'I want to be a role model for my children, to be proud of S'pore just like my parents were,' says man who cried at NDP
SINGAPORE — He was crying freely as he sang the national anthem at the National Day Parade (NDP), but it was not a surprise to the people closest to Mr Azuan Tan to know that he is proud to be a Singaporean. When he was growing up, it was a tradition for Mr Tan’s family to set aside time and celebrate the nation’s independence day together.
No foul play in death of elderly man who fell when bus driver braked abruptly to avoid car: State coroner
SINGAPORE — A state coroner has found there was no foul play in the death of an elderly man who fell on a bus after the driver braked abruptly to avoid a collision with a car. The man died over a week later in hospital.
BANGKOK — Malaysia wants a clear endgame in Myanmar's faltering peace process and is advocating direct engagement by Asean states with the junta's opponents, and bringing other countries into the fold, its foreign minister said on Wednesday (Aug 10).
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Having grown up in Afghanistan and living in Singapore for the past 21 years, artist and architect Lakshmi Mohanbabu shares her definition of being a Singaporean. TODAY's National Day Special this year explores the the concept of “home’” and what it means to different people. Read more here. Video: Raj Nadarajan/TODAY
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