Perspectives

Here's why Heng Swee Keat can still be the next Prime Minister

There was a famous man who suffered from a stroke -- he remained as Prime Minister.

March 16, 2017

Singlish is beautiful, and Singaporeans should be mega-proud of it lor. Really what.

WLE what on earth is that forum letter going on about.

March 16, 2017

National Council of Churches S'pore misquotes MIT professor about gays, misspelt his name

Whatever happened to not quoting things out of context?

March 15, 2017

Survey ranked S'pore no. 1 for infrastructure but no. 25 for quality of living

In other words, nice infrastructure is a necessary but insufficient condition for a good life.

March 14, 2017

Here's why we aren't upset by TANGS's International Women's Day frying pans promotion

Some people just can't enjoy a good discount.

March 11, 2017

Maid requests 2 rest days per month. Agent says "Is she here to work or to enjoy a holiday?"

Another fine example of modern day slavery in Singapore.

March 9, 2017

Debate on water price hikes: MPs and NCMPs ask "why now?", but Ministers respond with "why"

Our MPs and NCMPs spoke out with the concerns of their residents in the debate.

March 5, 2017

In Budget debate, Pritam Singh asks questions we all want the answers to about water prices

Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Masagos Zulkifli tries his best to answer them.

March 2, 2017

NCMP Leon Perera points out curious timing of price hikes, Minister Chan Chun Sing says "this is not a cynical govt"

7 price changes in 3 months leh. No but really, why ah?

March 2, 2017

5 somewhat normal financial advice that sounded different when they came from one of S'pore's richest men

But knowing is one thing, whereas actually doing it is another.

February 24, 2017

Today reported fresh grad employment survey news very differently from Straits Times

Read what makes you feel comfortable.

February 23, 2017

Here are 3 problems with what Koh Poh Koon said about AVA's culling of the Sin Ming chickens

We think about how this could all have been handled better.

February 21, 2017

Lee Bee Wah's "bring up awareness" is perfect case study on how media works in Singapore now

Did Lee Bee Wah/CNA see the train wreck coming?

February 21, 2017

Confused about 'One China Policy'? We attempt to explain US & China thinking behind it.

We need to understand the difference because it impacts the most consequential bilateral relationship in the world.

February 14, 2017

Suddenly Britain wants to be the S'pore of the West post-Brexit

Singapore is kind of a fashionable idea these days.

February 12, 2017

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