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Singaporeans doing good beyond bordersWhile we are deep in the midst of a pandemic, many of us living on this sheltered sunny island forget that communities across the world…
11 Feb 2022
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Myanmar Coup: ASEAN Response Shows Ray of HopeThree weeks after the Myanmar military (or Tatmadaw) moved to oust a legitimately elected civilian government, neighbouring Indonesia is said to be pushing fellow Association…
24 Feb 2021
4 mins read

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Singaporeans doing good beyond borders

While we are deep in the midst of a pandemic, many of us living on this sheltered sunny island forget that communities across the world are struggling to gain access to basic amenities, education, and healthcare.  Not Wateroam and Seva Seed. The two enterprises born and bred in Singapore, aim to change the lots in…
11 Feb 2022 4 mins read

Myanmar Recap: Fears of civil war, Singapore’s stance, and what the public can do

As events in Myanmar continue to worsen, increased pressure mounts on Singapore and other global powers to help control the situation. Here is a snapshot of what has transpired in the past weeks. On 1 April, the horrific news of six-year-old Khin Myo Chit shot dead as she ran into her father’s arms shook the…
6 Apr 2021 5 mins read

Myanmar coup: The despair and hope of Myanmar nationals in Singapore

In Myanmar, mass funerals are being held to mourn the deaths of protestors who had taken to the streets following the 1 February military coup. According to the United Nations, at least 149 people have been killed, including women and children. Hundreds more have disappeared, it said on Tuesday (March 16).  Thousands of miles away,…
17 Mar 2021 5 mins read

The lessons we must learn from Piang Ngaih Don’s tragic death

Abused and starved to death by her employer, Ms Piang Ngaih Don was just one of many domestic workers who have suffered under the hands of errant bosses in Singapore. TheHomeGround Asia explores how we might ensure egregious incidents like this never happen again. Hailing from a remote village in Myanmar’s Chin State, Piang Ngaih…
16 Mar 2021 5 mins read

Myanmar Coup: ASEAN Response Shows Ray of Hope

Three weeks after the Myanmar military (or Tatmadaw) moved to oust a legitimately elected civilian government, neighbouring Indonesia is said to be pushing fellow Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) members to hold the junta to their pledge to hold elections. The Tatmadaw alleged fraud in the November 2020 elections which saw their proxy Union…
24 Feb 2021 4 mins read

Myanmar Coup: View of the Common Folk

When it broke… 1 February 2021, 7a.m.: The basement of my apartment reverberated with the sound of people running around, they were shouting: “The military has seized power”; “Mother Suu Kyi and President Win Myint have been arrested”; “They’ve turned internet off.” A friend ran by, he said: “I can’t get any more calls.” He…
23 Feb 2021 4 mins read

Myanmar Coup: No End in Sight as Protests Take a Violent Turn

Undeterred by the bloody turn of events at the weekend, when police and soldiers opened fire on the protestors, tens of thousands of opponents to Myanmar’s military coup stormed the streets in towns all over the country. The deaths of two protestors seemed to spur on the protestors even more, as they gathered by the…
23 Feb 2021 3 mins read

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