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The dark side of maid recruitment
FROM April to July this year, Ms Jonnalyn Arcillas, 32, "performed" household chores, sometimes for as long as 15 hours a day, for "would-be employers" in Singapore...
President's post unlikely for popular Suu Kyi
MYANMAR'S opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) has worked hard to clear the way for its leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, to become her country's next...
Closer tie-ups the solution to Singapore budget carriers' woes
TIGERAIR is bleeding cash and shrinking, Jetstar Asia has stopped growing, and nobody really knows how Scoot is doing because parent...
When under attack, moderates must fight back
Living as we do at a time when violent sectarian currents seem to be growing stronger among most religious communities across the world, there is a need to revisit the idea of...
Staying nimble, closing loopholes
WHEN the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said last month it would start regulating two types of alternative investments, the move was praised by pundits and investors alike.

Op-Ed

NEXT week, the largest dormitory specially built for foreign workers here will open its doors in...
 
THE case for South-east Asian exceptionalism has, in part at least, been laid at the door of "...
 
AUSTRALIA and Singapore have great new opportunities to deepen their relationship on the basis of a...
 

Blogs

When leaders of Parti Islam SeMalaysia (PAS) meet Sunday morning to begin deliberations on the...
 
‘’We’re late,’’ Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said light-heartedly as he strode into a press...
 
Deep lines edge the tanned face of Mr Shu Xiaoping, a hint of the life as a farmer he left behind...
 

People

TOKYO (AFP) - A Japanese man born months before the Wright brothers carried out the first human flight was recognised on Wednesday as the world's oldest male at the age of 111.