This Is The Solution To The Really Difficult P5 Test Question

The solution, explained like you're 5 Here's the model answer. Previously we did not attribute the source of model answer, but this image has since been attributed to mothership.sg. The screenshot came from here first. Source So most of you would probably have seen that blasted Primary 5 Math Olympiad question floating around online: https://www.facebook.com/kennethjianwenz/photos/a.173663129479243.1073741827.167504136761809/385751114937109/?type=1 Everyone's...

Singapore’s Education System Only Needs Some Tweaks, Rather Than A Entire Overhaul

The Singapore education system is still "unfixed" -- but is fixing required? The debate over education in Singapore has been raging for as long as anyone can remember. Recently, Dr Tony Wagner, an expert-in-residence at Harvard University’s Innovation Lab, suggested that Singapore's education system would only develop good test-takers and not innovators...

Tan Kin Lian: University Is Not The Only Route To Success

But it remains to be seen if degree-chasing Singaporeans will take heed Tan Kin Lian is the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NTUC Income and a 2011 Presidential Election candidate. Source He also founded and runs a website about "insurance, investment and financial planning and social issues in Singapore". He recently published a...

A*STAR Scientist Accused Of Poisoning Lab Mates At Stanford University

Poisoning and sabotaging on the cards. What's next? Ouyang Xiangyu is a 27-year-old scientist who pursued her graduate studies on an A* STAR scholarship at Stanford University.  A*STAR is a scientific research agency based in Singapore and offers some of the most prestigious scholarships to budding scientific talents. Source The trouble She had a bright...

The Boy Behind The Video: Infamous Amos

A look into our video-making Infamous Amos The now-infamous Famous Amos is all but 17 years of age, and yet his videos have provoked more thought and discussion than any other local YouTuber has done in a while. The video of Amos lambasting Lee Kuan Yew and making unfavourable comparisons between...

Our School Kids Are Sleep Deprived, But Parents Didn’t Know: Surprise!

Singapore is already #3 on the list of top sleep-deprived cities Channel NewsAsia recently ran a report saying that 4 in 10 lower primary school students show signs of sleep deprivation. Some of the telltale signs of sleep deprivation in children include: Source We here at MSN are guilty of the last...

Whatsapp Homework Service Goes Viral

You can leave Homework Gods a message after the tone In a highly lucrative tuition industry, a collective of self-styled "Homework Gods" has taken the art of not doing homework to the next level -- these guys, or angels, will do your homework for you by providing solutions, all the while...

Lee Hsien Loong Wishes All A-Level Students The Best of Luck

A-Level Results – the start of something new Today is the day. The fateful day when all Junior College students and private candidates receive their results after two years of hard work. At 2pm later in the day, students will be anticipating their results with bated breath. We all know how...

A Layman’s Perspectives On Budget 2015

Thoughts about the 2015 Budget from a man on the street This year's Budget took on an interesting approach atypical of a potential General Election year, as previous GE year Budgets have had huge payouts. On the surface, there was a lot to cheer for, with help mainly going to the lower-income...

8 Books That Should Have Been Literature Texts Too

Singapore's literature curriculum reimagined Young fans of The Hunger Games, delight in this new piece of news: Singapore Chinese Girls' School (SCGS) has made the book a literature text for their Secondary 2 students. Source Yup, the popular best-selling book will be making its debut alongside literature veteran The Merchant of Venice....

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