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Daily Archives: 2016-12-12

N-Level examination result to be released on 19 December

Ministry of Education (MOE) has announced that the results of the 2016 Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Normal (Academic) [N(A)] and Normal (Technical) [N(T)] Level Examinations will be released on Monday (19 December). It also notes that school candidates may obtain their result slips from their respective schools from 2.00 pm on 19 December 2016. While, private candidates will be …

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MOF report on how lives in Singapore improved, fails to convince many

The Ministry of Finance (MOF) has published the fourth edition of the Singapore Public Sector Outcomes Review (SPOR) and said that Singaporeans' lives are improved amid challenges that exist. The 2016 report took stock of how Singapore has fared in key areas of national interest, focusing on whole-of-government outcomes and indicators that reflect both current and emerging policy concerns and …

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Students to cultivate cleaning habits at school, starting Jan 2017

As what the Ministry of Education (MOE) had announced earlier this year, students in all schools will be involved in and help each other in the daily cleaning of their school environment starting from the end of the year in hope that the students would have a sense of responsibility and care for their own space and for shared spaces. MOE …

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Tanjong Pagar Railway Station to be opened to public on Christmas

The Singapore Land Authority (SLA) has announced that it will open the iconic Tanjong Pagar Railway Station (TPRS) to the public on Christmas, 25 December 2016 (Sunday), from 9am to 9pm, free of admission. TPRS said that it will see its final Open House this Christmas before its extended closure until the completion of Cantonment MRT station on the Circle …

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Has anyone learnt anything from Trump’s election?

By Raphael Wong Dear TOC, I have previously written some articles for your blog. I am also a fan of Alfia’an Saat’s work. The latter comes with one reservation – as a socially conservative, politically-liberal Catholic, I am a fan of all his poetry that does not cover homosexual themes. I am writing this letter to show that not only the …

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The issue of LGBT rights

By Henry, Libertarian Society Singapore If you were to get hold of any of the people both for and against LGBT rights here in Singapore, you would quickly find out that there is no consistent view of what the concept of rights entail. This is not merely a matter of opinion - there are people here in Singapore who have little to …

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United Nations urges Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi to visit the Rakhine State

With international accusations of rapes, arsons and murders happening at Myanmar's Rakhine State, Nobel Peace Prize winner, Aung San Suu Kyi, who swept to power in 2015 on promises of reconciliation, faces a challenge on how to handle the pressing situation with domestic and international pressure pushing in from differing sides. Daily Magazine reported that the United Nations (UN) has …

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