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What is the Baby Bonus scheme?

SINGAPORE: The Singapore government is undertaking another review of the Baby Bonus scheme which aims to encourage married couples to have more children and help them defray part of the financial costs. A survey with some 3,000 beneficiaries is in the works. The move comes at a time when Singapore’s fertility rate is at a …

US mum shoots, kills kids for ‘talking back’

TAMPA (Florida) – THE army officer’s wife who authorities say killed her teenage daughter and son because she was fed up with them talking back and being mouthy did not appear in court Saturday because she’s being treated at a hospital for an unknown condition. Authorities say Julie Powers Schenecker was taken to Tampa General …

Thai undertaker jailed for hiding 2,000 foetuses

BANGKOK – A THAI court has jailed an undertaker for 20 years for helping to hide 2,002 illegally aborted foetuses discovered in a Bangkok temple last year, an official said on Thursday. Suchart Phumee was initially sentenced to two months for each of the corpses after pleading guilty to two charges of concealing the bodies …

What is the impact on a growing child if 1 of the parents have a degree?

January 24, 2011 | Author: huiping | Posted in College University, Continuing Education, Educations, Parenting, Teaching

SINGAPORE : Students from families with at least one or both parents being university graduates are likely to have a better learning environment. The correlation was evident in statistics released when Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew visited Dunman High School on Monday. Mr Lee also assured non-Chinese students that promoting the learning of the Chinese …

What is Lee Kuan Yew’s view on Fertility and New Immigrants?

THE fertility rate for Singapore Chinese – already the lowest among all races here – slid to 1.02 last year from 1.08 in 2009, Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew disclosed on Tuesday night. Singapore thus needs to remain open to new immigrants, and groups like the clan associations have an important role to play in …

Singapore’s fertility rate hits record low of 1.16

THE average number of children that a Singapore woman would bear in her lifetime dropped to yet another nadir last year. Preliminary estimates of the Total Fertility Rate put it at 1.16, down from 1.22 – already a record low – the previous year, announced Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Wong Kan Seng on Monday. Meanwhile, …

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