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social inequality

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  1. Png Eng Huat on May 16 in Parliament

    Tackle social inequality by addressing lack of diversity in schools: WP’s Png Eng Huat

    The opposition MP reiterated his suggestion for students whose PSLE results put them in the top tier of their primary schools to be granted a ...
  2. Singapore worker

    Singapore society must maintain ‘informal and egalitarian tone’: PM Lee on tackling inequality

    Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong outlines Government’s efforts to support social mobility and meritocracy, such as keeping education system open.
  3. Masagos

    Spirit of giving back must be 'most apparent' among successful: Masagos on Singapore's meritocracy

    Only when the successful give back will society accept, rather than envy, their successes, says the Minister for the Environment and Water Resources.
  4. Children playing along East Coast Park. (Photo: Edric Sng)

    Commentary: Why investing in early childhood education cannot be the primary solution to inequality

    Deep adjustments to move education away from getting kids to be able to perform narrow skills early, from persistent practices of sorting and ...
  5. Halimah opening speech parliament

    ‘No sacred cows’: Signal that 4G leaders are ready to make bold changes is important, say MPs

    Members of Parliament were responding to the President’s speech at the opening of the Second Session of Parliament on Monday (May 7).
  6. elderly worker

    On Parliament’s agenda: Tackling social inequality, helping Singaporeans stay employable

    President Halimah Yacob highlights key priorities for second half of this Government’s term, including securing Singapore’s place in a changing ...
  7. The Uber logo is seen on a screen in Singapore

    EU seeks more protection for Uber-style jobs

    The European Commission wants more social protection and rights for casual workers, such as those in the "gig economy", and others with ...
  8. Pope Francis leads a mass at Enrique Olaya Herrera airport in Medellin

    Pope to wrap up Colombia trip in Cartagena with focus on poor

    Pope Francis wraps up his trip to Colombia on Sunday with a visit to the Caribbean port city of Cartagena, a top tourist destination famous for ...
  9. Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May, leaves after speaking outside 10 Downing Street in cent

    UK's May launches plan for government, promising to listen to Brexit concerns

    British Prime Minister Theresa May will begin the delicate task of running a minority government on Wednesday by setting out a softer tone on ...
  10. Emergency Response Team SPF

    SG Secure can help Singaporeans remain vigilant: Experts

    Experts however caution that the SG Secure movement - which aims to prepare members of the public in the event of a terrorist attack - should not ...