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Regional chapter beckons for Singapore urban planners
THE recently proposed merger of four of Singapore's architecture, urban design and planning firms - Ascendas, Jurong International, Surbana and...
Modi connects with the American dream
BEFORE he was elected India's Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi was persona non grata in the United States because of his alleged complicity in the ethnic violence in Gujarat (of...
Hong Kong's march of youthful idealism
Bespectacled and with toothy smiles, students Jolly Lam, 21, Clare Wong, 20, and Phoenix Ng, 21, quiver like a trio of shy rabbits. In a low whisper, Ms Lam - a Chinese...
Ready to roll as world whizzes by...
Even as bombs were raining down on Syria, the rumbling over Russia's interventions in Ukraine continued to be heard. Meanwhile, a United Nations summit to address global climate change...
To Johor Bahru, for a movie
Two Fridays ago, I took a day off work and drove into Johor Baru with a friend. There, we ended up at a simple hotel with about 350 others. Many had travelled from Singapore in three chartered buses. The...

Op-Ed

THE word "jihad" is once again in the media, as a result of the actions of the radical...
 
BEIJING faces a choice in Hong Kong between repression and climbdown. The demonstrations on the...
 
CHINA and South-east Asia are geographically contiguous. We have no choice but to live together....
 

Blogs

BANGKOK - It was no lazy Sunday afternoon for me when I visited a friend’s organic rice farm in...
 
Kah, a 17-year-old Burmese, was detained by Thai authorities for one month in Chiang Mai after he...
 
WHEN I was growing up in a suburb south of Manila, there was one year when a specific hour of a...
 

People

WHEN Ms Chen Liuzhuo was almost four years old, in China's Hunan province, her parents noticed her ability to memorise large numbers of Chinese characters and decided to send her to an...