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IN FOCUS: How a year of COVID-19 changed Singapore forever

A year after Singapore reported its first COVID-19 case, CNA examines how the pandemic has changed the country.

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Best restaurants in Singapore to celebrate Chinese New Year 2021

Bullish Chinese New Year meals to celebrate the Year of the Ox

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It is worth noting the changes to WhatsApp are in fact, strategically aligned with the business model of Facebook, the company that owns WhatsApp.

NUS’ Natalie Pang discusses the impact of WhatsApp’s new T&Cs on privacy

Commentary Commentary: WhatsApp’s new T&Cs could spark changes to how data and privacy are managed
There is no urgency for Razer to be profitable though, given that it has more than US$500 million in cash.

David Kuo, co-founder of The Smart Investor, explains why Singapore-American company Razer has bright prospects ahead

Team Singapore at the Razer SEA Games e-sports bootcamp
Commentary Commentary: Has Razer found a new way to reach profitability?
As recent debates on the use of TraceTogether data for serious crimes demonstrate, factors such as users’ trust in, and comfort level with technology, affect their adoption of digital services as well.  

Institute of Policy Studies researchers Carol Soon and Shawn Goh argue that Singapore's Smart Nation plan needs a rethink

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Commentary Commentary: Singapore needs a new Smart Nation vision that doesn't leave any citizen behind
Biden has also indicated plans to spend significantly on longer term initiatives that will combat climate change and result in infrastructure and clean energy investments, all of which will create millions of middle-class jobs in America.    

A Democratic clean sweep in US politics will have positive effects on its economy, explains OCBC's Vasu Menon

Traders are keeping tabs on Washington as Joe Biden prepares to take over the US presidency
Commentary Commentary: With the Democrats firmly in charge in the US, we can look forward to economic gains
As a scientist who studies the Earth’s climate, my first instinct is to look for evidence that rich countries today account for most of the world’s historical carbon dioxide emissions.

SUSS’ Koh Tieh Yong discusses why tackling climate change should be a collective effort by all countries

Cities like Shanghai are frequently shrouded in smog from China's pollution-belching factories
Commentary Commentary: Besides talking about responsibility, global collective climate action should also be a focus
My wife and I enjoy reminiscing about all our favourite Singaporean haunts and meals, whether that was Tian Tian Hokkien Mee in Toa Payoh (where the owners affectionately call me “Teacher” but that’s a long story for another time), the beef hor fun at Ghim Moh, and even A-Roy Thai restaurant at Novena Square.

Sociologist Terence Heng explains the things he misses about Singapore, being stuck overseas and unable to return home

The now closed Hua Nam restaurant which Terence Heng used to visit. (Photo: Author)
Commentary Commentary: Singlish, food, chats with Toa Payoh Hokkien mee owners - things Singaporeans miss when stuck overseas

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