Month: August 2021

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.

Weekly Recap: Aug 16 to Aug 22

Weekly Recap: Aug 16 to Aug 22

Aug 23: At least two Afghans fell from the sky after clinging onto a US Air Force plane to flee Afghanistan last Monday, Taliban forces held its first press conference last Tuesday to explain its wish to have peaceful relations with other countries, hundreds of firefighters have been struggling to contain France’s worst wildfires

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.

Weekly Recap: Aug 9 to Aug 15

Weekly Recap: Aug 9 to Aug 15

Aug 16: The UN released a climate report last Monday emphasising global warming may reach an irreversible state, North Korea did not answer routine calls with South Korea on inter-Korean hotlines last Tuesday, Taliban forces entered Afghanistan’s capital Kabul last Sunday

Is Alexey Navalny Europe’s Favourite Fascist?

Is Alexey Navalny Europe’s Favourite Fascist?

Alexey Navalny has drummed up support from a sizable amount of Russians and has recently been crowned a media darling of the Global North. Some of his actions have, however, been the subject of scrutiny and controversy. Do such claims hold water? Is such adoration and support justified?

Weekly Recap: Jul 26 to Aug 1

Weekly Recap: Jul 26 to Aug 1

Aug 2: Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin postpones parliament sitting indefinitely, citing “COVID-19 risks” while opposition MPs maintain that they will still show up on Monday, 700 Cubans were arrested following almost three weeks of anti-government demonstrations, Tunisian President Kais Saied goes on firing spree, sacking the Prime Minister, senior officials, and suspending parliament.

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The IAS Gazette is a news site run by undergraduates from the Singapore Institute of Management’s International Affairs Society (IAS). Founded in 2018, it traces its roots to The Capital, a now defunct bimonthly magazine previously under the IAS.

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