The same study found one in 43 of those aged 18 and up has had a psychotic disorder in their lifetime - schizophrenia most common.
We know that when there’s a fire, we call 995. When you need the police, you call 999. But when you've got a mental health problem, who do you call?
The deadline for the apology was on July 12 but TOC has refused to accede to the demand.
CECA is to the Singaporean Chinese what "looking for Mandarin speakers only" in a job application is to the Singaporean minorities.
Of the 1.7 million workers in PMET roles in 2019, 61.7 per cent were Singapore citizens, 14.6 per cent were Singapore PRs and 23.7 per cent were foreigners.
His credentials as a doctor is also being questioned as his medical registration could not be found in public records.
It would be prudent for Sarah Bagharib to cut through the smokescreen and reassert her position.
From copyright infringement to social justice crusade
Ethnocentrism is the idea that one's own culture is the main standard by which other cultures may be measured. When people use their own culture as a parameter to measure other cultures, they often tend to think that their culture is superior and see other cultures as inferior and bizarre, triggering emotional resistance or backlash.
Singapore residents opting for alternative vaccines may be inoculated with a false sense of security - and probably a jab in the face.
We have names. We have dates. We have details.
The Online Citizen is currently dominated by Malaysians who are apparently very enthusiastic about Singapore's domestic affairs.
The blogger Sudhir Vadaketh was reiterating Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam's call for the opposition to be speaking out more about racism and xenophobia in Singapore. Not surprisingly, Sudhir Vadaketh stops short of highlighting Progress Singapore Party founder Tan Cheng Bock past xenophobic remarks in 2004 where Tan alluded to foreign migrant workers as being problematic and unhygienic. Tan had spoken against the Government plans at the time to house foreign workers in Singapore's public estates. He felt that dormitories should be built "on reserved land, a distance away from public housing" so they can be "better controlled and also there will be less disturbance." Sudhir's shielding of PSP comes on the back of his close relationship with Lee Hsien Yang's son who he described as his "whisky kaki". Lee is a member of PSP and a good friend of Tan Cheng Bock.
Cherian George throws shade at SPH editorial independence in an op-ed piece published in South China Morning Post - a news outlet known to be devoid of editorial independence - where his wife Zuraidah Ibrahim works as a Deputy Executive Editor. While Cherian makes a fair point, he also needs to look no further than across his marital bed at night to find out if he has been cowering under a shade of hypocrisy all along.
Who is he? What does he do? Ng Yat Chung knew exactly when to retire but he stayed on anyways.
After 11 days (Apr 27), Leong revealed he had only raised $48,090 from 707 donors, a 60% drop from his 1st fundraiser based on the same period, signaling donors' fatigue.
It was believed she wanted the supervisor to lose his job so a position can be opened up and she could get a permanent role in the company.
Court of public opinion would have already passed judgement before the Court of Law. What then are the remedies available for the accused who have been absolved of the crime?
"The exercise of a person's religious or cultural needs should not extend or infringe upon the boundaries of public service."
"If the government changes the policy of nurses wearing tudung now, will it make more concessions in the future?"
Chairman role is basically a glorified flower pot
He stole a fellow female undergrad's sex toys and offered to be her "friend with benefits"
"When the discussions are completed, the Government will announce its decision.”
During lockdown, the city was paying 75 per cent of the first S$4,600 earned by every Singaporean and permanent resident each month. The support, which dwarfed schemes in Malaysia and Hong Kong, was made possible by Singapore’s giant reserves, compact size and prescient leaders
The Government's approach to dealing with sensitive issues like the wearing of tudung is to discuss them behind closed doors, says the Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs.
Open discussion may have an impact on religious harmony, they said
Singapore has been strengthening its laws over the years to meet the persistent threat of terrorism, said Minister of State for Home Affairs Desmond Tan.
A recent arrest suggests that the city-state should broaden and diversify its efforts to combat violent extremism.
Amirull Ali, a self-radicalised Singaporean, also intended to travel to Gaza to join the HAMAS military wing’s fight against Israel.
工人党议员莫哈默·费沙(Faisal Manap)、人民行动党议员马善高(Masagos Zulkifli)和孟理齐(Maliki Osman)继续就如何处理这些敏感问题展开辩论。
The privilege to protest.
Ng Yi Sheng, the son of famed EtonHouse founder Ng Gim Choo, published his thoughts on why he protested for LGBT-rights at MOE.
Based on satellite images, a would-be forest begin to form only in late-2012 to mid-2013.
White BMW was seen speeding along Tanjong Pagar road.
The legislation will be introduced in the next sitting of Parliament next month.
NMP Leong Mun Wai said his party's position will not change.
Australia may have passed a law giving better privacy safeguards to protect its citizen's contact tracing data but given the Australian government's track record in citizens' surveillance, observers questioned if the new law is merely a smokescreen for increased covert surveillance.
SINGAPORE — Last October, Ms Naomi Wu picked up a toilet brush for the first time in her life.
Female genital mutilation is considered a violation of human rights by the UN, and is illegal in many countries. The procedure still happens in Singapore, where an estimated 60 per cent of Malay women have been cut.
Humanity comes in many forms and knows no colours. This was showcased in a heroic act carried out by a 23-year-old Singaporean girl. She took to the NUSWhispers to anonymously share how she had saved a man from committing suicide, and all it took was a hug. She wrote, “I was taking the train home
According to the first national survey conducted in Singapore regarding sexual harassment, two in five workers in the country report being sexually harassed at the workplace in the past five years.
Perikatan Nasional最近批准将武吉免登皇家朱兰（Royale Chulan Bukit Bintang）酒店以九折的价格出售给另一家新加坡公司。
The Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed rail may have been terminated. This isn’t the end of the line but a signal that better processes are needed, says Stewart Nixon.
Bioswales are landscaping features that collect polluted stormwater runoff.
Singapore authorities are working with a popular petting farm in Seletar, which is closing its doors after two decades to make way for new roads, to rehome its animals and find alternative premises for its pet-related businesses.
A teacher at a preschool in Ang Mo Kio was immediately sacked after she was found to have physically mishandled a 4 year old pupil.
Mr Philip Jeyaretnam has been appointed as a judicial commissioner of the Supreme Court, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said on Monday
Your robot vacuum cleaner could be picking up private conversations along with the dust and dirt in your home says computer scientists from the National University of Singapore
A 94-year-old was among nearly 90 people hauled up for various offences in a multi-agency operation this week to clamp down on criminal
A waterspout was seen off the southern coast of Singapore on Sunday (Dec 6) afternoon amid rainy and stormy weather. Photos provided
Terry Xu had lunch with Lee Hsien Yang and his wife, Lee Suet Fern on November 4, a few hours before Xu filed a letter with the High Court to discontinue third-party proceedings.
SINGAPORE: “I have a home, but I like it this way. It is my own choice.”