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Optometrists do provide primary eye care services

I refer to the report “Doctor suspended for failing to detect patient’s acute glaucoma” (Sept 16), about a general practitioner who missed a case of acute angle-closure glaucoma...

Tele-monitoring system in HDB lifts needs replacing

I am glad that the Building and Construction Authority’s (BCA) recommendations for lift safety include a telephone or other communication devices installed in lifts for people...

Loss of dialects hasn’t aided study of Mandarin

The writer of “Youth must learn dialects or risk losing part of their culture” (Sept 17) points out rightly that young Singaporeans are unable to speak dialects.

Ticket sales not the only measure of F1 race success

Ticket sales not the only measure of F1 race success

The Formula One race here has brought glory to Singapore since its debut in 2008. In the first few years, the world was stunned by the beauty a night race could bring.

Use technology to eliminate phone scams

I support increasing anti-scam awareness by sending voice messages in various languages to vulnerable people, posting scam alerts everywhere, having a hotline for immediate help...

Paralympic rewards: Key is to motivate local talent

So the nagging question for all of us is how do we recognise and reward para-swimmers Yip Pin Xiu and Theresa Goh for their achievements (“I’m racing for equality, not money:...

Dialogue may break terrorism impasse

Fifteen years after the Sept 11 attacks, the scourge of terrorism has not abated, and with no end or winner in sight (“Manhattan bomb blast an act of terror: NY Governor”; Sept...

Loss of dialects hasn’t aided study of Mandarin

The writer of “Youth must learn dialects or risk losing part of their culture” (Sept 17) points out rightly that young Singaporeans are unable to speak dialects.

Use technology to eliminate phone scams

I support increasing anti-scam awareness by sending voice messages in various languages to vulnerable people, posting scam alerts everywhere, having a hotline for immediate help...

Ticket sales not the only measure of F1 race success

Ticket sales not the only measure of F1 race success

The Formula One race here has brought glory to Singapore since its debut in 2008. In the first few years, the world was stunned by the beauty a night race could bring.

Paralympic rewards: Key is to motivate local talent

So the nagging question for all of us is how do we recognise and reward para-swimmers Yip Pin Xiu and Theresa Goh for their achievements (“I’m racing for equality, not money:...

Trust electorate to make mature, rational choice

I agree with Associate Professor Eugene Tan that our previous Presidents, including President Yusof Ishak, were not symbols of our multiracialism simply because they were...