UpFront! with Fatih Ng, Playwright of Normal

Education has always been a hot topic as most societies struggle to find the best way to educate their citizens. From  focusing on particular subjects in order to create a certain type of workforce to toying with the idea of scrapping some national exams, Singapore’s education system has undergone several permutations. In the midst of these changes, one often overlooks the social and personal More...

on NUS campus

The Beginning of Many Other Endings

It’s now time to say goodbye, time to bid farewell to the familiar hallways, timetables and faces. There’ll be no more opportunity to be frustrated with the online bidding for desirable More...

More Honours Options for Science Students?

The writer recently graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) from NUS. To gain tenure, survive and perhaps even thrive in Singapore’s universities, a professor typically has to publish papers, More...

Upfront! with Kenneth and Chow Yue, founders of BOXEM

Just a few months ago, a local tech start-up was acquired by an American company for almost 30 million USD. (30, 000, 000 USD. That seems like a lot of money.) All four founders graduated from More...

Singapore Society

Misrepresenting Christianity

The Bible exhorts Christians to be ambassadors for Jesus Christ: “So we are Christ’s ambassadors; God is making his appeal through us. We speak for Christ when we plead, ‘Come back to More...

Thoughts on Being Hacked

It’s just one of those things which you hardly think about until it happens to you. You know how to minimise the chances of it occurring but you couldn’t be bothered to take precautions; you More...

Coping With Loss of a Loved One

There comes a point, when crying is not enough. An outward expression cannot serve as an outlet for a pain so deep, and so harrowing. The loss of a loved one, especially one you spent almost every day More...

UpFront! with Fatih Ng, Playwright of Normal

UpFront! with Fatih Ng, Playwright of Normal

Education has always been a hot topic as most societies struggle to find the best way to educate their citizens. From  focusing on particular subjects in order to create a certain More...

Let’s Think Arts – 2015 Listings.

Let’s Think Arts – 2015 Listings.

Why, good morning dear readers! Welcome to 2015 and along with it, yet another bonanza of music, theatre and dance performances specially geared to entertain the listless, educate the curious More...

Review: SLO’s The Merry Widow

Review: SLO’s The Merry Widow

Last weekend, the Singapore Lyric Opera (SLO) delighted local audiences once again with its latest production, Franz Léhar’s The Merry Widow. In many ways, the performance was a grand More...

Let’s Think Arts – 2015 Listings.

Let’s Think Arts – 2015 Listings.

Why, good morning dear readers! Welcome to 2015 and along with it, yet another bonanza of music, theatre and dance performances specially geared to entertain the listless, educate More...

You Booze, You Lose…

You Booze, You Lose…

What is the bill about? A liquor control bill was passed in the parliament on Friday last week supporting the ban of alcohol consumption in public areas from 10.30pm to 7am in More...

Right Speech As The Middle Path Between Free Speech And Censorship

Right Speech As The Middle Path Between Free Speech And Censorship

A few weeks ago, the world was shocked by the death of twelve people in France at the hands of religious fanatics claiming to be Muslims. Many journalists immediately launched More...


Meritocracy and elitism

Meritocracy and elitism

Meritocracy is Singapore’s core governing value. We even teach that in Social Studies. While most of us More...

Misrepresenting Christianity

Bryan Cheang explores the role of political activism from a Christian perspective. To what extent should evangelical Christians agitate for certain..

Thoughts on Being Hacked

Isaac Tan recounts his experience of being hacked...

You Booze, You Lose…

You Booze, You Lose…

What is the bill about? A liquor control bill was passed in the parliament on Friday last week supporting the More...

Right Speech As The Middle Path Between Free Speech And Censorship

Ng Xin Zhao shares on how the principle of right speech can help to reduce extremism in the world. Right speech..

An Olive Branch For Palestine

How It All Began
My story begins 14 years ago. When I was 8 years old, my teacher told the class..