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International Herald Tribune (The Global Edition of The New York Times)

May 31, 2011 Where Is The United Nations? (Print) Original: Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks: Where Is The United Nations?

December 6, 2010 Haiti, After All The Hand-Holding (Print) Original: The Haiti Conundrum: What Comes After Humanitarian Aid?

October 5, 2010 A Shared Failure (Print) Original: Is The Commonwealth Games Federation Not At Fault For India’s Failings?

June 24, 2010 Keep The Pressure On Burma (Print) Original: The ASEAN-Burmese Intransigence

June 7, 2010 Overcoming Environmental Apathy (Print) Original: The MEDC-LEDC Environmental Divide

May 4, 2010 World Expos: Irrelevant? (Print) Original: World Expos: A Growing Irrelevance?

April 20, 2010 Compromise In Thailand (Print) Original: Bring Stakeholders Together, With King As Mediator

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March 20, 2017 Help For Jobless PMETs Should Be Evaluated (Print) Original: Help For Jobless PMETs Should Be Evaluated

March 6, 2017 Individual Initiative Important in Securing Meaningful Career (Print) Original: Policy Changes Must Be Met With Individual Initiative

January 31, 2017 UN Has Had More Successes Than Failures (Print) Original: The Good-For-Something United Nations

December 6, 2016 Targeted Strategies Can Boost Regular Volunteerism (Print) Original: To Boost Volunteerism Rates

November 28, 2016 Good Journalism and Media Literacy Matter (Print) Original: Good Journalism and Media Literacy Matter

November 21, 2016 Hit Fake News Sites Where It Hurts (Print) Original: Hit Fake News Sites Where It Hurts

November 5, 2016 Highlight Pragmatic Benefits Of Volunteering (Print) Original: Making A Pragmatic Case For Volunteerism

October 19, 2016 Students Should Not Overspecialise (Print) Original: The Threat of Job Obsolescence

October 1, 2016 Singaporeans Must Recognise Country’s Reliance On Globalisation (Print) Original: Singapore’s Reliance On – And Apathy Towards – Globalisation

September 13, 2016 Perceptions Must Change To Support Innovation (Print) Original: Expect Consumer Resistance To Changes In The Food-Services Industry

September 6, 2016 Get Tough With Those Who Do Not Return Trolleys (Print) Original: The Tragic Need For “Trolley Enforcement Officers”

July 15, 2016 Assess Chinese-Language Proficiency More Rigorously (Print) Original: Assessing Chinese-Language Proficiency More Rigorously [Singapore Centre for Chinese Language’s Response]

May 20, 2016 Reliance On Live-In Maids Reflects Deeper Malaise (Print) Original: Reliance On Live-In Domestic Workers Reflects Deeper Socio-Economic Malaise

May 9, 2016 Encourage Innovation In After-School Care Centres (Print) Original: Encourage Innovation Of Student Care Centres

May 3, 2016 Consider Take-Up Rates, Privacy Issues In E-Govt Push (Print) Original: Adoption And Privacy Concerns Of E-Citizen Services [MOF and IDA’s Response]

April 15, 2016 Hawkers’ Views Must Be Central To Review (Print) Original: Unclear How Committee With Help Hawkers [NEA’s Response]

April 13, 2016 Be Mindful Of Opportunity Gap Among Students (Print) Original: Beware The Opportunity Gap

April 7, 2016 Manage Technology To Make It Useful In Class (Print) Original: Pedagogies – Not Technology – Are Challenges

March 11, 2016 No Quick Fix To Littering Woes (Print) Original: Fear Will Not Deter Litterbugs [NEA’s Response] [PHC’s Response]

March 3, 2016 New Initiative Can Clean Up Mindsets On Blue-Collar Work (Print) Original: Couple Student Cleaning With Breaks For Janitors

February 12, 2016 Opposition Parties Must Take Long-Term View (Print) Original: A Long-Term View Of Elections

January 16, 2016 Funding For Charities Not A Straightforward Matter (Print) Original: Funding A Challenge For Charities

January 14, 2016 Think Deeper About Reasons Behind Pursuit Of Degrees (Print) Original: Think Deeper About Degree Motivations

December 10, 2015 Up To Consumers, Companies To Check Advertisers (Print) Original: Consumers Should Discern Authenticity And Quality Of Online Ads Too

December 2, 2015 Set Timeframe For ASEAN Goals (Print) Original: Time-Bound Goals For The ASEAN Community

November 25, 2015 Mine Data For Insights Into Food Wastage (Print) Original: Doubts Over Campaign Against Food Wastage

November 18, 2015 Trace And Address Reasons For Private School Education (Print) Original: Trace and Address Reasons For Private Education

November 10, 2015 Raise Awareness Of Transparency, Governance Of Charities (Print) Original: Holding Charities Accountable – To Donors Too

October 23, 2015 Look Deeper Into Boosting Volunteerism (Print) Original: “Volunteering Is Still Very Much On A Voluntary Basis”

October 15, 2015 Improve Access To Global Exposure In Local Education (Print) Original: Improve Education Access To Global Exposure

October 13, 2015 Don’t Ignore Positive Aspects Of Social Media (Print) Original: Evolving Norms On Social Media

October 2, 2015 Value In Building School Network Of Parents, Alumni (Print) Original: A Network Of Professional School Volunteers

September 22, 2015 Look Deeper At Social Media’s Impact on GE (Print) Original: #GE2015: Reductive Analyses Of Social Media

September 18, 2015 Put Political Talent To Use Beyond The Ballot Box (Print) Original: #GE2015: Making The Most Of Political Talent

August 27, 2015 Tour Guides Must Make Mark Online (Print) Original: Tour Guides Must Embrace Digitisation

August 19, 2015 Review What Students Are Taught In History Class (Print) Original: Look Deeper And Further Into History

July 30, 2015 Give Young Singaporeans Time To Create Value (Print) Original: Culture Of Pragmatism Fuels Risk Aversion

June 24, 2015 Hard To Ascertain Influence Of Social Media In Politics (Print) Original: Hard To Ascertain Social Media Influence In Politics

May 21, 2015 Now Not The Time For Asean Non-Interference (Print) Original: Rohingya Exodus Evidence Of ASEAN’s Impotence

April 7, 2015 Greater Clarity Needed On University Fee Hikes (Print) Original: Greater Clarity Over Higher University Fees

March 26, 2015 Dishonest Acts By Social Media Firms Erode Trust (Print) Original: Poor Influence

March 22, 2015 Be Practical When Wooing Young Farmers (Print) Original: Farm Group Faces Uphill Task

March 15, 2015 Value What’s Left Of Fading Hawker Trade (Print) Original: The Dying Hawker Trade

March 1, 2015 Needless Fuss Over Teen Bestseller (Print) Original: Needless Fuss Over “The Hunger Games”

February 25, 2015 To Survive, Social Enterprises Must Be Allowed To Fail (Print) Original: Lending Social Enterprises A Helping Hand

January 25, 2015 More Information On Sexual Grooming, Preventive Strategies Needed (Print) Original: Tackle Sexual Grooming Substantively

January 18, 2015 Different Pathways To Success (Print) Original: Pathways To Success

January 4, 2015 Find Out Why Cafes Ran Out Of Steam (Print) Original: Benchmarking Café Performance

December 24, 2014 Jobs for Disabled Workers Gather More Data to Assess Efficacy (Print) Original: More Data For And From Non-Profits

October 26, 2014 Finding New Ways To Help The Needy (Print) Original: Philanthropy As Civic Engagement

October 20, 2014 Initial Success Depends On Applicants (Print) Original: A Cautious Start [MINDEF’s Response]

October 1, 2014 Talent Search Must Go Beyond Leaders (Print) Original: More Than Corporate Leaders For Non-Profits

September 28, 2014 More Data on Social Enterprises Needed (Print) Original: The Reality for Social Enterprises

September 14, 2014 Address Issues Behind Choice to Go Under the Knife (Print) Original: Choice To Go Under The Knife

August 22, 2014 Room for More Diversity Among NMPs (Print) Original: NMP Selection Matters

July 28, 2014 Do Government Agencies Learn From Audits? (Print) Original: Do We Ever Learn?

July 24, 2014 Start Central Platform To Legitimise Petitions (Print) Original: Legitimising Petitions

July 3, 2014 Don’t Gloss Over Problem Areas (Print) Original: All In A Day’s Work

June 29, 2014 What About Government’s Trust In Its People (Print) Original: Trust The People

May 25, 2014 Cut Overtaxed Teachers Some Slack (Print) Original: What Is A Teacher To Do?

March 9, 2014 Change The Way Students Are Tested (Print) Original: Changing How We Test

January 27, 2014 Balance Surveillance With Public Discourse (Print) Original: Balance Surveillance With Public Discourse

January 21, 2014 Look Beyond Punitive Measures Against Internet Trolls (Print) Original: Beyond Punitive Measures Per Se

January 14, 2014 Good Grades Should Not Be Only Ticket To University (Print) Original: Good Grades Not The Only Ticket To University

September 26, 2013 Evaluate Varsity Applicants More Holistically (Print) Original: Making Higher Education More Inclusive… But How Exactly?

September 1, 2013 DSA Expansion Could Deepen Inequalities (Print) Original: The DSA Could Deepen Inequalities

July 1, 2013 Be Pragmatic About Social Workers’ Pay (Print) Original: Review Remuneration For Singapore’s Social Workers [Singapore Association of Social Worker’s Response]

May 19, 2013 NS For Women: Take Idea Seriously (Print) Original: An Option For Women To Serve National Service?

April 24, 2013 Work With Teachers On Managing Holiday Homework (Print) Original: Homework Laments: How About Working With Teachers?

April 1, 2013 Social Mobility Is Key Challenge (Print) Original: Singapore’s Education System: Headed In The Right Direction

March 21, 2013 Engage NSmen In Dialogue (Print) Original: Committee to Strengthen National Service: Enlisting Views From The Ground

March 13, 2013 Let Students Learn More About Donors (Print) Original: Naming College Buildings: Beyond Financial Contributions

March 6, 2013 Don’t Stigmatise Academic Successes (Print) Original: The ‘A’ Level Examinations: Of Naming Top Students

January 22, 2013 Good To Have Smoking Zones In Public Buildings (Print) Original: Smoking Zones In Singapore A Brilliant Recommendation

November 25, 2012 NS Training Can Be Safe And Realistic (Print) Original: National Service: “Safe, Realistic Training” Is Not A Misnomer

October 31, 2012 Engage Parents More Imaginatively On Cyber Wellness (Print) Original: Cyber-Wellness Programmes: Raising Collaboration And Interactivity

September 23, 2012 Let Citizens Take Centre Stage In National Conversation (Print) Original: Singapore’s National Conversation: If Politicians Don’t Have All The Answers, Let’s Do It On Our Own?

August 24, 2012 Let Online Writers Maintain Pseudonyms (Print) Original: Internet Discourse In Singapore: Why Online Writers Should – And Will – Remain Anonymous

August 14, 2012 Here’s What An Olympic Medal Is Worth… (Print) Original: Sports In Singapore: The Power And Influence Of Our Olympians

July 11, 2012 Pre-School Education Has Much Room To Improve (Print) Original: Preschool Education In Singapore: The Way Forward

June 16, 2012 All Must Play Their Part (Print) Original: DPM Teo And The Pre-University Seminar: Policy-Makers And Dialogue Sessions

April 3, 2012 Involve Parents In Efforts To Lift Standards Of Preschools (Print) Original: Raising The Quality Of Preschool Education In Singapore: Bringing Parents Into The Equation

March 5, 2012 DropNeighbourhood Schools’ From Education Vocabulary (Print) Original: Contemplating The Term “Neighbourhood Schools”: Education In Singapore

January 5, 2012 Too Far And Too Quickly With IP (Print) Original: Speeding Up The Integrated Programme Train? Slow Down, Singapore

November 7, 2011 Improving Fitness Tests (Print) Original: Reviewing The Individual Physical Proficiency Test

November 1, 2011 The Young Will Come Round – Bank On It (Print) Original: In Defence Of Singapore’s Youths: Pragmatism Not Necessarily Detrimental

October 21, 2011 Connecting Politically: What’s Changed (Print) Original: Political Engagement In Singapore: Perfunctory Grassroots Activities Not The Way Forward

October 19, 2011 Tackle Train Delays Properly (Print) Original: Enhancing Train Systems In Singapore: Contemplating Viable Contingencies

September 13, 2011 Campus Political Groups Must Take Leap Of Faith (Print) Original: Singapore Campus Political Associations: Big Talkers, Little Doers?

August 28, 2011 Train Vandalism At SMRT Depot (Blogosphere Plug) (Print) Original: Why SMRT’s Laissez-Faire Attitude Worries Commuters

August 21, 2011 Fine-Tune Ways To Help Needy Elderly (Print) Original: State Of The Elderly In Singapore: Falling Through The Cracks

July 27, 2011 How MPs Can Better Engage Residents (Print) Original: Singaporean Engagement: Complement Municipal Discussions With Policy Discourse

July 26, 2011 More Discussion On Religion And Humanism Needed (Print) Original: Religion In Singapore: Promoting Secular Humanism, Not “Hateism”

July 12, 2011 Parents Must Take Responsibility (Print) Original: Loan Sharks And Youth Distributors: Putting The Debacle Into Perspective

June 29, 2011 Public Consultation Not A Populist Measure (Print) Original: When Government Consultation Is Not Populist Appeasement

June 5, 2011 Tuition Classes Can Help But Parents Must Be Realistic (Print) Original: Tuition In Singapore: Is It Necessarily Bad?

May 18, 2011 Emulate Chiam’s Unwavering Spirit (Print) Original: Mr. Chiam See Tong’s Lessons For Aspiring Politicians

April 24, 2011 Voters Will Decide If MPs Speak For Them (Print) Original: Are Politicians Out Of Touch: Singaporeans Will Decide

April 13, 2011 Why The Internet Is Buzzing With Campaign Fever (Print) Original: The General Elections: The Need For Proactive Outreaches By New Candidates

March 29, 2011 Extend Campaigning Period (Print) Original: The General Elections: Are Ten (Minus One) Days Sufficient For Campaigning?

March 2, 2011 Instead Of Forming A Single Party, Agree On Straight Fights Against PAP (Print) Original: Opposition Unity: A Layman’s Perspective

February 22, 2011 Whistleblowing Is Useful (Print) Original: Deterring Fraud In Statutory Boards: Beyond Whistleblowing

February 20, 2011 Coping With Inflation (Blogosphere Plug) (Print) Original: Inflation: The View From The Ground

January 30, 2011 Nurturing Selflessness Requires The Right Approach (Print) Original: Love For Community, Singapore? Deficiencies Of National Education, Community Programmes

January 9, 2011 Teacher Should Be Moderator Rather Than Dispenser Of Values (Print) Original: Rethinking And Remodelling Moral Education

December 20, 2010 The Road To Creativity (Print) Original: Emerging From Educational Conformity And The Comforts Of The Status Quo

December 12, 2010 Popular Media Alone Not To Blame (Print) Original: Rethinking Eating Disorders, Its Causes, And Singaporean Approaches

December 1, 2010 Yes, More Help For Poor Children And Families (Print) Original: Walk The Public Service Talk: Render Help To Those In Need [MCYS’s Response]

November 27, 2010 Opposition Candidates (Your Insights) (Print) Original: Opposition Parties And Candidates Enter The Fray

October 31, 2010 Don’t Toy With Children’s Safety (Print) Original: Toy Hazards In Singapore? Case Cannot Do It Alone [MTI and Spring’s Response]

October 27, 2010 Understand The Public Better (Print) Original: Dear Public Service, Are You Really Listening To Us? [PMO’s Response]

October 23, 2010 Faster And More Effective Ways To Fight Dengue (Print) Original: The Dengue Proliferation: A Question Of Accountability And Responsibility [NEA’s Response]

October 10, 2010 Offer More Alternatives To Exam System (Print) Original: Should Over-Anxiety Over Examinations Be Accepted As An Education Norm?

October 9, 2010 Government, Parents Can Do More (Print) Original: Empowering Individuals Through Cyber-Wellness Education

August 31, 2010 The Tuition Conundrum (Print) Original: What The Tuition Explosion Reflects About Our Education System

August 28, 2010 School Is The Most Viable Platform (Print) Original: The Sex Education Silence: What Is With The Fears?

August 28, 2010 Distance-Based Fares (Your Insights) (Print) Original: In A Fix Over Transport Fares

August 24, 2010 Do More To Make A Difference In Mental Health Awareness (Print) Original: Expanding Mental Health Education [IMH’s Response]

August 22, 2010 Donate Not Just Cash, But Your Time To Charitable Causes (Print) Original: Are Singaporeans Doing Enough To Give And Volunteer? [NVPC’s Response]

July 14, 2010 Review Community Scheme In Schools (Print) Original: Why The Community Involvement Programme (CIP) Is Not Working [NVPC’s Response] [NUS Volunteer Network’s Response]

June 23, 2010 OneInbox A Foray Into Vulnerability (Print) Original: Singapore’s ‘G’ Mail: An Exercise In Redundancy And Bureaucracy [IDA’s Response]

June 13, 2010 Do More To Help Injured Workers (Print) Original: Lessons From The Kallang Slashings [MOM’s Response]

June 7, 2010 Universities Should Beware Of Ranking Vortex (Print) Original: Tertiary Education Premised On Substance, Not Ratings

May 31, 2010 A Small But Important Step Towards Holistic Learning (Print) Original: The Perils Of Standardised Examinations

May 24, 2010 Retaining That Human Touch In Retail (Print) Original: Farewell To Wet Markets? Farewell To Provision Shops?

May 23, 2010 Bilingualism: Good Policy But Failed Execution (Print) Original: Rethinking Singapore’s Linguistic Education

May 10, 2010 TV Debates: Style And Substance Not Mutually Exclusive (Print) Original: Election Debates In Singapore: Beyond The Gloss

April 14, 2010 Rugby’s Black Monday: Schools Should Apologise (Print) Original: The Singapore Rugby Fiasco: Calls For Apologies, Bans And Reconciliation [Blogosphere Plug]

April 8, 2010 Get Out Of Comfort Zone (Print) Original: What Elitism Reflects About Singapore’s Meritocratic System

March 22, 2010 Set Up A Joint Application System (Print) Original: Introducing A Joint Singapore Universities Application System [MOE’s Response] [News Feature]

March 16, 2010 Review Process In Teaching Of Chinese Language (Print) Original: The Same Old Chinese / Mandarin Dilemma

February 18, 2010 Let Students From JCs, Polys, ITE Interact To Aid Understanding (Print) Original: Enhancing Comprehension Of The Institutions In Singapore’s Education System [News Feature]

January 22, 2010 Numbers Do Not Tell The Whole Story (Print) Original: Youth Community Service in Singapore: Time To Go Beyond Self-Congratulatory Mindsets

January 03, 2010 Singapore Cannot Rest On Its Laurels (Print) Original: Challenges Aplenty For China-Bound Scholars And Entrepreneurs

October 15, 2009 Improved Awareness And Understanding Of Aid Schemes (Print) Original: Increasing Effectiveness Of State Help Systems

September 30, 2009 Protect The Interests Of First-Time Home Buyers (Print) Original: The Varying Notions Of Affordability

August 25, 2009 Take Heart, Internet-Vocal Youth Are Not Apathetic (Print) Original: Balancing Criticism With Constructiveness

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Today

April 20, 2017 Understand Social Workers’ Concerns To Fix Job Crunch (Print) Original: Draw More Critical Insights from Social Workers

March 29, 2017 Government Must Fix Poor Communication of Policies (Print) Original: Government Communication Remains A Challenge

February 24, 2017 More Should Be Done to Promote Interschool Teamwork, Volunteerism (Print) Original: The Shared Experience of Volunteerism

February 2, 2017 Retailers, Not Consumers, Need To Keep Up With New Demands (Print) Original: Retailers – Not Consumers – Need To Adapt

December 16, 2016 Here’s How to Improve Corporate Volunteerism (Print) Original: Sustainable, Consistent, And Impactful Corporate Volunteerism

November 24, 2016 Are Schools Preparing Students For Jobs Of The Future? (Print) Original: The Supply Of Skilled Labour Matters Too

November 5, 2016 Show SMEs How They Can Gain From Upgrading Their Staff (Print) Original: Consider The Benefits Of Skills Training Too

October 24, 2016 For Effective Community Engagement, Both Government And Citizens Must Play Part (Print) Original: For Community Engagement, Both The Government And Citizens Matter

September 20, 2016 Financial Literacy Vital To Understand CPF Fully (Print) Original: Singapore’s Financial Literacy Problem

August 20, 2016 Probe Into Orientation Camps: NUS Should Make Findings Public (Print) Original: NUS Should Make Investigation Findings Public

August 4, 2016 Be More Specific About Safeguards For Consumers (Print) Original: Be Specific About Consumer Safeguards

July 22, 2016 Commitment To ‘Haze-Free’ Palm Oil Should Go Beyond Advocacy (Print) Original: Corporate Commitment To Certified Sustainable Palm Oil Should Go Beyond Advocacy

July 7, 2016 Use Proficiency As A Gauge Of Mother Tongue Education (Print) Original: Is The Idea Of A “Mother Tongue” Still Relevant?

June 17, 2016 Lack Of Concord On South China Sea Will Hurt Both ASEAN And China (Print) Original: ASEAN Disunity A Problem For All, Including China

May 27, 2016 Retrenchment Guidelines Ineffective Unless There Is Compliance (Print) Original: More Than Just Platitudes To Help Displaced Singaporeans

May 14, 2016 Address Structural Issues To Reduce Workplace Deaths (Print) Original: Will Harsher Penalties Improve Workplace Safety?

April 16, 2016 Parents Must Check Themselves To Make PSLE Changes A Success (Print) Original: PSLE Changes Set Pace For Long-Term Changes

April 4, 2016 Trade Group’s Value Needs To Be Measured, Justified (Print) Original: How Effective Are Trade Association And Chambers Anyway?

March 2, 2016 Publish Environmental Impact Studies As A Matter Of Course (Print) Original: Posting Environmental Impact Studies Online Should Be The Norm, Not The Exception

January 20, 2016 Freshen Up Feedback Channels For Diverse Views (Print) Original: Calls For Discourse Diversity Not New

January 6, 2016 For Greater Innovation, Look Beyond Final Exams (Print) Original: For Greater Innovation, Challenge Reliance On Examinations

December 7, 2015 More Should Be Done To Prevent Workplace Deaths (Print) Original: More Must Be Done To Prevent Workplace Fatalities [MOM and WSH Council’s Reply]

November 24, 2015 Higher Adoption Of Career Framework To Benefit More Social Workers (Print) Original: National Career Framework For Social Workers Constructive

November 10, 2015 Quantify Outcomes Of Intervention For At-Risk Youths (Print) Original: Quantify Outcomes Of Intervention [MSF’s Reply]

October 28, 2015 Conduct Deeper Surveys Of 3rd-Party Car Sharing Apps (Print) Original: Deeper Examination Of Survey On Third-Party Apps

October 10, 2015 MOE Needs To Explain How It Arrived At School Fees (Print) Original: Explanations For The Increase In School Fees

September 26, 2015 Be Patient In Drive For More Technopreneurs (Print) Original: Be Patient In Drive For Technopreneurship

August 29, 2015 Missing In The Election Discourse: The Economy (Print) Original: Missing In The Election Discourse: The Economy

August 11, 2015 National Service Anchored By Defence, Deterrence, And Greater Accountability (Print) Original: A National Service Anchored By Defence, Deterrence, And Greater Accountability

July 27, 2015 For SkillsFuture To Succeed, Workers Must See Its Value (Print) Original: Reach Employees – Not Just Employers – To Boost SkillsFuture

June 25, 2015 Increase Size Of Fund-raising Pie (Print) Original: Increase Size Of Fundraising Pie [Charity Council and NCSS’s Response]

June 11, 2015 Higher Service Standards Begin With The Customer (Print) Original: Higher Service Standards Begin With The Customer

May 25, 2015 Internships: A Remedy For Uncertainty (Print) Original: Internships A Remedy To Uncertainty

May 12, 2015 Bosses, MOE Of Different Minds (Print) Original: Not Just Intelligence

April 29, 2015 Use Evidence-Based Approach To Boost Financial Literacy (Print) Original: Evidence-Based Approaches To Increase Financial Literacy

April 16, 2015 Singapore Can Embrace Risk In Education With Small Changes (Print) Original: An Education System Which Embraces Risk [MOE’s Response]

April 3, 2015 Fair To Provide Meal Allowances Until Workers’ Low Pay Addressed (Print) Original: Poor Worker Meals Symptom Of Exploitation

March 21, 2015 For Stronger Social Service, Use Data And Analysis To Measure Performance (Print) Original: A Stronger Social Service

March 3, 2015 Survey Encourages Students To Choose Courses Based On Starting Salary (Print) Original: Valuing Degrees

February 24, 2015 Encourage Debate On National Service (Print) Original: Shaping Perceptions of National Service

February 11, 2015 A Clean Singapore Requires Mindset Shift (Print) Original: Cleaning Up Our Act

January 29, 2015 Understand, Address Reasons For Recidivism To Lower Rate (Print) Original: A Hard Look At Recidivism [SPS’s Response]

January 16, 2015 Israel-Palestine Situation Must Be Assessed Fairly (Print) Original: Geopolitics From The Armchair

December 29, 2014 Decline In Volunteerism Calls For Greater Scrutiny (Print) Original: Volunteers, Where Art Thou?

October 17, 2014 More Can Be Expected Of Government Data, Communication (Print) Original: Of Information And Communication

September 17, 2014 Need to Evaluate Finnish Education in its Context (Print) Original: Our Finnish Obsession

June 24, 2014 More Than Autonomy Needed For NYC 2.0 To Work (Print) Original: National Youth Council 2.0 [NYC and MCCY’s Response]

June 2, 2014 Scepticism Among The Young Can Be Good For Society (Print) Original: A Dose Of Scepticism

March 20, 2014 Education, Not Enforcement, The Way To Stop Litterbugs (Print) Original: Volunteers On The Police Prowl

March 4, 2014 Proposed Anti-Harassment Law Only A Temporary Fix (Print) Original: An Exercise In Futility

January 28, 2014 Revised Framework To Recognise CCA Achievements A Leap In Right Direction (Print) Original: LEAPS’s Leap Forward

January 13, 2014 Mind The Gap Semester, Pragmatically (Print) Original: Mind The Gap Semester, Pragmatically

September 16, 2013 Look To Sense And Graciousness, Not Law, In Guide Dog Dispute (Print) Original: Guide Dogs: Of Mutual Accommodation

August 27, 2013 Youth Corps: Preserve Core of Volunteerism (Print) Original: A Youth Corps That Does More

June 20, 2013 Still Room To Address Inefficiencies In NS (Print) Original: Conscription Length Not A Forgone Conclusion

May 27, 2013 Is There Glass Ceiling For Diploma Holders (Print) Original: A Degree In The Public Service

April 16, 2013 Track Academic Results Based On Income Bracket, Not Race (Print) Original: Why Present National Examination Results Along Racial Lines?

April 2, 2013 Problems With Having Teacher-Designed Tests (Print) Original: Education In Singapore: Nothing Wrong With Tests

March 4, 2013 Top-Down Approach Needed To Promote Flexi-Work Arrangements (Print) Original: Flexi-Work Not Panning Out Well For The Government

November 20, 2012 Exams More Meaningful With Constructive Feedback (Print) Original: Standardised Examinations: Post-Paper Feedback And Review

November 9, 2012 Education In Singapore: Student-Led Conferences (Print) Original: (Pupils Should Lead Parent-Teacher Talks)

September 11, 2012 Legal Action Not Neighbourly (Print) Original: Legal Framework For Neighbourly Conduct In Singapore: Unnecessary And Contrived?

August 15, 2012 How Policymakers Could Have Quality Dialogue Sessions (Print) Original: How Policy-Makers Can Expand Their Spheres Of Influence Through Quality Dialogue Sessions

June 28, 2012 Boost Feedback From NSmen (Print) Original: Time To Open Up Effective Feedback Channels For National Servicemen?

June 12, 2012 How To Educate Parents (Print) Original: Educating Parents: Strengthening And Developing Productive Relationships

April 12, 2012 Weekly Day Off: Have Faith And Flexibility, Not Micromanagement (Print) Original: Domestic Workers And Days Off: Faith And Flexibility, Not Micromanagement, Needed

March 27, 2012 Endless Possibilities For Partnerships Between Schools (Print) Original: Education In Singapore: Introducing More Partnerships Between Schools

February 29, 2012 What Makes A Good Teacher Great (Print) Original: What Makes A Good Teacher, Great

January 9, 2012 Economies Of Scale In Schools (Print) Original: Building Economies Of Scale In Singapore School Clusters

November 28, 2011 Balance Research And Teaching In Varsities (Print) Original: Universities In Singapore: Address The Research-Teaching Conundrum

November 14, 2011 Health Groups Should Take Lead From TTSH (Print) Original: Employing Electronic Systems To Increase Efficiency At Specialist Outpatient Clinics

October 31, 2011 Re-look Problem Gambling Approach (Print) Original: Curbing Problem Gambling In Singapore: Inadequate Present Strategies [MCYS’s Response]

September 21, 2011 To Sustain Bilingualism, Three Changes Are Needed At The Pre-School Level (Print) Original: Bettering Singapore’s Language Education At The Pre-School Level

August 22, 2011 Do More To Assess Commuter Satisfaction (Print) Original: More Comprehensive Evaluation Of Public Transportation?

August 12, 2011 To Solve Travel Woes Of Disabled… (Print) Original: Public Transportation Concession And Assistance For The Disabled Community

July 27, 2011 To Home In On Pre-School Learning (Print) Original: Emphasising The Importance Of Quality Pre-School Education

July 11, 2011 Presidential Election: More Effective Use Of TV (Print) Original: Presidential Elections: What Televised Programmes Should Include

July 4, 2011 Parents Need To Get More Involved (Print) Original: Education In Singapore: Hands-On Approaches By Parents Imperative

June 10, 2011 Online Policy Groups (Print) Original: Sustainable Virtual Political Engagement: Introducing Online Policy Study Workgroups

May 31, 2011 A Vote Of Confidence (Print) Original: Heralding A New Era: The Ruling Party’s Political Rejuvenation

May 16, 2011 More Ways Civil Servants Can Listen Actively (Print) Original: The Public Service: Evaluating Concrete Plans For Public Engagement, Feedback

April 25, 2011 Opposition’s Loan Dilemma (Print) Original: The General Elections: The Opposition Dilemma

April 19, 2011 What Matters More Than Age… (Print) Original: Evaluating Our Political Candidates: Time To Look Beyond Age

April 14, 2011 Candidly Admit Mistakes Of YOG (Print) Original: The Youth Olympic Games: Be Honest About The Negatives

March 6, 2011 Hold Series Of Public Debates Between Parties (Print) Original: Time For A Comprehensive Election Debate?

February 15, 2011 Arts Education: Start Young (Print) Original: Arts Education Must Start From Young

January 31, 2011 Expose Trainee Teachers To More Kinds Of Schools (Print) Original: Strengthening Singapore’s Education Of Educators

January 26, 2011 Has Upgrading Raised Productivity? (Print) Original: Singapore And Worker Productivity: A Layman’s Perspective

November 16, 2010 The Web As Feedback Forum (Print) Original: New Media Proliferation A Response To The Government’s Lacklustre Approaches

November 8, 2010 Give Students A Platform To Voice Their Concerns (Print) Original: The National Education Deficiencies: Give Students A Platform To Voice Their Concerns

October 26, 2010 Region Not Ready For N-energy (Print) Original: A Southeast-Asian Nuclear Renaissance? Better Think Twice.

August 11, 2010 I Dream Of A Nation That Cares (Print) Original: Do We Really Need The 5Cs To Shape Our “Singapore Dream”?

July 16, 2010 Exams Distract From Learning (Print) Original: The Ministry Of Education’s (MOE) Delayed Move Forward

June 29, 2010 So Why Are Singapore Roads Still Congested? (Print) Original: Singapore’s Transportation System Needs A Rework

June 23, 2010 How The NEA Could Help PUB (Print) Original: The Flash Floods: Why Singaporeans Are Angry And Fearful

June 18, 2010 Watch Those Prices (Print) Original: Singapore’s Spiralling Cost Of Living

June 7, 2010 Not Quite Yet A Breakthrough (Print) Original: For Indonesia’s Environment, Money And Resources Are Not The Solutions

May 24, 2010 Let’s Not Forget History’s Lessons (Print) Original: Our Collective Historical Amnesia: Failure Of “National Education”

May 18, 2010 They’re Just Pawns (Print) Original: Generalisations With Capital Punishment In Singapore

May 11, 2010 Desperately Seeking Balance (Print) Original: Singapore’s Education System: Balance Creativity, Pragmatism And Ambition

April 14, 2010 Class, Let’s Talk Politics (Print) Original: Are We Ready For Politics In Schools? Yes We Are

April 7, 2010 Beyond That $500,000 Offer (Print) Original: Singapore Tennis Association’s (STA) Ambitions Must Be Balanced With Caution

March 16, 2010 Moving Beyond Rhetoric (Print) Original: Cease The Climate Change Lethargy

March 09, 2010 Time We Learnt To Let Go? (Print) Original: True Singaporeans Will Always Be There, Everywhere

January 18, 2010 The First Step Is Open Dialogue (Print) Original: 1Malaysia: All Hope Is Not Lost

December 28, 2009 Speak Up As A Group (Print) Original: Online Expressions: More Haste, Less Speed

October 09, 2009 Giving Is Getting Harder (Print) Original: A Triage For Donor Fatigue

September 29, 2009 Openness Is The Key (Print) Original: Grassroots Involvement Is Only A Means To An End

September 04, 2009 A Tendency To Be Myopic? (Print) Original: Programmes Advisory Committee For English Programmes

August 26, 2009 Recession: Different Forms Of Help Needed (Print) Original: Recovery For All

A Nation's 'Where Were You When' Moment

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My Paper

August 26, 2014 Better Financial Literacy Needed (Print) Original: Financial Illiteracy

June 5, 2014 This Undergrad Is Nervous – And For Good Reason (Print) Original: Graduating Into Uncertainty

May 6, 2013 Stand Out To Get That Job (Print) Original: Jobless Niece = Government Must Do Better?

September 11, 2012 End Blame Game On Cyclist Deaths (Print) Original: Cycling On Singapore’s Public Roads: Courses Or Licences For Non-Motorist Cyclists?

June 19, 2012 Reduce Platform Gap? No Need (Print) Original: Transportation In Singapore: Platform Gap, Much Ado About Nothing?

January 17, 2012 Off-Peak MRT Plan May Not Be Realistic (Print) Original: Is It Realistic To Encourage Off-Peak Train Travel In Singapore?

November 23, 2011 Help Kids Grasp Idea Behind Social Initiatives (Print) Original: School-Based Community Initiatives: Heighten Reflection Processes And Sustainability

October 24, 2011 Would-Be Borrowers Need Help In Money Management (Print) Original: Regulating Licensed Moneylenders: Educate Borrowers, And Tackle Root Causes

September 23, 2011 Revamp Project Work In JCs (Print) Original: Has “Project Work” In Junior Colleges Outlived Its Usefulness?

September 8, 2011 Let’s Make Language Learning Fun (Print) Original: Improving Language Education And Bilingualism In Singapore

August 31, 2011 Discussions Online Not Just ‘Noise’ (Print) Original: Active Citizenry In Singapore: Government Lethargy A Challenge

August 16, 2011 Youth Should Join Election Buzz (Print) Original: A Presidential Election And Its Benefits: A Young Singaporean’s Perspective

July 21, 2011 Boost Sport With Free-To-Air Channel (Print) Original: A Free-To-Air Sports Channel? [Mediacorp’s Response]

July 11, 2011 What National Day Should Mean To Us (Print) Original: The Fun Pack Song Fiasco: Have The Parades Lost Their Focus?

July 4, 2011 Encourage Citizens To Be More Active Online (Print) Original: Valuing Active Citizenry On The Internet

April 6, 2011 PAP’s New Faces Should Speak Out (Print) Original: The General Elections: Abilities And Perspectives Over Curriculum Vitae

February 22, 2011 Have Helpline For Cyberbully Victims (Print) Original: Addressing Cyberbullying: Beyond Awareness And Superficial Engagement

January 25, 2011 Don’t Focus Only On Academic Smarts (Print) Original: Meritocratic Schools: Balance Academic Excellence With Holistic Evaluation

January 21, 2011 Don’t Dismiss Online Content Too Readily (Print) Original: Don’t Dismiss Socio-Political Content And Websites Too Readily

December 23, 2010 Help SMEs Take Up Social Responsibility (Print) Original: Corporate Social Responsibility In Singapore: Taking A Long-Term View

December 7, 2010 Online News Sources Give Youths New Insights (Print) Original: Increase Students’ Receptivity To Alternative News Sources

November 9, 2010 NE Surveys Raise Some Questions (Print) Original: Questions Surrounding The 2010 National Education Survey

October 28, 2010 Time To Fix Recurrent Haze Issue (Print) Original: A Hazy Affair: Singapore And ASEAN’s Diplomatic Failings

October 19, 2010 NLB Can Do More To Push eResource Use (Print) Original: How The National Library Board’s Hidden eResource Gems Remain Sorely Under-Utilised [NLB’s Response]

September 8, 2010 Edusave Funds Should Be Used For Students’ Own Benefit (Print) Original: Questions Revolving Around The Edusave Scheme

August 17, 2010 Help Students Pursue Passions As Careers (Print) Original: Diversifying Our Education Landscape

August 11, 2010 Personal Touch Helps In Building Ties (Print) Original: Infusing That Human Touch In The Public And Private Sectors

August 3, 2010 Give The Aged Less Strenuous Jobs (Print) Original: Retirement Should Be A Personal – Not Public – Choice

July 20, 2010 Expose Students Here To Diversity Of Faiths (Print) Original: Singapore’s Obsession With Our Divides And Fault-lines

June 21, 2010 Residents Feedback On LUP Vital (Print) Original: Evaluating The Finer Aspects Of The Lift Upgrading Programme (LUP) [HDB’s Response]

May 26, 2010 Ensure The Poor Gain From Economic Growth (Print) Original: Singapore’s Economic Recovery Not Without Costs

May 18, 2010 Memorable Experience At Universal Studios (Print) Original: Well Done, Universal Studios Singapore

May 10, 2010 Be A Mumpreneur And Realise Your Dream Career (Print) Original: Celebrating Mother’s Day: Success Goes Beyond Gender

May 3, 2010 To Save Sharks, Focus Efforts On Youth Dialogue (Print) Original: The Shark’s Fin Dilemma: Old Traditions Die Hard

April 13, 2010 Five Ways To Grow Interest In Art (Print) Original: Increasing Art Appreciation In Singapore

April 5, 2010 Case Needs To Be Empowered (Print) Original: Does The Consumer Association Of Singapore Lack Teeth?

March 30, 2010 Don’t Lose Sight Of Cultural Heritage As Singapore Transforms (Print) Original: Withstanding Blitzes In Singapore’s Tourism Scene [NHB’s Response]

March 22, 2010 Sports Agencies Should Look Into Improving Programmes (Print) Original: Increase Engagement Of Singapore Sports Agencies In Physical Education

March 15, 2010 Flexible Public-Transport System Must Cater To The Elderly (Print) Original: Elevating Singapore’s Public Transportation By A Notch

March 09, 2010 More Can Be Done To Narrow Income Gap (Print) Original: Growth For All

February 24, 2010 Strike Balance Between Economic And Social Growth (Print) Original: Harder, Better, Faster, Strong: Is A Finishing Line Ever In Sight?

February 19, 2010 Coordinate Courses For PMETs To Avoid Overlap (Print) Original: Do “Productivity” Courses Necessarily Heighten Employability?

January 26, 2010 Leadership From United Nations Sorely Lacking (Print) Original: The Need For The United Nations To Escape Irrelevance

January 18, 2010 Promote Arts Diversity In School (Print) Original: Appreciation For Alternative Genres And The Arts Must Start From Young

December 29, 2009 Parenting Is An Inexact Science (Print) Original: Parenting: Never A One-Size-Fits-All

October 06, 2009 Start Kids Off With Smaller Pets (Print) Original: Moving Beyond “Animal Friendliness”

September 29, 2009 F1 Organisers Need To Up The Ante (Print) Original: The Way Forward For The Singapore Grand Prix

September 03, 2009 Suicide Is Never A Solution (Print) Original: Suicide Is Not The Way Out

August 24, 2009 Let’s Not Be Afraid To Stretch Boundaries (Print) Original: Balancing Realism With Idealism

July 08, 2009 Viewers And Participants’ Obsession With Reality TV Is Unhealthy (Print) Original: Jon & Kate Plus 8: Exploitation And Voyeurism

Discussion

268 thoughts on “Letters To The Editor

  1. Greetings Jin Yao, hope all is well with you.
    My name is Pearl and I’m from Red Bull Singapore.

    Would it be possible to find out the statistical hits for your blog?
    This is solely for research purposes and I was wondering if you could be kind enough to provide me that information.
    Otherwise, its all good 🙂

    Hope to hear from you.

    Thanking you in advance,

    Pearl Ang

    PS. Your blog is introspective and thoughtful btw, I enjoyed reading it very much.

    Posted by Pearl Ang | July 22, 2010, 12:03 pm
  2. greetings jin yao ,hope all is well with you
    my name is vaibhav singh and i m fron India
    sir.. i working on electronic road pricing system(erp) but i don’t have much more idia about it…could you plz help me ,i need circuit diagram of erp and also want to understand its working . if u are interested plz contect me on “vaibhavs398@gmail.com” thanku

    Posted by Vaibhav Singh | August 22, 2012, 6:44 pm

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  166. Pingback: Active Citizenry In Singapore: Government’s Lethargy A Challenge | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  167. Pingback: Improving Language Education And Bilingualism In Singapore | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  168. Pingback: A Free-To-Air Sports Channel? | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  169. Pingback: A Presidential Election And Its Benefits: A Young Singaporean’s Perspective | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  170. Pingback: The Fun Pack Song Fiasco: Have The Parades Lost Their Focus? | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  171. Pingback: Valuing Active Citizenry On The Internet | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  172. Pingback: The General Elections: Abilities And Perspectives Over Curriculum Vitae | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  173. Pingback: Addressing Cyberbullying: Beyond Awareness And Superficial Engagement | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  174. Pingback: Meritocratic Schools: Balance Academic Excellence With Holistic Evaluation | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  175. Pingback: Don’t Dismiss Socio-Political Content And Websites Too Readily | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  176. Pingback: Corporate Social Responsibility In Singapore: Taking A Long-Term View | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  177. Pingback: Increase Students’ Receptivity To Alternative News Sources | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  178. Pingback: Questions Surrounding The 2010 National Education Survey | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  179. Pingback: A Hazy Affair: Singapore And ASEAN’s Diplomatic Failings | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  180. Pingback: How The National Library Board’s Hidden eResource Gems Remain Sorely Under-Utilised | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  181. Pingback: Questions Revolving Around The Edusave Scheme | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  182. Pingback: Diversifying Our Education Landscape | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  183. Pingback: Infusing That Human Touch In The Public And Private Sectors | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  184. Pingback: Retirement Should Be A Personal – Not Public – Choice | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  185. Pingback: Singapore’s Obsession With Our Divides and Fault-lines | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  186. Pingback: Evaluating The Finer Aspects Of The Lift Upgrading Programme (LUP) | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  187. Pingback: Singapore’s Economic Recovery Not Without Costs | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  188. Pingback: Well Done, Universal Studios Singapore | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  189. Pingback: Celebrating Mother’s Day: Success Goes Beyond Gender | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  190. Pingback: The Shark’s Fin Dilemma: Old Traditions Die Hard | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  191. Pingback: Increasing Art Appreciation In Singapore | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  192. Pingback: Does The Consumer Association Of Singapore (CASE) Lack Teeth? | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  193. Pingback: Withstanding Blitzes In Singapore’s Tourism Scene | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  194. Pingback: Increase Engagement Of Singapore Sports Agencies In Physical Education | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  195. Pingback: Elevating Singapore’s Public Transportation By A Notch | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  196. Pingback: Growth For All | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  197. Pingback: Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger: Is A Finishing Line Ever In Sight? | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  198. Pingback: Do “Productivity” Courses Necessarily Heighten Employability? | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  199. Pingback: The Need For The United Nations To Escape Irrelevance | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  200. Pingback: Appreciation For Alternative Genres And The Arts Must Start From Young | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  201. Pingback: Parenting: Never A One-Size-Fits-All | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  202. Pingback: Moving Beyond “Animal Friendliness” | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  203. Pingback: The Way Forward For The Singapore Grand Prix | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  204. Pingback: Suicide Is Not The Way Out | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  205. Pingback: Balancing Realism With Idealism | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  206. Pingback: Jon & Kate Plus 8: Exploitation and Voyeurism | guanyinmiao's musings - September 17, 2014

  207. Pingback: The Reality For Social Enterprises | guanyinmiao's musings - September 28, 2014

  208. Pingback: More Than Corporate Leaders For Non-Profits | guanyinmiao's musings - October 1, 2014

  209. Pingback: Of Information And Communication | guanyinmiao's musings - October 17, 2014

  210. Pingback: A Cautious Start | guanyinmiao's musings - October 20, 2014

  211. Pingback: Philanthropy As Civic Engagement | guanyinmiao's musings - October 27, 2014

  212. Pingback: Hard To Ascertain Social Media Influence In Politics | guanyinmiao's musings - June 29, 2015

  213. Pingback: Culture Of Pragmatism Fuels Risk Aversion | guanyinmiao's musings - August 3, 2015

  214. Pingback: Look Deeper And Further Into History | guanyinmiao's musings - August 21, 2015

  215. Pingback: Tour Guides Must Embrace Digitisation | guanyinmiao's musings - August 31, 2015

  216. Pingback: #GE2015: Making The Most Of Political Talent | guanyinmiao's musings - September 22, 2015

  217. Pingback: #GE2015: Reductive Analyses Of Social Media | guanyinmiao's musings - September 23, 2015

  218. Pingback: A Network Of Professional School Volunteers | guanyinmiao's musings - October 2, 2015

  219. Pingback: Improve Education Access To Global Exposure | guanyinmiao's musings - October 15, 2015

  220. Pingback: Evolving Norms On Social Media | guanyinmiao's musings - October 16, 2015

  221. Pingback: “Volunteering Is Still Very Much On A Voluntary Basis” | guanyinmiao's musings - October 26, 2015

  222. Pingback: Holding Charities Accountable – To Donors Too | guanyinmiao's musings - November 13, 2015

  223. Pingback: Trace and Address Reasons For Private Education | guanyinmiao's musings - November 20, 2015

  224. Pingback: Doubts Over Campaign Against Food Wastage | guanyinmiao's musings - November 25, 2015

  225. Pingback: Time-Bound Goals For The ASEAN Community | guanyinmiao's musings - December 4, 2015

  226. Pingback: Consumers Should Discern Authenticity And Quality Of Online Ads Too | guanyinmiao's musings - December 16, 2015

  227. Pingback: Think Deeper About Degree Motivations | guanyinmiao's musings - January 15, 2016

  228. Pingback: Funding A Challenge For Charities | guanyinmiao's musings - January 20, 2016

  229. Pingback: A Long-Term View Of Elections | guanyinmiao's musings - February 15, 2016

  230. Pingback: Couple Student Cleaning With Breaks For Janitors | guanyinmiao's musings - March 7, 2016

  231. Pingback: Fear Will Not Deter Litterbugs | guanyinmiao's musings - March 14, 2016

  232. Pingback: Pedagogies – Not Technology – Are Challenges | guanyinmiao's musings - April 11, 2016

  233. Pingback: Beware The Opportunity Gap | guanyinmiao's musings - April 18, 2016

  234. Pingback: Unclear How Committee Will Help Hawkers | guanyinmiao's musings - May 2, 2016

  235. Pingback: Adoption And Privacy Concerns Of E-Citizen Services | guanyinmiao's musings - May 9, 2016

  236. Pingback: Encourage Innovation Of Student Care Centres | guanyinmiao's musings - May 16, 2016

  237. Pingback: Reliance On Live-In Domestic Workers Reflects Deeper Socio-Economic Malaise | guanyinmiao's musings - May 30, 2016

  238. Pingback: ASEAN Disunity A Problem For All, Including China | guanyinmiao's musings - July 12, 2016

  239. Pingback: Is The Idea Of A “Mother Tongue” Still Relevant? | guanyinmiao's musings - July 19, 2016

  240. Pingback: Corporate Commitment To Certified Sustainable Palm Oil Should Go Beyond Advocacy | guanyinmiao's musings - July 22, 2016

  241. Pingback: Assessing Chinese-Language Proficiency More Rigorously | guanyinmiao's musings - July 26, 2016

  242. Pingback: Be Specific About Consumer Safeguards | guanyinmiao's musings - August 9, 2016

  243. Pingback: NUS Should Make Investigation Findings Public | guanyinmiao's musings - August 30, 2016

  244. Pingback: The Tragic Need For “Trolley Enforcement Officers” | guanyinmiao's musings - September 13, 2016

  245. Pingback: Expect Consumer Resistance To Changes In The Food-Services Industry | guanyinmiao's musings - September 20, 2016

  246. Pingback: Singapore’s Financial Literacy Problem | guanyinmiao's musings - September 20, 2016

  247. Pingback: Five Lessons From 1,000 Blog Posts | guanyinmiao's musings - October 4, 2016

  248. Pingback: Singapore’s Reliance On – And Apathy Towards – Globalisation | guanyinmiao's musings - October 11, 2016

  249. Pingback: The Threat Of Job Obsolescence | guanyinmiao's musings - October 25, 2016

  250. Pingback: For Community Engagement, Both The Government And Citizens Matter | guanyinmiao's musings - November 1, 2016

  251. Pingback: Making A Pragmatic Case For Volunteerism | guanyinmiao's musings - November 8, 2016

  252. Pingback: Consider The Benefits Of Skills Training Too | guanyinmiao's musings - November 15, 2016

  253. Pingback: The Supply Of Skilled Labour Matters Too | guanyinmiao's musings - November 24, 2016

  254. Pingback: Hit Fake News Sites Where It Hurts | guanyinmiao's musings - November 29, 2016

  255. Pingback: Good Journalism And Media Literacy Matter | guanyinmiao's musings - December 6, 2016

  256. Pingback: Five Resolutions For 2017 | guanyinmiao's musings - January 3, 2017

  257. Pingback: Sustainable, Consistent, And Impactful Corporate Volunteerism | guanyinmiao's musings - January 10, 2017

  258. Pingback: To Boost Volunteerism Rates | guanyinmiao's musings - January 17, 2017

  259. Pingback: Retailers – Not Consumers – Need To Adapt | guanyinmiao's musings - February 3, 2017

  260. Pingback: The Good-For-Something United Nations | guanyinmiao's musings - February 21, 2017

  261. Pingback: Policy Changes Must Be Met With Individual Initiative | guanyinmiao's musings - March 6, 2017

  262. Pingback: The Shared Experience Of Volunteerism | guanyinmiao's musings - March 14, 2017

  263. Pingback: Help For Jobless PMETs Should Be Evaluated | guanyinmiao's musings - March 21, 2017

  264. Pingback: Government Communication Remains A Challenge | guanyinmiao's musings - April 4, 2017

  265. Pingback: Draw More Critical Insights From Social Workers | guanyinmiao's musings - April 24, 2017

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