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Traveling parents should be wary of creating iPad junkies
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Traveling parents should be wary of creating iPad junkies

The "electronic babysitter" is not as perfect as it seems
Samantha Leese: Air travel needs to get its groove back
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Samantha Leese: Air travel needs to get its groove back

Don't let cattle-class destroy our innate capacity for patience and wonder
James Durston: Should we bother trying to save the panda?
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James Durston: Should we bother trying to save the panda?

A group of scientists actually wants us to let pandas go extinct. But if we give up on endangered species, we’ve given up on ourselves
Edward Falzon: Is smoking hurting tourism in China?
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Edward Falzon: Is smoking hurting tourism in China?

As long as people keep flouting laws and lighting up, tourism in Shanghai and other locations will be hampered
Maxwell Coll: Korea is killing its own Wave
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Maxwell Coll: Korea is killing its own Wave

Government initiatives and nationalistic observers threaten the movement’s inherent allure
Alexis Ong: ‘You can’t buy prestige and culture for S$225 million’
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Alexis Ong: ‘You can’t buy prestige and culture for S$225 million’

What’s in a name? Plenty if you’re the Housing Development Board and trying to put a drain on a par with Venice
Travel Alerts: The farce is with us
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Travel Alerts: The farce is with us

Advisories say Bangkok is dangerous for Hong Kongers, OK for Brits and completely confusing for everybody
Deepika Sorabjee: Mumbai, not as cinema-friendly as you would expect
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Deepika Sorabjee: Mumbai, not as cinema-friendly as you would expect

India's film capital doesn't have one permanent repertory theater. Get outta town?!
Serious about globalizing Korean food? Then stop watering it down
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Serious about globalizing Korean food? Then stop watering it down

Pushing the same boring and bland dishes will hardly win people’s hearts -- or bellies
Jhilmil Motihar: Why is it hard for a woman to buy alcohol in Mumbai?
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Jhilmil Motihar: Why is it hard for a woman to buy alcohol in Mumbai?

Mumbai is a fantastic city for women. Except when getting your hands on hard liquor
Travel makes us happy: Here's why
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Travel makes us happy: Here's why

Money may or may not bring happiness, depending on who you ask. But travel definitely does
Alexis Ong: Occupy Singapore failed miserably because we're in Singapore
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Alexis Ong: Occupy Singapore failed miserably because we're in Singapore

While the rest of the world took to the streets in protest of Wall Street, business-friendly Singapore did a no-show
Cod Satrusayang: To Thailand in the coming times
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Cod Satrusayang: To Thailand in the coming times

As the nation faces the mammoth task of rebuilding from the floods, this writer searches for solace and hope
Alexis Ong: Singapore, the perfect world capital
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Alexis Ong: Singapore, the perfect world capital

Unscathed Singapore with its efficiency, neutral politics and unthreatening, clean, green image may be a model for the world to follow, but what will it cost the nation
Alan Morison: The trouble with Phuket, and how it can be fixed
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Alan Morison: The trouble with Phuket, and how it can be fixed

Phuket's tuk-tuk "mafia" is threatening to derail the island's massive tourism industry. We need a solution now
The best part of traveling in Korea is talking to the people
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The best part of traveling in Korea is talking to the people

Ditch your guidebook and start talking. That's right, to the ajumma next to you
Aimee Chan: Yes, Singapore drivers really are that bad
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Aimee Chan: Yes, Singapore drivers really are that bad

Whoever said Singapore is a safe place has obviously not tried driving