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From drugs to medicine, in BT Weekend


CANNABINOIDS, the chemical compounds found in the cannabis plant, are the subject of cutting edge medical research being done in Singapore. Our Brunch feature this Saturday in The Business Times Weekend looks at the why and how of making legitimate remedies out of medicinal drugs.

Our Raffles Conversation this weekend is with Agustin Carstens, general manager of the Bank for International Settlements. The banker to central bankers weighs in on the role of the BIS, and why bitcoin and its ilk do not qualify as currencies.

In our Investing and Wealth section, AL Wealth Partners' Leonardo Drago writes, in This Time Is Different, on what must be one of the hardest lessons for families: how to teach the next generation the value of money. And CFA Singapore Insights lifts the lid on hidden risks in what many investors (and advisers) consider to be a no-brainer: ETFs.

If you find yourself going through the motions at work, dreaming of being anywhere but here, and growing increasingly resentful yet trapped in your situation, you are likely stuck in a rut. Cubicle Files tells you how to deal with it.

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Gearhead, meanwhile, reviews the Galaxy S9+, the best phone from Samsung yet.

And as we rev up ahead of the 2018 F1 season flag-off, The Finish Line gets set for this weekend's Australia Grand Prix with a rundown of the changes in store for the sport.

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