singapore socio-politico-economy

“For those who know you can, leave the schools, go out there and create jobs! Relieve the pressure on our schools.”

This is the only political change that can turn the worsening tide around and I doubt I’ll be hearing this from any of our next few Prime Ministers because dissuading against over-education will be at best a political career suicide. Our state knows, and they definitely do know, how disastrous our economy is headed with […]


Penmanship vs Manuscript

That explains why my dad’s handwriting is beautiful while mine’s fiercely practical, ie ugly. My dad had to go through manuscript classes right up to Sec 4 whereas I don’t remember anything of the sort for myself. Singapore’s version of the Chinese cultural revolution via the schools?