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Monday November 28 2022
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ST EXPLAINS

Why you probably won’t win the big lottery

If the goal is making money instead of having fun, it’s hard to make a worse bet than on the big lottery prizes.

Twitter layoffs are perfect example of how not to fire people

Some Twitter employees were laid off by e-mail; others found they’d been locked out of their work laptops and message systems.

World Cup: Why Qatar’s tarnished tournament is too big for brands to boycott

Human rights groups are in an uproar over everything from the treatment of LGBTQ people to the deaths of workers building stadiums.

Videos

SMART PARENTING

Type 1 diabetes: Father says son gets comments such as ‘he must have eaten a lot of sweets’

The autoimmune disease is different from Type 2 diabetes, which is linked to diet and lifestyle factors.

Minor Issues: Grateful to do-it-all pre-school teachers who nurtured my kids

With the pre-school industry getting an overhaul, I hope teachers get the recognition they deserve.

INVEST

Plan for medical insurance as it gets more costly when you are older

Healthcare costs do not come cheap and you will have a better retirement if you can keep both your health and wealth in tip-top condition.

Shuo Wang, who built US$5.5b company in four years, is the real Deel

Ms Shuo Wang is co-founder and chief revenue officer for Deel, the world’s fastest-growing software as a service company.

The risks of investing in tech stocks

Investments that looked splendid when cash was cheap have lost much of their allure.

Podcasts

Is the strawberry generation really spoiled?

Synopsis: Every second and fourth Friday of the month, The Straits Times’ Insight editor Grace Ho takes a hard look at political and social issues of the day with her expert guests.

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