A guide to travelling overseas with your school

As the June school holiday season approaches, many students will be embarking on the various overseas immersion trips organized by their schools. KF-US, a three-time veteran of school trips to the United States, China and Hong Kong, shares his tips on how to enjoy as well as maximize your experience, especially if you’re going overseas…

PM rejects econs prof’s proposal for wage restructuring

New staff writer, Maverick, provides a weekly summary of the major talking points in Singapore news: 29 Apr – 4 May 2012: the week of the ‘wage shock therapy’ debate Calls to raise productivity in Singapore Singapore’s Manpower Minister Tharman Shamugaratnam has encouraged increasing productivity in Singapore to help Singaporeans cope with structural changes in…

Metal concert tour burns red-hot

Avid metal fans in Singapore have waited too long to catch American Metalcore band August Burns Red and Post-Hardcore band Blessthefall ‘live’ in concert, but most concert attendees agree that the wait was more than worthwhile. On-site reporter, Moses, files this report from the August Burns Red x Blessthefall concert tour at TAB: 30 April, 2012 “The anticipation outside TAB was so…