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Mindset matters more than a degree

Many diploma holders would probably not apply for a job that asked for university graduates. But I did and that decision 16 years ago changed my life.

PM Lee on democracy: Asian states must find own way

The Western media may paint popular democracy as a good thing but politics operates in different ways in Asia, says Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

Learning about moderation from the Swedes

There is a Swedish cafe here called Fika which I’ve visited several times.

Is Singapore's competitiveness on the slide?

Last week, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its yearly review of the Singapore economy known as the Article IV Consultations, flagged a concern over the country's further plans to slow the inflow of...

PM Lee Hsien Loong posts Facebook tribute to late SAF pioneer John Morrice

SINGAPORE - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong paid tribute to the late Colonel (Retired) John Morrice, a Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) pioneer who died last Thursday (Oct 23) of a heart attack.

News and Features

Oct 30, 2014 07:27 PM

"Manicured and choreographed" - S’pore in the eyes of former Pakistani envoy

SINGAPORE – Manicured and choreographed was how Pakistan’s former high commissioner to Singapore, Mr Sajjad Ashraf, described the country to a compatriot in 2004 when he arrived here to start his four-year posting.

Oct 29, 2014 08:46 AM

PM Lee on democracy: Asian states must find own way

The Western media may paint popular democracy as a good thing but politics operates in different ways in Asia, says Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

Oct 28, 2014 08:31 AM

Is Singapore's competitiveness on the slide?

Last week, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its yearly review of the Singapore economy known as the Article IV Consultations, flagged a concern over the country's further plans to slow the inflow of foreign workers.

Oct 28, 2014 07:38 AM

PM Lee Hsien Loong posts Facebook tribute to late SAF pioneer John Morrice

SINGAPORE - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong paid tribute to the late Colonel (Retired) John Morrice, a Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) pioneer who died last Thursday (Oct 23) of a heart attack.

Oct 27, 2014 12:34 PM

6 protesters, including Han Hui Hui, Roy Ngerng, charged with public nuisance

Six people, including activist Han Hui Hui and blogger Roy Ngerng Yi Ling, who took part in a Hong Lim Park protest last month which disrupted a charity carnival held in an adjacent lawn, were charged on Monday for public nuisance.

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Yeo Guat Kwang: An animal’s life is still a life

He is known for tending to consumer protection, when he was Case president, and foreign labour issues as Migrant Workers’ Centre chairman. But now, it’s animals. Veteran backbench MP Yeo Guat Kwang (Ang Mo Kio GRC) has proposed an amendment to the Animals and Birds Act – one of two Private...

Christopher de Souza: If I can save one person, it will be worth it

Earlier this month, Mr Christopher de Souza, an MP for Holland-Bukit Timah GRC, introduced a Private Member’s Bill in Parliament which seeks to fight human trafficking. Private Member’s Bills, which are introduced by MPs who are not ministers, are rare. The last such Bill to be successfully...

 

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