Perspectives

S’pore woman reflects on ‘gritty reality’ of schizophrenia & living life again after treatment

Chan Lishan was diagnosed with schizophrenia in 2008. After undergoing treatment, she returned to university to complete her creative writing degree in the UK. She is currently a PhD student based in Honolulu.

May 15, 2022, 10:25 AM

Comment: S’pore clubbers now need solid planning to even get through the doors, but it’s all worth it

Might be a nightmare for an unorganised person, so here’s what to look out for.

May 14, 2022, 04:48 PM

I froze my eggs in Bangkok when I was 31. I would go through the process again.

I’ve always been someone who has wanted kids, since I was young. 

May 09, 2022, 05:49 PM

My dad's love affair with karaoke helped him through divorce, pandemic

Only one thing was constant through the good and bad times. Karaoke.

May 09, 2022, 09:38 AM

‘You showed us that you were a fighter’: S’porean man to late mum who was wheelchair-bound for 20 years after brain aneurysm

May 08, 2022, 09:00 AM

US voters are more polarised now than at any time in the past 20 years

Traditionally, the incumbent party suffers losses during the midterms.

April 29, 2022, 04:09 PM

5 things people in S'pore can forget about now that most Covid-19 restrictions are gone

Have we truly reached the "new normal"?

April 29, 2022, 10:15 AM

Please, please don't completely get rid of WFH in S'pore even though we can all return to the office

Do we really need to be in the office five days a week?

April 29, 2022, 09:33 AM

Comment: I'm excited to travel again, but planning a trip feels much harder than before

Getting reacquainted with travel felt a little like meeting a stranger at a bar: You start off apprehensive, not knowing how it’ll turn out, and then something clicks and you enjoy the rest of the night.

April 28, 2022, 11:11 PM

Comment: When exactly will PM Lee pass the baton to Lawrence Wong? We look at past examples.

Whether running an Olympic race or running a country, the timing of passing the baton is very important.

April 25, 2022, 09:59 AM