Old National Library, Singapore

Demolishing The Singaporean Identity

As Singapore continues to progress and develop, we often hear news of such heritage buildings being demolished to make way for yet another highway or MRT line, followed by the fight to preserve these buildings instead.

So, what do buildings have to do with our national identity and culture?

toy doctor looking over patient

Doctor’s Decision: Empathy in Medicine

With modern emphasis on one’s subjective experiences, doctor-patient relationships have since morphed into a collaborative model that recognises patients’ rights in making decisions over their treatment and care.

The lack of empathy from doctors, however, may just be the spanner thrown in the works.