Biography of the Author Arulnathan John

Arulnathan John

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  1. Workers in Singapore sorting through second-hand clothing to be exported.

    The true cost of demand for cheap clothes, to you and the environment

    It turns out that the fashion industry produces more carbon emissions than the airline and shipping industries combined. The programme Talking ...
  2. Is it easy for drivers to prevent an accident at the first sign of trouble? The speed matters.

    Why speeding is more dangerous than many drivers may think

    While some motorists may soup up their cars or even race illegally, the issue of speeding in Singapore goes beyond this group. The programme ...
  3. Six dishes, but which has the most salt? You may be surprised at the answer

    Want to cut back on salt and still have tasty meals? Here are 7 tips

    Too much salt can be a health risk, but that has not deterred Singaporeans. The programme Talking Point finds out what’s behind the nation’s high ...
  4. Malaysian PM Muhyiddin Yassin at a Covid-19 Quarantine and Low-Risk Treatment Centre on Jan 19.

    Malaysia’s state of emergency a gamble by Muhyiddin, says his party. Will it pay off?

    An attempt to save the nation from COVID-19 or to preserve power? Either way, Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin is staking his political ...
  5. To lose the weight he gained previously, Steven Chia went on a two-month intermittent fast.

    Does intermittent fasting shed those kilos? Here are 7 things you should know

    After drinking bubble tea over a month, Talking Point host Steven Chia decided to put intermittent fasting to the test. And he got some tips about ...
  6. Many of the shops in Tanglin Halt have been around since the neighbourhood was built in the 1960s.

    A trip down memory lane in Tanglin Halt, soon to be demolished

    What will be lost, and what has already changed in one of Singapore’s oldest districts? Residents and business owners share their stories with the ...
  7. The Ganga has sustained hundreds of millions of people for centuries, but faces a slow death today.

    Can Ganga be saved? What must be done to clean up India’s holy river?

    Also known as the Ganges, it is one of the foundations of Indian civilisation but has since been tarnished by pollution and filth. The programme ...
  8. The danger is that all it takes is a few drops of water for this to happen.

    When glass suddenly shatters — why it happens and how to be on the safe side

    There have been cases at home, and outside too; over the past decade, at least 530 exterior glass panels were reported to have shattered. The ...
  9. Talking Point host Diana Ser becomes a cleaner for four hours.

    What would make Singaporeans return their trays? How about a siren?

    Diners in hawker centres often assume that it is the cleaners’ responsibility to clean up after them. Could technology or monetary pressure change ...
  10. Xi Jinping insisted on meeting old friends including Sarah Lande when he visited the US in 2012.

    The story of Xi Jinping’s oldest friendship in the US, and what it shows

    China and the United States have been embroiled in tensions around trade, technology and other practices in recent years, yet there is hope for ...