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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.

Parents, industry players call for more support to ensure such children start on the right footing
MOE’s efforts making a difference but it will take time to train teachers and school staff to understand these children better, observers say

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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.

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.

Opposition leader Anwar was once a rising political star

Once the rising star of the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition’s largest party, the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim’s 16-year saga in and out of courts for sodomy charges has kept Malaysia on a political edge and shone the international spotlight on the country. His final appeal was dismissed today (Feb 10). Anwar now faces a five-year jail term, following his conviction for sodomising with his former aide. Here are some of the key events leading up to the appeal hearing:

Jokowi’s road to Presidency

Mr Joko Widodo was inaugurated as Indonesia's seventh president on Oct 20. Here's a look at Mr Widodo's rise.

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