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Singapore Dance Theatre’s Masterpiece in Motion is back on 16 & 17 August 2019

Masterpiece in Motion is back! As Singapore Dance Theatre’s annual triple-bill evening, this season features a phenomenal line-up including George Balanchine’s Serenade and Theme and Variations, as well as Choo-San Goh’s Fives. Masterpiece in Motion presents a true reflection and statement of SDT’s brilliance and remarkable skill, allowing you to immerse yourself in the sophisticated world of dance as they …

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Former MediaCorp editor appointed as press secretary for DPM Heng Swee Keat

A former MediaCorp editor has been appointed as the press secretary for Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat. Farah Abdul Rahim previously worked as a senior broadcast journalist at MediaCorp for 7 years starting in 1999 before a two year stint as Account Director at Hill & Knowlton. According to her LinkedIn profile, Ms Rahim then entered public service between …

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Mothership labels Singaporean activist as ‘foreign influence’ for his comments on Hong Kong – he calls them out for their double standards

After sharing his thoughts on the protests in Hong Kong and noting how Singaporean’s should not only support the people there but also be inspired by them, Roy Ngerng was described by Mothership.sg as a ‘foreign influence’. Specifically, in an article detailing Mr Ngerng’s original post the website used the phrase: “This is some next level foreign-influence-ception” when talking about …

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“We mean business!”, says People’s Voice politician Nassir Ismail

In a Facebook post sharing his walkabout with the party which took place at the Jalan Besar GRC on Sunday 16 June, Mr Nassir Ismail noted that many of the people they met included senior citizens – some with walking sticks, some in electronic motor scooters, and others just spending the day out with their families. Mr Ismail, in his …

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Education Minister says half of faculty at local universities are Singaporeans – but QS data contradicts that

The National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has been ranked among the top 20 universities worldwide according to Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings for 2019 released earlier this month. NUS and NTU tied at 11th. While NTU recorded higher scores than NUS in terms of research citations per faculty and faculty-to-student ratio, both of which …

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