How willing are we to share our secrets?

This cynical journalist was floored this week over the story of a man charged in court with allegedly raping a four-year-old.

In our jobs, we see stories that run the gamut of human...

One study mama on to having affairs with men here: I needed the money

"It takes two hands to clap," declares the study mama from Dalian, China, in an interview with The New Paper on Sunday.

She looks this correspondent straight in the eye, then volunteers a...

Don't blame the women, or nationality

Social media is alive and kicking among the uncles and aunties in the heartland.

The reason I say this? Because there was an amazing amount of opinion and chatter about THAT Facebook video...

One bad apple ≠ all of us

There are about 200 of them in the informal support group, who call themselves "wo men shi jie mei" (we are sisters).

About 60 per cent of the group members are study mamas from China. The...

Self-help groups to increase monthly contribution rates

Chinese, Indian and Eurasian self-help groups will raise their monthly contribution rates from January.

Working members of each community have the contributions deducted from their salaries...

S'poreans, new citizens urged to reach out to each other

New citizens and Singaporeans should be like the pioneer generation.

They were people from different backgrounds who lived and worked together to build this country.

That was the...

Myanmar's controversial population census reflects 9m less than thought

Myanmar's first census in three decades shows the country has a population of 51 million people, authorities said yesterday. This figure is about nine million less than an earlier estimate.

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China warns: Don't interfere with ruling on Hong Kong's politics

China has warned against any foreign interference ahead of a crucial ruling on Hong Kong's political future.

It said it will not tolerate the use of the city "as a bridgehead to subvert and...

NZ minister quits after e-mail leaks rock election campaign

Allegations of a campaign of dirty tricks in the lead-up to the New Zealand general election claimed its first victim yesterday, with the resignation of Justice Minister Judith Collins.

It...

India's PM arrives in Japan to step up cooperation

India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew into Japan yesterday on a five-day official visit as their governments seek to boost security ties and counter an increasingly assertive China.

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