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"We need to... find out what turns us on."
VIVIAN BALAKRISHNAN,
Chairman of the government-appointed "Remaking Singapore" panel, which hopes to reinvigorate the city-state's staid public image

"I am not afraid of threats against my life."
THAKSIN SHINAWATRA,
Thailand's Prime Minister, on rumors that drug dealers are plotting to kill him in retaliation for his antidrug campaign, which has so far claimed more than 1,500 lives

"They are part of a logic of war."
DOMINIQUE DE...

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