PUBLISHED: MAY 13, 2021

ST cartoonists’ views: April 2021


News:
The rising interest in gardening saw Facebook group Urban Farmers (Singapore) increase its membership from 34,600 to over 45,200 last year. It is one of the biggest online platforms for local gardening enthusiasts.

ST artist Manuel Francisco’s take:

TIPS FOR BEGINNERS
TIPS FOR BEGINNERS


News:
Many people in Singapore lack vitamin D even though there is abundant sunshine here, say doctors. A deficiency can lead to osteoporosis, a lower immunity to infections, and more.

ST artist Chng Choon Hiong’s take:

HOW TO FIGHT DEFICIENCY
HOW TO FIGHT DEFICIENCY


News:
Forest bathing is a decades-old Japanese practice where people soak in the atmosphere of the woodland. During the Covid-19 pandemic, travel-starved Singaporeans sought refuge in nature.

ST artist Cel Gulapa’s take:

WHY GET A GUIDE
WHY GET A GUIDE


News:
The global chip shortage is going from bad to worse with automakers on three continents joining tech giants Apple and Samsung Electronics in flagging production cuts and lost revenue.

ST artist Manuel Francisco’s take:

BRANDS HIT BY SHORTAGE
BRANDS HIT BY SHORTAGE

SOURCE: ST ILLUSTRATIONS BY MANUEL FRANCISCO, CEL GULAPA AND CHNG CHOON HIONG

PRODUCED BY: DENISE CHONG

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