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It is becoming more important to stabilise the fluid and murky strategic contour in East Asia.
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Op-Ed

LATEST figures from the Land Transport Authority (LTA) show that the private car population is at...
 
Just for the record, The Straits Times wasn't the first news outlet to call Budget 2015 a...
 
Jenny (not her real name) was months old when her father walked out on the family. Her mother, who...
 

Blogs

As Sabah continues to be plagued by security issues, focus has fallen on the water villages that...
 
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People

DHAKA (AFP) - Bangladesh's elite security force said they had arrested an Islamist Monday over last week's murder of the atheist American blogger Avijit Roy, accusing him of being behind...