Daily Archives: 2012-08-11

National Day Week Series: Ground-up Movements: Stand Up For SG

By Ng Yi Shu – Yesterday, downtown and in neighbourhoods around Singapore, you may have met people in red shirts emblazoned with this logo. Distributing large brochures with a message to give up our seats in appreciation of the elderly and our mothers, they made curious passersby turn their heads through the conviction of their beliefs and their commitment to …

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On the Complexities of Filial Piety

By Sharon Claire – So, LKY was seen in good spirits and relatively good health at yesterday’s NDP, putting paid to the rumours that were swirling around for the couple of weeks leading up to the nation’s birthday. As Mark Twain put it, “the report of my death was an exaggeration”. Of course, the usual conspiracy theories about how it …

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Introducing Laurentia Tan

By Ghui – Sports have the ability to unite, the power to motivate and an immense capacity to inspire. It has the propensity to foster teamwork, develop confidence, build character and enhance endurance. Its crucial role in humanity can therefore never be underplayed. All of these awe-inducing traits were displayed on Sunday, 5 August 2012 when South African Oscar Pistorius …

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