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The recent UOB report “Singapore: Reaching A Critical Demographic Crossroad In 2018” drew media attention again to the topic of declining birth rates in Singapore. They shared that 2018 will be the first time in recent history that the number of those below 15 year olds will equal that of above 65 year olds. At […]

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I’ve been observing how people debate about social issues online. While disagreeing with one another is normal, it appears many choose to employ aggressive techniques such as online harassment; shaming and knee jerk reactions. There is a clear difference between being assertive and aggressive. Aggressive communication is disrespectful. In contrast, communicating assertively means that you state your […]

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It was fantastic to hear that 2018 will be designated the “Year of Climate Action” for Singapore and that the Government will be ramping up efforts to encourage Singaporeans to reduce waste and do their part for the environment (“S’pore declares 2018 as ‘Year of Climate Action’”, Nov 17). I would like to contribute some […]

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My thoughts on sexual harassment in Singapore and how some members of the public have been too quick to blame the victim for their misfortune I am deeply grateful to Judicial Commissioner Aedit Abdullah, who spoke up during a recent case, where a 22-year-old student was raped by Ong Soon Heng (“Judge raps netizens for […]

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On 11 September, news broke about the Singapore Presidential election walkover. For the entire my evening, my newsfeed was flooded with people expressing their anger regarding not being able to choose their next president. Of the five individuals who had applied for certificates of eligibility, only Madam Halimah Yacob, former PAP Member and Speaker of […]

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The exam period just ended for university students in Singapore and many of the fresh graduates are currently looking for a job. It is indeed a challenging time to be a fresh graduate. Based on the latest statistics by the Ministry of Education, one out of five fresh graduates from NTU/NUS/SMU was unable to find […]

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