CHAOS DOWN UNDER

Last Friday, Scott Morrison took helm over Liberal Party leadership as the new Prime Minister of Australia, marking the end of a week of chaos. It has been a civil war of sorts within the party, with Morrison taking over the reigns from incumbent…

PAKATAN HARAPAN FALLS SHORT

“Actually, we did not expect to win, we made a thick manifesto with all kinds of promises… We need to make sacrifices to fulfil our promises. If we can’t fulfil them, we will need a good reason that is acceptable to the people,” said…

NEW WAVE OF HOPE FOR SINGAPORE’S OPPOSITION?

What Happened? 7 opposition parties convened this week to invite veteran politician Dr Tan Cheng Bock to lead the new opposition coalition. This would include: the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP), National Solidarity Party (NSP), People’s Power Party (PPP), Democratic Progressive Party, Reform Party, Singaporeans…

SINGHEALTH’S CYBERHEALTH THREAT

The breach of patients database system at Singhealth that happened on June 27 this year may well be considered the most severe cyberattack in Singapore’s history. That’s not us being overly melodramatic. In response to the incident, a 4-member Committee of Inquiry has been…

Taking cue from other global brands such as KFC and McDonald’s, Starbucks has also vowed to halt the use of single-use plastic straws in their stores by 2020. But what seems like an initiative targeted at saving the environment has received some flak from…

HEALTHCARE INSURANCE INEQUALITY

Charissa Guan, Anneliese Quek and Chan Jia En had much to say about the soon-to-be implemented Careshield Life Scheme- and they made their voices clear. They took to an online petition, which garnered 1,600 signatures the day after it went live, to appeal for…

Japan Underwater

In a sad turn of events, following a series of quakes over the past month, yet another catastrophe has hit Japan. At least 100 people are believed to be dead after record rainfall befell parts of western Japan, according to a government spokesperson. Most…

“BEBAS NAJIB!”

Ex-Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was arrested in relation to the 1MDB corruption scandal earlier this week by anti-corruption officers. This came as no surprise to many, as Najib remains embroiled in a widening corruption investigation, which also saw officials wheeling treasure troves of…