Ageing better with bat in hand

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Age is no barrier for this group

Stage productions and sports keep mature S'poreans alert and physically fit

ACTIVE: Mrs Debbie Lee Lodge (in yellow) dancing with fellow members of the Ageless Theatre.
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Singapore cartoonist gets threats over alleged racist cartoon

"I was trying to portray India's engineering success, despite the odds stacked against them." - Cartoonist Heng Kim Song

The Singaporean behind a controversial New York Times cartoon, Mr Heng Kim Song, 50, says that his social media has been flooded with threats.

In his defence, the award-winning political cartoonist says he merely wanted to portray the humble beginnings of India's successful Mars Mission.

The cartoon depicted an Indian man, leading a cow, and knocking on a door on a room which was labelled "Elite Space Club".

He said he was inspired by how they had used bullock carts in the 1980s to transport satellites.

For the full story, read our print edition on Tues, Oct 7.  

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Lost M'sian navy ship found after 7 hours

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'I was like a shark'

DOESN'T MIND THE LABEL: 'Mother of paparazzi' Michelle Loo, who is hosting a new TV food series.
ON TV: Michelle Loo with chefs Brandon Foo and Shen Tan.
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Couple have been fostering children for 13 years

FAMILY LOVE: Madam Zawiyah Wee Abdullah and her husband, Mr Ismail Atan, with their youngest daughter (in green) and their 11-month-old foster child.

Their children are grown up, but a play corner with baby rattles remains at their executive flat.

Madam Zawiyah Wee Abdullah, a housewife, and her husband, a crane operator, have been fostering children for 13 years.

Each separation breaks their hearts, but the joy of moulding these children keeps them going.

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450 buses added, 31 new services in past two years

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'Inner GPS' research wins Nobel prize

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Growth forecasts cut for East Asia

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