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Getting Catty About the Cat-astrophe of Cats

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Watching Tom Hooper’s latest cinematic effort, Cats, was definitely not on my to-do list last weekend. But James Corden and Rebel Wilson’s catty remarks about the film at the Oscars saw me giving up my Saturday cat nap for an afternoon at the movies.

Coronavirus Outbreak: In My Panic-Buying, I Bagged More Than Rice

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“Can you go to the supermarket now and buy a few bags of rice? Supply is depleting from the shelves!” my husband said, in a concerned manner. It was the day major news outlets had just reported that Singapore’s Disease Outbreak Response System Condition (DORSCON) level had turned from yellow to orange.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Would You Be Selfish or Selfless?

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If you have been closely following the news about the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak, you would be familiar with the name Dr Li Wen Liang.

Why Such A Bad Start to 2020?

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I hope your new year is off to a good start. That’s how I’ve been starting my emails lately—with a sincere wish. The bad news that we’ve been reading and watching on the media this year have affected people I know on a personal level.

Wuhan Virus: What It's Like Living in a Ghost Town in Fear

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The virus has spread much more quickly than anyone could have imagined. Just overnight, it was confirmed that the virus can spread from person to person. Face masks are sold out. Wuhan City is completely shut down. The entire country has fallen into panic.

Remembering Kobe Bryant: What I've Learned from the Basketball Legend

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On 26 January 2020, the world mourned and grieved over the loss of one of the greatest legends in the basketball fraternity: Kobe Bryant.

Australian Bushfires: When Prayers and Thoughts Aren't Enough

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Photos of orange-tinged New Zealand skylines have been lighting my social media newsfeed, with friends writing messages of goodwill in a show of solidarity with  Australia, as the country continues to battle large bushfires sweeping across three states—New South Wales, Victoria, and South Australia.

Brexit Is Imminent, But Let's Not Fret

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On 12 December, the UK headed to the polls for its general election, with the Conservative party securing 365 out of 650 seats in the parliament, giving Boris Johnson and his government the mandate to “get Brexit done”.

When Giants of the Faith Fall: Why It Matters

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“Not again!” I thought when I read that the founder and CEO of Relevant Media Group, Cameron Strang, has come under fire for creating a racially insensitive work environment. The 43-year-old was alleged to be a toxic boss who exhibited “various levels of high-handedness, shouting fits and racially insensitive slights”.