Alan John

Alan John

Alan John, former deputy editor of The Straits Times, Singapore, is an editorial consultant with the Post.

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‘Living with Covid-19’ in Singapore: six days of home isolation, multiple ARTs and a care package from my MP too

Triple-vaccinated Alan John got Covid-19 just as Singapore’s rules changed for those with mild symptoms. For him, it felt no worse than the flu but he lost his sense of taste and was tired all the time.

Triple-vaccinated Alan John got Covid-19 just as Singapore’s rules changed for those with mild symptoms. For him, it felt no worse than the flu but he lost his sense of taste and was tired all the time.

4 Feb 2022 - 3:01PM
Singapore’s Anastasia Liew on what’s cooking at her famous Bengawan Solo bakery

The ‘Lady Boss’ of the Lion City’s best known maker of cakes and biscuits discusses the long-held commitment to quality that helped the brand go from her kitchen counter to US$48 million in revenue last year

The ‘Lady Boss’ of the Lion City’s best known maker of cakes and biscuits discusses the long-held commitment to quality that helped the brand go from her kitchen counter to US$48 million in revenue last year

2 Jul 2019 - 10:35AM
Asian Angle | LGBT rights in Singapore: gay community continues battle to be accepted, 10 years after Christian power grab at women’s group Aware

A surprise takeover by conservatives of advocacy group Aware a decade ago revealed deep divides between the country’s conservatives and liberals, particularly on homosexuality, and Singapore has moved on little since.

A surprise takeover by conservatives of advocacy group Aware a decade ago revealed deep divides between the country’s conservatives and liberals, particularly on homosexuality, and Singapore has moved on little since.

28 May 2019 - 10:21AM