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While much attention of late has been focused on the inflow of foreigners to the Republic’s shores, its diaspora has been steadily growing year on year: As of last year, 212,000 Singaporeans were living overseas, compared with 157,800 in 2004, increasing by more than a third over the past decade.

Analytics has improved hospital operations in recent years, and experts say much more is in store.

Analytics has improved hospital operations in recent years, and experts say much more is in store.

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More S’poreans overseas, but brain drain concerns dissipate

While much attention of late has been focused on the inflow of foreigners to the Republic’s shores, its diaspora has been steadily growing year on year: As of last year, 212,000 Singaporeans were living overseas, compared with 157,800 in 2004, increasing by more than a third over the past decade.

Budget 2015: Key initiatives

The Budget Statement was delivered by Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam yesterday (Feb 23). He announced changes to CPF, petrol duty prices, personal income taxes and more. Here are some of the key initiatives.

New hope against threat of superbugs

Early this month, scientists discovered a new antibiotic - the first in almost 30 years - which attack bacteria in a unique way by blocking fatty molecules needed to build cell walls. The discovery of Teixobactin could be the answer to the growing problem of antibiotic resistance, which is estimated to cause 700,000 deaths a year. Here we look at how bacteria builds up resistance to antibiotics and the new hope promised by Teixobactin.

PM Lee on S'pore's journey over the past 50 years, and the way forward

In a wide-ranging, 70-minute interview with local media at the Istana on Wednesday (Jan14), Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said the Government is changing. Mr Lee gave his take on the approach to governing a more educated and expressive Singapore society, the evolution of the political system, the Singaporean-foreigner divide, and the need to press on with efforts to restructure the economy.

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