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Lost in translation: AEC chatter in Thailand 
CHANA district in Thailand's south-east is not far from where militants are waging a battle to separate the Malay-Muslim-dominated region from the rest of the...
Up the game as tourist numbers fall
FROM across Marina Bay, the iconic Marina Bay Sands integrated resort frames Gardens by the Bay's two glass domes perfectly - a sight that tourists now associate Singapore with....
Asean faces a smiling dragon with thrashing tail
FOR the 26th time since its founding, Asean leaders met in summit this week to thrash out critical issues confronting the region. There is some urgency...
MAS dollar policy: More frequent updates needed?
THE Monetary Authority of Singapore's (MAS) regular policy statements are always scrutinised but few have generated as much speculation as its latest...
Malaysia's ISIS dilemma
The recent emergence of an ISIS recruitment video featuring young Malay-speaking (and possibly also Indonesian) boys attending religious classes and engaging in weapons training in ISIS-held territory...

Op-Ed

WHY is China announcing joint naval exercises with Russia in the Mediterranean, so far from home?
 
A MONTH short of turning three, Thai toddler Matheryn Naovaratpong succumbed to brain cancer in...
 
THE recent earthquake in Nepal is a heartbreaking disaster that has left thousands dead and much...
 

Blogs

THE impact of the earthquake in Nepal has been devastating - but it could have been much worse....
 
MANILA - There were grumblings, allegations of unfair judging and fist-pumping when the decision...
 
WHEN news of Nepal's earthquake broke on Saturday, my first thoughts turned to the many...
 

People

BEIJING (AFP) - A Chinese academic study hailed the role of the country's first lady in public diplomacy, reports said Thursday, the latest sign of Beijing's hunger for soft power on the...