From The Straits Times Archives: Consumerism and its trade-offs

The Straits Times-Ministry of Education National Current Affairs Quiz is on from March 21 to Aug 1. Its presenting sponsor is the Singapore Press Holdings Foundation. This year, 24 schools are taking part.

As part of the outreach programme, 12 primers on various current affairs issues are published in the Opinion section of The Straits Times every Monday. The paper's journalists discuss issues of national concern, offering unique Singaporean perspectives on these topics.

The ninth, published on July 11, focuses on consumerism and its benefits and trade-offs.


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