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From neighbourhood schoolboy to Prime Minister: A look at Lawrence Wong's rise through the ranks

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From neighbourhood schoolboy to Prime Minister: A look at Lawrence Wong's rise through the ranks

Singapore

Singapore
    • Gone in 60 minutes: Bishan durian stall sells 200kg of Mao Shan Wang durians at $8 to $12
    • 'I wanted to be the first': Train lover shows up early at Bayshore station on TEL4's first day of passenger service
    • 'My most expensive mixed rice in Singapore': $21 'cai fan' in Lucky Plaza food court shocks diner
    • 'A paradise for the elderly': Parent calls out seniors for sleeping and hogging space at Clementi library
    • Driver and 2 passengers abandon rental car and flee after avoiding police roadblock
    • Taking a taxi from Changi Airport or Mandai attractions? Higher surcharges to be made permanent from July 1
    • Uneven walls, hollow structures and water ponding: Punggol BTO residents cannot move in as defects remain
    • Most men in Singapore don't wash their hands with soap after toilet use
    • Paya Lebar flat fire: 6 tenants, who have less than 2 weeks left on lease, may have to pay for damage
    • 'They didn’t even give my daughter a chance': Miracle baby with rare brain stem tumour beats the odds to survive

Entertainment

Entertainment
    • 'I also faced strong backlash': Jeanette Aw reveals she thought of quitting baking business
    • 'I wanted to share with them': Bryan Wong cooks nasi lemak, spends 6 hours delivering to 10 fans on Hari Raya Haji
    • Jackson Wang sneaks up on Got7 bandmate BamBam pretending to be fan, gets stopped by security
    • E-Junkies: Jernelle Oh and Seow Sin Nee on their 'majie group chat' for new drama Emerald Hill
    • Music labels sue AI companies Suno, Udio for US copyright infringement
    • Gossip mill: Liu Yifei's new drama has too many kissing scenes, Billie Eilish allegedly whitewashed by Korean show, 'well-known' Korean actor charged with rape
    • Taylor Swift brings boyfriend onstage during London show
    • Dave Grohl fears 'wrath of Taylor Swift' after making dig at The Eras tour
    • Tay Ping Hui admits he was 'a total noob' when he first started acting
    • Jodie Foster hasn't appeared in a play for over 40 years due to 'traumatic' incident during college production

Lifestyle

Lifestyle
    • Four Star celebrates 56th anniversary with major sale: 56 per cent off premium mattresses and furniture
    • I spend over 12 hours at New Bahru, here's what you can expect from this lifestyle cluster
    • Over 300 stalls, 3.5 years in the making: He created a country-wide map recommending bak chor mee
    • 'He retained his agency and independence till the very end': Sim Lim Tower ice cream cart hawker dies aged 92
    • USS Halloween Horror Nights 2024 to feature haunted house inspired by Korean Netflix show Sweet Home
    • Gotta redeem 'em all: FairPrice announces Pokemon-inspired merchandise, launching July 4
    • Zeekr 009 first drive review: Lovely cabin, excellent refinement and unorthodox styling
    • Traveling with tots? 4 ways to save when vacationing with children
    • National monuments of Singapore: Bowyer Block
    • What to eat, see and do near the 7 new TEL4 MRT stations

Digicult

Digicult
    • Apple, Meta not in talks currently for AI partnership, Bloomberg News reports
    • China's ByteDance working with Broadcom to develop advanced AI chip, sources say
    • Apple and Meta have discussed AI partnership, WSJ reports
    • US lawsuit against TikTok to focus on children's privacy
    • In China, AI transformed Ukrainian YouTuber into a Russian
    • Nvidia loses top spot to Microsoft after 3% drop
    • TikTok says US ban is inevitable without a court order blocking law
    • Tencent's Dungeon & Fighter game pulled from some Android app stores
    • Former OpenAI chief scientist to start a new AI company
    • Snap launches AI tools for advanced augmented reality

Money

Money
    • Seller gains $2.65 million profit in Orchard condo sale
    • Any takers? Son of late CK Tang selling his Victoria Park GCB for $83m
    • Snapped up for $1.58m: 5-room flat in City Vue @ Henderson exchanges hands at eye-watering price
    • 3 pitfalls of choosing the wrong credit card
    • Where to find the cheapest landed estates in Singapore (from $660k)
    • Why jewellery is a good gift but a poor investment
    • Best multi-currency cards for overseas travel spending
    • 5-room HDB flat sold for $1.3m in Boon Keng, setting new all-time high for the town
    • India financial watchdog imposes $3m penalty on crypto exchange Binance
    • Are you dreamscrolling? 3 ways to avoid overspending
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