In-person lectures and tutorials have been replaced with online college programs that often cost less and many researchers, students and professors believe are less effective and less valuable.
Americans have become the butt of jokes when it comes to correctly pointing at a map, the location of a specific country, whether it’s North Korea, European countries or African countries.
If it weren’t for the student activists, we would probably still be singing “God Save the Queen” instead of “Majulah Singapura” today.
In a fast-paced economy like Singapore’s, attaining a degree is vital to securing employment with a reasonable income. It would seem absurd to suggest otherwise, especially in our highly competitive economy. Yet, that is what Minister Ong Ye Kung seems to have suggested.