TL;DR: WEEK OF 9 MARCH

WED: WE STAN A DINOSAUR SKINNY LEGEND Encased in a 99-million-year-old drop of amber was a tiny bird-like skull, which researchers say belonged to what they have dubbed the smallest known dinosaur to date.(Photo Credits: Artist’s Rendition by Han Zhixin) Read more about the…

MILLEGRAM 19/20 – IN REVIEW

The Pioneers In 2018, a group of passionate, quite frankly insane, students in Tembusu College started up a small news-writing interest group. Inspired by their mentor Madam Bertha Henson, they had one goal – to bring the news to Tembusians and make keeping informed…

TL;DR: WEEK OF 24 FEBRUARY

MON: PUBLIC SERVANTS BATTLING CORONAVIRUS GETTING BONUS The government is rewarding public servants who have risked their lives fighting COVID-19 with a one-month bonus. In addition, political office holders will take pay cuts to ‘show solidarity’ with Singaporeans.(Image Credits: Clipart Library) Find out more…

TL;DR: WEEK OF 10 FEBRUARY

MON: MASS MOVEMENT AGAINST MASS MOLEST IN NEW DELHI Strikes over New Delhi surfaced after reports of hundreds of men in gangs sexually assaulting female students at Gargi College, during a college festival known as the ‘Reverie’.(Photo Credits: Al Bawaba) Read more about the…

TL;DR: WEEK OF 3 FEBRUARY

MON: 🎵 THE MUSIC RETURNS TO BLU JAZ 🎵 After a year of having their entertainment licence revoked by Singaporean authorities, Blu Jaz Cafe renewed their licence, and re-opened their doors on 3 February for live performances.   (Photo Credits: Channel News Asia) Read more…

TL;DR: WEEK OF 13 JANUARY

MON: NORTHERN IRELAND JOINS THE PRIDE PARADE 13 January is a monumental day for the LGBTQIA+ community in Northern Ireland, with gay couples given the right to register their marriages. (Photo Credits: The Wall Street Journal) Read more about it at BBC News.  …

TL;DR: WEEK OF 30 DECEMBER

WED: HONG KONG USHERS IN THE NEW YEAR WITH TEARGAS AND MOLOTOVS Over a million Hongkongers turned up for a pro-democracy rally on New Year’s Eve. A march against parallel trading also occurred on Sunday. Both turned violent with over 400 people arrested across…

TL;DR: WEEK OF 23 DECEMBER

TUES: AUSTRALIA IS BURNING WORSE THAN EVER BEFORE Every year, Australia battles with bush fires. As a result, the habitats of numerous wildlife are destroyed and citizens are suffering from soaring temperatures and poor air quality. (Picture Credits: Jaye Young Seah) Read more about…

TL;DR: WEEK OF 16 DECEMBER

TUE: SINGAPORE GOVERNMENT SEEKS CLARIFICATION FROM WASHINGTON POST OVER POFMA POST  The Singapore Government has accused the Washington Post of “perpetuating false allegations” with their decision to partially publish the Singapore Government’s defence of POFMA. (Picture Credits: The New Paper) Read more about this…

TL;DR: WEEK OF 9 DECEMBER

TUE: RUSSIAN DOPING NOT DOPE  The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has banned Russia from all major sporting events for four years. Despite the ban, the athletes can compete in competitions under a neutral flag. (Picture Credits: Financial Times) Read more about the ban at…