Xu Heng, a neo-Confucian scholar and imperial official of the Yuan Dynasty,
Culture

Dizi Gui :Being Trustworthy 

“Dizi Gui” (Standards for Being a Good Student and Child) is a traditional Chinese textbook for children that teaches children morals and proper etiquette. Chapter Four of Dizi Gui, which is titled “Be Trustworthy”, teaches […]

An internet cafe in Times Square, New York City, on Nov. 28, 2000. (Chris Hondros/Newsmakers)
Sci-Tech

Big Tech vs. Freedom

There are many books about a presumed plot to take over the world. One of the most famous is “Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion”, about a Jewish plot to do exactly that. Although […]

David Marshall on the death sentence
Local

Singapore’s Marshall of Kindness

Most of us know the late David Marshall as Singapore’s first Chief Minister from 1955 to 1956. He was also Singapore’s first ambassador to France. Marshall also had a reputation, both inside and outside the […]