DPM Wong’s plans to tackle inequality and improve social mobility, universal screening of pregnant women for depression, Singaporeans still not taking climate change seriously enough, Singapore Writers Festival 2023, Grab possibly acquiring foodpanda, and more.
Singapore This Week
Singapore This Week is one of Jom’s paid products. It is meant to be your end-of-week catchup. We will decide on the most important stories that week–from arts to politics and tech–and we will offer you Jom’s opinionated view on them. We’re hoping you’ll occasionally (often?) disagree with us.
Minimum Income Standard 2023 report, public transport fares to increase by seven percent, clan associations warn against labelling Anxi a ‘fraudsters’ hometown’, poet and publisher Chandran Nair passes at 78, and more.
‘Foreign interference in domestic politics’, POFMAs for academic and podcast, beware of your delivery rider consuming your order, new working group to draw up blueprint for national suicide prevention strategy, celebrating the late Lee, and more.
Tharman’s thumping victory, Singaporeans trafficked to work in scam centres and illegal gambling houses, SG Climate Rally upcoming 2023 rally, Baybeats 2023, and more.
Polling Day tomorrow, preschool teacher caught on video mistreating children, dismal plastic recycling rates in Singapore, preserving art heritage along Orchard Road, coffee culture competition heats up, and more.
Tan Kin Lian in a he-he-heated mess, housing policy changes, gender neutral toilet causes a stink, NAC scholarship recipients named, and more.