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Climate change pact: Trump shouldn’t have, but Duterte has to

A commentary by Manila Times journalist Rigoberto D. Tiglao supporting Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision not to honour his country’s commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement. ………. PRESIDENT Trump’s announcement that the US will pull out of the landmark Paris … 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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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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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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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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The end of American meritocracy

Edward Luce Published in the Straits Times (originally in the Financial Times) May 10, 2016 What is in a word? When it is packed with as much moral zeal as “meritocracy”, the answer is: a lot. A meritocrat owes his … Continue reading

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Teens suffer when they give sleep a rest, study shows

Published Mar 29, 2016, 5:00 am SGT Insufficient sleep adversely affects cognition and is detrimental to physical well-being Tan Weizhen, The Straits Times On school days, junior college student Wong Rui En, 18, doesn’t go to bed till past midnight, … Continue reading

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