29 November 2006
Stem cell research is doing well in Singapore, despite what Yawning Bread thought. Here is a guest essay that presents an insider's view that is much more positive about the work being done here by locals and foreigners alike. Guest essay.
26 November 2006
25 November 2006
After being scolded by Home Affairs Minister Wong Kan Seng in 1999 for "crusading journalism", our mainstream media now watches itself carefully not to report certain kinds of news. No surprise then that gay news is hard to find. Full essay.
23 November 2006
We've been angsty about these for years, but nothing seems to change. Do we even try to find out the deep reasons why? Full essay.
22 November 2006
19 November 2006
The government intends to raise the Goods and Services Tax, in order to address the problem of stagnating and falling incomes affecting many Singapore households. The problem comes out of globalisation, but our demographic problem exacerbates it. Full essay.
12 November 2006
It is argued that the Singapore government will not change its authoritarian policies unless it sees either economic gain or pain, and so far there hasn't been any. I would suggest that Singapore is already paying a price, except that we're not looking or counting. Full essay.
11 November 2006
The proposed amendments to Singapore's rape law are too limited, offering little real protection to women in abusive marriages. Full essay.