Sex in horny Lion City?
Despite the harsh laws against illegal prostitution and sex with underaged women, an underground sex trade continues to flourish in Singapore as pimps and freelance prostitutes tout their services online, sometimes with horrendous consequences for their male clients who got on the wrong end of the law by having sex with those below the age of 18.
Why do men still patronize these freelance prostitutes despite the risks involved? And why other young Singaporean girls including students selling their bodies in return for quick cash?
Immigration: Are we getting more than we can cope?
Immigration is a contentious issue among Singaporeans who have been complaining against the relentless influx of immigrants despite the government’s repeated exhortations to them to help integrate the newcomers.
How many more immigrants do we really need a year to maintain the population and economy?
Foreign scholars in Singapore: Is Singapore merely a stepping stone for them?
Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Education & Ministry of Law Ms Sim Ann revealed recently in Parliament that the Singapore government spends some $36 million dollars on scholarships to over two thousand foreign students each year, or about S$174,000 per scholar.
Are they value for money or are we simply helping others nurture their youth?
Mainland Chinese immigrants in Singapore: How integrated are they into our society?
In the last few years, an increasing number of mainland Chinese have flocked to Singapore to study, work and live. Though the actual figures are not known, they form a sizable proportion of the number of foreigners living in Singapore.
Have they assimilated into our society? Are they accepted by Singaporeans at large?
Plight of Singapore PMETs: Do they still have a future in Singapore?
With the relentless influx of cheaper foreign PMETs into Singapore, local PMETs are becoming increasingly squeezed as their salaries remain stagnant in a competitive labor market.
Do PMETs still have a future in Singapore? Do they have better prospects overseas? Are they losing their relevance in Singapore?