Ng Ser Miang

How did the sports boss get it so wrong?

By Tan Bah Bah The failure of Ng Ser Miang to win the presidency of the International Olympic Committee, the most powerful position in international...

Why SIA is desperate for a deal

Singapore Airlines' third stab at the Indian market by joining hands with a partner to start an airline there shows how desperate it is in...
PSA

Watch the ships for signs of the economy

By Thusitha de Silva With another economic malaise hovering over the horizon, what are we in for? Repeat of earlier crises or just a correction? Contrary...
Jeremy Lim

What Singapore did right — and wrong — in health care

By PN Balji Editor, The Independent Singapore MediShield Life is a step in the right direction offering the hope that all Singaporeans will enjoy some minimum...
Pauline Loh

Why the Chinese speak loudly

By Pauline D Loh Managing editor,  Sunday/Features/Food, China Daily Crowds in China cannot be ignored. And according to some legal definitions, three people will make a...

More awards for Ilo Ilo

Hello, hello! Ilo Ilo just bagged three more awards. The first Singapore film to win the Camera d'Or  prize at the 2013 Cannes film...
Chen in the middle, in rust-brown trousers

Ilo Ilo: A warm and sincere film

By Zafar Anjum In mid-June 2011 when I was attending a screenplay writing residency in Singapore, I thought I was working on a unique project....
Zafar Anjum

Confessions of an author

By Zafar Anjum It is said that when success comes late in life it tastes bitter. It was said about the Polish film director and...
Hazel Poa

Hazel Poa stepping down as NSP secretary-general

By Kumaran Pillai Hazel Poa is stepping down as secretary general of the National Solidarity Party (NSP).  She has been suffering from stress-related ailments for...
Bernard Harrison and Ah Meng

Bernard Harrison interview (Part 2): When a rebel clashed with a civil servant...

By PN Balji Editor, The Independent Singapore “Zoo Man” Bernard Harrison talks about why he left the Singapore Zoo and why Singapore is lacking in creativity....