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Gay father permitted to adopt biological son born via surrogacy, in first for Singapore

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Life In 90s Singapore: Death and loss, and my mother’s conversations

There is no real coming of age until one has come face to face with the unbearable – playwright Haresh Sharma concludes our ...

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I hope that Singapore and Malaysia discuss issues constructively and peacefully, in compliance with international law. This will benefit peoples of both countries. I trust Singaporeans will remain calm and united at a time like this.

Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat on the maritime dispute between the two countries

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Singapore Intrusions by Malaysian govt vessels a 'violation of Singapore's sovereignty': Heng Swee Keat
Anyone who offers bribes ... will have to face the law. As far as the PH government is concerned: Cash is not king.

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on his Pakatan Harapan government

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The time has come for us to choose between a temporary tourism business and a sustainable one that would last through the next generations.

Pinit Engchuan, assistant superintendent at a national park on the closure of Maya Bay to visitors

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Entrepreneur Lee Zhi Peng on giving up a university spot to work in a start-up

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It’s very sad to find that at the (end), there’s no one … There won’t be closure. (A dead person) shouldn’t be alone. There’s supposed to be somebody next to him.

Tan Tock Seng Hospital mortuary supervisor Moshien Mohamed on unclaimed bodies at the mortuary

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