S R Nathan’s role in the 1974 Laju ferry incident

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When the Shell oil refinery on Pulau Bukom was attacked by four men on Jan 31, 1974, Mr S R Nathan had the unprecedented challenge of dealing with Singapore’s first encounter with international terrorism. 40 more words

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Trump delivered a formal speech recently on defeating the Islamic State and keeping America safe. As one Republican observed, “the good parts are not new and the new parts are not good”. 979 more words

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If anyone could be crowned the king of sneaky hiding places it should have been my grandfather. He had his own era-appropriate ATM machine right in his kitchen. 334 more words

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Under pressure

The Guardian published my story on refugee policy in Uganda last week, just as grim news emerged of UN forces’ alleged failure to prevent violence in neighbouring South Sudan. 98 more words