Singapore Scores More Gold As NUS Clinches Top Spot In Asian University Ranking

NUS Retains Top Spot, NTU Climbs Up To Fourth Place National University of Singapore (NUS) retained top spot for a second year straight as Nanyang Technological University (NTU) moved up three places to be ranked fourth in an annual ranking of Asian Universities. Hong Kong University came in second, followed...

Super Violent, Gory Poem Used In Exam For Secondary 1 Kids Invites Uproar

Is the poem too much for a 13-year-old to handle? Dunearn Secondary School has come under the media spotlight after an alarmed parent spoke up about a 'violent' poem that was used in a Secondary 1 literature exam. (A typical Sec 1 student will be only 13 years old.) According to...

7 Things About Primary School MOE Left Out From Their Latest Video

MOE video about primary school encourages parents, but everyone else is skeptical For a parent, their child's first step in primary school can be a daunting experience, not just for the kid, but for themselves. Thankfully, the Ministry of Education (MOE) is here to ease their worries by showing what...

Singapore Schools Top Global Math And Science Education Ranking

Asian Countries Top Global Education Ranking Singapore comes out top in a global math and science education ranking carried out by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Asian countries dominate the first five rankings in the following order: Singapore Hong Kong South Korea Japan (joint) Taiwan (joint) Source Finland is the...

Razer CEO Tells Kids To Drop Out Of School, Rage Ensues

Min-Liang Tan tells RI kids to drop out of school and some people took it really seriously Did you know that the CEO of gaming peripheral company Razer was from Raffles Institution and disliked his teachers? If you didn't, you definitely know now. Yesterday (6 May), Min-Liang Tan met several students from his...

Bae(y) Yam Keng’s Facebook Q&A Is Actually Rather Readable

Live chat session with Bae(y) Tampines MP and auntie-killer Baey Yam Keng just finished his monthly chat with his fans, and he pretty much answered all the questions. Though he had to request some people to email him due to lack of time, he did end up answering everything. Not too bad,...

PM Lee Unveils Wicked Programming Skills To All The Other Stuff You Already Knew...

PM Lee has decided to release the Sudoku solver on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/leehsienloong/photos/a.344710778924968.83425.125845680811480/905828379479869/?type=1 He provided a link to Google Drive with a sample of the program, as well as the source code and .exe file for everyone to try it out. It's not the most recent or polished work, but it's interesting...

Ex-Student Sues RGS And Demands Compensation For Pain And Suffering. You Read That Right.

RGS has described her allegations as 'frivolous'. Ooh. A former student of Raffles' Girls School (RGS) has sued them for failing to protect her from bullies and for forcing her to study overseas. Oh, the humanity! 18-year-old Cheryl Tan wants RGS to compensate her for her "pain and suffering" and the...

NLB’s New Advisory Panel For Books Is Super Diverse

Panel set up following controversial removal of books After the fiasco involving the removal and pulping of gay penguin books from circulation in National Libraries, the National Library Board (NLB) has set up an independent consultative panel to advise on its review of library materials. This was on the advice of Minister Yaacob Ibrahim, who requested that...

13 Best International Reactions To Cheryl’s Birthday

Cheryl's birthday is now being discussed worldwide Are you happy now, Cheryl? Now everyone's debating over your birth date, even though the solution has been found. And we aren't even your friends! From BuzzFeed to Reddit, the question set for Secondary 3 - 4 Math Olympiads left the world scratching their heads,...

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