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Is your child a bully? How parents can spot the signs and what they should do

What causes bullying and just how much of it is the fault of parents? Experts highlight certain behaviours to look out for – ...

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What if some vegetables are sneaked into Singapore without undergoing proper food safety checks?

A peek at the illicit trade in smuggled vegetables in Singapore

How are illegally imported vegetables getting in, and why are some suppliers risking prosecution? The programme Talking Point ...

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Chasing Scarcity

Aaron Maniam, public servant and scholar, takes on one of the biggest questions of our time: Is scarcity real?  Scarcity, for so long a ...

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We are not locking down our city like the Chinese, South Koreans or Italians have done. What we are doing now is to plan ahead for some of the more stringent measures, try them out and prepare Singaporeans for when we actually need to implement them. ​​​​​​​

Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong

PM Lee Hsien Loong speech on COVID-19 on Mar 12 (2)
Singapore Singapore faces 'serious situation', needs to plan for spike in COVID-19 cases: PM Lee
I am 90 years old. Except for wartime, I have never felt so worried.

Japanese pensioner Masao Sugawara, on the impact of COVID-19

A man wearing a protective face mask following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) wa
Sport 'Don't sacrifice lives': Doubts grow in Japan over Tokyo Olympics
Masses are now being held with churchgoers on their boats … The altar gets splashed by the waves. You can see oysters growing on our church grounds already. ​​​​​​​

Saturnino Espiritu, who lives in a village near Manila where the streets are submerged under water

Locals in Sitio Nabong, in a province just north of Manila, dream of seeing new roads in the area.
CNA Insider Why Manila is at risk of becoming an underwater city
Every morning, I can switch on the lights by myself, and I can also switch the fan on and off. It makes me feel independent.

14-year-old Tamimi Pohan, who has brittle bone disease, on how tech has helped him

Tamimi Pohan has brittle bones and wishes for independence. Some smart tech help is on the way.
CNA Insider Is technology up to helping the disabled with problems of daily living?
For people who don’t usually go to mosque, it’s a different story. But for people who love going to the mosque, it’s really sad.

71-year-old Arshad Abu Yamin, on recent mosque closures in Singapore due to COVID-19

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Singapore 'It's really sad': Some turn up to pray even as mosques closed for cleaning due to COVID-19
It’s very rare, but I’m only human. ​​​​​​​

Malaysian hawker Lee Wan Hiong, on occasionally failing to catch his “flying” wonton noodles

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