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...

NUS Student Sees Dad Being Mistreated Because He’s A Cleaner, Reminds Us Of Our...

Cleaners have families too, they deserve respect.

8 Groundbreaking Singaporean Politicians Who Happen To Be Women

Who on Earth started saying that women were the weaker sex? I am lucky to be a woman in Singapore, a country that places a heavy emphasis on meritocracy -- where women and men are placed generally equal on the pedestal of opportunities. After all, two elements of the Singapore flag represents...

5 Things We Think This New Social Network For Neighbours Will Be Used For...

Blockpooling.sg hopes to show that neighbours can be awesome Mr Moh Hon Meng, 46, thought about how nice it would be if everyone who lived in the same block knew each other and interacted with each other. And so, the idea for Blockpooling.sg, "the social network for awesome neighbourhoods" was born. As...

My Tribute To 3WO Sadikin Hasban, Singapore’s Fallen Soldier

3WO Sadikin Hasban I first saw then-Master Sergeant (MSG) Muhammad Sadikin Hasban in 2014. It was my enlistment day and I had just traded in my Pink IC for the Green 11B that would identify me in the coming 2 years. We were told to call him “Master” but just a...

Lee Wei Ling: Not Just Lee Kuan Yew’s Doctor, But Everybody’s

Lee Wei Ling thinks that medicine is a calling Mr. Lee Kuan Yew had said that among his three children, Dr. Lee Wei Ling was the one who was the most similar to him, inheriting his temperament. However, we think she has also inherited his humility and righteousness, among other...

10 Reasons Yishun Is Great Because All Neighbourhoods Are Good Neighbourhoods

Yishun Make Fun Of It Well well well, what do we know -- Yishun is in the news again! In small, stifling Singapore where nothing interesting ever happens, any glimpse of drama is immediately cast into the public eye, and it seems like the public isn’t ready to let go...

The Legal Smoking Age Will Rise To 21, But Millennials Tell Us Why It...

Legal Smoking Age To Increase Youngsters, hide yo cigarettes hide yo lighters. The next time you light up a cigarette and take a puff, you might unknowingly be breaking the law. In a bid to curb opportunities for youths in Singapore to smoke, the Government will raise the minimum legal...

Paralympian Theresa Goh Might Be The 1st Singapore Athlete To Come Out

Theresa Goh Comes Out Theresa Goh just came out as gay, and to The Straits Times, of all media sources. The Paralympian, who was recently unveiled as a Pink Dot Ambassador along with Nathan Hartono and Ebi Shankara, did this in an interview with The Straits Times published on Sunday (June 11), where she revealed...

Male Police & Immigration Officers Allowed To ‘Pat-Down’ Search Women Suspected Of Terrorism

Should Male Officers Be Allowed To 'Pat-Down' Search Women? Should we allow male police and immigration officers to 'pat-down' search women who are suspected of terrorist acts? Source This issue has inevitably re-entered public consciousness, ever since an amendment to the Criminal Procedure Code (CPC) was passed in Parliament on Monday (19 Mar). Member...

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