Sept. 27, 2021

#212 - Singapore tightens COVID restrictions & BooksActually co-founder accused of misconduct by ex-employees

As quickly as we embarked on a COVID-endemic strategy, Singapore has tightened restrictions on social gatherings once again. It’s not the first time we’ve clamped down to reduce the spread, but why is there so much more frustration this time? In other ne...


As quickly as we embarked on a COVID-endemic strategy, Singapore has tightened restrictions on social gatherings once again. It’s not the first time we’ve clamped down to reduce the spread, but why is there so much more frustration this time? In other news, the co-founder of indie bookstore BooksActually, a longstanding bastion of Singapore literature, was accused by several female ex-employees of misconduct in a bombshell exposé published by Rice Media over the weekend. Was the SingLit community complicit in letting this open secret slide?

 

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