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He learnt Mandarin to better understand Singaporean culture: A migrant entrepreneur's journey

He loves bantering with hawkers, and singing Teresa Teng love songs at karaoke. But when Abhishek Agrawal arrived from India ...

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I would say there are two phases to my life in Singapore: Before and after learning Mandarin. I made deeper connections because we could converse.

Tech start-up founder Abhishek Agrawal, who’s from India

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CNA Insider He learnt Mandarin to better understand Singaporean culture: A migrant entrepreneur's journey
Every time I had a problem, she was the person I would lean on. She helped us with any problem.

Alice Nucos remembering her older sister, Arlyn, who was killed in the Lucky Plaza car crash

Reynaldo looks on at the coffin of his sister in the Nucos family home
Asia 'Now that she’s gone, it makes us worry for our future': Lucky Plaza accident victim Arlyn Nucos buried in hometown
We have not been very successful in mid-career recruitment. This is not for the lack of trying, but often it fails to work out because the gulf in culture and mission between the private and public sectors is just too deep.

Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the Annual Public Service Leadership dinner on Jan 17,2020
Singapore Public service leadership has to be more ‘permeable’, says PM Lee
I told them in a democracy you need strong support from the people. But instead they fight amongst themselves and divide the people ... They are not going to win unless they change their ways.

Malaysia PM Mahathir Mohamad

Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad speaks during an interview with Reuters in Putrajaya
Asia Malaysia PM Mahathir says ruling coalition could be a one-term government unless it stops infighting
We hope the figurines can reconstruct the situation with authenticity … We want to make them as detailed as possible so that they can evoke empathy in people.

Freelance photographer Charlie on why he makes figurines modelled after Hong Kong protesters

The models boast many features of the street protests
Asia Hong Kong protest models become major hit
I'm a little embarrassed feeling like we're the parasites of Hollywood now.

Parasite actor Lee Sun-kyun on the film’s win at the Screen Actors Guild awards

"Parasite" cast (L-R) Song Kang-ho, Cho Yeo-jeong, director Bong Joon-ho, Lee Jung-eun,
Lifestyle South Korean film Parasite invades Oscars race with stunning SAG award win

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