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Christmas treats: Dark chocolate logcakes, cheddar cheese cookies and more

Whether it’s a half-priced dim sum deal or a gorgeous seasonal selection of cupcakes, here’s a quick list of Yuletide food ...

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One of the top 10 viral videos on YouTube in 2018, from YouTuber Nastya, with 850 million views.

‘He’d physically hit me’: What lies behind those child and animal viral videos

Ever watched videos of children performing a feat, or funny cat videos? Some of their creators go to great lengths you may not ...

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Right now, allowing the transfer of FDWs to a new employer is not always the first recourse for employers who no longer require their services. 

Shamsul Kamar, Executive Director for the Centre for Domestic Employees, calls for employers to take a more collaborative approach to domestic help during COVID-19

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Commentary Commentary: It should not be this hard to hire a foreign domestic worker
The scary thing about the outbreak now is that unlike those previous two waves, this time there is no discernible epicentre.

Steven Borowiec discusses how the latest COVID-19 wave in South Korea is different from the others

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Commentary Commentary: Is South Korea doing enough to tackle its new COVID-19 wave?
More than 50 per cent of those we surveyed say they are willing to accept lower salaries during this crisis. The question is, how much lower?

Forcing job-seekers to accept low salaries is not an approach employers should take, says Jaime Lim of PeopleSearch

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Commentary Commentary: Even in a recession, lowballing job seekers is not only poor form but poor strategy
Even in Singapore with its limited market size because of a small population, food delivery remains an attractive and growing market. 

NUS Business School’s Nitin Pangarkar suggests that Grab could soon focus on its non-transport business

In Singapore, Grab cut driver incentives after its merger with Uber.
Commentary Commentary: We got to know Grab for its transport business. That will soon change
We chose a condo and school on the basis of Zoom calls and Google Map consultations – it was disconcerting to transfer deposits for places we had only seen on a screen..

Annisa Natalegawa reveals the challenges of moving countries during a pandemic

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Commentary Commentary: Moving to Singapore in the middle of a pandemic has changed the meaning of home
This may seem like a petty ping-pong match between government and business, but it’s more than that. Another P2P collapse would undermine the trust and credibility of the Chinese financial services sector.

Industry observer Chris Skinner evaluates the impact of China's new regulations on Ant Group on fintechs elsewhere

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Ant Group, an affiliate of Alibaba, at its headquarters in Hangzhou, China
Commentary Commentary: Thanks to China's move on Ant, FinTech firms may look like banks soon

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