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Bridging vehicle permit fee differences
The Causeway and Second Link, as vital arteries for the throngs travelling for leisure, work and trade, ought to be symbols of best practices in cross-border cooperation...
Western radio broadcasters tuning out
For 67-year-old Victor Goonetilleke, sitting with his headphones on in his house in the lush green Sri Lankan countryside, June 30 was the end of an era.
What MH17 tragedy reveals about Dutch society
ACULTURAL conundrum that I struggled to comprehend during my six years of living in Amsterdam concerned the Dutch attitude towards celebrities.
Feeding the poor in a rich country
The scorching noon sun made it a brilliant day to be out in Tokyo's Ueno Park.

Op-Ed

IN TRADE policy, the negotiating action is now in "mega-regionals" - big-block trade...
 
MR NARENDRA Modi's new government in New Delhi has restored the sense of excitement about...
 
SINGAPORE'S disappointing second-quarter growth of 2.1 per cent compared with the same period...
 

Blogs

Indonesia’s president-elect Joko Widodo does not give impressive off-the-cuff speeches, nor does he...
 
The scorching noon sun made it a brilliant day to be out in Tokyo's Ueno Park.
 
THE infighting between leaders of Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) and its ally Parti Islam SeMalaysia (...
 

People

BEIJING (AFP) - Embattled former top Communist Zhou Yongkang rose through China's state oil industry to become the country's internal security chief - and amassed so much power, according...