10 must-reads for today

Breakthrough Missions long-time volunteer Khaw Seow Wah with former drug abuser Aaron Xie. She helped to reunite him with his family.
Breakthrough Missions long-time volunteer Khaw Seow Wah with former drug abuser Aaron Xie. She helped to reunite him with his family.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG
New speed-regulating strips will be installed at a Marine Parade roundabout.
New speed-regulating strips will be installed at a Marine Parade roundabout.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG

For 30 years, Madam Khaw Seow Wah, a volunteer with Christian halfway house Breakthrough Missions, has knocked on the doors of the families of recovering drug addicts. The 89-year-old housewife has helped to reconcile more than 200 former drug addicts with their families.

The two top-performing parties in Thailand's Sunday elections were yesterday racing to cobble together coalitions to form a government after preliminary results gave neither a commanding lead.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 26, 2019, with the headline '10 must-reads for today'. Print Edition | Subscribe