Articles by

Christina Wong

Work

Quiet Quitting: Why TikTok’s latest trend is more dangerous than it sounds

I recently learned about this new trend of “quiet quitting”. It doesn’t mean leaving your job, but doing the bare minimum at work. After TikToker Zaid Khan posted about the trend, the term...

Movies & TV

Extraordinary Attorney Woo: Different doesn’t mean inferior

Netflix’s summer K-drama offering Extraordinary Attorney Woo has undoubtedly captured the hearts of many. The drama, which saw its first episode bring in a viewership rating of 0.9% (that’s...

News

Russia invades Ukraine: What is happening and how should we pray?

“Give peace a chance.” This line, quoted from John Lennon’s 1969 anti-war song, has been repeated on multiple occasions of late – most recently at the Olympics’ opening and...

Movies & TV

The Tinder Swindler, and our longing to be loved

I suck at relationships. My last experience in a serious relationship left me fearful of commitment and wary of the opposite gender. I spent my years in text-everyday non-relationships… until I...

Workplace

5 types of workers returning to office (and things to look out for!)

Most of us have begun returning to office in the past few weeks after what seems like an eternity of working from home (I know of friends who’ve actually been working from home since April of...

COVID-19

Dear Singapore, what now after pointing fingers?

I’ve got to admit, my first response to hearing about the growing KTV cluster was one of anger and disappointment. You know, it’s the feeling you get in primary school when you can’t be...

Discipleship

Dear Millennials, is this truly the prime of our lives?

Bloomberg says that we are the “battered-and-bruised generation“. The Washington Post calls us “the unluckiest generation”. For most of us right now, our twenties are not quite...

Movies & TV

Seobok: What is the meaning of life if we could live forever?

WARNING: SPOILERS ABOUND! “Death is the fundamental element holding life together.” Seobok, South Korea’s latest film offering starring Gong Yoo and Park Bo Gum, confronts the issue of...

Culture

Minari: In the fumbling search for Eden, lessons on family and failure

WARNING: SPOILERS ABOUND “Never pay for anything you can find for free.” I chuckled at that line when Jacob (played by Steven Yeun) tells that to his son David in one of the early scenes in...