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...

8 Nefarious Singaporeans On Interpol’s Wanted List

18 people on the Interpol list whittled down to just 8 names The Interpol is an intergovernmental organisation that helps coordinate international police cooperation. It regularly publishes a list of wanted people, and top syndicate bosses are usually no stranger to this list. Since Singapore is known to be a relatively safe country...

PM Lee Plays Merry-Go-Round With His Cabinet Comrades

Promotions, hellos, and goodbyes in store Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced a couple of changes to the Cabinet yesterday (April 8). This is PM's fifth reshuffle since the 2011 General Elections. Source Here is a quick summary of the merry-go-round: who's in and who's out. 1. Masagos Zulkifli Source Previously: Senior Minister of State for...

Taxi Driver Gives Eden Ang $20 Despite Him Having No Money To Pay For...

Faith in humanity restored What would you do if someone tells you he forgot his wallet? Would you offer him some money to get the poor guy through the day, or doubt him thinking it's some sort of scam? Mr. Lim, the taxi driver who picked artiste Eden Ang up found...

This Online Directory Of Tiong Bahru Market Is What Every Hawker Centre Needs

Local design company creates map to help visitors decode Tiong Bahru Market Tiong Bahru Market & Food Centre is situated right smack in the middle of (surprise, surprise) Tiong Bahru. The 60-year-old market was one of the first to be built in a housing area. It is also surrounded by hipster...

IKEA Singapore Wins With Punny Replies On Facebook

IKEA Singapore advises on shelf discovery When you find yourshelf stuck in a rut, what do you do? Who would you turn to when you're having relationship problems, or when you step on a freaking toy? "Always believe in your shelf." - IKEA Furniture giant IKEA has struck again. Known for their hilarious...

This 90-Year-Old Granny Manages Over 100 Graves At Bukit Brown Cemetery

Her memory is better than your computer's 90-year-old Zhang Suan has been taking care of hundreds of tombs in Bukit Brown cemetery for half a century and could pinpoint the right tomb whenever she sees a deceased’s family. She was praised for having a memory as good as a computer’s. Zhang’s 58-year-old...

15 MediaCorp Celebrities Who Have Discovered The Secret Of Anti-Ageing

MediaCorp celebrities and their "fountain of youth" It's easy to forget the age of some actors and actresses in MediaCorp. After all, it was only just yesterday when you watched Mo Jingjing aka Jeanette Aw on Holland V. How can it already be ten years? You look at yourself –...

Singaporeans Ought To Be Ashamed That Edz Ello Has Been Charged

Justice is served, or so many Singaporeans will exclaim Ed Mundsel Bello Ello, a.k.a. Edz Ello, the nurse who famously made Facebook comments about Singaporeans being 'loosers' and wishing 'disators' on them, has finally been charged. His charges include sedition, and lying to police officers when questioned about the posts, claiming...

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...

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