IN FOCUS: How a Tampines resident’s noisy neighbor situation went ‘from bad to worse’ to a 30-year nightmare

“SOMEBODY IS SUFFERING” By March last year, however, Mr. Syed’s family had reached the end of their rope. They decided to turn to the “last resort” of filing a claim with the CDRT. To do so, they had to prove a bonafide case against their neighbor, which meant sharing with the tribunal their dozens of … Read more

The dark side of fame, and what it does to the brain

Have you ever dreamed of being famous? Even if we’re a bit embarrassed to admit it, fame seems to offer some huge benefits: wealth, access, validation, adoration. But being a celebrity can come at a huge cost, and the experience can be both isolating and addictive — just ask 2007 Australian Idol winner Natalie Gauci. … Read more

1 in 8 adults experienced depression for the first time during the pandemic: Research | Health

One in eight older persons in Canada, according to recent large-scale research that included more than 20,000, experienced their first episode of depression during the epidemic. The statistics were significantly worse for people who had previously struggled with depression. Nearly half (45 percent) of this population reported having depression by the fall of 2020. The … Read more