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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.
Dethroning China's 'GDP supremacy' good for region
China's three decades of double-digit economic growth have come to an end. The country's leaders have signalled a policy departure,...
Time for Malaysia's Umno to look beyond race issue
IN FOUR weeks, we will have the opportunity to watch another spectacle in the form of the Umno (United Malays National Organisation) general assembly,...
Jokowi's challenges at sea
THE new Indonesian administration of President Joko Widodo will face a number of challenges as a result of the promises of reform made during his presidential campaign in July. Among other things,...
Ray of hope for Myanmar's Rohingya
PINK is best, but green will do just as well. Both colours represent citizenship for Myanmar's minority Muslim Rohingya. A camp for the displaced, housing some 3,000 residents in...

Op-Ed

The 35-year-old housekeeper was five months' pregnant when she went on the run. The foetus in...
 
Last week, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its yearly review of the Singapore economy...
 
To date, just three people around the world have contracted the Ebola virus without ever having set...
 

Blogs

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...
 
EMPTY tables at restaurants usually booked up for weeks. Short lines at Disneyland. Clear air and...
 

People

Michael Lien may be the grandson of one of Singapore's richest men and with a gilded career of his own as a corporate financier, but he has set himself the task of tackling something far removed...