Tan Tarn How

Tan Tarn How is an Adjunct Senior Research Fellow in the National University of Singapore and a Singapore playwright and arts activist.

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Opinion | Surreal life in Singapore, from Covid-19 to ‘circuit breaker’ and migrant workers’ plight

Things are feeling out of place, with local media seeming to bury news of a record number of cases and the enigmatic posts of the prime minister’s wife.

27 Apr 2020 - 11:37AM

Things are feeling out of place, with local media seeming to bury news of a record number of cases and the enigmatic posts of the prime minister’s wife.

Surreal life in Singapore, from Covid-19 to ‘circuit breaker’ and migrant workers’ plight
Opinion | Why the West’s coronavirus response shows it isn’t better than the rest of us

How did the West end up being the epicentre of the global pandemic? The main reasons are inexperience, a disunited population and hubris.

7 Apr 2020 - 10:16AM

How did the West end up being the epicentre of the global pandemic? The main reasons are inexperience, a disunited population and hubris.

Why the West’s coronavirus response shows it isn’t better than the rest of us