Biography of the Author Faris Mokhtar

Faris Mokhtar

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  1. An official prepares ballot boxes and other voting materials in Jakarta ahead of elections next

    The Big Read: Religion, fake news take centre stage as divided Indonesia goes to the polls

    Amid increasing religious polarisation, Indonesians are going to the voting booths more divided than ever, experts say.
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    The Big Read: Streaming — the good, the bad and the ugly side of an outdated policy

    Experts said that overall, subject-based banding will be beneficial in the sense that groups of students will no longer be tarred with the same ...
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    The Big Read: For Singapore’s next PM, the journey starts with the men and women in white

    This year's People’s Action Party (PAP) conference and the party’s Central Executive Committee election will be closely watched for clearer signs ...
  4. A gay couple prepares to get married at a group wedding for same-sex couples in West Hollywood

    The Big Read: With a house still divided over 377A, time to seek common ground

    More than a decade after a bruising and fractious debate that ended in a stalemate, the powder keg that is Section 377A of the Penal Code has been ...
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    Tax policies can drive innovation, promote inclusive growth: DPM Tharman

    Growing the incomes of low-income workers should be a key priority when countries come up with tax and fiscal policies to promote inclusive ...
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    New SAF unit to boost Singapore's response to terror attacks

    The Army Deployment Force will complement other Singapore Armed Forces' task forces to support the Home Team in the event of a terror attack, says ...
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    'Smart' airbases on the cards as SAF taps on tech amid manpower crunch

    Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen says that as SAF prepares for a reduction in manpower, technology will increasingly be used as a "critical enabler to ...
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    Pre-enlistees entering NS from end-2017 may indicate vocation choice

    Operational requirements will come first but, where possible, their choice of vocation will be considered after they have been assigned to the ...