Biography of the Author Liyana Othman

Liyana Othman

Journalist at CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. Singapore pushes for free trade, regional connectivity
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    Singapore pushes for free trade, regional connectivity

    With the implementation of the ASEAN Economic Community, the regional bloc needs to "continue to stay attuned to the emerging global trends" and ...
  2. Threat of drug-resistant gonorrhea spreading to Singapore low: Expert
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    Threat of drug-resistant gonorrhea spreading to Singapore low: Expert

    A British man became the first person in the world to catch a strain of gonorrhea that is resistant to drugs after a sexual encounter with a woman ...
  3. Ministerial committee on 38 Oxley Road lays out options for house of Lee Kuan Yew
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    Ministerial committee on 38 Oxley Road lays out options for house of Lee Kuan Yew

    The ministerial committee tasked with considering options for 38 Oxley Road, the family home of Singapore’s first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, ...
  4. New species of mussel not for consumption
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    New species of mussel not for consumption

    The newfound species of mussel which were found at Kranji in 2016 might have been exposed to unkown contaminants in the water, say scientists.  
  5. CCK bus accident
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    6-year-old boy dies after Choa Chu Kang bus accident

    A six-year-old boy died after he was pinned under a bus following an accident in Choa Chu Kang. 
  6. Cost of disposing rubbish rising in Singapore as more waste is generated
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    Cost of disposing rubbish rising in Singapore as more waste is generated

    The amount of rubbish generated in Singapore is increasing - about 850g of rubbish was thrown away every day in 2016. But does the public know the ...
  7. ASEAN, Australia sign deal to fight terrorism
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    ASEAN, Australia sign deal to fight terrorism

    ASEAN and Australia signed an agreement on Saturday (Mar 17) to work together to combat terrorism. A memorandum of understanding signed at the ...
  8. Commonwealth countries flags
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    The future of the Commonwealth: More than a 'talking shop'?

    The Commonwealth of Nations is a voluntary association of 53 independent states where most share a common history: They were once territories of ...
  9. Plastic wraps for fresh produce
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    Do supermarkets in Singapore use excessive packaging for fresh produce?

    An online petition advocating the use of less plastic packaging for fresh produce at two supermarket chains has garnered more than 7,000 ...
  10. Nanoplastics and marine life research team
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    Nanoplastics found to accumulate in marine organisms, risk being transferred up food chain: NUS study | Video

    Plastic nanoparticles - plastic pieces smaller than 1 micrometre - have been found to accumulate in certain marine organisms and could be ...