Biography of the Author Judith d’ Silva

Judith d’ Silva

Contributor to CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. confused woman with binoculars

    Commentary: Dear public service, what do you mean by this jargon?

    When public servants use phrases like “we must be future-ready” or words like “opine” and “enthuse”, one member of the Speak Good English Movement ...
  2. NDP 2019 National Day Parade marching contingents

    Commentary: NDP a uniquely Singapore phenomenon

    Holding the National Day Parade in these coronavirus times has seen some debate but it’s worth keeping in mind that the parade is meaningful to ...
  3. People wearing mask at Orchard Road Singapore Feb 3 (32)

    Commentary: COVID-19 the new national test for Singapore. How are we doing?

    Many Singaporeans are taking action to look after one another and keep the economy moving. It’s this sort of Total Defence ethos we need to keep ...
  4. elder woman reading newspaper

    Commentary: When did English become a second language and jargon our first?

    Forget about our analysis being read or our proposal approved if readers have to plow through a morass of jargon and gobbledygook, says former ...