Year: 2021

Diving Into Singapore’s Mental Health Journey

Diving Into Singapore’s Mental Health Journey

As the COVID-19 pandemic takes its toll on our mental health, more people are becoming aware of the importance of prioritising it. At the TODAYOnline webinar mental health in 2020, the panellists shared some mental-wellbeing advice. The IAS Gazette’s Natalia and Kimberly believe that while they have brought up several important points, they were merely touching the surface of the issue.

WHO is at fault?

WHO is at fault?

As the COVID-19 pandemic presses on, it is inevitable that we try to find someone to blame for this health crisis. However, when such a major crisis breaks out in our complex international system, simply pointing our finger at one party is too simple.

Democracy in the COVID-19 Crisis: Understanding the Fault Lines

Democracy in the COVID-19 Crisis: Understanding the Fault Lines

The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated life as we know it. From innumerable fatalities to the rise of racist attacks, nationalist movements and widening inequality, the pandemic has ushered in a completely new “normal”. Interestingly, world democracy levels have also reportedly declined over the past year. Is this a coincidence? The IAS Gazette investigates possible links to unveil the hidden cracks within democratic regimes.

A Pandemic Of Inequality: The Hidden Homeless

A Pandemic Of Inequality: The Hidden Homeless

COVID-19 has impacted everyone in one way or another. However, one particular group proves to be vulnerable to the virus — the homeless. The pandemic has shed more light on the issue of homelessness, signalling that much more needs to be done. The IAS Gazette examines the homeless population in Singapore and in other parts of the world, to see how they have been impacted by the virus.

The Not So Secure Middle Kingdom

The Not So Secure Middle Kingdom

Since the baton of leadership was handed over to Xi Jinping, the Middle Kingdom has been increasingly worried about its own security in recent years. These increased concerns have led to a more aggressive and assertive foreign policy towards its neighbours. Why has Beijing’s actions gradually changed? The IAS Gazette’s Ryan Ang seeks to answer the question.

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