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The 89th Academy Awards offered drama of its own

Prospero The Economist Feb 27th 2017 by N.B. IT IS a pity that the 89th Academy Awards will be forever remembered for that last-minute bungle. Presenting the Oscar for best picture, Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway were given the wrong … Continue reading

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All signs point to Brexit, says EU expert

Cheong Suk-Wai Senior Writer, Sunday Times Singapore Published Jun 19, 2016, 5:00 am SGT Very powerful about-turns in Britain in the past 40 years have convinced EU expert Douglas Webber that Britons will vote to leave the regional grouping on … Continue reading

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Mental illness is a result of misery, yet still we stigmatise it

One of the most important articles I have ever read on the issue of mental health. Human beings and their minds are far too complex for their problems to be solved by the narrow biochemical approach favoured by many psychiatrists. …….. … Continue reading

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‘Flying wind mills’ and nuclear waste: The future of energy?

I was quite stunned when I read this article today. There are so many exciting ongoing scientific developments and research projects to combat climate change – it is truly amazing and for an environmentalist like me, deeply heartening. I wonder if it’s possible … Continue reading

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DPP introduces Harvard-trained entrepreneur as potential election candidate

Photo credit: TODAY SINGAPORE — The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has pitched a Harvard graduate to be among the slate of candidates it and the Singapore People’s Party (SPP) will be jointly fielding in Bishan-Toa Payoh Group Representation Constituency (GRC). … Continue reading

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Korean cosmetic surgery addict injected cooking oil into her own face

The Straits Times reported yesterday a growing trend of Singaporeans heading to South Korea for cosmetic surgery, and a rise in the number of botched procedures. One woman went to have her drooping eye bags corrected and double eyelids accentuated, but ended … Continue reading

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US$250,000 for a ticket to space, anyone?

Ticket prices for Virgin Galactic’s suborbital SpaceShipTwo are slated to jump 25 percent in the next week or so, from US$200,000 to US$250,000, company officials say. The price bump comes in the wake of SpaceShipTwo’s first rocket-powered test flight, a … Continue reading

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