5 mins

Elderly suicide: How to address the rising trend in Asia’s ageing population?

12 Dec 2018
Suicide among the elderly reached a record high in Singapore in 2017. Sadly, this trend is reflected in Asia and around the world. What can/should be done?
7 mins

Income inequality can be solved with multi-pronged social policies that are prudent and on time

27 Nov 2018
Over the years, there has been a massive global consensus on the disadvantages of rising inequality, its impact on the economy and society, and why policymakers should take it seriously.
5 mins

Reimaging the Immigrant Experience in Singapore

31 Oct 2018
The Singaporean film “A Land Imagined” is among a crop of indie films that turn the spotlight on Singapore’s immigrants and their relationships with its citizens.
5 mins

Why move to reduce examinations and emphasis on grades is disconcerting, but necessary

02 Oct 2018
Minister for Education Ong Ye Kung dropped what seemed to be a bombshell last week: a suite of changes aimed at reducing the emphasis on examinations and grades in Primary and Secondary schools.