Recent findings by the National Council Against Drug Abuse (NCADA) indicate that out-of-school youths (OCYs) are more susceptible to drug abuse than their school-going peers
Singapore's recent public hospitals bed-crunch has brought into focus the issue of medical tourism in the limelight once again, with many questioning whether it is due to an increase in the number of foreign patients. While the said premise is debatable, it is certainly true that the country's healthcare services are increasingly reliant on foreign manpower.Read More
Our world is burning. Be it the Colombian conflict in South America. Somalian Civil War, Nigerian insurgency, Sudan unrest and Egypt uprising in Africa. Or Iraqi invasion by US, Syrian rebellion, Israel-Palestine conflict and Afghanistan-Pakistan-Yemen based terrorism in Asia. If only we learnt something from the Big Three – Bapu, Madiba and King.Read More
An eventful month for the digital spy-thriller writers in Singapore - with government websites been hacked, Snowden leaks revealing the city-state's alleged role in spying on its neighbours, and the PM outlining new approach for online engagementRead More
Even with institutionalised mechanisms such as Tripartism and Workfare in place, wages are either stagnating or even declining in some cases, raising questions over chances of social mobility in SingaporeRead More
Data from a recent survey by Institute of Policy Studies illustrates that 2 in 3 Malays and 3 in 5 Indians have faced discrimination at least at some point while applying for jobs in Singapore.