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Local universities raise annual tuition fees again with, some increasing by as much as S$4,200

On Thursday, 28 March, local universities announced an increase in their annual tuition fees starting this year for their medical and dentistry programs, reported Straits Times. In their article “Medicine, dentistry students see university fees rise but 90% of courses remain unchanged”, ST noted that while 90% of the courses offered by the six national universities this academic year will …

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Mr Heng’s statement that only young Singaporeans are ready for an ethnic minority PM shows that he’s out of touch with society

Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat’s recent statement (28 March) about most Singaporeans might not be ready for an ethnic minority PM has drawn the ire of many citizens including international human rights M Ravi and Peoples Voice Singapore politician Simon Lim. While at public policy and global affairs programme at a forum held in Nanyang Technological University’s (MTU’s) School of …

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Singaporean parents are focused on preparing their children for the future, says new study by HP

On Thursday, Hewlett-Packard (HP) released its inaugural HP New Asian Learning Experience Study, a survey exploring how the personalities of Asian millennial parents impact the ways in which they define learning. The study revealed that Singapore parents are extremely focused on future-proofing their children – by preparing them for opportunities of the future workplace. “The study gives us insights on …

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Brunei to start punishing adultery and gay sex with death by stoning

Starting next week, adultery and gay sex in Brunei will be punishable by death via stoning. This is one of the many new controversial laws under the stricter Syariah law that was on hold for the past four years. This latest hard-line move from the small nation in Borneo drew immediate reactions of shock and horror among rights groups. Brunei …

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POCARI SWEAT teams up with Singapore Athletics for the 2019 SEA Games

POCARI SWEAT, the isotonic beverage developed by Japan’s Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (OPC) today announced the partnership with Singapore Athletics (SA) at a joint press conference ahead of the 81st Singapore Open Track and Field Championships. Underpinned by their corporate philosophy of improving the quality of health worldwide, POCARI SWEAT has been in the forefront of major sports events in …

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