Singapore

The Real Singapore’s owners charged with sedition

By Wed, Apr 15, 2015 6:59AM UTC

The couple behind one of Singapore’s most popular alternative news websites, The Real Singapore (TRS), was charged in court yesterday (April 14) with seven counts of sedition. The prosecution alleges that the duo published content that has the “tendency to promote feelings of ill-will and hostility between different groups of people in Singapore, namely, between ethnic Indians in Singapore and Philippine nationals in Singapore”.

Why we need more absurd math questions in Singapore, not less

By Tue, Apr 14, 2015 6:15PM UTC

We complain about rote learning in our education system but when students are given an opportunity to solve creative problems, we balk at the idea and call it an unnecessary stress inducer. The latest subject of this contradictory reaction is the P5 math question which asked students to find Cheryl’s birthday.

Singapore high-school maths question goes viral; puzzles world

By Tue, Apr 14, 2015 5:10PM UTC

When Singapore TV Presenter Kenneth Kong posted a Singapore high-school maths question on his Facebook page over the weekend, he pro baby wasn’t expecting it to get shared over 5,000 times.

One last wish: What Lee Kuan Yew wants, Lee Kuan Yew gets

By Tue, Apr 14, 2015 1:14PM UTC

True to his character, the late Lee Kuan Yew was firmly opposed to the preservation of his Oxley Road house after his death. He insisted on it when he was still alive, and reiterated his wishes many times in interviews and to his children.

Oxford International announces new university partner

By Tue, Apr 14, 2015 12:17AM UTC

Canterbury Christ Church University signs 10-year partnership agreement with Oxford International Oxford International’s Pathways division continues to go from strength-to-strength with the signing of a 10-year partnership agreement with Canterbury Christ Church University. Opening later this year, the Canterbury International Pathway College (IPC) is a joint venture that will usher