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Rewriting history to understand our present
THE findings of a recent Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) survey about the best remembered and least remembered events of Singapore's past have started another...
Why it's wise to steer clear of stem cell clinics
TENNIS star Rafael Nadal, who crashed out of the Australian Open this week, was reported in late 2013 and again late last year as having received stem cells...
China's challenge on food security
CHINA is the world's second largest economy, but ironically, food security is emerging as one of the main concerns for China's communist leaders. During a visit to an...
Get familiar with hackers' tools to... combat hacking
"LIFE," Oscar Wilde famously said, "imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life." In the case of Sony Pictures' movie The...
What dark secret is in the Singapore basement?
I had not heard of the child in the basement, the one who is in our midst.

Op-Ed

When Emperor Hirohito of Japan ascended to the throne in 1962, his subjects revered him as a...
 
IN SEPTEMBER, the world will commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Plaza Accord. That agreement...
 
THE World Economic Forum (WEF) has just published its 2015 Global Risk Report. This is the 10th...
 

Blogs

There were many tough questions waiting for Finance Minister Sommai Phasee when he stepped into the...
 
I first climbed Mount Murud on a whim in 2013. With that spur-of-the moment decision, I found...
 
It was the middle of May in 2011 – and searingly hot in the northern Thai town of Phayao, which was...
 

People

AN ICON in Hong Kong's skyline, Cheung Kong Center is a glittering edifice to one man's shrewdness and ambition.