10 must-reads for today

The statue of Sir Stamford Raffles is painted to blend into the buildings behind it. A sign near the statue indicates the optimum angle to take a photo of the statue such that it blends in with the background. ST PHOTO: JASMINE CHOONG
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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 03, 2019, with the headline 10 must-reads for today. Subscribe