MHA and IMDA Point Fingers at Each Other for Watain Concert Cancellation Controversy

The public has been left confused as to the circumstances surrounding the last-minute cancellation of black metal band Watain’s concert in Singapore. Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam, in a rather barbed remark against Muslims in Singapore, said that could not see how...

If You’re Not Chinese In Singapore, You Probably Don’t Feel Welcome In These Places

“啊,气死人!她不可以讲华语。我还以为她是华人 …“ It was a Tuesday. A Tuesday night, to be exact. I had rushed down from work to meet a beloved friend who had just flown in from Adelaide, South Australia. She had chosen the place for our dinner date because it needed to meet her religious...

If You’re Not Chinese In Singapore, You Probably Don’t Feel Welcome In These Places

“啊,气死人!她不可以讲华语。我还以为她是华人 …“ It was a Tuesday. A Tuesday night, to be exact. I had rushed down from work to meet a beloved friend who had just flown in from Adelaide, South Australia. She had chosen the place for our dinner date because it needed to meet her religious...

This is How We Can Talk About Inequality More Effectively in 2019

Images: Unsplash It’s been a decade since I first started questioning the version of meritocracy that our education system upholds. Back in 2009, contemporary philosopher Alain de Botton spoke about a kinder, gentler philosophy of success. He mentioned that our common...