Author: Raffles Press

The Hidden Ills of Puppy Mills

Reading Time: 7 minutes

By Yeo Jun Wei (17S03B) and guest writer Kong Pek Yoke (17A01C)

Dogs have been “man’s best friend” for thousands of years, and for good reason: they seem to touch our soft spot with their energy and boundless capacity for love. These lovely canines are our pets or help us with various tasks, seamlessly integrating with human society.

A quick look around can easily prove that Singapore is no exception. How many of us know someone who owns a dog?

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Celebrating the Year of the Fire Rooster

Reading Time: 5 minutes

By Ernest Lee (17A01A), Kaushik Rangaraj (17S06P), photos by Matthew Ang (17S06H)

Chinese New Year: a time for the home, health and hope. The new year brings with it many events, such as house visits (拜年) and spring cleaning (大扫除), and on the 27th of January Raffles Institution celebrated their own New Year tradition. Students and staff alike were gathered to celebrate this joyous occasion as a family, with the annual festive concert being the main event of the day.

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