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Riding the greenback uptrend
THE greenback is rising at the fastest clip in decades against most currencies worldwide, which should be cause for cheer for export-oriented countries such as Singapore and many others in Asia....
SG50: Time for new S'pore story?
A BONUS public holiday, free concerts in the park and a bigger-than-usual National Day Parade are some of the special ways Singapore is marking its 50th anniversary of nationhood this year...
European decision to join AIIB puts Japan at crossroads
THE British decision to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) on March 12 has triggered an avalanche against the US effort to deter its...
Investing for the future: GIC's long-term view
IN SINGAPORE, long-termism is our national ethos. A willingness to forgo short-term gratification and keep faith with the fundamentals has served us well. It has...
A tricky Chinese juggling act
THINK of China as a juggler trying to keep three balls in the air, each emblazoned with the letter S. Drop one and the others might also fall, with serious impact for China and even the world.
US needs a counter-strategy in Asia
THE ongoing rivalry between the United States and China in Asia took a surprising turn when Britain decided last week to join the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)...

Op-Ed

WHEN the relatively new car you drive keeps breaking down, you can look to only two possible...
 
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Last year, a man in his 70s in Kobe in western Japan filed a lawsuit against a daycare centre in...
 

Blogs

The four men - an activist, a lawyer, a student and a taxi driver - were told to report at a...
 
It was the most robust public debate in Thailand since the army seized power in a coup d’etat 10...
 
Like all Dhammakaya followers, journalists should wear white, we were told, when visiting the...
 

People

NEW DELHI (AFP) - A two-year-old Indian girl groomed from birth to be an archery champion after the tragic death of her older siblings set a new national record on Tuesday, according to the India...