New Zealand terror attack: Societies must acknowledge rising Islamophobia, tackle right-wing hate ideology, says Shanmugam

Dealing with specific incidents not enough – you got to deal with the ideology, he saysBy Charmaine Ng, The Sunday Times, 17 Mar 2019Societies need to acknowledge that Islamophobia is increasing around the world and come down hard on these people,...

Universal Basic Income: Why should Government give handouts to everyone?

Policies involving the application of universal basic income are instituted with a broad brush (It’s time to talk about a universal basic income, March 6).Yes, they are simple to administer, will help those displaced by disruptive technology and may even enable...

CHAS subsidies for all Singaporeans with chronic illnesses from November 2019

New green CHAS card from November for all Singaporeans with chronic health conditionsBy Rei Kurohi, The Straits Times, 7 Mar 2019From Nov 1, all Singaporeans suffering from diabetes, hypertension or other chronic illnesses can tap the Community Health Assist Scheme...