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Donald Trump’s Firing of James Comey Is an Attack on American Democracy

By John Cassidy, The New Yorker May 9, 2017 At a time like this, it is important to express things plainly. On Tuesday evening, Donald Trump acted like a despot. Without warning or provocation, he summarily fired the independent-minded director … 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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Syria gas attack: Writing your GP essay with feeling

When GP students think of science and technology, they often think of the iPhone and the Playstation VR. Well, don’t forget sarin gas, or the almost 10,000 kg, 30-foot long explosive known as the Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) bomb … Continue reading

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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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Why Women Still Can’t Have It All

A forthright examination of a long-burning issue by a woman who has held some of the highest positions in academia and public service. The article is extremely long, but provides a rich source of experience, examples and research to those … Continue reading

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Yeo Jiawei amassed $23.9 mil just 15 months after leaving BSI: Prosecutors

Read about Singapore prosecutors’ descriptions of how young Singapore banker Yeo Jiawei allegedly amassed S$23.9 m in just 15 months to attain a net worth of S$26 m by the age of 32. He is accused of money laundering and … Continue reading

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If you’re a young Singaporean and you’re not an entrepreneur…

Recently I attended the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of a Singaporean company in the electronics business. All shareholders get to attend AGMs, which I highly recommend for anyone who hopes to become a successful investor. There you get to meet the … Continue reading

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