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  1. Underwater currents, strong winds and even heavy rain add uncertainty to commercial diving jobs.

    For a pay packet, they risk drowning, crocodile attacks and being hit by ships

    They are in one of the world’s most dangerous occupations, but these divers want to do what they love and go to sea, as On The Red Dot discovers.
  2. A Chilean Mapuche teacher reads books to Mapuche children at their school in Temuco.

    Want your children to read more? Then set an example: Award-winning author

    So many parents themselves don’t read these days, laments Man Asian Literary Award winner Tan Twan Eng, who says a house without books is not a ...
  3. Thailand is the first Southeast Asian country to legalise the use of cannabis for medical purposes.

    Promising or harmful? A debate ensues after Thailand legalises medical cannabis

    Is the tide of opinion turning? Is Southeast Asia becoming soft on the war on drugs? And what do the recent trends mean for Singapore? The ...
  4. 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 few can reach. On ...
  5. 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

    He was a man with a plan to help others, but this restaurant executive had to first overcome resistance from his staff, suppliers and even those ...
  6. 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

    As the bicentennial commemorations begin, questions are being asked on what Singaporeans know about their roots and how they look upon the past ...
  7. 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

    The country has one of the world's most powerful facial recognition systems, which is being used in various ways, but concerns have been raised, ...
  8. Olli Heinonen headed the inspection team in 2007 who monitored North Korea's Yongbyon nuclear site.

    ‘Get it right this time’ for US-North Korea deal: Former chief weapons inspector

    This fourth attempt at denuclearisation must lead to the removal of all nuclear materials from North Korea, warns former IAEA deputy director general.
  9. 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?

    It’s been said before that Singaporeans tend to be helicopter parents. But one group of parents have decided to let go, and send their tiny tots ...
  10. CFC Myanmar Ma Khin main

    Meet the woman who’s turning Myanmar’s street children into chefs

    Ma Khin started a restaurant to shelter and train street kids, and it has involved the occasional heartache but also fulfilment. She is one of ...