Perspectives

I'm a SPF crisis negotiator. This is what it's like handling suicide interventions & prolonged stand-offs.

Superintendent McIntyre Rosie Ann, who has been with the Crisis Negotiation Unit since 2012, offers her perspective on these life-threatening situations.

June 13, 2021, 02:34 PM

What I learnt in my job search as a fresh grad in S’pore with a ‘useless’ humanities degree

Hazimah Aminuddin reflects on the anxieties she has faced in her job search as someone who graduated with a more general degree.

June 13, 2021, 11:44 AM

'Do I need to give an angpow?' & other burning questions about virtual wedding etiquette

Maybe this is the chance to give what the heart wants and not what social norms dictate.

June 12, 2021, 10:10 AM

S'pore food 'influencers' are asking small F&B businesses for 'collabs', even though they really shouldn't

A case study.

June 10, 2021, 04:51 PM

S'pore's F&B scene may look like it's thriving online, but it's being devastated by Covid-19

Soft truths to keep Singapore from stalling.

June 06, 2021, 05:15 PM

I made it to NUS law school after spending 10 years behind bars. I was 31, but not too late.

Darren Tan, now 42, reflects on his life in university straight out of prison.

June 05, 2021, 09:19 AM

A message to young S’porean workers: don’t wait till you’re fired before looking for your next job

Lessons on Leadership: Want to succeed in your career? Keep looking for new job opportunities, keep improving yourself, keep learning, and keep making friends.

May 30, 2021, 10:17 AM

Comment: Should S'pore do another Circuit Breaker? Maybe not.

We may have to bear with the current "zombie" situation, even though it is tough for many businesses.

May 29, 2021, 11:47 AM

AWARE director: Is focusing on ‘abstinence before marriage’ still realistic sex ed in S’pore today?

Lim added that parents who are not comfortable with their children going through a more comprehensive programme should be given a chance to opt out.

May 29, 2021, 10:57 AM

Behind-the-scenes: The man who spent 70 hours speaking with Goh Chok Tong at the Istana

Goh's biography is a hefty, two-volume affair, involving 28 separate interview sessions.

May 23, 2021, 04:29 PM