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Singasnaps: The sports edition (April 17-23)

This week, politicians got their game on on social media, reacting to one of the big football matches over the weekend. Find out who supports Liverpool and who doesn’t mind them, and who rescued a fluffy...

Former PAP MP Dixie Tan dies

A former Member of Parliament, Dr Dixie Tan, died on Wednesday morning after a two-month illness with brain cancer.

What's your maid eating?

In simpler times, one of the most common greetings you would hear in Singapore was: "Have you eaten?"

Seven in 10 polled aware of pioneer package;Govt to step up outreach

Seven in 10 Singaporeans have heard of the pioneer generation package, a Government survey conducted last month has shown.

THE MOOD AT HALF-TIME

Taking the pulse of Singaporeans

Want the low-down on what a recent survey to capture Singaporeans' sense of key issues since the 2011 General Election found? These charts break down the responses.

News and Features

Apr 23, 2014 04:47 PM

Singasnaps: The sports edition (April 17-23)

This week, politicians got their game on on social media, reacting to one of the big football matches over the weekend. Find out who supports Liverpool and who doesn’t mind them, and who rescued a fluffy golden retriever.

Apr 23, 2014 03:34 PM

Former PAP MP Dixie Tan dies

A former Member of Parliament, Dr Dixie Tan, died on Wednesday morning after a two-month illness with brain cancer.

Apr 21, 2014 07:05 PM

Seven in 10 polled aware of pioneer package;Govt to step up outreach

Seven in 10 Singaporeans have heard of the pioneer generation package, a Government survey conducted last month has shown.

Apr 21, 2014 03:57 PM

Taking the pulse of Singaporeans

Want the low-down on what a recent survey to capture Singaporeans' sense of key issues since the 2011 General Election found? These charts break down the responses.

Apr 20, 2014 07:06 PM

Singapore will accept Indonesia's apology at 'face value', says Ng

Singapore will accept Indonesia's apology over the naming of a new warship at "face value", stressing that both countries have to find ways to move beyond it, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said on Sunday.

Supperclub

From librarian to book seller

For 28 years, Mrs Lena Lim ran a bookshop that is renowned for its focus: Its shelves were lined with books about South-east Asia, and written by scholars and writers from the region.

Lena Lim on not wanting Select to be 'just another bookshop'

As a school girl in the 1950s, Lena Lim read Jane Austen and learnt about British colonial history. When she graduated, a job in the library of then-University of Malaya led her to discover the works of South-east Asian writers. In turn, it led her to open Select Books in 1976, a shop with books...

 

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