Tag Archive: language

No By-Election If Mdm President Halimah Yacob (Minority MP) Leaves GRC, Explained Chan Chun Sing

If a minority candidate leaves his group representation constituency (GRC), a by-election will not be called, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office Chan Chun Sing said in February 2017. That was the response he gave to the opposition Workers’ Party’s…
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Promote Racial Harmony, Encourage Learning Of Each Other’s Mother Tongues

While agreeing with the letter “Spark interest in Mandarin with fun, creative lessons” (July 27), I must add that the teaching process should be simplified. People lose enthusiasm when they find the lessons difficult to understand, and many give up…
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Celebration Of 50 Years Of National Service Forgets Past Discrimination Against Malays

Despite all our gripes and grouches about National Service (and its yearly reservist call-ups) it’s widely regarded as A Good Thing for a variety of reasons: Singapore has too small a population to rely on citizens volunteering for the military, it forces…
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