A SINGAPOREAN IDENTITY – WRITER STEPHANIE YE AND THE ‘GLOCAL’ INFLUENCES ON HER WRITING

We’ve moved on to Stage 2 of the Singapore Conversation. We’re talking about specific issues regarding Singapore identity and culture now. Here’s my 2 bits’ worth: A Singapore identity must evolve organically. It’s not about flags and the national anthem. It’s about the lives we live, who we are. It’s about Singaporeans creating a body … Continue reading

Towards to a kinder gentler Singapore OR What I learnt today practicing graciousness, compassion and kindness

I’ve been thrilled to pieces by Minister of State Lawrence Wong’s comment at the country’s first National Kindness Conference, that a common thread amongst participants of the Singapore Conversation Dialogues is the desire for a society that is anchored in values – in particular graciousness, kindness and compassion. Yes, Minister! In fact I was so … Continue reading