The curious case of Singapore’s diversity

What makes us special? What makes us strong? Singapore is not a perfect country, but to me, we’ve come quite a long way from the racial riots more than half a century ago, which messed everything up. Today, in an increasingly Islamophobic world, Singapore, its leaders (not just the political ones) and society, continue to…

5 Signs You’re Behaving Like A Singapore Bumiputra

We scoff at the Malaysian bumiputra policy, but expect preferential treatment as “sons of Singapore soil”, no? We pride ourselves on being a meritocratic nation where we reap the rewards we deserve based on our efforts, instead of being conferred special privileges due to any aspect that we didn’t work for. Some of us may…