Stories By Tan Qiuyi
121 Jul 2014 Mon
As in previous years, most of the over-subscribed schools at this phase have church or clan affiliations, and balloting at these schools is likely when this registration phase ends tomorrow.
221 Jul 2014 Mon
The challenge for the Economic Development Board, said Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean, is to move towards higher value-added activities and innovation, to capture new opportunities and create good jobs for Singaporeans.
315 Jul 2014 Tue
Phase 2A (2) of the Primary 1 registration exercise ended on Tuesday (July 15) with five schools oversubscribed. Four of them will conduct balloting for Singapore Citizen children living outside two kilometres of the schools.
412 Jul 2014 Sat
A protest was held at Hong Lim Park on Saturday afternoon (July 12) against the Central Provident Fund (CPF) system and MediShield Life.
509 Jul 2014 Wed
The Law Minister explains why the article - which states that a national referendum has to be called, to change some parts of the Constitution - is not in force even though it was passed over a decade ago.
609 Jul 2014 Wed
Primary school registration is in its early stages, but a small number of schools could see balloting at the next phase, 2A(2). If this happens, it would be the first time children whose parents are former students of the school have to ballot for a spot.
708 Jul 2014 Tue
MP Chia Shi-Lu called for an independent body to assess new medical treatments before approval for use by MediShield, while NCMP Gerald Giam took issue with the MediShield Fund's reserves.
808 Jul 2014 Tue
Rather than a "shifting goalpost", Manpower Minister Tan Chuan-Jin said CPF Minimum Sum increases have been "planned and gradual" adjustments to catch up with rising living costs.
907 Jul 2014 Mon
MPs raised questions on cultural training for police officers and asked if authorities could allow more protests in Singapore, so enforcement officers could get more practice.
1005 Jul 2014 Sat
Singapore decided not to promote the use of dialects in order to emphasise bilingualism, and this trade-off has allowed the country to maintain good levels of English and Mandarin.