Poly grad overcomes early struggles, feeling of inferiority to enter medical school
Mr Jacky Chun, 21, who is in his first year at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine of the National University of Singapore (NUS), regrets playing games instead of studying while in primary school. As a result, he lagged behind his peers after ending up in the Normal...
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NUS to take in more poly grads with entrepreneurial abilitiesOf the 7,800 undergraduates admitted to the National University of Singapore (NUS) last year, about 1,200 were polytechnic graduates.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
NUS to admit more poly students with entrepreneurial slant, launch self-designed modulesSINGAPORE - Of the 7,500 undergraduates admitted to the National University of Singapore (NUS) last year, about 1,100 were polytechnic graduates.. Read more at straitstimes.com. Entrepreneurial slant means students that has actually have or involve in some start up?
After Budget debate and cabinet reshuffling, is Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat ready to become 4th PM?A new Cabinet line-up will be announced once the Budget debate ends in March. With new ministers taking on major roles by the first half of the year,
Mr. L, Singaporean with cancer who slept on staircase passes away, according to SP Tan Chuan-JinSpeaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin wrote a post via his Facebook profile on January 26, 2019, introducing everyone to Mr. L, a Singaporean with cancer who refused to stay in the hospital and slept on a staircase landing instead.
3,500 rental flat tenants become home ownersFor five years, Mr Mohammad Suhaimi Junaini, his wife and their two daughters, aged six and two, called a rental flat in Telok Blangah home. Last September, the 32-year-old delivery driver and his family moved to a three-room flat in Jurong West. Mr Suhaimi, the...
Trump, in NYT interview, calls border wall talks ‘waste of time’ and denies investigationsIn an interview with the New York Times, Donald Trump called the talks on the US-Mexico border wall a “waste of time”.Mr Trump indicated he wo
Amazon's Bezos says National Enquirer owner tried to blackmail himWASHINGTON DC — Mr Jeff Bezos, chief executive of Amazon.com, has accused the owner of the National Enquirer of trying to blackmail him with the threat of publishing
No way, if Singapore ever becomes slack, we’re finished: Heng Swee KeatMr Heng says he accepts criticisms which raises “serious questions that my colleagues and I will not shirk”. He asks: “Is complacency the cause of our recent spate of distressing... This is complacent. No doubt abt it.
Meet the creator of the egg that broke InstagramLONDON — When Mr Chris Godfrey learned in early January that the record for “likes” on an Instagram post was held by the celebrity and businesswoman Kylie Jenner, he took it as a challenge. He remembers thinking: “Could something as universal and simple as an egg be great enough to beat t
Entrepreneur's journey: Friends left him when he dropped out of universityWhile his success was swift, it saw him face rejection from friends due to his unconventional path. Entrepreneur Viren Shetty, 25, told The New Paper: 'Many said I was sure to fail.' Yet, Mr Shetty persisted in starting his own technology-based...