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Marbles, Mayhem and my Typewriter: the memoirs of Mano Sabnani

Former Business Times/TODAY editor, senior banker and legendary activist investor Mano Sabnani has published his memoirs. This wonderful and heartwarming book by my good friend holds rich narratives from Singapore’s early days and reminds us all what Singapore is really … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Manchester suicide bomber used student loan and benefits to fund terror plot

The Manchester suicide bomber used taxpayer-funded student loans and benefits to bankroll the terror plot, police believe. Salman Abedi is understood to have received thousands of pounds in state funding in the run up to Monday’s atrocity even while he … Continue reading

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Is Taiwan’s Freedom Better than Singapore’s ‘Caged Canaries’ and Hong Kong’s ‘Lost Soul’?

By Justin Hugo The News Lens Why you need to know: Taiwan, Singapore and Hong Kong: Three very different fates for three Asian tigers. Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je’s (柯文哲) recent remarks about countries south of Taiwan at the 30th anniversary … Continue reading

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How Purple, Uber and Airbnb Are Disrupting and Redefining Old Industries

Larry Alton Contributor Freelance Writer & Former Entrepreneur When you look at traditional industries in the U.S., it’s clear that many are outdated and boring. However, customers continue to do business with the companies within these industries, because there are … Continue reading

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The Trump era

THE fall of the Berlin Wall, on November 9th 1989, was when history was said to have ended. The fight between communism and capitalism was over. After a titanic ideological struggle encompassing the decades after the second world war, open … Continue reading

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Brexit: 5 things we learned from a night that shook Europe

    The United Kingdom is a country divided, and may not be a country for long Jon Stone, The Independent 24 June 2016 Britain voted to leave the European Union on Thursday by 52 per cent to 48 per … Continue reading

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When living to 100 becomes the new normal

By Simon Kuper May 23, 2016 Originally published in the Financial Times The majority of children born in rich countries today can expect to live to more than 100, write Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott of London Business School in … Continue reading

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