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Balancing profit and motive

SINGAPORE (Dec 10): On Dec 5, the UK government published a trove of internal Facebook emails and other documents that suggested the social media platform sought to trade users’ data with advertise

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Of planes, ships and chendol

SINGAPORE (Dec 10): When CNN dubbed the Singapore version of chendol one of the top 50 desserts in the world this past week, Malaysians reacted with predictable outrage.

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Fintech boom is underway but stock market is wary

SINGAPORE (Nov 26): On Nov 22, loss-making circuit board manufacturer CPH said it was pivoting from its competition-ridden core business to financial technology via a reverse takeover (RTO) of alte

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Genocide can't be good for business

SINGAPORE (Nov 19): It was only three years ago, after the watershed elections in November 2015 that saw Aung San Suu Kyi transition from democracy icon under house arrest to Myanmar’s State Counse

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Tech and ethics: Regulation is not the only way

SINGAPORE (Nov 12): Reid Hoffman, who co-founded LinkedIn and was chief operating officer at PayPal before that, has come out to say he is for “some regulation” in the tech industr

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Asia's food security: Why do we care?

SINGAPORE (Nov 12): In 2010, electrical engineer David Tan made his way from Singapore to a remote village in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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The Public Service: Seeking diversity

SINGAPORE (Nov 5): In the 1980s, with the first two decades of frantic economy-building behind it, the Singapore government turned to fine-tuning its human resource policies.

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Regardless of wage, language or religion

SINGAPORE (Nov 5): In 1957, while on a beach holiday in Wales, British sociologist and disillusioned Labour Party member Michael Young bumped into an old friend, who had started a publishing house.

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Game, on

SINGAPORE (Oct 29): In August, the Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta had a special showcase.

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Crooked bridge over troubled water

SINGAPORE (Oct 22): It must be exhausting for officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) to have to constantly correct statements in Malaysia.

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