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Daily Archives: 2019-03-22

PM Lee says students excel in studies can find good jobs but Minister Ong says degrees don’t earn us a living

Speaking at a gala dinner commemorating the 100th anniversary of Hwa Chong Institution yesterday (21 Mar), Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said it is still important for students to master the academic curriculum and strive to excel in their studies. “Our schools, our ITEs, polytechnics and universities maintain rigorous academic standards, and give students a solid grounding in their different …

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Are our elected MPs being reduced to paper pushers and estate supervisors?

by Joseph Nathan The on-going Bicentennial Celebration has uncovered many new truths that debunked what we, as a nation, had been told repeatedly by our political leaders, mainstream media (MSMs) or taught at schools all these past 50 over years. Singapore wasn’t a slum but a thriving sea-port. With critical sea-routes and undersea communications links established by the British, our …

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25-year-old man arrested for impersonating as Police officer

A 25-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday (19 March) for his suspected involvement in a case of impersonating as a police officer. The police said in a press release on Thursday that it was earlier alerted to a case of a man identifying himself as a police officer from the Criminal Investigation Department. The man purportedly asked a male victim …

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How much does it cost to visit the world’s best restaurants?

by ValueChampion Once in a lifetime opportunities can be priceless, and incredible gastronomical experiences are no exception. But if you were to put a price on travelling to dine at some of the best restaurants in the world, how much would they cost? We explore below. Singapore already has a great food scene, with a total of 39 Michelin-starred restaurants and hawker stalls …

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