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asianage
Things to know: Obama's summit with ASEAN leadersChina - will be the proverbial elephant in the room as the leaders grapple with
Things to know: Obama's summit with ASEAN leaders
asianage / Posted 2 hours ago
China - will be the proverbial elephant in the room as the leaders grapple with sensitive territorial disputes. As part of Obama's so-called pivot in US foreign policy toward the Asia-Pacific, he has made a point of traveling to the region each... Read more
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asianage
Things to know Obama's summit with ASEAN leadersChina - will be the proverbial elephant in the room as the leaders grapple with
Things to know Obama's summit with ASEAN leaders
asianage / Posted 2 hours ago
China - will be the proverbial elephant in the room as the leaders grapple with sensitive territorial disputes. As part of Obama's so-called pivot in US foreign policy toward the Asia-Pacific, he has made a point of traveling to the region each... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Neil Howe Warns The 'Professional Class' Is Still In Denial Of The Fourth TurningIn this comprehensive interview that Neil Howe - author of the must-read book T
Neil Howe Warns The 'Professional Class' Is Still In Denial Of The Fourth Turning
Zero Hedge / Posted 9 hours ago
In this comprehensive interview that Neil Howe - author of the must-read book The Foruth Turning - did with his firm, Saeculum Research, he wastes no time in telling us that he thinks expectations of several more Fed rate raises this year are... Read more
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examiner.com
CAAM announces lineup for CAAMFestSan Francisco International Asian American Film Festival (SFIAAFF), CAAMFest ha
CAAM announces lineup for CAAMFest
examiner.com / Posted 13 hours ago
San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival (SFIAAFF), CAAMFest has expanded to become an 11-day celebration of film, music, food and digital media from the world’s most innovative Asian and Asian American artists. This year's... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Things to know about Obama's summit with SE Asian leadersChina -- will be the proverbial elephant in the room as the leaders grapple wit
Things to know about Obama's summit with SE Asian leaders
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 20 hours ago
China -- will be the proverbial elephant in the room as the leaders grapple with sensitive territorial disputes. As part of Obama's so-called pivot in U.S. foreign policy toward the Asia-Pacific, he has made a point of traveling to the region... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Some job sectors in demand despite hiring slowdown: ExpertsSINGAPORE: A decade ago, coding classes for children were probably unheard of,
Some job sectors in demand despite hiring slowdown: Experts
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 hours ago
SINGAPORE: A decade ago, coding classes for children were probably unheard of, but it is a skill that some human resource experts are now calling "one of the most essential to have today". In 2015, Singapore saw its lowest year-on-year employment... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Job-seekers have to take charge of careers amid changing landscape: ExpertsSINGAPORE: A decade ago, coding classes for children were probably unheard of,
Job-seekers have to take charge of careers amid changing landscape: Experts
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 hours ago
SINGAPORE: A decade ago, coding classes for children were probably unheard of, but it is a skill that some human resource experts are now calling "one of the most essential to have today". According to the Manpower Ministry, in 2015, Singapore saw... Read more
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Salon.com
Things to know about Obama’s summit with SE Asian leadersChina — will be the proverbial elephant in the room as the leaders grapple with
Things to know about Obama’s summit with SE Asian leaders
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
China — will be the proverbial elephant in the room as the leaders grapple with sensitive territorial disputes. As part of Obama’s so-called pivot in U.S. foreign policy toward the Asia-Pacific, he has made a point of traveling to the region... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Things to know about Obama's summit with SE Asian leadersChina - will be the proverbial elephant in the room as the leaders grapple with
Things to know about Obama's summit with SE Asian leaders
The Record Searchlight / Posted yesterday
China - will be the proverbial elephant in the room as the leaders grapple with sensitive territorial disputes. As part of Obama's so-called pivot in U.S. foreign policy toward the Asia-Pacific, he has made a point of traveling to the region... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Time to slaughter some sacred tax cowsSlaughtering sacred tax cows: Given the size of our budget black hole, we're no
Time to slaughter some sacred tax cows
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 days ago
Slaughtering sacred tax cows: Given the size of our budget black hole, we're not going to be able to nickel and dime our way back to balance. Photo: Eddie Jim I usually write about investing in this column. Sometimes about a company, sometimes about... Read more
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WA Today
Time to slaughter some sacred tax cowssometimes about a theme or a specific issue. But this time, I'm taking a broad
Time to slaughter some sacred tax cows
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
sometimes about a theme or a specific issue. But this time, I'm taking a broader view. One that goes to the heart not only of the economic environment in which our companies operate, but of our daily lives. It seems pretty clear to me - and to most... Read more
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The Age
Time to slaughter some sacred tax cowsSlaughtering sacred tax cows: Given the size of our budget black hole, we're no
Time to slaughter some sacred tax cows
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
Slaughtering sacred tax cows: Given the size of our budget black hole, we're not going to be able to nickel and dime our way back to balance. Photo: Eddie Jim I usually write about investing in this column. Sometimes about a company, sometimes about... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Time to slaughter some sacred tax cowsSlaughtering sacred tax cows: Given the size of our budget black hole, we're no
Time to slaughter some sacred tax cows
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Slaughtering sacred tax cows: Given the size of our budget black hole, we're not going to be able to nickel and dime our way back to balance. Photo: Eddie Jim I usually write about investing in this column. Sometimes about a company, sometimes about... Read more
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Canberra Times
Time to slaughter some sacred tax cowsSlaughtering sacred tax cows: Given the size of our budget black hole, we're no
Time to slaughter some sacred tax cows
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
Slaughtering sacred tax cows: Given the size of our budget black hole, we're not going to be able to nickel and dime our way back to balance. Photo: Eddie Jim I usually write about investing in this column. Sometimes about a company, sometimes about... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Sobering up on scholarships The news about the suspension of Public Service Department (JPA) scholarships
Sobering up on scholarships
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 2 days ago
The news about the suspension of Public Service Department (JPA) scholarships generated massive reactions, not just from politicians, but also students and parents. This is understandable considering that for many... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
'Poverty simulation' workshops raise awareness of the poor's plight: MWS chairpersonSINGAPORE: The “poverty simulation” workshops Methodist Welfare Services (MWS)
'Poverty simulation' workshops raise awareness of the poor's plight: MWS chairperson
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: The “poverty simulation” workshops Methodist Welfare Services (MWS) conducts is one way to help people have a deeper awareness of the plight of the poor, said the chairperson of the voluntary welfare organisation’s board of directors. And... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Japan and its birth rate: the beginning of the end or just a new beginning?Japanese women push baby carts in Tokyo on October 2, 2015. AFP FILE PHOTO “Ca
Japan and its birth rate: the beginning of the end or just a new beginning?
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Japanese women push baby carts in Tokyo on October 2, 2015. AFP FILE PHOTO “Catastrophe” is one of the words most frequently used to describe Japan’s demographic situation: an aging society full of sexless couples having fewer and fewer babies.... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Andrew Robb all but endorses Alexander Downer's daughter Georgina to replace himRobb has indicated he wants to see a woman replace him in his Melbourne seat, a
Andrew Robb all but endorses Alexander Downer's daughter Georgina to replace him
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 3 days ago
Robb has indicated he wants to see a woman replace him in his Melbourne seat, all but endorsing Georgina Downer - daughter of former foreign minister Alexander Downer - for the role. Outgoing Trade Minister Andrew Robb has indicated he wants to... Read more
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The Young Witness
Andrew Robb all but endorses Alexander Downer's daughter Georgina to replace himRobb has indicated he wants to see a woman replace him in his Melbourne seat, a
Andrew Robb all but endorses Alexander Downer's daughter Georgina to replace him
The Young Witness / Posted 3 days ago
Robb has indicated he wants to see a woman replace him in his Melbourne seat, all but endorsing Georgina Downer - daughter of former foreign minister Alexander Downer - for the role. Outgoing Trade Minister Andrew Robb has indicated he wants to... Read more
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Western Advocate
Andrew Robb all but endorses Alexander Downer's daughter Georgina to replace himRobb has indicated he wants to see a woman replace him in his Melbourne seat, a
Andrew Robb all but endorses Alexander Downer's daughter Georgina to replace him
Western Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
Robb has indicated he wants to see a woman replace him in his Melbourne seat, all but endorsing Georgina Downer - daughter of former foreign minister Alexander Downer - for the role. Outgoing Trade Minister Andrew Robb has indicated he wants to... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Andrew Robb all but endorses Alexander Downer's daughter Georgina to replace himRobb has indicated he wants to see a woman replace him in his Melbourne seat, a
Andrew Robb all but endorses Alexander Downer's daughter Georgina to replace him
Kiama Independent / Posted 3 days ago
Robb has indicated he wants to see a woman replace him in his Melbourne seat, all but endorsing Georgina Downer - daughter of former foreign minister Alexander Downer - for the role. Outgoing Trade Minister Andrew Robb has indicated he wants to... Read more
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Manning River Times
Andrew Robb all but endorses Alexander Downer's daughter Georgina to replace himRobb has indicated he wants to see a woman replace him in his Melbourne seat, a
Andrew Robb all but endorses Alexander Downer's daughter Georgina to replace him
Manning River Times / Posted 3 days ago
Robb has indicated he wants to see a woman replace him in his Melbourne seat, all but endorsing Georgina Downer - daughter of former foreign minister Alexander Downer - for the role. Outgoing Trade Minister Andrew Robb has indicated he wants to... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Andrew Robb all but endorses Alexander Downer's daughter Georgina to replace himRobb has indicated he wants to see a woman replace him in his Melbourne seat, a
Andrew Robb all but endorses Alexander Downer's daughter Georgina to replace him
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 3 days ago
Robb has indicated he wants to see a woman replace him in his Melbourne seat, all but endorsing Georgina Downer - daughter of former foreign minister Alexander Downer - for the role. Outgoing Trade Minister Andrew Robb has indicated he wants to... Read more
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The North West Star
Andrew Robb all but endorses Alexander Downer's daughter Georgina to replace himRobb has indicated he wants to see a woman replace him in his Melbourne seat, a
Andrew Robb all but endorses Alexander Downer's daughter Georgina to replace him
The North West Star / Posted 3 days ago
Robb has indicated he wants to see a woman replace him in his Melbourne seat, all but endorsing Georgina Downer - daughter of former foreign minister Alexander Downer - for the role. Outgoing Trade Minister Andrew Robb has indicated he wants to... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Andrew Robb all but endorses Alexander Downer's daughter Georgina to replace himRobb has indicated he wants to see a woman replace him in his Melbourne seat, a
Andrew Robb all but endorses Alexander Downer's daughter Georgina to replace him
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
Robb has indicated he wants to see a woman replace him in his Melbourne seat, all but endorsing Georgina Downer - daughter of former foreign minister Alexander Downer - for the role. Outgoing Trade Minister Andrew Robb has indicated he wants to... Read more
12 related stories
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The Border Mail
Andrew Robb all but endorses Alexander Downer's daughter Georgina to replace himRobb has indicated he wants to see a woman replace him in his Melbourne seat, a
Andrew Robb all but endorses Alexander Downer's daughter Georgina to replace him
The Border Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Robb has indicated he wants to see a woman replace him in his Melbourne seat, all but endorsing Georgina Downer - daughter of former foreign minister Alexander Downer - for the role. Outgoing Trade Minister Andrew Robb has indicated he wants to... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Andrew Robb all but endorses Alexander Downer's daughter Georgina to replace himRobb has indicated he wants to see a woman replace him in his Melbourne seat, a
Andrew Robb all but endorses Alexander Downer's daughter Georgina to replace him
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
Robb has indicated he wants to see a woman replace him in his Melbourne seat, all but endorsing Georgina Downer - daughter of former foreign minister Alexander Downer - for the role. Outgoing Trade Minister Andrew Robb has indicated he wants to... Read more
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The Courier
Andrew Robb all but endorses Alexander Downer's daughter Georgina to replace himRobb has indicated he wants to see a woman replace him in his Melbourne seat, a
Andrew Robb all but endorses Alexander Downer's daughter Georgina to replace him
The Courier / Posted 3 days ago
Robb has indicated he wants to see a woman replace him in his Melbourne seat, all but endorsing Georgina Downer - daughter of former foreign minister Alexander Downer - for the role. Outgoing Trade Minister Andrew Robb has indicated he wants to... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Determinism, Dependency, and the Irreducible PersonSociological determinism informs our public policy. Those with a stake in the m
Determinism, Dependency, and the Irreducible Person
Acton Commentary / Posted 3 days ago
Sociological determinism informs our public policy. Those with a stake in the maintenance and expansion of government bureaucracies feed upon pathology and find a willing constituency among those who perceive the world in terms of victims and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
CSR a core focus at Philex Miningmineral wealth estimated at more than $1 trillion according to industry experts
CSR a core focus at Philex Mining
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
mineral wealth estimated at more than $1 trillion according to industry experts. In fact, mining has been named as one of the “seven big winners,” referring to the industries that have the greatest potential to generate jobs and contribute to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dr Muniini, Uganda Is Not Philippineshe comes across as a knowledgeable, cool-headed, peaceable and well-researched
Dr Muniini, Uganda Is Not Philippines
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
he comes across as a knowledgeable, cool-headed, peaceable and well-researched senior citizen passionate about the state of affairs of his country, notwithstanding his anti-Museveni stance, as often depicted in his works. In the above article,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Leeway Out of Oil-Induced Economic CrisisFrom the Central bank, commercial banks, economic/public affairs analysts to th
Leeway Out of Oil-Induced Economic Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
From the Central bank, commercial banks, economic/public affairs analysts to the average man on the street, the verdict on Nigeria's development woes has now been unanimously agreed in few lines: That overdependence on oil, profligacy and impunity... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singaporeans must participate in each other's cultures: DPM TharmanSINGAPORE: Singaporeans must “take a keen interest in each other's cultures and
Singaporeans must participate in each other's cultures: DPM Tharman
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
SINGAPORE: Singaporeans must “take a keen interest in each other's cultures and participate wherever possible in each other's cultures”, said Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies Tharman Shanmugaratnam on... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
UAE to have ministers for tolerance and happinessHe gave few details of what the daily duties of either minister would be, excep
UAE to have ministers for tolerance and happiness
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
He gave few details of what the daily duties of either minister would be, except, in the first case, to promote a virtuous and family-focused society. However, the ministry of tolerance at least is symbolically important – the vast majority of UAE... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Must Urgently Design Rules and Laws to Encourage Foreign Investmentthe preferred option for foreign investors. As the Managing Partner in Olisa Ag
Govt Must Urgently Design Rules and Laws to Encourage Foreign Investment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
the preferred option for foreign investors. As the Managing Partner in Olisa Agbakoba Legal she also spoke on the dynamics of running a modern cutting edge law firm. As Managing Partner in one of Nigeria's leading law firms, you have been a key... Read more
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Business Standard India
Ajit Balakrishnan: The return of the activist stateThe middle class' long push to force the state to retreat from the economy may
Ajit Balakrishnan: The return of the activist state
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
The middle class' long push to force the state to retreat from the economy may be reversingThe middle class' long push to force the state to retreat from the economy may be reversingThere is probably... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Spend prudently, help those in need? « Opinion « TR EMERITUSI refer to the article “Singapore must spend prudently, but continue to help th
Spend prudently, help those in need? « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 6 days ago
I refer to the article “Singapore must spend prudently, but continue to help those in need: Heng Swee Keat” (Channel NewsAsia, Jan 22). It states that “emphasised the need for prudent, sustainable financial policies amid a challenging economic... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
'Family an important building block of society': PM Lee in CNY messageSINGAPORE: As the Republic prepares to celebrate the Chinese New Year, Prime Mi
'Family an important building block of society': PM Lee in CNY message
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
SINGAPORE: As the Republic prepares to celebrate the Chinese New Year, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said the festive period is a time for Singaporeans to remind themselves of the importance of family. “Chinese New Year is a special occasion,” said... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
'This is what I signed up for ... I had no regrets': NCMP Leon PereraSINGAPORE: Mr Leon Perera of the Workers’ Party (WP) contested as a member of t
'This is what I signed up for ... I had no regrets': NCMP Leon Perera
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
SINGAPORE: Mr Leon Perera of the Workers’ Party (WP) contested as a member of the East Coast GRC team in last year’s General Election. The party lost, but being part of a team that was among the top three losers, he has since taken on the role of... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
The economics of halal Not long ago, our astronaut, Datuk Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor, launched Aladdin,
The economics of halal
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 8 days ago
Not long ago, our astronaut, Datuk Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor, launched Aladdin, the country's first exclusive halal and shariah compliant e-market shopping platform. Just like the Rayani Airlines episode, the news was greeted... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Forex Crunch, Bad Choices and Nigeria's Futureto media reports, the CBN had disclosed after its Monetary Policy Committee mee
Forex Crunch, Bad Choices and Nigeria's Future
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
to media reports, the CBN had disclosed after its Monetary Policy Committee meeting in Abuja that while the period of low oil prices which last occurred in 2005 lasted for a maximum of eight months, the current situation is expected to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
What the 1MDB scandal means for democracy in MalaysiaSingaporean authorities this week seized a number of bank accounts linked to Ma
What the 1MDB scandal means for democracy in Malaysia
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Singaporean authorities this week seized a number of bank accounts linked to Malaysia’s beleaguered state investment fund, 1Malaysia Development Bhd., as part of an ongoing international investigation into alleged corruption that has ensnared... Read more
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The Temasek Review
NSFs and NSmen should do what’s right for themselves and our children « Opinion « TR EMERITUSyesterday’s war with useless paper generals who have continued to rely on tax d
NSFs and NSmen should do what’s right for themselves and our children « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 10 days ago
yesterday’s war with useless paper generals who have continued to rely on tax dollars after retirement. The activation of more than half a million soldiers in our little red dot is a logistical nightmare. Why plan to have one? Before MP Goh... Read more
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Anwar Ibrahim Blog
Why Anwar Ibrahim deserves a Nobel Peace Prize « Demi RakyatMalaysiakini- Ooi Heng (Executive Director of the think-tank Political Studies
Why Anwar Ibrahim deserves a Nobel Peace Prize « Demi Rakyat
Anwar Ibrahim Blog / Posted 10 days ago
Malaysiakini- Ooi Heng (Executive Director of the think-tank Political Studies for Change (KPRU) Former Leader of the Opposition of Malaysian Parliament, Dato’ Seri Anwar Ibrahim, is being nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize 2016. He is currently... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Most important component of Total Defence is psychological defence: Lim Siong GuanSINGAPORE: Social issues such as income inequality can divide the society, and
Most important component of Total Defence is psychological defence: Lim Siong Guan
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
SINGAPORE: Social issues such as income inequality can divide the society, and undermine Singaporeans' ability to stand united, which is why the most important component of Singapore's total defence strategy, according to Mr Lim Siong Guan, is what... Read more
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Asian journal
The lessons of Pol Pot, Idi Amin and El SalvadorDAVAO mayor and presidential hopeful Rodrigo Duterte has announced that part of
The lessons of Pol Pot, Idi Amin and El Salvador
Asian journal / Posted 11 days ago
DAVAO mayor and presidential hopeful Rodrigo Duterte has announced that part of his platform of government is the extermination of criminals and corrupt public officials within six months from assuming the presidency. “Extermination,” as in kill... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Museveni's 30 Year PresidencyAs Ugandans converged at St. Leo's College Kyegobe in the western town of Fort
Museveni's 30 Year Presidency
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
As Ugandans converged at St. Leo's College Kyegobe in the western town of Fort Portal to mark 30 years of uninterrupted leadership of President Yoweri Museveni's National Resistance Movement (NRM) under the theme; "30 Years of NRM's Committed... Read more
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Swissinfo
‘Game of Thrones’ Leaves Banker Fretting Over Malaysia’s Futurethat have hit the country for seven months have the premier’s brother, a senior
‘Game of Thrones’ Leaves Banker Fretting Over Malaysia’s Future
Swissinfo / Posted 12 days ago
that have hit the country for seven months have the premier’s brother, a senior banker, likening the climate to HBO’s "Game of Thrones". The future for Malaysia "terrifies" him, Nazir Razak wrote in an Instagram post on Saturday. That was a day... Read more
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WA Today
Government spending: a AAA-rated furphyDouvis In ideological lockstep with his Treasurer, Treasury secretary John Fra
Government spending: a AAA-rated furphy
WA Today / Posted 12 days ago
Douvis In ideological lockstep with his Treasurer, Treasury secretary John Fraser wants a government spending ceiling of 25 per cent of GDP. Most countries with our top-rung credit rating spend much more than that, some more than... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Beyond Campaign Rhetoricsound-bite in a competitive election. With it, the President is not promising a
Beyond Campaign Rhetoric
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
sound-bite in a competitive election. With it, the President is not promising anything new or spectacular but merely more of the same. This reflects a severe lack of imagination in the President's campaign strategy. The leading opposition... Read more
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