• CAS
  • Project Week Demonstration

    This valuable experience provided me with an extensive knowledge of NGOs in developing countries. I realised how difficult it is for NGOs in those countries to figure out the logistics and such due to their limitations in their educational or societal backgrounds. Additionally, as a global politics student, I wanted to learn more about the […]

  • CAS
  • JAS Hula Dance Performance

    On 9 September, I performed at the National Stadium for the Japanese Association Summer Festival 2018. I performed with the  30 other dancers from my Hula dance class in front of a huge audience. I only danced one dance, which was Kahiko (the traditional dance) but I think it was a nice way to put […]

  • Extended Essay
  • EE Interim Reflection

    After the 4000-word submission, I had a meeting with my supervisor which allowed me to reflect on the work I did over the summer. Firstly, I was satisfied with the work I did over the summer since I truly got to develop my understanding of the US occupation in Japan after World War 2. I […]

  • EA
  • EA Interview Transcript

      Questions Answer First of all, I just want to make sure; Are you comfortable with answering questions that ask your opinion about the Singaporean government? Okay, so I won’t answer if there’s any that I don’t want to answer. Afa started in 1988 and I assume there were many difficulties or conflicts between the […]

  • EA
  • EA Engagement 4: interview with Afa

    On 15 August 2018, I went for an interview with Afa’s executive director, Sumita Banerjee. The aim of this interview was to clarify the potential difficulties that they have faced as a non-state actor and whether or not they recognise the rising legitimacy of non-state actors in Singapore. Surprisingly, she stated that Afa had never […]

  • EA
  • EA Engagement 3: Afa volunteer

    On 21 July 2018, I went for my second volunteering to Afa (Action for AIDS) and there, I had an HIV testing training. The organization separates the testing process into; registration, pre-counseling, testing and post-counseling. Since I’ve already done the training for the reception, I attended the training for the testing stage; where one volunteer […]