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Dear reader, I’m Faris Joraimi, Jom’s history editor. Just for this week, I’m bringing you this newsletter on top of my regular column, “History Weekly”. It may seem strange dedicating a section to the past in a genre devoted to present-day happenings. But the daily news we...

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Dear reader, Before we discuss this week’s content, I just want to say that we’ve heard you. We know that you want more events, especially in-person ones. Our last Jom Cakap, featuring three of Asia’s best journalists, drew almost 200 people. We felt the love. Our next...

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Dear reader, In “Singapore This Week”, we start by critically examining two social media posts this past week. One is a video put out by our rising influencer of a president, Tharman Shanmugaratnam. How visible on social media should our president be? And which issues and personalities should he be...

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Dear reader, In “Singapore This Week”, we analyse the event that’s enlivened some Singaporeans, and enraged others, in a possible general election (GE) year: the Attorney-General’s Chambers has charged Pritam Singh, the Workers’ Party chief and leader of the opposition, with two counts of lying to a parliamentary...

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Dear reader, We’ve got an announcement about our new head of content at the end of this newsletter, but first: what can Singapore learn from efforts globally to recognise and improve indigenous rights? How can we do so in a way that’s inclusive, that’s cognisant of successive...

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