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Reducing Singapore Reliance on Foreign Labour

Singapore Humble Beginning

Singapore is a small nation state founded from a British Colony Trading Port.  The early days of Singapore saw many migrants coming from South Asia and Southern China settling down in this small island to build up a successful trading outpost and a place called home. 3,267 more words

Foreign Labour

Deaths in National Service - A Reminder to Question Toxic Traditions

This is an extremely belated post on the NS-related deaths that have been happening not-so-recently, because I was kindly advised by some to keep my opinions to myself while I was still in the Air Force. 1,101 more words


Alumni Spotlight: Nicholas Terry

We love hearing from our Alumni! For this blog post we are putting a spotlight on MCC Alum Nicholas Terry! Nicholas started in May of 2015 by attending MCC’s chainsaw training, and through the summer was a Field Team Member at Camden Hills State Park, Bradbury Mountain State Park, and Bemis Mt. 269 more words

My NS Experience: Izak Arwan

Continuing are focus on the National Service experience, The Eye reporters Bella and Kristi interview SAS alumnus Izak Arwan (’17) as he reflects on his NS experience on the Singapore Police Force thus far.


National Service Class of 2020

National Service: A necessity for Singaporean Males graduating from SAS, yet a relatively misunderstood and often misrepresented reality for the rest of us.  Senior reporters Bella and Kristi interview SAS’s upcoming NS boys on how they feel about becoming Singapore’s newest… 104 more words


Reporting for duty: When Serie A’s superstars did national service

“The next young player who says he does not want to play for England should be ordered to ring the parents of a soldier who has died serving his country in Afghanistan and tell them his reasons.“

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Alumni Spotlight: Melissa Rakovits (Smith)

We love hearing from our Alumni! For this blog post we are putting a spotlight on MCC Alum Melissa Rakovits (Smith)! Melissa served as a team member in 2014 in Camden Hills State Park, Warren Island, and Mt. 413 more words