Activism and Idealism

Last month, Mr Louis Ng, Member of Parliament and Founder of Animal Concerns Research & Education Society (ACRES), spoke to Tembusians as part of the Disrupted by Conflict series. Denise Goh and Isaac Neo reflect on the insights they gleaned from the session.

Facebook Pages: Paying to Shape Your Mind?

Ryan Quek looks at the issue of sponsored posts from political pages on your Facebook News Feed, and how to deal with this issue.

Why Singaporean politics seem more and more Americanised

America may be half a world away from Singapore, but it affects Singapore society more than you may expect. Reuben Wang explores the hidden American influences that pervade Singapore politics, and explores why this may be the case.

As Elon Musk Dreams of Mars, He Leaves Earth Behind.

It is difficult not to be swayed by Elon Musk. The man is driven by two things: urgent action against climate change and living a life of adventure. He quips, “I don’t want to be anyone’s saviour. I just want to think of the future and not be sad!” It is implied that both his sense […]

The Optics of Politics

Senior Minister of State Dr Janil Puthucheary recently spoke to Tembusuians at the invitation of Tembusu’s public policy interest group Polity. Bryan Kwa recounts the confab, recollects the rhetoric, and reflects on the points raised.

North Korea: An overview of the current tensions

This piece was written in response to Tembusu College’s recent forum titled “Will There Be Another War on the Korean Peninsula?”, which took place on the evening of Tuesday, October 17 of this year. Our Rector Professor Tommy Koh hosted Mr Lim Ju-Seong, Counsellor (Political) at the embassy of the Republic of Korea, Ms Stephanie Syptak-Ramnath, Charge D’Affaires […]