How Singapore’s six public universities differ

Source: The Straits Times  MAR 3, 2015 Campuses of (from left) SIM University, Singapore Management University and Singapore University of Technology and Design. Singapore’s six public universities are striving to be different in order to attract the best students. —

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The founding father of Singapore Lee Kuan Yew has passed away

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The founding father of Singapore has passed away on the 23 Mar 2015 3AM.  RIP Mr Lee (1923-2015)!   Related links: Madam Kwa Geok Choo (1920 – 2010) Remembering Lee Kuan Yew: Daughter Lee Wei Ling on Mr Lee as

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Rude passenger verbally abused taxi driver

Singaporeans react to video of rude passenger bullying taxi driver  Video of passenger scolding taxi driver goes viral – Outraged netizens even claimed to have found the man and revealed his details. However, the Facebook page of the man appears to have

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Sentosa waives entry fees till Dec 31

According to The Straits Times  14 Mar 2015’s report, entry to Sentosa will be free for anyone walking, driving or taking a taxi to the island as part of its SG50 celebrations. As of March 1, the $1 entry fee for

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Woman leaves kid sitting alone dangerously on ledge outside flat

http://www.asiaone.com/news/singapore/woman-leaves-kid-sitting-alone-dangerously-ledge-outside-flat

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The convenience of outsourcing the blame

“So nobody is truly accountable. Neither the SMRT CEO, the Transport Minister, or the LTA (oh, the predecessor CEO has been posted to a cushy job elsewhere) or even the Prime Minister. Welcome to Singapore Inc. Heads I win, tail

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Past instances of lapses and mismanagement highlighted by AGO

Very well research article with a little humour, a little humbleness and sound argument but sadly the mainstream media chose to ignore it instead reported one-sided views from the ministers and the ruling party. Thus who can we blame the

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Infamous Quotes From Singapore Political Leaders

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Read also (In)Famous Quotes From Lee Kuan Yew. http://ifonlysingaporeans.blogspot.sg/2014/05/making-meal-of-frugality.html “You need a very small space to have sex.” – Josephine Teo (2016) “Going public for something that was “not a major event” might have caused unnecessary panic to the layman”

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Another dirty politics in motion?

“The Law Society is an independent body and does not engage in assisting or hindering any of its members in any political aspirations they may have,” – Law Society Present Thio Shen Yi PAP seems to be here there and everywhere,

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Rubbish problem in Singapore

Jdents that Singaporust another one of those incieans and its inhabitants show the lack of civil consciousness, the root cause of the problem is the years of availability of army of cheap foreign cleaners which resulted in the Singaporeans’ poor mentality of

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My favourite quote today

"I am afraid the cruise ship is over capacity limit, and it used to be a luxury cruise ship. The designer’s claim that it is not sinkable, the name is Titanic. There are not enough life boats, no preparation or provision for failure. Thank you Mr Goh for reminding us." - Low Thia Khiang

"Till today, I am still puzzled by why the PAP cannot fight a fair election without gerrymandering, abusing the GRC system, basically, making sure they enter into a boxing ring with an opponent who is expected to fight them with hands tied behind the back. There is a reason why bullies are not popular in schools. Why not be the school prefect?" - Alvinology

"The question to ask is what lies at the root of the discontent or the disengagement between the G and the people. I am going to stick my neck out and say that it is ministerial salaries. I consider it the root of all evil. Serious. It reduces what should be a social compact into a business contract. " - Bertha Henson