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Andrea Yu: The conservation vs. commercialization conundrum
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Andrea Yu: The conservation vs. commercialization conundrum

Is selling out a heritage building better than tearing it down?
Elaine Ee: 'Where is that again?'
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Elaine Ee: 'Where is that again?'

Elaine Ee looks at the curious phenomenon of why some places in Singapore are not anywhere near where they say they are
Seoul: City of 'Big Brotherly' love
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Seoul: City of 'Big Brotherly' love

Our northern neighbors aren't the only ones guilty of hyper-vigilance. Suffocating oversight is a feature of life in Seoul, as well
Joel Lo: Hong Kong is not a pet city
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Joel Lo: Hong Kong is not a pet city

Here in Hong Kong, we sure love our expensive pets, but it doesn't mean we love animals
Elvis D'Silva: Arrogant Mumbai film crews need to learn when to call 'cut' on their behavior
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Elvis D'Silva: Arrogant Mumbai film crews need to learn when to call 'cut' on their behavior

If production people on location in Mumbai don't find some manners fast, someone is going to get hurt bad
I now call Australia home
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I now call Australia home

This American has left Miami and become an Australian. You beauty!
Mahesh Nair: My moral dilemma with the C word
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Mahesh Nair: My moral dilemma with the C word

Why this Mumbaikar will not join the fight against corruption
Sam Gaskin: Stop saying ‘Boond’ already
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Sam Gaskin: Stop saying ‘Boond’ already

If you’re sipping ‘Mo-way’ on the ‘Boond’ then you’re doing it all wrong
Alexis Ong: In defense of smokers
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Alexis Ong: In defense of smokers

Yes, we know smoking is bad, but some people are going completely overboard with their puerile, passive-aggressive objections
Gayatri R Shah: Parents, stop whining about raising kids in Mumbai
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Gayatri R Shah: Parents, stop whining about raising kids in Mumbai

With daily neighborhood play dates, thrice-daily home-cooked meals, 24-hour childcare and traveling tutors, you have it good
Go easy on the makeup, girls
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Go easy on the makeup, girls

Sydney women are obsessed with caking their faces
Richard Smart: A word that doesn't fly
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Richard Smart: A word that doesn't fly

10 reasons to ditch the divisive 'flyjin' and move on
Earthquake aftermath: Why I joined the exodus
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Earthquake aftermath: Why I joined the exodus

Guilt for leaving friends behind after Japanese earthquake
Jane Leung: Tired of not being 'Chinese enough'
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Jane Leung: Tired of not being 'Chinese enough'

A Canadian-Chinese stakes her claim on the native land
Greg Lowe: How to deal with Bangkok’s illegal financial advisors
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Greg Lowe: How to deal with Bangkok’s illegal financial advisors

Sick of Thai telephone stalkers? Here's how to stop cold calls
Elaine Ee-Meyers: Are Singapore taxi drivers part of the government’s election campaign?
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Elaine Ee-Meyers: Are Singapore taxi drivers part of the government’s election campaign?

Elaine Ee-Meyers wonders if Singapore’s taxi drivers have been roped into PAP’s effort to campaign guerilla-style
Alexis Ong: Getting a maid to carry your army pack is a big deal
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Alexis Ong: Getting a maid to carry your army pack is a big deal

All this outrage over the maid-enabled soldier doesn’t just raise the question of context or whether Singaporean males are tough. It points to a bigger issue: duty