Civil society experts and leaders of non-government organisations met on Friday afternoon to share their perspectives and recommendations on the proposed Transboundary Haze Pollution Bill.
In today's The Straits Times News In A Minute video, we look at how Environment and Water Resources Minister Vivian Balakrishnan says Singapore may have to review its water-rationing plan if higher usage persists, among other issues.
All secondary schools which take in students through the Direct School Admission (DSA) scheme will have to emphasise the importance of personal qualities when selecting candidates under a review of the scheme. These qualities include character, resilience and leadership.
Air quality in Singapore yesterday reached its worst level since the start of the year, with the haze affecting visibility in some areas and leaving a smell of smoke.
The setting up of specialised schools that recruit students who have failed the Primary School Leaving Examinations (PSLE) have lowered the student attrition rate, Education Minister Heng Swee Keat said in Parliament on Friday.