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Article When the divide occurs within the family
By: TEE ZHUO,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (HOME)  29/01/2020
Tee Zhuo GOOD THAT GOVT STEPPED IN I support it. If you don't control it, something like this can turn into something very bad. It is good that we nipped it in the bud. It is good he intervened. '' MR HASSAN BAKAR, referring to Home Affairs and Law Minister K. Shanmugam, over the "brownface" saga.   (836 words)
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Article China steps in as the Quad fades away
By: FRANK CHING,   The Business Times  The Business Times  (OPINION)  01/08/2018
So it is not surprising that, after its revival in 2017, one of China's goals may have been to nip it in the bud quickly and quietly.

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Article Ban junk food in childcare centres
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  12/12/2018

Nip the problem in the bud by enforcing a ban on junk food in childcare centres and schools.
Lee Yong Se   (157 words)
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Article Fine motorcyclists who park indiscriminately
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  20/03/2019

This progressive fine model will also nip all other problems, like littering and putting up illegal banners, in the bud.
Cheang Peng Wah   (165 words)
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Article Small errors add up
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (LITTLE RED DOT)  14/05/2019

For instance, if you lose a pen, it may seem like only a small problem as it costs you about $1 to replace it. But if this happens repeatedly, the cost to you snowballs.
Such carelessness, if not nipped in the bud, could follow you through life as a bad habit and may cause you great embarrassment in the future.   (210 words)
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Article Tiananmen crackdown was necessary
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  13/06/2019
The government decided to nip the unrest in the bud.
It is also false to say that there is a cover-up of the incident in China.   (282 words)
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Article Take more proactive approach to curb misuse of addresses
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  06/05/2019

It would be even better to nip the issue in the bud. Can the system prevent such misuse to begin with? Is it possible to have some form of validation during the submission of an address?
As the public may not fully know the complexity involved, perhaps MOM could share the constraints in implementing changes to the system.   (252 words)
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Article China should focus on saving lives, not saving face
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  05/02/2020
This is clearly not just a China problem. Toh Cheng Seong   (385 words)
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Article New process needed to tackle neighbour disputes quickly
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  13/01/2020
I would like to suggest that there be a simple and more effective way to nip problems like this in the bud. The present system is clearly not effective. It is important to set up a more effective process because it will not only prevent future problems, but will also make it more pleasant for the majority of Singaporeans to live in harmony.   (309 words)
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Article Be more discerning when reading foreigners' reports on S'pore
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  30/09/2019
This worrying situation should be nipped in the bud before it creates confusion and anxiety in our community.
Here are two things we have to bear in mind when we come across articles or commentaries on Singapore by foreigners: Are they fully equipped with understanding and knowledge of our social and cultural backgrounds?   (226 words)
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