The world is in for a perfect long storm shaped by a confluence of factors: Tharman

risk, fragility, tharman

The world has entered an era of profound uncertainty and fragility, Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said. Speaking at the IMAS-Bloomberg Investment Conference on 9 March 2022, Mr Tharman, who is also MAS Chairman, said investing for the future has become a much more complex game, more complex than it was pre-pandemic, and also more complex than […]

Why is our schools not producing the required number of talents: Leong Mun Wai

Why is our schools not producing the required number of talents: Leong Mun Wai

PSP Leong Mun Wai asked in Parliament why Singapore’s education system was not producing the required numbers of local talent needed. “Minister Tan said that there’s simply not enough local talent… Then what happened to our education system? What happened after 20 years, you’re still telling Singaporeans that we (have) not enough talent.” Is there […]

2 common myths about CECA that causes a big hoo-ha


CECA has been an oft-used word in the FB comments section of news particularly pertaining to Indian nationals. It has also become synonymous with people’s critique of the Government and the supposed “free flow” influx of Indian nationals to Singapore. So, what exactly is CECA and why does it cause such contention? What is CECA?  […]

Singapore Government makes advance purchase of Sotrovimab to treat COVID-19

Government makes advance purchase of Sotrovimab from GSK & Vir Bio

The Singapore Government has entered into an Advanced Purchased Agreement with GlaxoSmithKline Singapore and Vir Biotechnology for a supply of sotrovimab. The agreement was announced by GlaxoSmithKline Singapore and Vir Biotechnology in a statement on 30 June 2021. Sotrovimab is an investigational single-dose monoclonal antibody used for the treatment of patients with COVID-19 who do […]

Over 2,200 to be swabbed after VJC student tested positive for COVID

VJC student tested positive for COVID-19

MOE announced in a press statement that a student from VJC tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, 7 May. This is the second case in a week of students who tested positive for COVID-19. It is currently an unlinked case. The student was last in school on Wednesday, 5 May. She developed Acute Respiratory Infection […]

Not out of the woods yet; 16 community cases and what we know of them

Community cases at TTSH

We’re not out of the woods yet. No one is safe until the world is safe. 29 April 2021 saw 16 cases of COVID-19 infections in the community. One unlinked case Of these 16, 1 is currently unlinked. She is a 39 year-old female Vietnam national who works as a cleaner employed by Octo Jet […]

4G Leadership: why you can put your confidence in Chan Chun Sing

Chan Chun Sing - MOE MInister

“We cannot save every job and every business, but we will take care of every Singaporean. We will not let widespread unemployment erode the confidence and dignity of our people.” – Chan Chun Sing June 2020 – A common thread running through Chan Chun Sing’s speeches is the expressed determination to ensure a successful and […]

The Tragic Story of Dr. Ann Tan – What’s Real and What’s Fake

Debunking the lies of Goh Meng Seng

Our response to any tragic news must surely be to give the person concerned the private space to overcome the tragic event, and render support if you are in a position to do so, and certainly not to exploit the tragedy for other agenda. But this was precisely what a Bun Nyok Fong did to […]

Can you still get COVID-19 after you’re vaccinated?

Vaccination Singapore

Does vaccination completely prevent infection? According to answers given by Deborah Fuller, a microbiologist at the University of Washington School of Medicine working on coronavirus vaccines, you can still get infected after you’ve been vaccinated. So what’s the good news? The good news is that your chances of getting seriously ill are almost zero. In […]