NTU Students’ Survey Reveals 1 In 4 Singaporeans Suffer From Depression

Young people reach out to battle depression One in four young Singaporeans show signs of depression. Yet half of people affected by depression are not even seeking any help. The reason for not getting help? Fear of ridicule. Some find hard it to reveal their depression because of stigma. But lately,...

GE 2015: Why Is Everybody Speaking In Dialect?

It's a matter of speaking It was September 2, 9:30 p.m. At the Workers' Party rally, Mr Low Thia Khiang of the Workers' Party took to the stage. When he announced that he would be speaking in Teochew, the crowd lost it. With 141,000 YouTube views. his speech is the most viewed...

7 Reasons Why DPM Tharman Is The Prime Minister Singapore Needs, But Not The...

7 Reasons Why DPM Tharman Shanmugaratnam Should Be Prime Minister Of Singapore There's been a lot of talk lately about who should be the next Prime Minister. From 3 potential candidates, to 4G16's statement that it'll all be decided "in good time", Singaporeans are restless for the official succession to be...

Minister Shanmugam Explains Why Tormentors In Annie Ee’s Torture Case Deserve Fair Judgement

Law Minister K Shanmugam Says Judgement For Annie Ee's Tormentors Should Not Be Influenced By Public Opinion Law Minister K Shanmugam has joined the debate about the sentencing of Annie Ee's tormentors. Turns out, he's been keeping mum about his opinion for a perfectly logical reason -- he did not wish to...

My Tribute To 3WO Sadikin Hasban, Singapore’s Fallen Soldier

3WO Sadikin Hasban I first saw then-Master Sergeant (MSG) Muhammad Sadikin Hasban in 2014. It was my enlistment day and I had just traded in my Pink IC for the Green 11B that would identify me in the coming 2 years. We were told to call him “Master” but just a...

Grace Fu Has A Radical Idea To Increase Women In The Workplace — By...

Minister of Community, Culture and Youth wants more female board members "This is not about giving preferential treatment to a specific gender", says MCCY chief Grace Fu, as she unveils her new initiative advocating for at least 20% of female directors to be on company boards by 2020. Unofficially titled the "20-20...

We Should Stop Misusing ‘Cultural Appropriation’ & Celebrate Our Cultures Without Fear

The difference between appropriation and appreciation.

6 Men Jailed In 1993 Anti-Gay Raid At Tanjong Rhu, But Not For 377A

377A Wasn't Enforced In Tanjong Rhu, But 12 Men Were Put In Jail The debate over Section 377A of the Penal Code has ramped up again, with both sides making their case to the public and Parliament. One often-used argument by people in support of Section 377A is that the law...

Chee Soon Juan Strikes Again With Another Opinion Piece

The Huffington Post really loves Chee Soon Juan Believe it or not, Chee Soon Juan has written yet another opinion piece to the Huffington Post. Source Of course, Chee doesn't miss the chance to pinpoint the shortcomings of the ruling PAP government. We condense the juiciest bits here in this post: 1. On...

15 Best Father’s Day Facebook Messages From Our Members Of Parliament

Father's Day Has A Different Meaning To Each Of Us A father figure often has a huge role in providing for us and shaping our lives. Like many of us, our Members of Parliament (MPs) look up to their respective father figures for provision, assistance, and wisdom. On Father’s Day, we give recognition...

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