Perspectives

Times are changing, workers must adapt, & NTUC needs to do more now: Ng Chee Meng

An open letter to all Singaporean workers from NTUC Secretary-General Ng Chee Meng.

August 14, 2022, 09:23 AM

S'pore's Chineseness makes Asean nations suspicious: Former foreign affairs minister George Yeo

Soft truths to keep Singapore from stalling.

August 13, 2022, 12:11 PM

S'pore CEO: I'm proud to live in the same HDB flat I bought 23 years ago

"I cannot imagine living elsewhere."

August 13, 2022, 09:30 AM

Comment: Dialogue in diverse S’pore not about seeking consensus, but learning to embrace disagreement

Mohamed Imran Mohamed Taib writes about the importance of having the courage to embrace uncertainty and engage with opposing views in public discourse, as Singapore moves towards a more deliberative public sphere.

August 07, 2022, 01:43 PM

Comment: S'pore's Eurasian community makes 'outsized contribution', represents our success in integration

Soft truths to keep Singapore from stalling.

August 06, 2022, 09:30 AM

Comment: Some S’pore employers need to lose their degree obsession & hire based on skills instead

Not every job needs a degree holder.

July 23, 2022, 09:30 AM

I struggle with mental illness, but I’ve learnt to release my ‘fighting fist’ & embrace it: S’porean entrepreneur

Tan Kai Hiang talks about moving from a place of judgement and impatience, to accepting her condition 'just like any life experience'.

July 17, 2022, 11:50 AM

PSLE an important checkpoint, but we as parents cannot let it consume us: MOE's Director-General of Education

Soft truths to keep Singapore from stalling.

July 16, 2022, 08:38 PM

S’porean couple who proposed to one other: ‘Everything we do is a partnership’

Tong Xueyin and Daniel Ong explain why they ended up doing a joint proposal, and talk about what it took to make it happen.

July 16, 2022, 10:15 AM

I gave up my dream of being a journalist to be a domestic worker in S’pore & I’d do it all over again

Janet Remia Aclon Peremne was a domestic worker for 33 years. She reflects on her life and how she wouldn't change a thing.

July 12, 2022, 10:00 AM