Bamboobee, a Singapore-based bicycle manufacturer, was set up following Singaporean Sunny Chuah’s 6,103km cycling adventure around Central Asia on a self-crafted bamboo bicycle. Motivated by the desire to make the world a better place to live in, Chuah created a range of eco-friendly and sustainable bamboo bicycles, including what is said to be the world’s first build-it-yourself bicycle kit made of bamboo. Chuah hopes that people would develop a better connection to the environment and to each other through riding his bicycles to explore the larger world. His venture also empowers local communities in China who help harvest and process the bamboo for his bicycles.
Remembering Singapore's Founding Father, Chief Diplomat And Friend To The World
The late Mr Lee Kuan Yew was a guiding light for Singapore’s external relations, and a wise counsel to many world leaders.
Architect-planner Liu Thai Ker on sharing Singapore’s experience in urban planning overseas.
The Light In Their Eyes
Carrie Tan, founder of Daughters of Tomorrow, focuses on empowering disadvantaged women in Asia.
Connecting Universally Through Art
Artist Sun Yu-Li gave up a career in architecture to focus on his search for the “Universal Language”.
Physiotherapist Irene Toh on sharing her professional expertise overseas.
Seeding A Ground-Up Revolution
Tay Lai Hock hopes to get Singaporeans reacquainted with the land and one another.
Accessory To Change
Home-grown business Saught creates new beginnings from weapons of war.
Buildings For A Better Future
Local social enterprise S-Heltering reaches out to communities displaced by natural disasters and conflict.
The Art Exchange
Independent art space INSTINC builds bridges across communities.
Speaking The Same Language
Bringing migrant workers and Singaporeans together through the Happy Happy English programme.
Stepping Up End-Of-Life Care In Jakarta
Singapore and Indonesia work together to improve the standard of palliative care in Jakarta.
50 For 50
50 friends of Singapore share insights on the little red dot in a new book.
DECK is dedicated to building a community space for photography in the heart of Singapore.
OUT OF THE BOX
Technology With A Heart
Local start-up NanoSun helps quench the world’s thirst for clean water with its water filtration membrane.
The Ties That Bind 2
The Necessary Stage’s founder and artistic director Alvin Tan on how art fosters understanding between different communities.
PASS IT ON
Singing For Hope
Singer-songwriter Crystal Goh sets up arts collective Diamonds on the Street to empower the marginalised.
My Two Home Countries
Verdyka Kurniawan, President of the Indonesian Professionals Association in Singapore, writes on how he grew to love the Lion City.
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