Each year, new certificates for more than 60,000 Singapore students bear the name of Cambridge - part of a longstanding relationship with the British-based examination group which dates back to 1892. That was when the first Cambridge local examinations were conducted here, at a time when Singapore was under colonial rule.
But nearly 130 years later - after it was revealed last month that 32 O-level Additional Mathematics Paper 2 scripts were lost on a train in Britain - questions are being raised on why Singapore continues to rely on Cambridge Assessment to set and mark its papers.
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