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12 Dec, Mon, 8:00 PM

It Figures: The Better Bet?

Singaporeans were reported as the biggest lottery spenders in the world. Will taking it online really make a potential vice far too convenient? It Figures figure out why experts think the best solution might not be to ban it  ... but to manage it.

28 Feb, Tue, 8:00 PM

Get Rea!: Fighting For My Home (Malaysia)

Kelantan, Malaysia is deforested by the logging industry at a startling pace and the Temiar, the biggest Orang Asli tribe, is determined to stall the destruction. GET REAL looks at the contest for the forest and why consequences could spell disaster not just for the Temiar, but for the entire state.

New Smart Nation and Digital Government Office to be formed on May 1

Permanent Secretary of Defence Development Ng Chee Khern will lead the new group.

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Swimming: Quah finishes second in NCAA 200-yard fly final

Singaporean Quah Zheng Wen took the second spot at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) 200-yard ...

President Tony Tan hails close ties with France

President Tony Tan Keng Yam was speaking during the state banquet at the Istana hosted in honour of French President ...

Imagining the Singapore libraries of the future

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From the use of data analytics to virtual reality, Channel NewsAsia's Olivia Siong looks at what could emerge from ...

Carrie Lam elected as Hong Kong's first female Chief Executive

Asia Pacific

Former deputy leader Carrie Lam has been voted as Hong Kong's new Chief Executive by a 1200-member election committee ...

Finding an alternative to palm oil in Indonesia

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Indonesian authorities are trying to replace palm oil - which accounted for about 13 per cent of export earnings last ...

Hong Kong's rich-poor divide in the spotlight ahead of chief executive vote

Asia Pacific

The new Chief Executive elected on Sunday (Mar 26) will have urban poverty and the housing shortage to tackle, among ...

Rise in new tuberculosis cases in Singapore last year

Singapore

There were 1,617 new cases of active TB in 2016 - higher than the 1,498 new cases recorded in 2015.

Singapore's manufacturing output up 12.6% in February

Singapore

The growth was boosted by the electronics cluster, which grew 39.8 per cent year-on-year last month, EDB says.  

Instant noodle restaurants gain popularity in Taiwan

Asia Pacific

At Instant Noodle House, customers can choose up to 50 instant noodles from across Asia for the chef to prepare the ...

Singapore, Vietnam 'watching how things will develop' on TPP: PM Lee

Singapore

At the end of his visit to Vietnam, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong also encouraged Vietnam to take a forward-leaning ...

Hong Kong likely to choose Beijing's pick for leader amid tension, economic malaise

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong on Sunday (Mar 26) will likely select Beijing's favoured candidate for its next leader who some say will ...

Sunken South Korean ferry slowly emerges three years after disaster

A South Korean ferry that sank nearly three years ago, killing 304 people, most of them children on a school trip ...

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Upcoming Highlights

12 Dec, Mon, 8:00 PM

It Figures: The Better Bet?

Singaporeans were reported as the biggest lottery spenders in the world. Will taking it online really make a potential vice far too convenient? It Figures figure out why experts think the best solution might not be to ban it  ... but to manage it.

28 Feb, Tue, 8:00 PM

Get Rea!: Fighting For My Home (Malaysia)

Kelantan, Malaysia is deforested by the logging industry at a startling pace and the Temiar, the biggest Orang Asli tribe, is determined to stall the destruction. GET REAL looks at the contest for the forest and why consequences could spell disaster not just for the Temiar, but for the entire state.