Daily Archives: 2019-07-25

MOE announces changes to PSLE Scoring System from 2021

The Ministry of Education (MOE) has announced that there will be changes to the Primary School Leaving Examinations (PSLE) scoring and Secondary One (S1) posting systems from 2021. The ministry stated that under the new PSLE scoring system, students will be graded based on their individual performance in the subjects, regardless of how their peers have done, which will support …

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Blogger Roy Ngerng urges Singaporean civil servants to be inspired by Hong Kongers to stand for the people

Taiwanese-based Singaporean activist and blogger Roy Ngerng Yi Ling took to his Facebook on Thursday (25 July) to urge local civil servants to always speak up and stand for the people, rather than blindly follow the ruling party’s plans and policies. He said this after sharing images of Hong Kong government servants from different agencies posting up notes condemning police …

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Survey: 45% of local organisations believe their networks are vulnerable to cyber attacks

According to a new global survey by CyberArk, 45% of local organisations believe their networks can be easily infiltrated by cyber attacks due to lack of awareness or limited cybersecurity protocol towards privileged access security. The CyberArk Global Advanced Threat Landscape 2019 Report showed that a general lack of awareness regarding the existence of privileged credentials – primarily across Internet of …

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PM Lee and President Halimah declared the most admired Singaporeans in the country by YouGov – could the study be faulty?

British-based market research company YouGov released its annual study yesterday (24 July) where it found out that Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is deemed as Singapore’s most admired man, while President Halimah Yacob is the city-state’s most admired woman. Looking at YouGov’s list for Singapore’s most admired figures, PM Lee ranked 8th for men’s category, whereas Madam Halimah came at …

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Is Manpower Minister Teo making unsubstantiated statements that can be construed as “fake news”?

Manpower Minister Josephine Teo has recently stated that there are currently about 60,000 vacancies waiting to be filled, with about half of them for PMETs (professionals, managers, executives and technicians). I am just wondering if the 60,000 would include the jobs that have recently been advertised as being available at the Istana? Would Teo consider these Istana openings as “good …

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