There has been outrage across Myanmar over the military coup earlier this month

Myanmar's civil servant strikes start to bite

Public hospitals are deserted. Government offices left dark. And the trains don't leave the stations.

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Actress and baker Jeanette Aw set to open her own patisserie in next few months

She's looking at “April or May” for her business venture to take flight at an as-yet-undisclosed location.

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Dinner time in one of Singapore's foreign worker dormitories.

A year since COVID-19, dorm life leaves migrant workers still hoping for better

Life has not changed much for some workers who are unable to share communal facilities, must still eat in crowded rooms and ...


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There are already some signs of leisure travel recovering even if these are happening in small pockets. 

NUS Business School’s Jochen Wirtz believes that the aviation sector should bounce back before the end of the year

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Commentary Commentary: The aviation sector should bounce back sooner than expected
The ground may have further shifted after two protesters were killed over the weekend after police opened fire on demonstrations, with the Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs calling the use of lethal weapons against civilians “inexcusable” on Feb 20.

The situation in Myanmar may cause ASEAN countries to move away from their previous principles, argues political scientist Dr Nehginpao Kipgen

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Commentary Commentary: Has Myanmar coup sparked rethinking on non-interference among ASEAN countries?
We have traditionally relied on foreign staff to substantially complement the local workforce, but this will become more challenging moving forward.

Dr Jeremy Lim of the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health explains why more must be done for nurses

Nursing is inherently a very demanding profession entailing long hours and overnight schedules.
Commentary Commentary: Paying nurses more is long overdue but they need clearer professional ladders too
The first New York flight left Singapore on Nov 9 with only four passengers. The load factor has not been much better since.

SIA’s decision to resume daily non-stop flights to three US destinations seems excessive, writes Brendan Sobie.

Singapore Airlines planes sit on the tarmac at Changi Airport in Singapore
Commentary Commentary: SIA's resumption of daily non-stop flights to key US cities - how necessary are they?
From having to deal with bad traffic and parking nightmares to an ever growing list of car-related expenses that included road tax, Electronic Road Pricing (ERP), insurance, maintenance and petrol, the hassle and cost of driving have always outweighed the benefits of car ownership for me.

Writer Karen Tee weighs her options between owning a car in Singapore or relying on its public transport system

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Commentary Commentary: Why I will probably never own a car – not even an eco-friendly one
This move positions Singapore yet more firmly at the centre of the green bond market regionally, even as it compliments Singapore’s already prominent role as a regional hub for infrastructure financing.

PwC’s Fang Eu-Lin and Mark Rathbone evaluate Singapore's recent announcement to issue green bonds

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Commentary Commentary: Here's how green bonds will take Singapore's reputation as a finance hub to the next level

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