80% of international students in Singapore’s autonomous universities receiving tuition grants

A total of 80% of international students at all autonomous universities in Singapore receive tuition grants while the remainder pay full fees.

Pritam Singh spotlights alleged gerrymandering in GRC System, leaving PAP without convincing rebuttals

Leader of Opposition, Pritam Singh questions the GRC system’s alleged use for gerrymandering, leaving the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) without direct responses to his concerns.

Dedicated Singaporean Swiftie appeals to PM Lee, urging for school holidays on Taylor Swift’s concert ticket sale date

The announcement of Taylor Swift’s upcoming performances in Singapore for three consecutive days in March 2024 has ignited excitement among Singaporean fans. A passionate Swiftie took the initiative to reach out to ministers, appealing for a school holiday on the concert ticket sale date. In her appeal to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, the Swiftie amusingly stated, “PM, I know you’re secretly a Swiftie too, please.” Responding to the calls, Minister Chan Chun Sing amusingly proposed an alternative solution: he asked if any creative and enterprising Swifties could invite Taylor Swift or any other A-list artists to perform at their school, free of charge. “In that case, we could consider declaring a school holiday. This way, everyone can enjoy this inclusive concert! ”

1,200 firms meets private sector requirement for Singapore’s next Presidential Election: Chan Chun Sing

In Singapore, approximately 50 public service positions and over 1,200 private sector companies meet the eligibility requirements for individuals to run in the next presidential election. This information was provided by Chan Chun Sing, the Minister-in-charge of the Public Service, in response to a parliamentary question from Non-Constituency Member of Parliament Leong Mun Wai. However, Mr Chan noted that the Elections Department does not keep track of the exact number of Singaporeans who meet the qualifications to run for president

Sylvia Lim calls for lowering voting age to 18; Chan Chun Sing says no with evasive answer

Ms Sylvia Lim, Workers’ Party Member of Parliament for Aljunied GRC, has…

Just exactly who is stealing whose lunch?

by Augustine Low The recent call by “expert” observers to Singaporeans to…

They have done a fine job of confusing us about the jobs situation

by Augustine Low All around us, there are hard-luck stories of Singaporeans…

Yale-NUS merger aligns with gov’t push for interdisciplinary approach at IHLs: Chan Chun Sing

Current students and staff of Yale-NUS College were not consulted on the…

Yale-NUS merger will not have any implications on current and future partnerships: Chan Chun Sing

The merger of Yale-NUS College (YNC) and the University Scholars Programme (USP)…

Netizens criticise Chan Chun Sing’s idea to adopt broader ‘definition of success’ to reduce stress on students, urge to abolish PSLE instead

Education Minister Chan Chun Sing on Monday (16 Aug) emphasised the need…