SINGAPORE — Bertha Henson and Christalle Tay trace the history of the Group Representation Constituency, and the reasons for its genesis.
It is kind of odd that the first formal move preceding a General Election comes in the midst of bad news. You have private sector economists revising economic growth projections for the year downwards to 0.6 per cent.
Veteran journalist Bertha Henson says the "optics" surrounding the latest twist in the Lee family saga is making her cross-eyed, weary and teary – where's the consistency?
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is aiming to cement his legacy with his mega projects and steps to fight climate change, argued PN Balji. But certain measures announced at the National Day Rally also show that his government is behind the curve, the media veteran added.
Veteran journalist Bertha Henson thinks the E-pay ad was offensive because it was aimed at the Chinese-speaking heartlander, rather than the population as a whole.
Singapore has put in place policies and measures to help people with dyslexia but more can be done in dealing with the multifaceted challenges of the specific learning difficulty, said Geetha Shantha Ram, a director at the Dyslexia Association of Singapore.
Veteran journalist Bertha Henson looks at the major announcements from Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's National Day Rally, and praises the government for its long-term planning.
SINGAPORE — It is okay for Football Association of Singapore to focus on qualifying for the 2034 World Cup, but it will be another futile attempt if it doesn't act big on its dream, says Chia Han Keong.
In response to the recent furore over the brownface ad and Preetipls video, veteran journalist PN Baji maintains that the responsibility of maintaining racial order rests with the government.
Hello, I am Singaporean.I know that going just by my name, a fellow Singaporean who doesn’t know me wouldn’t think it. They always expect someone “lighter” in colour. After I open my mouth, theirs drop. Because, hey, I speak better Singlish than they do! I explain that I am Eurasian and I see the gears
Singapore is an example of a society where multiculturalism works. Our ethnic diversity is a key feature of how we think of ourselves as a nation and how we brand ourselves to the outside world – for example, in many years of tourism campaigns.
Veteran journalist Bertha Henson reckons that Progress Singapore Party's public event revealed little about its policy proposals - but still sees a fighting chance for Tan Cheng Bock.
Another day, another outrage. And, unsurprisingly, another instance of the government stepping in to police online unrest.
The Ministry of Education recently unveiled the new Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) scoring system that will be implemented in 2021.
Veteran journalist PN Balji reckons that it is a different, less restrained Tan Cheng Bock taking his last shot at active politics - and Lee Hsien Yang may well play a decisive role.
SINGAPORE — The signs are not good for gold, but Joseph Schooling still deserves Singaporeans' support as he tries to come out of his slump in form, says Chia Han Keong.
Here’s a familiar story – a popular, viral app catches the user’s eye, and the app store they are using affirms that the app is secure and verified. They download and install the app.
Veteran journalist Bertha Henson reckons that while Tan Cheng Bock's new party is well-placed to make a splash on the coming election, there is one big factor going against him: the economy.
SINGAPORE — While political temperatures surrounding the subject have cooled considerably since 2011, Yahoo News Singapore assistant news editor Nicholas Yong argues that immigration issues in Singapore echo a global trend.