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  1. A Counter-Strike: Global Offensive loot box with in-game weapons of varying rarity.

    ‘I spent $20,000 of my parents’ money on mystery boxes’: When lines between gaming and gambling are blurred

    Mystery or loot boxes appear in many online games — could they turn a teenager’s love for gaming into a gambling addiction? Here are young gamers’ ...
  2. Talking Point host Steven Chia learnt that low-carbon transport is not all about the vehicle per se.

    Electric vehicles may be fast and low-maintenance, but are they a real climate solution?

    Talking Point’s Steven Chia spoke to industry players, hitched a ride in a Tesla Model S and pitted an electric car against a petrol car. Here is ...
  3. India’s second Covid-19 wave overwhelmed its healthcare system.

    India’s second COVID-19 wave sparks selfless acts, but the battle is far from over

    With hospitals pushed to the limit, good Samaritans have stepped forward to save lives. But beating the second wave — and preventing a third — ...
  4. Eric, baby Elliot and Wei Shi, a family full of hopes — and fears too. (Photo: Goh Chiew Tong)

    They grieved when their baby was born blind. Now they see a world of possibilities for him

    Eric and Wei Shi panicked at first: How could they raise Elliot to be like everyone else? Would he lag developmentally? Could he ever be rich and ...
  5. COVID-19 vaccination seniors Thomson Medical

    COVID-19 vaccination: Why some seniors are holding back, and how a little nudge can help

    Some are grappling with pre-existing medical conditions, while others prefer to ‘wait and see’. Experts suggest ways to get more seniors to be ...
  6. Autism and marriage main

    She didn’t know she’d married a man on the autism spectrum. Neither did her hubby

    What happens when your soulmate does not communicate his feelings, understand social cues or play up the romance — because he has a disability?
  7. Married couple Ren and Fu (pseudonyms) live and work in Shanghai. They have a nine-year-old son.

    Why have 2 kids if returns are low? One couple’s story, one big fertility problem for China

    As Chinese millennials navigate through family planning, observers highlight on the programme Money Mind how China could try to keep its ...
  8. Southeast Asia's World War Two shipwrecks have been plundered, but by whom?

    Heartbreak as large-scale salvagers loot Southeast Asia’s WWII shipwrecks, war graves

    It is an uphill battle to track down the culprits, the programme Undercover Asia finds out. Meanwhile, experts urge greater protection of ...
  9. Television host Diana Ser is given her COVID-19 vaccine. She has received both doses.

    Will taking a painkiller before the jab help? Your COVID-19 vaccine questions answered

    Talking Point host Diana Ser spoke to infectious diseases experts and came away equipped to separate fact from fiction.
  10. Eric Chen, 38, was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder when he was 18 years old.

    ‘I felt like an alien abandoned in this world’: An autistic man’s quest to be ‘human’

    While autism is regarded as a lifelong disability, Eric Chen wants to defy its limitations and be seen as equal to neurotypical folks. But not all ...