Commentary: What youths who volunteer can teach us

SINGAPORE: Volunteering for a cause, according to our statistics, seems part and parcel of being young. Across the past decade, the volunteerism rate among youth has been consistently high relative to other age groups. 41 per cent of the 15 to 24 year-old cohort say they have volunteered at least once in the last 12 months, according to the Individual Giving Survey 2016 by the National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre (NVPC). In this survey, volunteering…

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What we lose, when family recipes vanish – a legacy of love and sacrifice

SINGAPORE: When I was a child, my mother used to say that I took after my father’s family from Malaysia, and my sister was more like hers – because while my sis preferred to “jiak kantang” (literally, eat potato, or Western food), I would gladly gobble down any Hakka food that my grandmother cooked whenever we visited her in Batu Pahat, Johor. Thus I became known as the Batu girl. But as much as I…

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Snap election surprise gives bruised British pound a lift: 4 key questions

SINGAPORE: The British pound received another politics-induced jolt this week after Prime Minister Theresa May unexpectedly called for an early general election in June. The surprise announcement from the British Prime Minster comes less than a month after Article 50 was triggered, which formally set the clock ticking on Britain’s two-year exit process from the European Union. The call to bring forward an election that was not due until 2020 also signalled a U-turn for…

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Sharks and Deep Sea Creatures Action Figure Bucket – Huge 41 Piece Set

Sharks and Deep Sea Creatures Action Figure Bucket – Huge 41 Piece Set

buy now $19.95 Sharks and Deep Sea Creatures Action Figure Bucket – Huge 41 Piece Set: Your child will LOVE this set of Sharks and other Deep Sea Creatures – from Great Whites to Hammerheads and more. Endless hours in every giant bucket!Big Bucket of Sharks and Deep Sea Creatures FiguresBPA FreeAll your favorite Sea creatures for endless FunGreat for bath, beach, playrooms, or anytime41 pc set

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City Harvest Church’s Kong Hee begins serving 3.5-year jail term

SINGAPORE: City Harvest Church’s pastor Kong Hee and four others convicted of misappropriating S$50 million from the megachurch’s coffers surrendered themselves on Friday morning (Apr 21) at the State Courts to be transported to prison to start serving their jail terms, ranging from seven months to three and a half years.  Kong, 52, had his eight-year sentence reduced to three and a half years’ jail on Apr 7 by the High Court. Five accomplices also saw their sentences…

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US Toy Assorted Color and Design Tropical Fish Figure Play Set (Lot of 12)

US Toy Assorted Color and Design Tropical Fish Figure Play Set (Lot of 12)

buy now $4.62 Brilliant colors enhance this assortment of soft bendable tropical fish. These make great party favors or table scape decorations for Luau or Under the Sea parties. Also makes a unique cake decoration. Lot of 12- assorted colors & styles ship at random.Lot of 12 soft bendable tropical fishSize: 1.5 InchesTropical Fish Figure DesignAssorted Color & Design Tropical Fish Ship At RandomMade Of Soft Plastic

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Pence tours Indonesian mosque in outreach to Muslims

JAKARTA: US Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday (Apr 20) toured the biggest mosque in Muslim-majority Indonesia during a visit seen as a highly symbolic gesture from an administration that has been accused of stoking Islamophobia. After kicking off his stop in the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country by praising its moderate Islam as “an inspiration”, he visited Istiqlal Mosque, whose vast white dome towers over downtown Jakarta. He slipped off his shoes before being…

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