Vivian Balakrishnan and Pritam Singh: TraceTogether debate shows closing gap between PAP and Opposition...

The standard playbook for Parliament used to be different. A battery of government MPs would play around with a couple of lonely Opposition MPs...

Beyond women’s wings: When will Singapore have its first woman PM?

To progressives (like me), the fact that there has to be a “women’s wing” in any political party seems odd. The fact that women...

Very risky to open up for CNY in Singapore – as Covid-19 and new...

  Here we are at a very interesting week – with a couple of events both local and abroad which have repercussions for what lies...

Parliament live streaming: Now go for live radio broadcast

Live streaming of Parliament proceedings has just made a comeback. And almost immediately, Singaporeans learnt how members of the legislature go about their duty...

TraceTogether and the law: How the truth was prised out through the right...

A Parliament session meant to elaborate on the importance of getting more Singaporeans to use TraceTogether in the fight against Covid-19 ended up with...

Lorong 3 terrace house residents and the HSR: Victims of disasters

Two unrelated events linked only by their being theresults of unexpected disasters ushered us into the new year. One came and went relatively unheralded...

Singapore’s hawker culture is quintessentially Singaporean. Don’t ever let it die

In a year devastated by the terrible Covid-19 and the infantile antics of a self-serving man child American president, news that Singapore’s hawker culture...

Cathay-Golden Village merger: Covid-19 forces bottomline move but will not kill romance of the...

News of a proposed Cathay-Golden Harvest merger reminds me starkly that to some people, the cinema industry may have become just another bottomline business....

HDB: From the proven Cheong Koon Hean to yet another helicoptered SAF general, Tan...

Whatever peeves some Singaporeans may have with the People’s Action Party, all should acknowledge unreservedly its achievement in one area – public housing. Specifically...

Why Jamus Lim or Nicole Seah is so hot or “Does anyone know who...

Writing about general elections can be a risky exercise. The main risks?  Getting your predictions way off target and ending up with egg in...
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