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Commentary: 2019 – a year for political consolidation or a year for elections?

The most important considerations for when polls may be called could boil down to the mechanics of political transition.

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5 condominiums to rent that are close to Singapore's top food spots

If you're a foodie looking for a place to rent, here are the top picks that are located near food havens.

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Underwater currents, strong winds and even heavy rain add uncertainty to commercial diving jobs.

For a pay packet, they risk drowning, crocodile attacks and being hit by ships

They are in one of the world’s most dangerous occupations, but these divers want to do what they love and go to sea, as On The ...

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Thailand is the first Southeast Asian country to legalise the use of cannabis for medical purposes.

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We need to act decisively to manage the manpower growth in services and encourage companies to revamp work processes, redesign jobs, reskill workers. Relying on more and more foreign workers is not ​​​​​​​the long-term solution.

Singapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat, on lowering the foreign worker ratio in the services sector

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I am sorry my genuine intention to work for the country and Thai people has caused such problems that shouldn't have happened in this era. ​​​​​​​

Thai Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya

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I don’t think we failed. I take it as one year’s school fees. We still got to learn. We were losing money but we are happy that we managed to stay afloat for a year without having to top-up money or take loans.

Ms Gay Yu Ting, co-founder of the now-defunct hawker stall Sutachi

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As a society, we must overcome the shameful stigma that those who suffer from this condition bear. Eczema patients deserve to live a healthy and productive life free from discrimination.

Dermatologist Dr Joyce Lim

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So many people these days – parents, first of all – themselves don’t read. So there are no books in their houses. A house without books isn’t a complete home to me.

Author Tan Twan Eng

Mr Tan Twan Eng is arguably one of Malaysia’s most successful authors now.
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Family​​​​​​​ is very important. As a single man, you go to work, come home and the next day, it’s the same thing. Now, you get up in the morning, you have a family. You have to take care of your wife, your daughter. This is [what it means to be] a man. That’s why I need to work very hard now. I have a family to support.

Hong Kong star Aaron Kwok

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