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The Haiti Conundrum: What Comes After Humanitarian Aid?

“Haiti is still crippled by the January earthquake. Jobs and trade are needed to break its cycle of poverty” (Haiti, Nearly A Year Later, Mr. Nicholas D. Kristof). The commentary “Haiti, Nearly A Year Later” (December 3, 2010) by Mr. Nicholas D. Kristof: it is certainly disheartening to comprehend the state of affairs in Haiti, … Continue reading

At-Risk Youths And Gang Violence: Give Voluntary Organisations Greater Empowerment

“Mr. Shanmugam added that whenever possible, it is necessary for early intervention, so that boys stop associating with one another when there is potential for trouble” (More Will Be Done To Help Youth At Risk, Miss Kimberly Spykerman). With the recent violent incidents at Downtown East and Bukit Panjang, the report “More Will Be Done … Continue reading

A Southeast-Asian Nuclear Renaissance? Better Think Twice.

“In South-east Asia, Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam have expressed interest in nuclear power and Singapore announced earlier this year it was conducting a feasibility study” (An Asian Nuclear Renaissance, Miss Venessa Lee). The report, “An Asian Nuclear Renaissance” (October 24, 2010) by Miss Venessa Lee, is a balanced commentary on the scientific and socio-political debates … Continue reading

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