OPINION: Slowing the paper chase - Seah Chiang Nee

In the face of a changed labour market, Singapore may have decided to keep the local university population from increasing beyond current levels. The more cautious approach to higher education emerged from private talks that a senior education ministry official had with a US diplomat several years ago, according to WikiLeaks. No formal announcement has been made, but the remarks quickly set off a buff of excitement among Singaporeans, who worship higher education as a god of success. The official was quoted as telling the diplomat that the government did not plan to encourage more students to go for university studies.

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