Keeping One’s Promise

By Epoch Times Staff Zhuo Shu (卓恕) was well known during the time of the Three Empires (the kingdoms of Wei 220-265, Shu 221-263 and Wu 222-280). He was known for his honesty, and always kept his promises. One day, Zhuo Shu visited his friend, the General Zhuge Ke (诸葛恪), to say goodbye to him…

Lessons from Dizi Gui: Handling Criticism and Praise Effectively

By Jade Pearce| Epoch Times Staff Dizi Gui (弟子规) (Standards for Being a Good Student and Child) is an ancient Chinese text for children that teaches moral values and etiquette. It was written during the Qing Dynasty during the reign of Emperor Kangxi (康熙帝) (1661- 1722) by Li Yuxiu. Beneath the conservative, “old-school” verbose of this…

Dr Sebastian Liew: The Phytotherapy Approach to Skin Conditions

By Dr Sebastian Liew| For Epoch Times  I have a personal soft spot for those suffering from skin conditions such as eczema, acne, and psoriasis. This is probably because I suffered from chronic palmar dermatitis for over 10 years during my childhood. Moreover, I inherited a constitutional weakness from my mum (who used to suffer…

Giving Cause for Hope

By Morgan Awyong| For Epoch Times  “My idea is this: I can’t save a generation of people now, but if one of the children becomes a significant person, more lives can be changed.” – Linus Lin, founder of Global Village for Hope On December 21, 2012, he didn’t expect the new Mayan calendar to bring…

When Life Is Hard, Bounce Back Like a Roly-Poly Toy

By Li Yen | Epoch Times Staff “The true worth of an individual lies in not how many accolades and credentials one receives, but the kind of person one is, within the heart and character.” – Matthew Quek, educator, singer-songwriter and vocal specialist In an exclusive Epoch Times’ interview, award-winning singer and educator Matthew Quek…

Abigail Chay – ‘To Be Loving to Others’

By Li Yen | Epoch Times Staff Singaporean comedianne and actress Abigail Chay is famed for her role as Auntie Abigail in the Channel 5 sitcom Under One Roof. She is also widely known as the daughter of “McDonald’s granny”; her late mother portrayed an amicable granny in the popular McDonald’s TV commercial in the…

One Woman’s Battle With Eczema and ‘Topical Steroid Addiction’?

By Li Yen | Epoch Times Staff Grace Ng, founder of the Eczema & Allergies – Go Natural Health Champions Support Group, talks about her struggle with eczema and ‘topical steroid addiction’, as well as her efforts to raise awareness about the condition. At So Clever SG, the Oral English & Writing Classroom in Centropod along Changi Road, we meet up…

Epoch Times, Singapore Edition (May 17 Issue)

Machines Are Learning, Are You? Get the May 2017 issue at Kinokuniya Bookstores today! Also in this issue: Singapore is a Little Red Dot on the world map. With no natural resources, technology becomes the primary means of ensuring our competitiveness. Will our jobs be replaced by robots? Which skilled level will be most affected?…