Japan’s path to World War II shows risks of Trump’s Huawei ban

The strategic rivalry between China and the United States has incited an outbreak of historical analogies - Athens versus Sparta, the United Kingdom versus...

Staying alert to risk of racial conflicts

There are heartening differences between two surveys of interracial and inter-religious harmony in Singapore carried out in 2013 and last year. More Singaporeans now...

What the 2015 haze cost Singapore: $1.83 billion

Fires set as part of the slash-and-burn agriculture and clearing of land in Indonesia have occurred since the 1960s, choking not only parts of...

The coming healthcare crisis: Unsustainable financing

As a public health specialist, I have confidence that Singapore will overcome the major challenge of the coronavirus outbreak.Since Sars (severe acute respiratory syndrome)...

Crime and punishment for the mentally unsound

Since 2017, a growing number of psychiatrists and psychologists in America have organised themselves into a social movement called Duty to Warn, which has...

Vision 2020: Trade peace still a distance away

As we enter 2020, we need to brace ourselves for another year of trade tensions. The United States and China are enjoying a truce,...

ST Forumer asks PA to account for CC used by foreigners to further their...

A member of the public, Gabriel Cheng Kian Tiong, wrote to ST Forum today (16 Jul) questioning People’s Association on why a facility of...

Why Singapore performed well in ‘lost wallet’ test

Cities and countries share some characteristics with human beings. Some people are trustworthy, while others are not.The same is true of cities and countries....

A new arena awaits as Myanmar warms up for 2020 polls

While the election campaign has not officially started, it is clear that there is a reorientation in Myanmar politics towards next year's polls. The...

Wishes for a post-pandemic future

My parents, both born-and-bred Singaporeans, have never flown the national carrier. Like many senior Singaporeans, they are frugal to a fault. They can afford the...

Pofma, free speech and the collapse of truth in Anglo-American politics

In 2016, the world watched with astonishment as Mr Donald Trump accused US presidential election rival Hillary Clinton of operating a child sex ring...

Consciously decoupling the US economy

Anyone who still doubts that the US is economically decoupling from the rest of the world should take a look at a proposal the...

The Singapore Perspective: Trade conflict may drag down growth

Hit by a slowing Chinese economy, a protracted trade war and a global slowdown mainly in electronics demand, Singapore may be heading towards a...

Granddaughter disappointed with CGH treatment towards her grandmother, urges the hospital to relook at...

On Monday (13 May), a netizen by the name Isabella Alexandria Lim took to her Facebook to share the terrible experience that she and...

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