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Sim Kah Lim shows that there's hope of recovery from mental illness, even after so long.

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People vote for populist leaders who promise them easy solutions; people vote in a parliament that is divided and fractured and that negative cycle continues to spiral downwards … It is critical in the next election for us to send that positive signal not just to ourselves but to the rest of the world, that we can easily go on an upward spiral and pull apart from the competition.

Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing, on Singapore’s next general election

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I feel scared. There's no way out. All I can do is fight to the end. ​​​​​​​

A protester joining the barricade at Hong Kong’s Polytechnic University on Nov 18

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Ending violence and restoring order is the most pressing task we have in Hong Kong.

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The ocean was so beautiful back then, with many fishes and Nemo (clownfish), but after 2007, it has changed. I couldn’t see the seabed because it’s covered by marine debris.

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Sometimes the best counsellors don’t have a counselling certificate. They have a good heart and have a good listening ear. ​​​​​​​

Ng Tze Yong, chief executive of charity EQUAL, on ex-jockey Shamri who now brings joy to folks in need

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