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Effecting change in Indonesia
THE Indonesian parliamentary election did not produce the decisive result observers believe is required for a hugely disparate country poised for take-off.
A new, delicate big power dance
WHEN the Chinese took visiting US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel on a tour last week of the country's sole aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, the move was hailed as a measure of the transparency...
Outpouring of support for Polish Colleen Turzynski looking for her Singapore family
A handful offered donations, hundreds left messages of support and thousands shared the article on Facebook. The story...
Time for Japan to take whale meat off the menu
Despite all the hand-wringing and loud complaints from politicians about failure to understand Japanese culture and tradition, the recent ban on so-called "scientific whaling...
Learn to share 'our' space with wildlife
The densely clustered bright points on the map of Akole, a small town in the Indian state of Maharashtra, show where Lakshai lived and roamed.

Op-Ed

WHEN an Indian man praises an Indian woman, listen carefully. Note the adjectives he uses -...
 
FOR countries such as Singapore, today's global environment is very challenging. Unlike the...
 
As tensions mount in East Asia, the military threat posed by China and the anti-Japan stance of...
 

Blogs

Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus, founder of the fabled Grameen Bank which has empowered many...
 
A Singaporean woman met a Polish man while she was visiting Poland. When exactly this meeting...
 
One of the world’s greatest aviation mysteries yet has united rival countries behind a common goal...
 

People

Ambassador-at-large Tommy Koh will be recognised as one of the world's top negotiators at a ceremony in Harvard University on Thursday. Prof Koh is the first Singaporean to receive the "...