Debt budget

Time To Budget For An End To Debt Slavery

  THE REPORTING on Budget 2018  in the mainstream media is a good example of why alternative media is essential in today’s media landscape. You would be hard pressed to find...
Datuk Seri Najib Ali

How Will Changes In Malaysia Affect Singapore?

  IT IS hard to imagine the Datuk Seri Najib Razak was Prime Minister of Malaysia just over two months ago. His fall from grace has been rapid, and he...
Lewis Pugh swims in the Bellinghausen Sea.

Negotiating Watery Depths

WHEN you want to make a point, you should make it with a big splash. At least that’s how it is for Lewis Pugh, who literally dives into any challenges headlong....
kerala fish fry

Kerala-style Fried Fish – Whip it UP!

Kerala- style Fried Fish – Whip it UP! Nothing beats the combined aromas of freshly ground aromatics and pepper. Home-made masala adds new dimension of flavours to this popular fried...

Going For More Than Gold

Grabbing gold at the Olympics is the pinnacle of achievement, but sport can do more to build stronger bonds between all areas of society. By S. Sakthivel While professional athletes...

The Hong Kong Conundrum

THE SITUATION in Hong Kong has dragged on much longer than most people expected or wanted. Demonstrations over the weekends have stretched on for 15 weeks with no sign that...

I Hear And Listen To … The Silence

IN A noisy world, the value of silence is often lost on society. From the noise of incessant chatter and motion, to the noise of images flickering endlessly, the monkeys in...

Stirfried Seafood Mee Sua – Whip It UP!

Stirfried Seafood Mee Sua MEE SUA or wheat vermicelli is an ideal one-dish meal that can be quickly tossed up when time strapped. Originating in Fujian, China, it resembles bee...

The Cheating Cycles

THE TEMPTATION is great. The risks are remote. Would you cheat if you knew you could get away with it? Many do, thinking they’ve done no wrong. We are all...

May Day! Repetitious Vicious Circle Ahead!

THE VARIOUS May Day messages from government and labour leaders in the last few years have centred on how Singapore must move quickly towards acquiring new skills, embracing innovation and...