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Michelle Yeoh makes history as first Asian to win best actress Oscar

Michelle Yeoh makes history as the first Asian woman to win the Best Actress Oscar for her role in "Everything Everywhere All at Once," beating out strong performances from Cate Blanchett, Michelle Williams, Andrea Riseborough, and Ana de Armas. Yeoh's win is seen as a beacon of hope and possibility for little boys and girls who look like her and a shattering of the glass ceiling for more Asian representation in Hollywood. Yeoh has a busy upcoming slate, including three new installments of "Avatar" and the movie adaptation of the musical "Wicked."

Malaysia police arrest two SPM students for vulgar rant against history exam paper and Singapore

MALAYSIA— The police have arrested two teenage boys to assist in the investigation of a viral video involving a secondary school student's dissatisfaction with the...

Malaysia GE15: PH gained 61 seats as of 2am; BN faces biggest defeat in coalition’s history

MALAYSIA — According to Malaysia Election Commission (EC) official website, as of 2 am Sunday, the country biggest opposition coalition Pakatan Harapan (PH) has already gained...

California wildfire now second-worst in state history

The monstrous Dixie Fire in northern California has grown to become the second-largest wildfire in state history, authorities said Sunday, with three people reported...

MOM will resume entry approvals for work pass holders and their dependants with travel history to higher risk countries from 10 Aug

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) will resume entry approvals for work pass holders and their dependants with travel history to higher risk countries/ regions...

‘They can kiss my ass’: Chantal Liew shuts down critics after making history as Singapore’s first ever Olympic open water swimmer

With water still dripping from her hair, Chantal Liew did not shy away from the media when she was interviewed shortly after her gruelling...

Asatizah online poll issue: Muslim groups call on MUIS to reassess Asatizah Recognition Scheme Certification for those with history of sexist and misogynistic behaviour

Five Muslim groups on Friday (28 May) have urged the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (MUIS) to consider reassessing the Asatizah Recognition Scheme (ARS)...

Singapore to restrict entry for long-term pass holders and short-term visitors with recent travel history to Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka within last...

The Multi-Ministry Taskforce (MTF) announced on Friday evening (30 Apr) that it will restrict entry for visitors coming from Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri...

China censors Oscars success of history-making Chloe Zhao

Beijing-born Chloe Zhao was scrubbed from Chinese social media on Monday as a nationalist backlash airbrushed out her remarkable achievement of becoming the first...

Tracing Myanmar’s recurrent history of military takeovers and student-led protests

JAKARTA, INDONESIA -- Massive nationwide protests against the Myanmar military coup continued to flare after the Tatmadaw's takeover earlier this month. The military takeover was...

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Election surprises and certainties: Dissecting Tharman’s presidential win

In the 2023 Presidential Election, Mr. Tharman Shanmugaratnam secured a stunning 70.4% landslide victory, surprising many, including himself. Despite expectations that TKL would win the opposition votes, voters from both camps showed a preference for Tharman's charisma and perceived competency. As Singapore reflects on the outcome, questions arise about the election's fairness and the real implications of Tharman's dominant win.

Volunteer as a Polling and Counting Agent for Singapore’s 2023 Presidential Election

For the upcoming Singapore Presidential Election on 1st September, members of the civil society have spearheaded an initiative to strengthen our democratic fabric. We invite committed individuals to join us as Polling and Counting Agents, standing together for a transparent, fair, and just election. This vote counting exercise, organized by members of civil society, is not specifically in support of Mr Tan Kin Lian, a candidate in the upcoming Presidential Election. It's an exercise in active citizenry. Nonetheless, Mr Tan endorses this initiative, which hinges on his candidacy, championing transparency, and has given permission for the results to be shared publicly.

Reflections from the Centenary: The Legacy of LKY and Singapore’s Future

Gilbert Goh reflects on the LKY centenary event: an inspiring showcase of a leader's global legacy juxtaposed against current challenges, urging Singapore to continue its path of progress.

Lim Tean advocates for Tan Kin Lian: A visionary leader for Singapore’s Presidency

In his speech at Mr Tan Kin Lian's launch of his presidential bid, Mr Lim Tean passionately championed the need for a truly Independent President. Highlighting Mr Tan Kin Lian's unique credentials and genuine concern for the wellbeing of Singaporeans, the Peoples Voice leader emphasized the pressing challenges of rising living costs and job insecurities faced by the public. Mr Lim depicted Mr Tan Kin Lian as a beacon of hope for the nation, advocating for a leader who genuinely understands and represents the people’s aspirations.

Tan Jee Say endorses Tan Kin Lian for President: A courageous, genuine, and humble...

In advocating for a truly representative leader, Tan Jee Say underscored Tan Kin Lian's humility, courage, and genuine dedication. Highlighting the pressing need for restored public trust and effective independence, Tan Jee Say emphasized that Tan Kin Lian, as the 'People's President', would bring back hope to Singaporeans and champion true democracy

Tan Kin Lian’s pledge: Rekindling unity and charting a vigorous future for Singapore

In the press conference to announce his bid for the Singapore presidency, Tan Kin Lian emphasizes safeguarding Singapore's reserves and strengthening public service integrity. Drawing on his 30-year leadership at NTUC Income, he envisions a future with affordable living, accessible housing, and job stability, pledging collaboration with the government for a united nation.

Strengthening Singapore’s political foundations: A call to action by Leong Mun Wai on Singapore’s...

Leong Mun Wai urges Singaporeans to strengthen political checks and balances, emphasizing, 'The best is yet to be for Singapore if we dare to make the right decision in upcoming elections.

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