SINGAPORE – Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said in his National Day Rally (NDR) speech this evening (18 August) that “added together with other bursaries from the university, lower income students will now pay at most $5,000 per year”.
SINGAPORE – As part of the Government’s ongoing efforts to improve preschool education, it will make preschool education more affordable for more families, especially those from low to middle-income families.
Two sociopolitical sites, earlier notified by the the Media Development Authority (MDA) that they are required to be specifically licensed under the Broadcasting Act, will comply.
A viral video of a woman allegedly abusing her mother has prompted Singapore's Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) to take swift action.
For me, being quietly supportive is the best way to honour the victims of the Sabah quake. For some of us, especially those who cannot make things better with words, silence is golden.
It's really good to see increasing support for breastfeeding in Singapore and the world. Elle Australia was lauded for helping to normalise breastfeeding when it featured supermodel Nicole Trunfio nursing her five-month-old son on the cover of its June subscriber issue.
Research commissioned by UNICEF has found that child maltreatment is costing countries in East Asia and the Pacific US$209 billion per year. In a press release announcing its findings, UNICEF shares that this is equivalent to 2 per cent of the region’s GDP.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s press secretary Chang Li Lin has issued a letter to The Economist, in response to an opinion piece the magazine had written about the ongoing defamation case against Singapore blogger Roy Ngerng.