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There’s a need to save global order: Kofi Annan

Who better to deepen our understanding on the current state of the world order and international relations than former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan? ……… As 2014 draws to a close, the values enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations and … Continue reading

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Ethics of designer babies

This article provides a thorough yet concise introduction to the ethics of designer babies. Genetic engineering is one of the hottest issues in the world today and it is important to know the basics. In 2004 the term “designer baby” made … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day…

We should not pretend to understand the world only by intellect; we apprehend it just as much by feeling. Therefore the judgement of the intellect is only the half of truth and must, if it be honest, come to an … Continue reading

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Kenya mall carnage shows Shabab resilience

A photospread (WARNING: Very Graphic) by, and interview with New York Times lensman Tyler Hicks, who witnessed the massacre of 39 people at a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya. A commentary in the NYT about what the mall carnage tells us about … Continue reading

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Reflections on a hole in a table

When I was in the beautiful American state of Vermont two months ago, I zipped across the road from my hotel to buy breakfast at the petrol station. Being the cheapskate I am, I had realised that it was really expensive to have … Continue reading

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Thousands protest in Brazil

A stunning photo spread of protests in Brazil in recent days. Thousands have taken to the streets around the country as discontent over inflation and the economy mount, fuelling dissatisfaction with President Dilma Rousseff. The president, whose approval rating slipped eight … Continue reading

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The Place of Literature in the Age of the Internet and Globalisation

There has been much debate over the slow death of Literature in Singapore schools. In the last two decades, the number of students taking pure Literature at the O levels fell from 16,970 (47.9 per cent of the Secondary 4 … Continue reading

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