Thursday, August 5, 2021

society

Singapore egg-freezing ban forces women to head overseas

Many are heading to Malaysia, Thailand and Australia for the procedure.

Malaysia to become an ageing nation by 2030, says minister

Minister Rina Harun says the country is expected to have 5.3 million senior citizens by 2030.

Man’s body lay in Norway flat for 9 years and nobody noticed

Neighbours say he kept to himself and his personal affairs were automatically dealt with.

Behind the veil of child marriage

Activists welcome the change over the years but say more groundwork is needed to dislodge long-held social norms.

Migrants and our annoyance levels

As the number of foreigners in our country keeps pace with our rapid development, do we think of them unkindly over things that they cannot help?

Child marriage in Malaysia: how old is too young? It depends on who you ask

Some religious authorities do not see child marriage as sensitive or worth discussing.

Of Ninja Saga and modern nostalgia

As long as we have lived a life with perceptions that are unattainable in our current moment, we will have something to be nostalgic about.

Foreigners in a familiar land

It is disheartening to see people treated as foreigners when they are not meant to be, and it is disappointing to know how much of it is of our own making.

Population creeps up 0.4% to 32.73 million

Total population comprises 29.85 million or 91.2% citizens and 2.87 million or 8.8% non-citizens.

Asking for some kindness

Sexual minorities are not likely to have a lot of kindness in which to put their hopes any time soon.

To live as usual in 2021

The new year brings a chance for life to continue and for people to continue blooming.

On love, unions and conformity

Love does not have to be limited by the differences between two people, and it does not have to conform to the concept of sameness to which we are accustomed.

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