List of Current Issues
a) Taboo – Crying at work Article 1: The Surprising Truth about Crying at Work
Article 2: Crying on the job? You’re not alone, with 8 in 10 workers shedding tears
Crying at work is deemed as a taboo because people seemed to associate crying with being unprofessional. They are afraid that projects will not be assigned to them because Read more →
Here are just some of the few current issues I am interested in:
The most recent incident being the ‘brownface’ ad from broadcaster Mediacorp, featuring actor Dennis Chew as 4 characters. What sparked controversy is his skin being darkened to depict an Indian man and a Malay woman wearing a headscarf.
Recently the ban on plastic straws have grown into more of Read more →
What are some of the current issues confronting our world today? Amongst them, what is of interest and a cause of concern to you?
1. Climate Change
Climate change is a constant occurrence throughout the years, however, the drastic changes in the recent years are becoming increasingly alarming. The sea levels and temperatures are rising globally, more biodiversity and food supplies are Read more →
The 4 current issues are:The Stigma of Doing Things Alone Plastic Pollution Oral Health Screen Time**
The Stigma of Doing Things Alone
To be honest, I do most of the things by myself or alone such as shopping or watching a movie. I enjoy the peaceful time I have with myself, and of course, the freedom to operate on my own schedule. That Read more →
Unlike arranged marriages, forced marriages are marriages without the consent of either or both parties. It occurs for reasons of preserving wealth or family reputation. As old-fashioned as it sounds, it is unfortunately still a part of various cultures around the world despite it being illegal in many countries.
2. Ocean Habitat Loss
Habitat loss causes the displacement Read more →
There are certainly many issues that concern the world today and especially in Singapore but social and health issues are definitely the most prevalent ones. Amongst all the social and health issues, these four issues particularly stood out and spoke to me.