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Note to a teacher

Mrs. Rosalind Ho, my English teacher in lower secondary school, passed away in mid-April this year.

I last saw her some 28 years ago, when I completed my secondary education. Seeing her obituary reignited memories of my teenage years, underscoring the indelible mark she left on me personally and professionally.

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06.06.2017 | 11:43

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It’s all in the package

“Now I’ve seen everything.” That was what I’d thought as I stared incredulously at the latest pair of jeans by Topshop. And it was simply because I could indeed see EVERYTHING.

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15.05.2017 | 10:55

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Confident or complacent?

When I first moved from Asia to Europe – specifically to Germany – I was a European size 36. Then I discovered German bread – specifically “brötchen” – and they proved to be my undoing.

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20.04.2017 | 14:46

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If it’s not “yes”, it’s definitely “no”

A recent spate of jaw-dropping judgments and statements by judges and lawmakers in different parts of the world somehow seem to suggest that the unmistakable distinction between rape and consensual sex can get blurry in the very domains that should stringently uphold it, namely the courtroom and parliament.

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18.04.2017 | 15:54

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An interview with a twist

I think I’d be hard pressed to find anyone who’s never had the jitters at a job interview. There you are facing a panel of stern HR people, your head a hodgepodge of “correct answers” to their potential general knowledge questions, your CV read, reread and proofread to perfection, your clothes striking the right balance of professionalism and comfort…

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18.04.2017 | 14:11

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