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Before a house was built in Kampong Kuchai, a model would be made.

A thriving Singapore - even before Stamford Raffles

We've been taught that Sir Stamford Raffles founded Singapore in 1819. But what was life like before the colonial era?

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Rope access professionals do a range of jobs, from cleaning building facades to executing rescues.

To do their job, they dangle from high-rise buildings by just a rope

These technicians risk their lives every time they go to work, and go to great lengths to perform tasks few dare to, in places ...

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Samsui Kitchen founder Ang Kian Peng supplies the elderly and the less fortunate with healthy food.

The Singaporean who found a way for inmates, people with disabilities to help seniors

Models of the houses of the Orang Laut, sea people who navigated Singapore's waters for centuries.

In search of the real Singapore stories, beyond Raffles

Would you give up privacy for the conveniences that facial recognition technology can bring?

From dispensing toilet paper to shaming jaywalkers, China powers up on facial recognition

Nathanael, aged five years and one month, is sent to take a train by himself for the first time.

Are Singaporean pre-schoolers more independent than we think they can be?

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If you think it’s unsafe for your buddies, yourself, raise it up. If you think that someone is pushing beyond his means to physical harm, do so. I think that’s the way we maintain realistic training and give comfort to our parents.

Singapore Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen

Ng Eng Hen in Parliament on Feb 11, 2019
Singapore 'Anybody can stop unsafe training': Ng Eng Hen reassures parents sending sons to NS
MOH made a judgement call, balancing the various considerations. It is arguable that MOH should have made a different call. But I reject any allegation that MOH sought to cover up the incident.

Singapore Health Minister Gan Kim Yong

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Singapore HIV data leak: ‘I reject any allegation MOH sought to cover up incident,’ says Gan Kim Yong
My stance on the issue is that if it is a truly falsified document, I am principally against it as anyone should be. But I believe the explanation from Marzuki's side has already been given.

Malaysia's Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman on the controversy surrounding Deputy Foreign Minister Marzuki Yahya’s academic qualifications

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Asia I am 'principally' against the use of false education credentials: Malaysia's Syed Saddiq
People think that we’re construction workers or that we’re having fun on the ropes. But everybody agrees that it’s dangerous.

Technician trainer Richard Seah

Mr Richard Seah, with 11 years of rope access experience, is a trainer and a safety officer.
CNA Insider To do their job, they dangle from high-rise buildings by just a rope
Asking a 5-year-old to move across Singapore by himself might be a stretch, but I hope it doesn't discourage Singaporean parents from embracing a more open mindset in general and allow their children to find themselves in new situations and learn from them.

Dr Foo Koong Hean, an adjunct senior lecturer at James Cook University

Charlotte's first task was to bring her brother’s jiu-jitsu belt to his class 470m away in Katong.
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I get a lot of very, very rude comments about my work, but it’s okay. … I think it's also okay to get bad comments, because in a way you get that spectrum of people who really dislike it and like it, then you generate interesting dialogue.

Qimmyshimmy, Singaporean artist Lim Qixuan

Singapore 'I get very rude comments about my work, but it's okay': Singapore artist Qimmyshimmy

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