The tudung issue is a microcosm of a much larger problem in society—our refusal to recognise the full differences that make up the reality of our lives in Singapore.
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Tharman Shanmugaratnam on moving multiculturalism beyond public and common spaces, green initiatives at the Grand Prix, producing alt-meat using magnetic pulses, and much more.
By confronting her own mental health problems, Jom’s co-founder hopes for a Singapore in which we can talk about mental illness openly, without fear of stigma.
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Book of reflections from NMPs, collecting your DNA, new status on state symbols, Jakarta Concert Orchestra, Shopee shuts down further, and more.
Dear reader, This week, Jom has a new social media manager. Taahira Ayoob has replaced Fiachra Ross, who’s left for his Masters. In other words, a brown woman has replaced a white guy. Hang on. Why even mention skin colour and gender? It makes me uncomfortable to look at...
Havelock, Neill and Outram, "heroes" of the 1857 war in India, were brutal, murderous generals. Singapore's street names offer an avenue to discover our colonial past, and also a path to understand our future.
Philippines president's state visit, new net zero targets by 2050, largest exhibition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, rail connections to Malaysia, and more.