Communicating Sociology

Month: September 2019

SOC205 – TMA01: Singapore Society

Singapore’s Histories

School textbooks pin 1819 as the pivotal year of Singapore’s founding. Yet, archaeological excavations conducted around the island uncovered artefacts dating as far back as the 13th century (Paulo, 2019). This indicates that Singapore possessed a history which runs contrary to the dominant narrative of Stamford Raffles establishing the island as a British trading post and his recognition as the founder of modern Singapore.

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COM223 – TMA01: Writing for Strategic Communication

Legalising medical marijuana sets slippery slope for Singapore

The Singapore government adopts and maintains its zero-tolerance stance against drug abuse. Home Affairs and Law Minister K. Shanmugam stated that Singapore’s consistent approach to curbing the supply and demand of drugs contributed to a relatively drug-free nation and minimised the negative impact on society from illegal drug use.

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