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How to write a good introduction to your GP essay

Before we begin, a Common Sense check (because Common Sense is becoming increasingly uncommon, especially in Singapore). What is an introduction? It is something to introduce: to give people a basic idea of something (in the context of a GP … 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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How Purple, Uber and Airbnb Are Disrupting and Redefining Old Industries

Larry Alton Contributor Freelance Writer & Former Entrepreneur When you look at traditional industries in the U.S., it’s clear that many are outdated and boring. However, customers continue to do business with the companies within these industries, because there are … 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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Looking far and going deep: Futuring the Economy

One of the boldest and most penetrating commentaries I have ever read on the Singapore economy, by Devadas Krishnadas, a recognised thought leader in strategy as well as public and economic policy. His writings have been published in local and regional newspapers such as … Continue reading

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