Paulin Tay Straughan, Singapore Management University (SMU)

Paulin Tay Straughan, Singapore Management University (SMU)

Paulin Straughan

26 December 2023
Morning Shot: How lonely are you?
Isolation is the “worst enemy” for not just seniors, but also for the younger old.
With the recent pandemic shifting a significant part of policy considerations towards how to better manage social connections within society, on this episode of Morning Shot, Paulin Straughan, Professor of Sociology (Practice) and Dean of Students at the Singapore Management University shares her insights on evolving notions of social engagement and what the future holds.
Presented by: Emaad Akhtar
Produced and edited by: Yeo Kai Ting (ykaiting@sph.com.sg)

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5 September 2023
Morning Shot Special: A Silver Tsunami Looms - How Singapore Is Dealing With This 'Demographic Time Bomb'
Singapore's society is increasingly turning grey. With the trend becoming more pronounced, what's at stake for the economy and the society? And how is the little red dot dealing with this 'demographic time bomb' a step at a time, through initiatives such as enhancing its citizens' retirement adequacy, as well as infrastructure?
In this long-form episode of Morning Shot Special, Paulin Straughan, Professor of Sociology (Practice) at the School of Social Sciences and the Dean of Students at the Singapore Management University weighs in with an expert lens on the issue.
Story produced and edited by: Yeo Kai Ting (ykaiting@sph.com.sg)
Voiced by: Ryan Huang
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25 August 2023
Weekly Wrap Up: National Day Rally 2023, reactions from the ground
An overhaul of the classification system for mature and non-mature estates and a new retirement support package for workers born in 1973 or earlier are among the key announcements in Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s National Day Rally speech last weekend.
Were there any topics that should be covered but were not? What reactions are we getting from the ground so far?
Paulin Tay Straughan, Professor of Sociology (Practice), Singapore Management University shares more.

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28 July 2023
Weekly Wrap Up: Different phases of marriage and its impact on one
Divorce statistics showed that the highest proportion of break-ups came between the 5th and 10th years of marriage. What factors are contributing to this and is there anything that these couples can do to face this issue?
We speak to Paulin Tay Straughan, Professor of Sociology (Practice), Singapore Management University more about this.

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14 April 2023
How are Singaporeans becoming more socially responsible?
According a recent study, more people returned their trays and crockery after they finished a meal at a coffee shop or hawker centre in 2022.
That accounts to 95 per cent of over 2000 people who were polled in that survey.
Professor Paulin Straughan, Sociology Professor at Singapore Management University explains the reasons driving this social responsibility.

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18 February 2021
Budget 2021 - Post Budget 2021 Conversation: Social Impacts
In Budget 2021, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat announced measures to strengthen the “social compact” and support Singaporeans who have been more badly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Paulin Tay Straughan, Professor of Sociology (Practice), Dean of Students & Director of the Centre for Research on Successful Ageing, Singapore Management University shares more on how Singaporeans will benefit from these new measures.

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