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An ex-journalist who can't get enough of the news after being in the business for 26 years

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Why is it that people are never just “hurt” or “injured”? They have to “sustain” minor/major injuries. This sort of police jargon for crime or...

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I thought it was only ST journalists who have a habit of writing “a slew of measures”. The phrase popped up yesterday and again...

Money

Man, I finally get to understand what goes into the CPI. Have always wondered what’s core inflation and whether property prices are included under...

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Finally, they arrived – with a “ketang” as they were hurled against the wooden door. 6.45am – too late by my reckoning. I was...

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Because I am so free, I watched an old episode of CSI Las Vegas last night. No, not the one with Gil Grissom, but...

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And I don’t mean the beverage. Funny how the media describes a defence as “stout”, like they did with Saw Phaik Hwa. I mean, I...

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Okay, my first day in unemployment and the paper had to be filled with a big political story. It’s about time. That there was...