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Daily Archives: 2013-09-03

“Chinese or Malay, what does it matter?”

By Mohamed Imran Mohamed Taib Sometimes, luck has it that you got a really memorable conversation with a taxi driver. Knowing that I’m heading to a mosque in Braddell Road, the middle-aged driver of a blue Comfort Sonata taxi posed a question: “Sir, you know if mosques take donations? I want to give some money to Malay children.” It’s not …

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Singapore, Israel and the importance of culture to the start-up sector

By Yap Shiwen Looking at the plans for our airport and port mapped out by the Prime Minister during his National Day Rally, one wonders how much a component our local start-ups will play in the grand scheme of Singapore’s economic progress. Start-ups produce marketing value for an economy, as they encourage others to engage in start-up ventures. In the …

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