Far from the temples, four Singaporeans touch the lives of Cambodians and others in Siem Reap. Through their work they demonstrate to others the diversity and benevolence of Singaporeans, and offer those at home much to think about.
Amandas Ong's burgeoning relationships with cows, donkeys and a goat prompt her to question our obligations towards non-human beings, and the very need to breed and eat farm animals.
Jom's history editor Faris Joraimi walks us through a cityscape radiant with the sights and sounds of a shared multicultural and archipelagic heritage, and posits how we might find relation through identity and assimilation beyond the limits of nationhood.
As Russia mobilises untrained civilians to prop up the war in Ukraine, a Singaporean living in Moscow ponders its futility and the growing dissonance of being in a country stuck between peace and conflict.
A Singaporean journalist finds dread, defiance and humour among a war-weary people. Through those conflicting emotions, they find a way to belonging and identity.