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Be Smarter Than Your Smartphone

MASAFUMI Nagasaki is the remotely famous Japanese castaway who previously lived alone on Sotobanari, a deserted island, for 29 years, with hopes of dying gloriously in the midst of...

Bring Back The Roar — WED WEB CHAT

IN A Herculean attempt to revive flagging fortunes, Singapore intends to pump life back into the football scene, and has set a goal for World Cup glory. What! Again? You...
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Clear The Air

MASK wearing, hand washing, sanitising; the routines that have been cascaded into our consciousness due to COVID-19. They are here to stay for a while. And why not, since they...
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Reimagining Singapore’s Visual Image

MENTION a country and an image springs to mind. India — Taj Mahal. France — Eiffel Tower. Australia — Sydney Opera House. Of course there are variations. It could be people...
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Country Branding Through Thick And Thin

HOW does a country's brand reputation survive challenging times like an economic crisis or a global pandemic? This WED WEB CHAT — The Country Brand In The Digial Era discusses...
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Are We On The COVID-19 Road To Recovery?

THE state of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic is asynchronous. While some countries have kept numbers low to zero, others are seeing fresh waves of cases. The number of cases...

Helpful Hints From Those Who Are Building Businesses

STARTING a business is exciting. But maintaining the excitement and growing the business requires tenacity, smarts, connections and ingenuity, especially in challenging times. For the panellists in this WED WEB CHAT...
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What Is Acceptable Behaviour Today? — WED WEB CHAT

AS WE have been knocked about by incessant changes — mostly as a consequence of our own actions — humanity finds itself constantly on the doorstep of change. In our...
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Examining The PSLE

ARE these the worst of times for children? It's certainly not the best of times, with the pandemic hampering their activities and forcing them to stay home. And for those...
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The Lesson Of 2020

2020 has reinforced the lesson that less is not necessarily more.  Less is, well, less. But the lesson learnt is that you can live with it. In some instances, less has...