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Sim Chi Yin
Singaporean, b. 1978 (Nominee)
May 22, 2019
China’s “one-child policy” was in place from 1979 until 2005. During these years, most couples were limited to giving birth to a single child though those living in rural areas were permitted to have a second child if their first was a daughter.
This decades-long practice has resulted in a substantial gender imbalance in the population: there are many more men than women. Due to this, there’s a substantial... More...
Apr 3, 2019
The event will explore the agency of images specifically in relation to environmental awareness; how images may affect and be active in cultural, social and political situations and events. How can arts and culture engage audiences in pressing environmental concerns, and create shifts in attitude and behaviour? Speaker presentations will explore how aesthetic, philosophical, and conceptual approaches... More...
From the Archive
Nov 20, 2018
Carlos Ghosn, chairman and chief executive of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Motors strategic alliance, has been arrested over claims of financial misconduct. Ghosn is one of the motor industry's titan leaders. Credited with turning around the ailing fortunes of Nissan in the early 2000s, Carlos Ghosn's hero status in Japan was so big that his life was serialised in a Manga cartoon and in a nationwide... More...