28 Jan '16, 8am

Mothership.sg parliamentary speech awards: Day 3

Mothership.sg parliamentary speech awards: Day 3

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong gave a game-changing speech yesterday (Jan. 27) in Parliament. Since he’s PM (and since we’ve covered his speech quite extensively ), it’s probably right for us to award other politicians who were overshadowed by the PM show. Here are the awards for Day 3. The Most Boss Speech after PM Lee Screenshot from CNA video Winner: Denise Phua, Mayor, Central Singapore District, Jalan Besar GRC Known for her vocal and direct speeches in Parliament, especially for people with special needs, Denise Phua again made her feelings known yesterday: This time, she took aim at Singapore’s education system – the one that produces results sans the joy of learning. She pointed out that there are three unhealthy trends plaguing the system: – Pre-occupation with academic scores – “Parentocracy” aka kids gain success because parents are affluent syndrome – Physical ...

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