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ACS RICH KIDS LOOK DOWN ON "POOR" STUDENTS, UNABLE TO TAKE HARDSHIPS

I graduated from ACS about 15 years ago and I went to school on my own by MRT. Most of my friends were from the middle income group. Many of the rich kids shunned us off, telling me to get lost. Many of the rich kids would not have even survived a day of my life then .For them, wearing second hand clothes-over my dead body!

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MOE'S HANDLING OF SHUQUN SECONDARY BULLY INCIDENT IS WEAK & PATHETIC

I am a mother of 3 school going children. I am appalled at the school bully video but I am more disturbed by MOE's response to the incident. MOE say that the students involved have been counselled and advised on boundaries. In other words, MOE is telling us parents nothing is going to happen to the bully. Is this the right kind of message we are sending to bullies these days? Is this the new style of parenting? Mollycoddling our young and shielding them from justified punishment and to teach them about taking responsibility for their actions?

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STANCHART BANK REPORTS LOUSY SET OF EARNING RESULTS

Standard Chartered has announced a 16% fall in operating profit because of a restructuring of its South Korean business and an increase in bad loans. The Asia-focused lender said pre-tax profits fell to $1.5bn (£930m) in the July-to-September quarter compared to the same period a year ago. Standard Chartered also warned full-year earnings would fall because of weak trading activity.

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