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Imagine if you are denied access to train services because you have forgotten to pay your utility bill, or if keeping up with the Joneses now entails competing with friends on social media to see who has the higher social credit score.

Yew Chiew Ping, on problems with China’s social credit system

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Apart from being unproductive and potentially spreading your contagion, being out and about would actually exacerbate your illness when you should be getting much-needed rest at home.

Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) Irene Quay on allowing workers to take sick leave without seeing a doctor

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Even though I am his mother, I didn’t realise how smart my son is and that he knew more than 10 languages. I didn't think that my son could absorb all this knowledge, his brain can remember so much and he can use these languages to sell stuff to support the family.

Mann Vanna, mother of 14-year-old Cambodian souvenir seller Thuch Salik

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(Consumers) can pay more for trendy food, Instagrammable stuff, restaurants, but when they come back to a hawker, for a 10-cent increment only, (they) make noise.

Hawker Douglas Ng, on charging higher prices for hawker dishes

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Seeing them do well and (seeing) us become more respected, it feels like everything was worth it. We worked so hard and sacrificed so much to get to this point. It was not wasted.

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I prefer to have one single person who’s totally into my work, rather than having 1,000,000,000 who would take a three-second glance.

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