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Future of car industry post-COVID-19

Four ways the automotive industry will change in a post-coronavirus world

The ‘new normal’ is not going to be very normal at all.

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"Ji Sen", in the brown hat, on holiday with his family last year. He hasn't seen them since Mar 17.

Malaysian boy lives alone in Singapore for months, so that he won’t miss school during COVID-19 outbreak

Left without adult supervision owing to COVID-19, this 14-year-old has had to learn to cook, do housework and deal with ...


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We totally understand home-based learning and digital online learning cannot substitute classroom learning. But having forced ourselves to do this for a whole month, we also learned how to do it better, and that there are certain strengths in online learning that actually, classroom learning does not have.

Education Minister Ong Ye Kung on re-looking how students are taught during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Singapore MOE to review how to 'blend' classroom and digital online learning as schools reopen after COVID-19 circuit breaker
What has happened to the pledge in the past to fight and bring down kleptocratic leaders? Oh. That was pledged to obtain the support of voters. Now can forget it.

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, whose membership in Bersatu - the party he co-founded - is said to have been nullified

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Asia Bersatu leaders reneged on pledge to fight kleptocracy: Mahathir
It’s almost like a fairytale that he managed to arrive home for Eid. That to me is very, very special.

Dr Cynthia Goh, senior consultant at National Cancer Centre Singapore, who helped get terminally-ill Bangladeshi worker Rana Sikder home to his family

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Singapore A Bangladeshi worker is dying from cancer. Singaporeans made sure he got his last wish to go home
Suddenly, I had to be an adult. I have to manage money and household chores … buy groceries by myself and choose the vegetables. I appreciate my mother more now.

Malaysian student Koh Ji Sen, 14, on living on his own in Singapore so he will not miss school amid the COVID-19 pandemic

"Ji Sen", in the brown hat, on holiday with his family last year. He hasn't seen them since Mar 17.
CNA Insider Malaysian boy lives alone in Singapore for months, so that he won’t miss school during COVID-19 outbreak
PichaEats has become my second home... It provides my kids and I with safety, and I realised my own value and that there is hope in this life, after the deprivation of all basic human needs in Gaza.

33-year-old Heba, on starting over in Malaysia after fleeing Palestine - with help from social enterprise PichaEats

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Asia Starting over: Catering social enterprise helps refugees in Malaysia earn a living
If COVID-19 has been a great life detox, one positive outcome is that it has given us new gratitude for things we had previously taken for granted – visiting our aged parents, savouring chicken rice sent by a friend, exploring a new corner of the park. Who knew these things could elicit so much joy?

Freelance writer Annie Tan, on lessons learned during Singapore’s circuit breaker period

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Commentary Commentary: The circuit breaker was a time many of us want to forget. Let’s make it count

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