A much anticipated public appearance by asylum seeker Amos Yee, who was recently released from jail after successfully being granted asylum status in the USA in September, has been cancelled by its organizers Harvard College Open Campus Initiative (HCOCI).
I would like to share this incident that has happened to me recently. I am a single mom from Malaysia who has a tough time making ends meet working in a restaurant and a house cleaning job in Singapore to support my 2 young kids after my husband left me.
I refer to the article “At APEC, PM Lee calls for fair distribution of globalisation’s benefits” (Channel NewsAsia, Nov 11). It states that “It is important to ensure that the economic benefits of digitalisation and globalisation are “fairly distributed”, said Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Saturday (Nov 11).
While the Workers' Party's suggestion to reduce class sizes for the benefit of students has been shot down by none other than the PAP minister in charge of education, Mr Ng Chee Meng, it remains a popular and valid idea that most teachers would love to see implemented for the benefit of their students.