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Commentary: Overlooked and underpaid, women must speak up and put themselves out there

Women must speak out more if Singapore is to grow its number of female business leaders, says one female business leader.

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Commentary: Japan floods a warning of a changed climate

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Education

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Commentary: Humanities at the heart of a holistic education in a tech-driven world

The fourth industrial revolution has not made the study of the humanities irrelevant. We want our humanists to understand ...

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Praise for a heroic Thai cave rescue, but time to let the boys return to their normal lives?

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Work Life

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Commentary: Why do companies still hire expat staff even though they seem to cost more?  

Recent news of the average expat middle manager compensation package suggests expats may be paid more. Are Singaporeans less ...

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At current rates of dumping, there could be more plastic trash than fish in the world's oceans

What will it take for Singapore to give up plastic?

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Malaysian Politics

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Commentary: Does the Malaysian public need to know what assets the Prime Minister holds?

The new Pakatan Harapan government must move towards a rules-based system that returns power to the people to check their ...

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We may be in the early stages of a new Cold War

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