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Starting a business with mum? This Singaporean learned valuable life lessons

Working with family has its ups and downs – the duo behind local skincare brand Two Halves, Jo and daughter Ashley Yong, found ...

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Chng Rui Jie, a 10-year-old Primary Four pupil, raised S$250,000 for charity online within a year.

A 10-year-old girl raised over S$250,000 for charity online. This is how she did it

Chng Rui Jie started out with a desire to help hungry rabbits. With some help from her father, she has gone on to run 18 ...


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After a sustained period of low-to-no community cases, Singaporeans fear that progress in controlling the spread of the virus will be undone by new infection cases, possibly from India, coming to Singapore.

Institute of Policy Studies’ Mathew Mathews and Shamil Zainuddin talk about the virus of "racism" that has emerged amid the pandemic

Pedestrians wearing protective face masks at Orchard Road (4 Sep, 2020)
Commentary Commentary: Worries over rising COVID-19 cases are fuelling racially charged comments
As US-China geopolitical rivalry heats up, damp sentiment is weighing on Chinese firms listing in the US. 

Southeast Asia's tech giants are now the toast and pursuit of Wall Street, says INSEAD's Associate Professor Jason Davis

sea tech composite
Commentary Commentary: Why Grab, Gojek, Tokopedia and Sea are the new darlings of US markets
Dilhan Pillay Sandrasegara, CEO-designate for Temasek Holdings, and Joseph Schooling, Singapore's Olympic gold medallist, both have had similar doubts and prejudgement casted on their cultural authenticity. 

Why are Singaporeans so obsessed with labelling people as not locals, asks SUSS' Dr Leong Chan-Hoong

Shou Zi Chew
Commentary Commentary: Why the interest over TikTok CEO Chew Shou Zi’s nationality and how Singaporean he is?
 It is true that the old T-score system drives parents, teachers and student alike to prime for even one extra mark, but the new AL system might simply make people push to level up by a whole band.

Mother Cherie Tseng explains why the recent changes to the PSLE system hasn't help alleviate the stress in the system

2020 PSLE results
Commentary Commentary: New PSLE scoring, cut-off points for secondary school are stressful for parents all the same
While the energy mix is shifting towards more renewables, given the lack of stable renewable energy and accelerated energy demand in the region, the use of gas will likely remain important in providing energy to Asia as the region works toward reducing carbon emissions.

Despite efforts to adopt clean energy, oil and gas is here to remain in Singapore, say EY consultants

FILE PHOTO: An oil worker walks toward a drill rig in Loving County, Texas
Commentary Commentary: Oil and gas is not the sunset industry you think it is
Instead of asking “why would someone do that to her?” we tend to instead direct our ire at the person in the photograph, asking “why did you take that photo?” 

AWARE’s Shailey Hingorani argues why we need to go past victim-blaming when nude photos are leaked online

FILE PHOTO: Men pose with smartphones in front of a screen showing the Telegram logo in this pictur
Commentary Commentary: Stop asking why she took the nude, start asking why he shared it


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