Editor's Choice

What dark secret is in the Singapore basement?
I had not heard of the child in the basement, the one who is in our midst.
Don't let Charlie Hebdo attackers paint the world black and white
THE heartbreaking attacks on the Charlie Hebdo office in Paris stand as reminders of the spectre of intolerance that we are...
Making babies making a comeback in developed countries
ACCORDING to blogger Ana Swanson of the Washington Post, and many other bloggers around the Internet in the past week, Japan's government has been...
Malaysia dealt a tough hand as Asean chair
LAST year was a bad year for Malaysia's international image. Its national carrier's loss of two aircraft under questionable circumstances and its clumsy,...
The long arm of Islamic radicalism
THIS year, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is seen as the primary threat arising from Islamic radicalism. It has rapidly overtaken Al-Qaeda in international coverage and in the...

Op-Ed

SOMETHING unusual happened in Thailand recently: The government canned its plan to send prisoners...
 
Stories of elderly couples whose only child died due to illness or accidents have worried Ms Zheng...
 
WHETHER we like it or not, faith is hugely influential worldwide. In 2010, 84 per cent - or 6.9...
 

Blogs

I first climbed Mount Murud on a whim in 2013. With that spur-of-the moment decision, I found...
 
It was the middle of May in 2011 – and searingly hot in the northern Thai town of Phayao, which was...
 
Pope Francis' five-day tour of the Philippines is essentially an epic homily that church...
 

People

AN ICON in Hong Kong's skyline, Cheung Kong Center is a glittering edifice to one man's shrewdness and ambition.