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Student Scored Straight As… What Her Teacher Wrote In Her Report Book Will Make...

11 Straight A's? Try Harder The comedians at SGAG are good at making us laugh, and this post has hit all the right notes—in stressful Singapore, your teacher lets you know that getting straight As isn't enough. Yes, it's an old report card, but it highlights how exasperating the education system...

Hwa Chong Alumnus Petition Against Problematic Sex Education Programme

About Agatha Tan's Facebook Post Yesterday, 17-year-old Agatha Tan's Facebook post went viral. The note detailed the sexist assumptions taught in a sex education workshop held at her school, Hwa Chong Institution, and was addressed to the principal. Tan debunked these ideas, stating that the workshop's volunteers promoted rape culture, perpetuated sexist stereotypes,...

JC Student Shows Everything Wrong With Singapore’s Sex Education In This Facebook Note

Everything Wrong With Singapore's Sex Education LATEST UPDATE: Sex Ed Booklet found to have have plagiarised material from a humour site. While most of us weren't aware of how to react to sex education during our troubled teenage years, Agatha Tan certainly did. In this note, which was originally a letter to...

Alfian Sa’at’s Comment On Joseph Schooling’s Night Out Is Made Of Win

About Joseph Schooling's Night Out Home-grown swimmer Joseph Schooling recently made headlines after going out for drinks with his friends after the swimming programme ended. Two swimmers came back to the village drunk and had to be assisted by the police, which made headlines—slow new day, anyone? While everyone had something...

COMEX Ad Makes EPIC Error In One Of Its Ads. Netizens Tear It To...

COMEX, the IT show which is known for its good bargains, unveiled a series of ads in order to attract customers. To market the fair—what, are cheap bargains not enough to entice people?—a team came up with a series of posters that featured fictitious personas of different ages and...

A Singaporean Teacher Debunks Racist Stereotypes In Class. The Internet Agrees.

A Teacher Gives A Lesson in Racism The notion of “Chinese privilege” shows that we need to have more conversations about racism and its microaggressions (hurtful remarks that people say to minorities living in Singapore). On 15 September, a local teacher did just that. As the teacher was Indian, one...

8 Places Lee Kuan Yew Could Have Spent His 91st Birthday

Lee Kuan Yew's 91st Birthday We all know how Singapore's founding father celebrated his 91st birthday thanks to Education Minister and former PPS Heng Swee Keat's post on Facebook. But many clever netizens have pointed out that the birthday picture was obviously photoshopped, and not very well. When the image...

Ivan Heng shares what it’s like to be a gay man in Singapore. The...

Ivan Heng's Facebook Post On August 2013, Cultural Medallion winner Ivan Heng made a Facebook post about his marriage. It was a sentimental account on how he met his partner which covered the difficulties they faced together in Singapore where the LGBT community faces negative stigma from society. Under Singapore...

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