We arrived at the airport in Manila over two hours early for our flight home. When boarding time came, we discovered that the flight had been delayed for another two hours. By the time the plane began to descend and the pinpricks of Singapore’s street lights came into view, I was exhausted and [...]
The following was first published on Huffington Post.
Singapore has often been identified as “one of the most prominent defenders of capital punishment.” But what many people — including Singaporeans — may not yet realize is that Singapore does not just have the death penalty, but also the mandatory death penalty.
The mandatory death [...]
Drive past certain parts of Sandakan and you see rows of newly-built shophouses: polished glass panes and freshly painted walls, clearly labelled with numbers and letters. But all empty – there aren’t any businesses to lease the space.
It’s an apt representation of many of Sabah’s young people: full of potential [...]
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