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1 year

Stories - Chapter 2

I was lucky that I did not make a conscious career turn. When I was working as a digital designer, I have spent lots of time making bags, and I really enjoyed it. Coming back from work, I would just get on the sewing machine, start making and creating products, and doing the same thing over the weekends.

1 year

Stories - Chapter 1

I am what some societies call an “illegitimate” child since I was conceived by an unmarried woman and an already married man. My childhood resembles one of Charles Dickens’ novels.

1 year

The Silent Warriors

Ask anyone what the most important day of the year is to them and you will get answers ranging from their birthday to Election Day. How many will say their mother’s birthday? For some unknown reasons, mothers get overlooked or down played a bit.

1 year

The War Against Fake News

The problem with the news found on social media is that they are not often true. In its early days there used to be a saying about the internet: one-third commerce, one-third quack remedies and one-third nuttiness. The proportions may have changed a little since, but conspiracy theories are as prominent as ever.

2 years

Happy Women's Day

Today, March 8th, marks the 106th anniversary of International Women’s Day, a day that honors the fight for women's rights — to end hunger, poverty and domestic violence as well as fight for gender equality.

2 years

Japan's Artificial Intelligence Debate

It is no secret that Japan’s population is getting older, but it’s not alone in facing a grey tsunami of ageing. By 2050, the number of people in the world aged over 60 is projected to reach 2bn. In order to overcome this issue, the country is investing heavily in artificial intelligence, hence the debate on the use of advanced robots at home and the workplace

2 years

A Glimpse of Hope in Unpleasant Times

God is forgiving and merciful. Buddha is compassionate and Jesus Christ's teaching that one should turn one's cheek to the enemy suggest that those who are broad-minded shall be loved and remembered by the people.