Almost Famous

Jennifer Yeo — daughter, wife, mother, lawyer, entrepreneur, woman

This International Woman's Day, we hear from a lady who lives pretty much all facets of womanhood.

March 8, 2017

Almost Famous: The amazing story of Singapore's most tyreless Siao lang

Someone never take medicine.

February 25, 2017

Pretty Darn Famous: The magic of Li Nanxing, Mark Lee and Christopher Lee combined

We spent an hour with the three legendary kings of Channel 8.

February 18, 2017

The truth is, S'porean competitive eater Sarah Ow really eats THAT much

Almost Famous: We meet Singapore's hungriest 28-year-old woman.

January 30, 2017

Exit Interview: The kiasu but not kiasi U.S. ambassador reflects on his 3.5 years in S'pore

Almost Famous: Kirk Wagar still finds chope-ing tables with tissue paper strange. And no, he will not miss durians.

January 16, 2017

Almost Famous: Young S'porean entrepreneur goes from LSE/Oxford to freelance cleaning

He gets stopped for checks by train station staff because he usually has to lug an army duffel bag of cleaning equipment.

December 31, 2016

Almost Famous: This young and healthy lady has planned for her death, and wants you to plan for yours too

Angjolie Mei hopes people will someday see death with the same importance as their birth.

December 18, 2016

Almost Famous: Youtiao666 would like you to know they aren't lesbians. They are bros.

They are whatever you think they are. And then some.

December 4, 2016

Bilahari Kausikan never finished his PhD, reads mystery novels and explains why he shares lots of FB posts

Pretty Famous: This outspoken Ambassador-at-large likens himself to a gardener occasionally hired to cut grass at the MFA.

November 19, 2016

The man who hunted down books for Lee Kuan Yew

Kenny Chan has spent 15 years, 10 months and about 20 days at the helm of Kinokuniya Singapore.

October 25, 2016

Paralympic gold medallist and animal-lover Yip Pin Xiu will heal others if she has the superpowers to heal

Rather Famous: The Paralympic gold-medallist swim star reveals one of the secrets to her success - sleep.

October 2, 2016

GIC Group President Lim Siong Guan: a workaholic 69-year-old who takes the MRT

His insights as a former head of civil service are a must-read for all civil servants.

September 13, 2016

20 years of living in the U.S. later, S'pore's first Googler still speaks fluent Singlish

Tan reveals why he decided to leave the world's best place to work and his plans post-Google.

August 28, 2016

Rather Famous: Joseph Schooling goes one-on-one with

Joseph Schooling the mature Olympic champ is also Joseph Schooling the young man.

August 19, 2016

S'pore orangutan keeper's story of love for apes, snakes and people

Let's guess where the 20-year zoo veteran first met his wife.

August 8, 2016

Morning Commute

Interesting stories to discuss with your colleagues in office later