Forum: Excerpts from readers’ letters

SAVING THE EARTH The current pandemic has allowed more than 850 publicly listed companies in Singapore to be exempted from printing annual reports. It has...

Forum: Get tough on dog owners who don’t clean up after their pets

Keeping a dog or any other pet is a huge commitment. Besides taking care of the animal's general welfare, the owner must also be responsible...

Forum: Roll out Covid-19 screening to other at-risk groups

One of Singapore's key strategies against the coronavirus is mass screening of selected groups. It is heartening to note that Singapore has done the...

Forum: Re-evaluate risk of animals to human health

Science has shown that certain groups of animals - specifically some groups of mammals - are more susceptible to contracting Covid-19 than others. In Singapore,...

Forum: Seize the chance to help economy, environment

As the number of Covid-19 infections dwindles, the Government is relaxing the rules on going back to the office, with employers being able to...

Singapore restarting cruises: Boost for economy, but not plain sailing

It may sound like a good way to help the economy, but it could easily be a disaster waiting to happen. The Singapore Tourism Board...

Forum: Give people sense of ownership over public facilities

When it comes to bad social behaviour at food centres and public spaces, we can see the "solutions" but we seem stuck at changing...

Forum: Bring back telepoll lines for future charity shows

The amount of money raised at this year's President's Star Charity is certainly commendable, given that many people are facing a tough time during...

Forum: Key considerations in good Samaritan doctrine

It is gratifying to note that Mr Amos Wu Pom Hin has argued for a good Samaritan law (Need for comprehensive law to protect...

Forum: Careful thought must be put into any good Samaritan law

I read with interest Mr Amos Wu Pom Hin's letter about having a law for good Samaritans (Need for comprehensive law to protect good...

How to end the Covid-19 pandemic this year

LONDON (PROJECT SYNDICATE) Research to develop a safe, effective and widely available Covid-19 vaccine is advancing rapidly. But when it will happen is not...

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