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Why The Rich Get Richer (Robert Kiyosaki)

Why The Rich Get Richer (Robert Kiyosaki)

  Taking Steps To Prepare For The Worst Posted on Monday, September 28, 2009, 12:00AM In Sunday school I was taught the parable of the pharaoh of Egypt and his dream of seven fat cows being eaten by seven skinny cows. Deeply disturbed, [...]

Seeing Old Age as a Never-Ending Adventure (New York Times 8 Jan)

Seeing Old Age as a Never-Ending Adventure (New York Times 8 Jan)

Ilse Telesmanich, 90, Tom Lackey, 89, and Charles Smith, 89, on their adventure trips January 8, 2010 Seeing Old Age as a Never-Ending Adventure By KIRK JOHNSON OCALA, Fla. — Ilse Telesmanich, 90, sprained her ankle hiking in South Africa [...]

The Happiest People On Earth (New York Times 7 Jan)

January 7, 2010 Op-Ed Columnist The Happiest People By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica Hmmm. You think it’s a coincidence? Costa Rica is one of the very few countries to have abolished its army, and it’s also arguably the [...]

My son deserves a second chance (Today 6 Jan)

My son deserves a second chance (Today 6 Jan)

    My son deserves a second chance 05:55 AM Jan 06, 2010 Letter from Vincent Tan THE new school year started on Monday, but my son, who was in his first year of junior college (JC) last year, will not be attending school this year. My [...]

City life hard, but better than mining and quakes (Global Times)

City life hard, but better than mining and quakes (Global Times)

City life hard, but better than mining and quakes Source: Global Times Comments By Deng Yumei, as told to Chen Chenchen My story of the past decade, if written out, is probably as long as a book. I was born in a mountain village [...]

Newcomers keep society on its toes (Today 1 Jan)

Newcomers keep society on its toes (Today 1 Jan)

'Newcomers keep society on its toes' Waning drive of settled generations a concern for MM Lee 05:55 AM Jan 01, 2010 by Derrick A Paulo derrick@mediacorp.com.sg SINGAPORE - Keeping society on its toes - that is what a regular inflow of [...]

The Singapore Solution (National Geographic Magazine)

The Singapore Solution (National Geographic Magazine)

The Singapore Solution How did a sleepy little island transform into a high-tech powerhouse in one generation? It was all in the plan. By Mark Jacobson If you want to get a Singaporean to look up from a beloved dish of fish-head [...]

A Year of Trials and Triumphs (ST 19 Dec)

Dec 19, 2009 BATTLES OF 2009 A year of trials and triumphs If you imagine the Singapore scene as a boxing ring, what would you say were the biggest matches to enthrall, excite and exasperate Singaporeans this year? Today, we review 2009 - in five [...]

Sydney: Lin family “murdered by gangsters” (ABC 18 Dec)

Sydney: Lin family “murdered by gangsters” (ABC 18 Dec)

Scenes from a family life ended too soon . . . from far left, Min, Terry and Henry Lin; Min and Yun Li Yin on holiday; Henry Lin at school. A senior local politician says he believes the Lin family was brutally murdered by professional killers in [...]

Graduates dealt harder jobs blow (ST 16 Dec)

Graduates dealt harder jobs blow (ST 16 Dec)

DESPITE signs of a turnaround in the job market, university graduates are no better off. In fact, more of them are without jobs and taking longer to land a job, according to revised official figures released yesterday. Part of the reason is [...]

Leaders are make, not born (Sunday Times 12 Dec)

Leaders are make, not born (Sunday Times 12 Dec)

Mr Kouzes says leaders must be humble, and that a great leader is one "whose feet are planted on the ground, with his head in the clouds dreaming of possibilities". -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE True leaders lead, fearing no problem that arises. [...]

Some good can come from the Woods scandal (Sunday Times 13 Dec)

Some good can come from the Woods scandal (Sunday Times 13 Dec)

Think Home > Think > Story Dec 13, 2009 Some good can come from Woods scandal By Ong Soh Chin Asking why Tiger Woods did the things he did is like asking why a dog licks its bits. The answer is simple: Because they can. In fact, [...]

Single-sex schooling not good for boys: UK study (The New Paper 6 Dec)

Single-sex schooling not good for boys: UK study (The New Paper 6 Dec)

Single-sex schooling not good for boys: UK study THE chances are that if you've been educated in an all-boys school, you're likely to be divorced or separated from your partner by your early 40s, as compared to peers who were in a [...]

From rank outsider to public guardian: Philip Jeyaretnam (ST 4 Dec)

From rank outsider to public guardian: Philip Jeyaretnam (ST 4 Dec)

Insight Home > Insight > Story Dec 4, 2009 From rank outsider to public guardian Tongues wagged when Mr Philip Jeyaretnam was sworn in as a member of the Public Service Commission. Has he been co-opted by the Government? Is it not at [...]

An optimistic view of the future of marriage pt 1(Smart Marriages)

An optimistic view of the future of marriage pt 1(Smart Marriages)

Shifting Gears : An Optimistic View of the Future of Marriage Diane Sollee, MSW, Director, CMFCE at the Conference on Communitarian Pro-Family Policies, Washington, DC, November 15, 1996, sponsored by the Communitarian Network There are good [...]

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