10 must-reads for today

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Up against an opponent 13 years her junior, Singapore paddler Feng Tianwei (above) put up a spirited fight in her opening match at the ITTF World Tour Grand Finals against Chinese top seed and world No. 5 Wang Manyu yesterday. But her quick serves and strategy of making Wang move from side to side were to no avail as she lost 11-3, 10-12, 11-6, 11-6, 11-5 to the 19-year-old.

Singapore is taking steps to ensure that no country can unilaterally initiate third party arbitration or adjudication on maritime boundary disputes against the Republic.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 14, 2018, with the headline '10 must-reads for today'. Print Edition | Subscribe