Charity

Olympian's Workouts Feed Philippines Families

Filipina weightlifting star Hidilyn Diaz noticed live-streamed concerts were collecting money for coronavirus relief and was struck by inspiration: why not raise funds with an online workout?Since then the Olympic silver-medallist – and strong contender for her country's first Games gold –has made enough money to buy food packs for hundreds of hard-hit families in the Philippines.Diaz has done it all from Malaysia, where she was training to qualify for the now-postponed Tokyo Olympics wh

10 May 2020
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Skrine Regatta: A new take on dragon boat racing

Make no mistake. Dragon boat racing is fast gaining in popularity across Southeast Asia. In Singapore, the country’s Dragon Boat Festival has become a firm favourite on the tourism calendar in the island state for many years.

9 August 2019
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More people are starving in Southeast Asia

In early May, Muslims across the globe will be celebrating Ramadhan. During this holy month, Muslims will abstain from a number of things from sun up to sun down, most notable of all will be any form of food or drink. One of the main reasons Islam requires its followers to undergo this month-long fast is to remember the pains and troubles of the less fortunate who may not be able to afford a single meal everyday let alone three meals a day.

18 April 2019
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