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Getting Into Shape

The announcement to open sporting facilities in every Singapore school to encourage mass participation in sports is welcomed, though it is less clear whether Minister of Culture, Community, and Youth (MCCY) Lawrence Wong did address the concerns raised by Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) Ben Tan (TODAY, Jan. 20). The NMP had asked about the low rates of exercise among Singaporeans and the sentiment that young people do not enjoy sports, and while Minister Wong spoke generally on the sports programmes under ActiveSG and the physical education curriculum, the response could have been more rigorous. Continue reading

Seeing Red Over Chartered Trains

In other words, if chartering trains is cost-efficient, will SMRT – and the Land Transport Authority, which “is looking into taking action against [the train operator]” – encourage or allow other schools to do the same for sporting events at the new National Stadium, beyond the National Education shows during National Day Parade rehearsals? Continue reading

Roger Federer (And This Cruel Wimby Defeat)

Weird, isn’t it? These losses hurt. Continue reading