Why can’t I call a spade a spade

I have many happy memories of my primary school days. Among them was a measure of freedom of speech which I miss. My classmates and I did not back-stab one another. We complained openly and honestly and got one another into trouble. There was no problem as not many took […]

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A young life lost…in vain?

…I could not believe it when I heard the terrible news on the radio. To be sure, I watched the evening news on television. It was a tragic end for lively eight-year old Huang Na and her dream of becoming a doctor. Her body was found in a box which […]

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If we don’t, who will?

It was reported recently that dengue fever cases are at an all-time high here. “Why?” I asked myself… …”Can’t the National Environment Agency (NEA) do anything to keep the deadly disease in check?” Evidently, it can’t. Otherwise, the number of cases would not have risen. So, is the agency at […]

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