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  1. Singapore's national symbols remain a platform for the people's common aspirations.

    Five things you didn’t know about these symbols of Singaporean nationhood

    They represent the nation’s highest ideals, but had to be created in a hurry to rally the people to a new vision. After 60 years, there are ...
  2. PSLE results day 2019 (4)

    PSLE maths: Thorn in the side of parents, or challenge to embrace?

    Emotions ran high after this year’s PSLE maths paper. And the question surfaced again: Is too much being asked of our children? Talking Point ...
  3. China’s growing middle class has developed a taste for exotic fruits like durian.

    How China’s love of durian is reshaping the Thai countryside

    The king of fruits in this region is a new favourite in China, largely sourced from Thailand. But whether that is a blessing or a curse for the ...
  4. Sam Leong (right) is the founder of Forest restaurant; his son Joe is out to make a name for himself

    His dad is Michelin starred. Chef Joe Leong is trying to step out of his shadow

    What happens when a child follows in the footsteps of a famous parent like Chef Sam Leong? There are tribulations and also poignancy, as On The ...
  5. Why It Matters host Joshua Lim discovers how clutter in your digital space can have a marked impact.

    Digital clutter’s messing with your mind — here are 5 ways to ‘KonMari’ it

    We install more applications than we use and hoard too much data, putting ourselves at risk of not only cyber threats but also mental stress. Why ...
  6. Shamri1

    They used to race for money. Now, man and horse help heal the human spirit

    No longer wanted as race, polo or riding mounts, these horses found a home at EQUAL - where ex-jockeys like Shamri Shamsudin show them how to ...
  7. Sim Kah Lim shows that there's hope of recovery from mental illness, even after so long.

    Life on the outside, after 35 years in a mental ward

    Committed to the IMH for schizophrenia, Sim Kah Lim receives an unexpected discharge thanks to his sister and his art — of which he's holding an ...
  8. Firefighters in the Brazilian Amazon basin state of Mato Grosso battle a forest blaze.

    China is hungry for food. The Amazon is left counting the cost

    The face of Brazilian rainforest is changing, and China is responsible for that in no small way, with its newfound love of beef and demand for ...
  9. The hostages in Taiwan's 1997 hostage crisis were a South African diplomat and his family.

    Inside the sensational 1997 hostage crisis that rocked Taiwan

    When the island’s most wanted criminal held a family hostage, the negotiations became fraught with chaos, and the situation threatened to spiral ...
  10. Chinese President Xi Jinping has described Russian President Vladimir Putin as his "best friend".

    How China and Russia are becoming BFFs, following Trump’s US policy

    The two world powers are breaking new economic ground, ramping up co-operation in various areas like defence and seeking a dominion of sorts. The ...