Tag: Straits Times

Covid-19: Did the government over-promise on vaccines and vaccination?

One would think it is a no-brainer now that the much-awaited much touted life-saving vaccines are available to combat Covid-19, everyone would rush to...

Mixed marriages or couplehood: Do you care what Tan Boon Lee or Lee Kuan...

Is the hoo-ha over the Ngee Ann Polytechnic lecturer just a storm in the multi-racial teacup which will subside and be forgotten as swiftly...

Ngee Ann Poly lecturer who said that Indians marrying Chinese is a racist act...

Singapore — Tan Boon Lee, the Ngee Ann Polytechnic lecturer who was seen in a viral video berating an Indian man for being in...
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News site claims bodies of Covid victims waiting in queue for last rites sign...

Kuala Lumpur—An online news site in Malaysia claims that the backlog in managing the bodies of individuals who have died of Covid-19 is a...

Gurmit Singh caught speeding at 131 kmh; gets 3-month driving ban and fine

Singapore— Local actor Gurmit Singh has apologised on social media after being convicted in court on Tuesday (June 8) for a speeding incident. Gurmit Singh...

‘Badge Lady’ asks that charges against her be dropped, claims there were ‘errors’ in...

Singapore — Phoon Chiu Yoke, or "Badge Lady" as she is called by netizens, has been released on S$8,000 bail after she was remanded...

Role of women: What do Islam and other three main religions have to say,...

Suddenly, because of the asatizah controversy, there is now much soul-searching in the local Muslim community on equality of the sexes. The issues are: ...

Jade Rasif, Sarah Bagharib and Beyond The Hijab: Demonstrating the power of social media!

This must be declared the week of female influencers and activist Muslim groups, if I may call them such. All in just a number...

Singapore journalism: Is it time to liberalise the news media?

Singapore — Future of Singapore (FOSG) hosted a roundtable conversation on the news media on May 22. The dialogue was hosted on Zoom and had...

Forum letter writer calls for dining out to resume with one person per table,...

Singapore -- Let people eat at food outlets again, but allow only one person per table. A letter writer to The Straits Times made...
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