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First look: Samsung’s new Note 20 phones launched at Galaxy Unpacked 2020

The South Korean tech giant unveiled its flagship Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra for power users, as well its latest ...

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The ward can house up to 50 patients in dedicated isolation units. (Photo: Try Sutrisno Foo)

50 beds in 50 days: How SGH turned a car park into a COVID-19 isolation ward

Air-conditioned single rooms with en-suite toilets, wearable biosensors and an in-room smartphone for patients to call for ...

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Hundreds of patients are checked daily at Singapore's Covid-19 screening centre.

Inside Singapore’s COVID-19 screening centre

It's all hands on deck at Tan Tock Seng Hospital and the National Centre for Infectious Diseases, as the number of ...

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Artists Unstaged

Artists Unstaged

The creative community has been hit hard with COVID-19 pulling the rug out from under their planned events.  How are our artists and entertainers ...

The Family Affair S5

The Family Affair S5

This season, we drop in on four households, in four different Asian cities, in circumstances that are poles apart, yet very much the same - all ...

Deciphering Japan

Deciphering Japan

Journalist Yumi Araki explores her home country as it enters an era of great social and political transformation. She explores the hot-button ...

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PAP MPs should express their views frankly, whether for or against Government policies. During debates, speak freely and with conviction. Press your points vigorously, and do not shy away from robust exchange. ​​​​​​​

PM Lee Hsien Loong in a letter outlining the Rules of Prudence to People’s Action Party MPs

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Singapore PAP MPs must expect sharper questioning with more opposition in Parliament, outlines PM Lee in Rules of Prudence
Any kind of breach will result in a huge flood coming down the stream. It will have huge consequences because more than 70 per cent of Bhutan settlements are along the river valleys ... not only loss of life, but huge economic loss.

Karma Drupchu, national director of Bhutan’s National Center for Hydrology & Meteorology, on glacial lake outburst floods that can occur when glaciers melt

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Asia ‘A tsunami in the sky’: Climate change is melting Bhutan’s glaciers and the danger is real
I have heard you. Don't lose hope. We are aware that you are tired.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to medical frontliners appealing for tighter controls to return to curb a surge in COVID-19 infections

President Rodrigo Duterte speaks after his arrival in Davao
Asia Philippines to reimpose stricter COVID-19 lockdown in capital as cases spike
It could just be one or two people, but can you imagine like it's a butterfly effect ...  All you just need is to impact one or two people. And then from there, if they impact one or two people on their end, then eventually it spreads.

Cheryl Lee, 28, on how seemingly small gestures can make a big impact on others to be more environmentally friendly

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Singapore IN FOCUS: 'It is not easy, but it can be done' - The challenges of raising Singapore's recycling rate
In the past we only used the water collected in the tank from the rain. This project makes us really happy because it gives us another option.

Adap Coreia, who supervises a project that turns sunlight into high-quality drinking water in Timor Leste’s Atauro Island

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Asia Turning sunlight into water: New technology and old knowledge to stop Timor-Leste from running dry
A website is like an island, right? People won’t really visit this lone island if there isn’t other platforms to direct them to that place.

Rachel Ma, owner of rubber stamp store Droolstamps, on the benefits of keeping a presence on Instagram

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Singapore From handmade soap to kombucha: How small businesses get their start on Instagram

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