A netizen asks Madam President to look into bigger local issues such as train breakdowns, as it is affecting the daily lives of Singaporeans. She said she has to resort to taking premium buses and taxis just to avoid these delays.
A local undergraduate complained about not being able to understand what PRC professors are teaching. As a result, the netizen felt ripped off for paying so much tuition fees and yet failing to understand lectures.
It states that “Since PM Lee’s rule in 2004, PRs increased by 169,000 from 356,000 to 525,000 in 2016. The ‘natural aristocrat’ had also decided to celebrate by making some 556,000 foreign subjects** PRs in his land.
Singapore football is really high level. Have you seen what we use as substitution boards for players to go on and off the pitch? Everyone else use electronic boards. We use whiteboards. Going primitive?
ST forummer Anne Chong suggested to welcome more foreigners into our schools. She said foreign and local children could develop friendships that might bloom into strong business ties in the future. Local parents, too, will have more opportunities for networking. This would prove very useful when they want to explore business opportunities in these foreign lands. She also said this is particularly relevant at a time when there is an excess of capacity in schools due to a declining cohort of local children.
Generally is there any better scheme for single who marry a non-citizen spouse under the HDB NCS scheme. It seem the NCS doesn't work well for single, especially when most of them marry their foreign spouse in their mid-thirties and can only apply 2room BTO and have to wait for at least 3 years before the BTO flat is ready for collection.