Creative Capital: The Singaporean who wrote her first novel to escape loneliness during the pandemic

Creative Capital: The Singaporean who wrote her first novel to escape loneliness during the pandemic

1/8/2021 4:29:00 AM

Creative Capital: The Singaporean who wrote her first novel to escape loneliness during the pandemic

Publisher Penguin Random House bought two books from 23-year-old Stanford University graduate Kyla Zhao – The Fraud Squad and an unwritten second book – for six figures each.

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North Korea puts hazmat suits on parade for national day, but no missiles

SEOUL — North Korea celebrated the 73rd anniversary of its foundation with a night-time military parade in the capital, state media reported on Thursday (Sept 9), publishing photographs of marching rows of personnel in orange hazmat suits but no ballistic missiles.

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