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Patching up fuel subsidy sinkhole in Indonesia's Budget
MR SYAMSUL has been fishing off the coast of Cilincing, North Jakarta, for the past 20 years. But he soon might find it hard to get a good catch...
Tasks for 'Indonesia's Hillary Clinton'
INDONESIA now has its very own Hillary Clinton. Well, at least of the same gender.
Shift from luxury to thrift a test of Beijing's mettle
Thrift as a virtue is embedded deep within Chinese culture. But has China's government swerved far off the financial straight and narrow?
Singapore men and their foreign brides need a reality check
Ten years ago, I accompanied a 51-year-old Singaporean clerk on a matchmaking tour to Vietnam. The bachelor found a wife in just four hours,...
What divides Hong Kong
It is not a good time to be a policeman in Hong Kong. Working a minimum 18-hour shift, they have to be physically and mentally fit to deal with protesters.

Op-Ed

The recent move by Penang to ban foreign workers from cooking hawker food might have prompted...
 
Tuesday night marked one month since the day Hong Kong's police attacked peaceful pro-...
 
The international media has reported that China is undertaking large-scale reclamation works on...
 

Blogs

THERE are certain actions that are taken in the best interests of the nation, and that people will...
 
IT’S hard not to have an opinion about surrogacy, especially with the intense attention polarising...
 
Amid the Occupy Central protests in Hong Kong, one Chinese commentator “Guo Ping” has been most...
 

People

JAKARTA (REUTERS) – Born in poverty in a rebel stronghold, Indonesia’s new chief economics minister once sold duck eggs on the street to pay his school fees.