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  1. People buying food at a supermarket in Singapore amid fears of a disruption to Malaysian supplies.

    Amid sweeping lockdowns, why Singapore’s food supply can endure: Chan Chun Sing

    There will be some delays and adjustments needed, but there is no need for panic buying, says Minister Chan Chun Sing, who also speaks publicly ...
  2. In Indonesia, a country of nearly 270 million people, plastic is everywhere.

    Indonesia stands at the crossroads of a waste crisis and plastics problem

    The country produces nearly 200,000 tonnes of rubbish a day. But with an inadequate waste management system so far, big challenges are looming.
  3. Regular soap, the antibacterial kind or an alcohol handwash? Talking Point puts them to the test.

    Is antibacterial soap better at killing germs, hands down?

    Since the Covid-19 outbreak, people have been encouraged to wash their hands for good hygiene. But what kind of cleaning agent works best? Talking ...
  4. Shinzo Abe (left) shakes hand with Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

    Japan needs to apologise more, China needs to say thank you more, says famed prof

    Ezra Vogel, one of the most respected East Asian scholars, gives his take on Sino-Japanese relations ahead of Chinese President Xi Jingping’s ...
  5. Lab-grown siew mai. With the right set-up, the dish could be grown in people's homes too.

    Grow meat at home from stem cells? It’s coming, says Shiok Meats CEO

    Sandhya Sriram is confident that people will be able to make their own meats. Before that happens, her company is taking its lab-grown shrimp to ...
  6. A child protection officer comforts an 11-year-old boy after he was separated from his father.

    'People might think we might be playing God': Inside the Child Protective Service

    These social workers face hostility from parents and backlash against their decisions — all to safeguard children who are abused or neglected. CNA ...
  7. Insight Malaysia vision 2020 main

    An inclusive multiracial Malaysia: Visionary thinking or elusive dream?

    A new 2030 vision has replaced the quest to become a fully developed nation — and a united society — by this year. The programme Insight explores ...
  8. South Korea frog boys main

    Intrigue, scandal, heartbreak: The case of South Korea’s missing ‘frog boys’

    When five boys did not return to their village one day, their parents had to face their worst nightmare, and it became one of the country’s most ...
  9. Spaghetti topped with avocado slices being served at Kiss Avocado, a restaurant in Shanghai.

    Avocados hit sweet spot in China, while sucking Chile dry

    Chinese consumers have embraced the craze for the fruit only in recent years, but that is making life ever more difficult in one of its source ...
  10. What dinner might be made of in future.

    Crickets, algae, soya discard — 3 foods of the future, made in Singapore

    Food production is seeing an unprecedented wave of innovation, raising questions about whether eating processed lab food, for example, is a good idea.