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Thinking hard about S'pore's choices
ONE of the unfortunate realities of economic discourse in Singapore is that outside the Government, there is relatively little research on practical public policy,...
New era of self-driving cars will transform cities
ADDING to its vast portfolio of transportation-related acronyms, the Ministry of Transport yesterday announced the launch of Carts - the Committee for...
Crunch time for new Indonesia president
INDONESIA'S President-elect Joko Widodo has huge tasks on his hands as he prepares to formally take power on Oct 20.
Sterling work against lure of terror
The Religious Rehabilitation Group (RRG) was befittingly honoured recently with the Berita Harian Achiever of the Year Award, the first organisation to win an accolade that had...
Riding the technology wave without fear
DOES the idea of a robot taking over your job, operating on your kidney or flying the aeroplane you are on make your skin crawl?

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People

WHEN Prime Minister Narendra Modi powered to a decisive victory in May's national elections, the focus was not just on him but also on his closest aide Amit Anilchandra Shah, a portly,...