors. And Singapore, which has seen a massive surge in family offices over the last five years, is fast becoming a popular destination. Recognising its potential, international auction house, Sotheby’s staged a major auction in the city state for
Aired on: August 2022 If you ask a lay person about paper art, they would probably think you are talking of origami. But the niche art of transforming paper into dioramas and sculptures has been gaining in popularity in Singapore – seen as a hobby for some, and a profession for many others.