IF THE downturn deepens, Singapore should brace itself for a rise in suicides. And it should do all it can to prevent the increase from starting now, warns Dr Chia Boon Hock. Singapore’s resident suicidologist, who has spent 40 years collecting and studying suicide data, says there have been four major suicide peaks here over
A lot of financial pressure comes with being the first person in your family to go to college or get a career-track job. Not all of it is good. First-generation successes can be the target of family demands to help out parents, siblings, or other relatives. There’s an apt metaphor for folks in this situation.
Recession, is the most feared and talked-about word in the corporate dictionary today. It is steadily getting on the nerves of an increasing number of people around the globe. While some take to the bottle in an effort to keep the recessionary gloom away, others, like women in Britain, colour their hair blonde, claiming that