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2014/08/26 23:50
2014/08/26 23:50
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Let’s remember the sacrifices and guiding principles of the country’s founding fathers this Merdeka. tHREE days from now, we will mark the 57th anniversary of Merdeka in a year that will go down in...
2014/08/26 23:50
2014/08/26 23:50
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2014/08/25 11:46
2014/08/25 11:46
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A generation ago, no one would have questioned the premise that the family is the basic unit of society. Today, it is questioned from many sides. In his ominously titled landmark work "The Rise of...
2014/08/25 05:15
2014/08/25 05:15
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Singapore and Malaysia have been leading the way in Southeast Asia when it comes to promoting and developing their educational systems, reflecting their governments’ recognition that the knowledge...
2014/08/25 02:49
2014/08/25 02:49
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Singaporean playwright Loretta Chen’s memoir reveals a life lived against the grain. Two central themes of Loretta Chen’s book Woman on Top – sexuality and censorship – come at a timely moment for...
2014/08/25 01:18
2014/08/25 01:18
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Developing countries by definition face a constant struggle against the problems of poverty and income inequality. Thailand is no exception. Over the past few decades, despite steady economic growth...
2014/08/24 17:02
2014/08/24 17:02
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... in an international study that measures global peace. The Philippines ranked 134th out of 162 countries in the Global Peace Index 2014, five notches lower than its rank last year and one...
2014/08/23 19:58
2014/08/23 19:58
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Sri Lanka's National Security - Part 1: Sri Lanka, stable and peaceful Sri Lanka is one of the most peaceful and stable countries in the world today. Its citizens enjoy the benefits of peace and have...
2014/08/23 18:07
2014/08/23 18:07
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... marketing and advertising to attract new customers and retain old ones. Indeed, the game of branding stands crucial in this niche industry as pharmacies position themselves to match...
2014/08/23 17:02
2014/08/23 17:02
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Philippines - A no-elections scenario in 2016 was never in President Aquino’s mind, a Palace official said yesterday. “Let’s go by what the President himself has stated on record, the latest...
2014/08/22 21:28
2014/08/22 21:28
4d
... experimental country. We have just enough citizens to justify a decent sample size and the society is advanced enough for sufficient acclimatisation of technology. The old Australia, New...
2014/08/22 13:56
2014/08/22 13:56
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SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says Singapore and India have a "good base to work upon" when it comes to building future bilateral relationships. And he is optimistic that there are...
2014/08/22 11:05
2014/08/22 11:05
5d
... is there any place for the arts and humanities in Africa’s quest to join the ranks of the new emerging economies of this world? The future definitely looks bleak for the African...
2014/08/20 09:09
2014/08/20 09:09
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While this goes some way to realising the vision of the 'internet of things' – allowing everyday objects to communicate with each other without human intervention – APIs are limited in that they...
2014/08/19 06:33
2014/08/19 06:33
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Police officers stand guard near a blast site in downtown Urumqi, Xinjiang, earlier this year. Pic: AP. Japan is the most peaceful country in Asia, according to the Institute for Economics and...
2014/08/18 13:29
2014/08/18 13:29
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What is the story of the Ethiopian federal experiment? What stories does it tell? And what stories can be told about it? Feeding from and into the ever polarized and polarizing 'debate' on Ethiopia's...
2014/08/17 01:49
2014/08/17 01:49
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It cannot be denied, however, that many parts of our capital city are in dire need of a face-lift, not only to improve its image and attract more tourists, but also to improve the quality of life for...
2014/08/13 23:09
2014/08/13 23:09
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Chan Chun Sing, reviewed the island’s achievements and future challenges. Speaking to the Economic Society of Singapore, he openly assessed the geo-political uncertainties created by...
2014/08/13 15:35
2014/08/13 15:35
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Darussalam has lost ground in its efforts to promote innovation as a cornerstone for future economic and social development, slipping down the ladder of a comparative survey of innovative...
2014/08/11 15:49
2014/08/11 15:49
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... government policy. But first you need to decipher which policies will see the light of day and which will end up in the “too difficult” pile. On taking office last year, President Xi...
2014/08/11 10:56
2014/08/11 10:56
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SINGAPORE: Nine people have been selected as Nominated Members of Parliament (NMPs), following the deliberations of the Special Select Committee of Parliament. This was announced in a press statement...
2014/08/26 23:50
2014/08/26 23:50
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