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SINGAPORE: President Halimah Yacob and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Tuesday (May 21) congratulated Indonesian President Joko Widodo on

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Brunei’s Sultan Backs Away From Sharia, But Not Very Far

Although Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei was forced on May 6 by international outrage to back away from strict Islamic

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Indonesia Is Home to the Most Climate Change Deniers in the World

Indonesia has recently come on top of a global list, but it’s not anything Indonesians should be proud of. The

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And the least feminist nation in the world is… Denmark?

It is one of the best places in the world to be a woman, with a narrow gender pay gap, equal

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Singapore confirms first case of monkeypox,

SINGAPORE: A case of imported monkeypox infection has been confirmed in Singapore.  The patient is a 38-year-old Nigerian who arrived on Apr

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Nothing Unites Southeast Asians Faster Than Seeing a White Man Insult Their Food

ASEAN countries may have a hard time agreeing on issues like border disputes, human rights or economy integration. But it’s really, really easy to

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Singapore fake news law polices chats and online platforms

Singapore has passed a controversial anti-fake news law that gives authorities sweeping powers to police online platforms and even private

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Consumer Alert: Tylenol’s Empathy-Killing Properties Confirmed in 2nd Study

Two highly concerning clinical studies in four years reveal that Tylenol not only kills the pain but human empathy as

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“The Attack Against The Rich Has Begun”

Academic and author Rainer Zitelmann has reason to worry. In writing his latest book, The Power of Capitalism: A Journey Through Recent History Across

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Those awful, scary people over there

The bees at Lafayette Square are familiar to me. They have buzzed around me before, curious but not hostile. When