Stories By Laura Elizabeth Philomin
129 Sep 2014 Mon
Pre-school enrichment centres said they had seen a substantial growth in their enrolment figures, with some as more parents are anxious to give their children a leg up in school.
208 Sep 2014 Mon
These accelerated dual-degree programmes allow students to graduate with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in a shorter time period.
320 Aug 2014 Wed
A growing group of young Singaporeans are opting to study at private institutions here instead of public universities, so that they can get their degrees faster.
414 Aug 2014 Thu
Out of the 10 couples that the Asian Surrogates agency has matched with surrogate mothers since 2006, only two were Singaporeans.
514 Aug 2014 Thu
Loopholes in the law make it unclear whether it is legal for Singaporean couples to conceive a child through surrogacy performed overseas and whether it is legal to run surrogacy agencies here, family lawyers said.
608 Aug 2014 Fri
Keeping healthcare costs affordable is one of the ways to mitigate the future problem of ageing singles with little or no family support, the Health Minister Gan Kim Yong said at a public forum on MediShield Life on Aug 7.
730 Jul 2014 Wed
SingStat figures show that almost half of 3,865 inter-ethnic marriages involved a Chinese groom, while 13.1 per cent had a Caucasian groom and Chinese bride.
824 Jul 2014 Thu
The average time it takes to recruit, train and process the documentation for a maid is about two months, but many employers are unwilling to wait.
903 Jul 2014 Thu
Catholic Archbishop William Goh says he is "not at liberty" to change the Church's stance against same-sex relationships, but he is not indifferent to their frustration and pain.