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Pakatan Harapan must not rest on its laurels

In May 2018, the ASEAN region was riveted by the election results in Malaysia, where the Barisan Nasional coalition which had ruled Malaysia for over six decades was toppled in a stunning upset by Pakatan Harapan. If you are a … Continue reading

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Is America Headed for a New Kind of Civil War?

By Robin Wright, The New Yorker A day after the brawling and racist brutality and deaths in Virginia, Governor Terry McAuliffe asked, “How did we get to this place?” The more relevant question after Charlottesville—and other deadly episodes in Ferguson, … Continue reading

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Smartphones: Mind-controlling parasites we love

This very thoughtful opinion piece by my fellow tutor-blogger Kevin Seah could not be more relevant to the kids of today — Generation Z or the Millennial Generation. As a member of Gen X (I am in my 40s), I never cease … Continue reading

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Apple and Other Tech Companies Tangle With U.S. Over Data Access

WASHINGTON — In an investigation involving guns and drugs, the Justice Department obtained a court order this summer demanding that Apple turn over, in real time, text messages between suspects using iPhones. Apple’s response: Its iMessage system was encrypted and … Continue reading

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Singapore PM demands apology from blogger

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (above) has demanded an apology from a local blogger for a posting seen as accusing him of corruption, Mr Lee’s lawyer said. Lawyer Davinder Singh wrote to Roy Ngerng (above) on Sunday asking him to take … Continue reading

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How far is increased prosperity for all a realistic goal in your society? (GCE A-levels 2013)

By Steven Ooi A playground for the rich. Disneyland with the death penalty. A vibrant city where East and West do meet. These are just some of the descriptions of Singapore by the world media over the years. My tiny … Continue reading

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