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  2. Khoo Boon Hui - Wikipedia

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    As a young man, Khoo completed his secondary education at Anglo-Chinese School and was awarded the prestigious Singapore Armed Forces Overseas Scholarship (SAFOS) in 1973. Khoo obtained his Bachelor of Arts (Engineering & Economics) from St John's College , Oxford University in 1976 and his Master in Public Administration from the Kennedy ...

  3. Rhodes Scholarship - Wikipedia

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    Criticism over recipients not entering public service. The tendency of a growing number of Rhodes Scholars to enter business or private law, as opposed to public service for which the scholarship was intended, has been a source of frequent criticism and "occasional embarrassment".

  4. Executive agency - Wikipedia

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    An executive agency is a part of a government department that is treated as managerially and budgetarily separate, to carry out some part of the executive functions of the United Kingdom government, Scottish Government, Welsh Government or Northern Ireland Executive.

  5. SJI International School - Wikipedia

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    Students have also won the Jardine Foundation Scholarship (Oxford University), Freeman Asian Scholarship, ASEAN Undergraduate Scholarship, Public Service Commission Scholarship, A*Star Local Scholarship, Singapore Airlines NOL Scholarship.

  6. Education in Bangladesh - Wikipedia

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    Primary and secondary education is financed by the state and free of charge in public schools. Bangladesh conforms fully to the UN's Education For All (EFA) objectives [3] and the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) [4] as well as other education-related international declarations.

  7. Lin Biao - Wikipedia

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    Lin Biao was the son of a prosperous merchant family in Huanggang, Hubei. His name at birth was "Lin Yurong".Lin's father opened a small handicrafts factory in the mid-late 1910s, but was forced to close the factory due to "heavy taxes imposed by local militarists".