Linda Lim

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Opinion | On race, Singaporeans must open their eyes at home to thrive abroad

Living in a multicultural environment, Singaporeans have the opportunity ‘to see the world through the eyes of the other’, but to do so, Lion City residents must first become wise to the realities of race in their own backyard.

16 Aug 2019 - 5:37PM

Living in a multicultural environment, Singaporeans have the opportunity ‘to see the world through the eyes of the other’, but to do so, Lion City residents must first become wise to the realities of race in their own backyard.

On race, Singaporeans must open their eyes at home to thrive abroad
Asian Angle | The truth about the US-China clash of civilisations? There isn’t one

Ignore the hype about Eastern versus Western values. Chinese philosophers were advocating individual rights and freedom many centuries before America was indulging in the slave trade

9 Mar 2019 - 5:34AM

Ignore the hype about Eastern versus Western values. Chinese philosophers were advocating individual rights and freedom many centuries before America was indulging in the slave trade

The truth about the US-China clash of civilisations? There isn’t one
On Reflection | Chinese students at a US university were told to speak English. Simple racism, or something more?

Graduate students at Duke University were told they should speak English “100 per cent of the time” while on campus. The incident has attracted deserved condemnation, but the true motivations behind it need to be examined

2 Feb 2019 - 7:03AM

Graduate students at Duke University were told they should speak English “100 per cent of the time” while on campus. The incident has attracted deserved condemnation, but the true motivations behind it need to be examined

Chinese students at a US university were told to speak English. Simple racism, or something more?
Opinion | How Singapore’s obsession with university rankings only serves to hurt it

Higher education institutions often place undue emphasis on journal-friendly research that helps them climb international league tables

22 Dec 2018 - 12:31PM

Higher education institutions often place undue emphasis on journal-friendly research that helps them climb international league tables

How Singapore’s obsession with university rankings only serves to hurt it
Asian Angle | Singapore’s US$200k starter salaries: why education pays the price

An academic arms race is raging – and it is bad news for everybody

3 Dec 2018 - 8:14AM

An academic arms race is raging – and it is bad news for everybody

Singapore’s US$200k starter salaries: why education pays the price