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Lessons from a crisis for Singapore

What we learned about ourselves as a people and as a nation.

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LESSONS FROM A CRISIS: What we learned about ourselves as a people and as a nation.

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LESSONS FROM A CRISIS FOR SINGAPORE: What we learned about ourselves as a people and as a nation.

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Free meals being distributed to migrant workers staying in dormitories as part of Hari Raya Haji festivities. Amid the Covid-19 cloud of uncertainty, Singaporeans have demonstrated resilience and unity, offering support to frontline health workers and vulnerable members of the community, and giving generously of their time and money.

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When Singaporeans went to the polls on July 10, rather than voting for a flight to safety as many had expected, there was a significant swing towards the opposition, which some observers attributed to the desire for a fairer and more compassionate society.

SINGAPORE recorded its first Covid-19 infection on Jan 23. More than six months on, the virus shows no signs of abating as it continues to infect thousands every day around the world. The Republic's initial response to the novel coronavirus was held up by many as a model, but a surge in cases...

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