The Straits Times-Ministry of Education National Current Affairs Quiz is running from March 27 to July 31. Its presenting sponsor is the Singapore Press Holdings Foundation.
As part of the outreach programme, 12 primers on various current affairs issues are published in the Opinion section of The Straits Times every Monday.
The paper's journalists discuss issues of national concern, offering unique Singaporean perspectives on these topics.
The final primer, published on July 31, focused on NS50 and the future of national service in Singapore. Here are more stories from The Straits Times archives about the topic.
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Research by: Singapore Press Holdings' Information Resource Centre