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  2. List of primary schools in Singapore - Wikipedia

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    Primary schools in Singapore are classified as Government or Government-aided schools. Primary schools are typically mixed-sex, though there are a number of single-sex schools. Some primary schools are affiliated with a secondary school, and such schools may have a lower requirement for students from the primary section to enter the affiliated ...

  3. Flag of Singapore - Wikipedia

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    A horizontal bicolour of red and white; charged in white in the canton with a crescent facing the fly and a pentagon of five stars representing the nation's ideals. The Flag of Singapore was adopted in 1959, the year Singapore became self-governing within the British Empire. It remained the national flag upon the country's independence from ...

  4. Language education in Singapore - Wikipedia

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    Singapore is a racially and linguistically diverse city-state, with four official languages: English, Mandarin Chinese, Malay and Tamil. During British colonial rule (1819-1942), a variety of school systems were in place and most schools taught exclusively in one of the above four languages.

  5. Government of Singapore - Wikipedia

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    The Government of Singapore is defined by the Constitution of Singapore to mean the executive branch of government, which is made up of the president and the Cabinet of Singapore. Although the president acts in their personal discretion in the exercise of certain functions as a check on the Cabinet and the Parliament of Singapore, their role is ...

  6. 1998 in Singapore - Wikipedia

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    The Films and Publications Department (FPD) is set up as part of the Ministry of Information and the Arts. 2 January – The Tuas section of the Ayer Rajah Expressway opens in conjunction with the Malaysia–Singapore Second Link. 15 January – Singapore and United States announce agreement for US ships to use the newly opened Changi Naval Base.

  7. List of Hwa Chong Institution people - Wikipedia

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    Sharon Au (欧菁仙), former MediaCorp actress; graduated from HCJC. Adam Chen (詹金泉), MediaCorp actor; graduated from TCHS and HCJC. Chua Lam (蔡澜), food critic, columnist and television personality. Kuo Pao Kun (郭宝崑), playwright, theatre director and arts activist; attended TCHS in the 1950s.

  8. Language planning and policy in Singapore - Wikipedia

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    The Bilingual Policy encourages Singaporeans to be proficient in both the English language, and in their respective ethnic mother tongues, which include Chinese Mandarin, Malay, and Tamil. Bilingual education is provided by the Ministry of Education in Singapore. The Bilingual Policy also aims to promote better understanding amongst the three ...

  9. Coordinating Minister for National Security (Singapore)

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    Coordinating Minister for National Security. The Coordinating Minister for National Security is an appointment in the Cabinet of Singapore, initially introduced on 1 August 2003 to cover both security and defence of Singapore. However, the security and defence portfolio was dropped when the role was redesignated in 2005.