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PSLE QUESTION ABOUT RIBBONS SENT PARENTS INTO ANGER FRENZY

In a sign of times, parents have got in the act, complaining that the PSLE question in a mathematics paper was tricky and disturbing. One online forum writer even claimed that he had written to a school principal to give "feedback to the Ministry of Education (MOE)"

Mr Bhajan Singh, a 70-year-old ex-principal previously involved in the setting of examination papers, said parents should have faith in Singapore's education system instead of throwing a "tantrum".

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SUPERMARKET TURF WAR LEADS ONE TO OFFER FREE LORRY RIDES

The main customers to the supermarket, situated at Toh Guan Road in Jurong East, are migrant workers, according to Ms Mo Mei Lian, 43, owner of the store. She told Lianhe Zaobao since last month their rival reached out to the workers at their dormitory areas. On 23 August, it came to their attention that the new mart distributed flyers just outside workers’ dormitory. On 10 September, they were surprised that their rival was offering free lorry rides for workers to visit their store at Jurong West.

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MOM INVESTIGATING CASE WHERE MAID FELL 7 STOREYS CLEANING WINDOWS

The maid, who is in her 20s, was reported to have been cleaning the windows of the unit at Carissa Park condominium at Tampines on Tuesday. MOM has banned maids from cleaning the outside of windows since 2012, unless they are physically supervised by their employer or by an adult representative of their employer.

The maid is reportedly recovering form her unspecified injuries.

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