Uninvited: But it was never personal

  The following message came in from a person who identifies himself as “Chan”. Did you know the Lunar New Year reception is to show appreciation to a wide cross section of people who have helped serve the community? With limited space at the Istana, the invitees are rotated among grassroots leaders and volunteers. It […]

Student Pressure: A Result of Society or System?

Is it the system or the society that increases the pressure cooker known as “the Singapore school”? In the course of this month’s TFR related theme, I had the opportunity of speaking with more than a few mothers. Through these conversations, I have had an enlightened view on the pains, concerns and ironies of child […]