The setting is World War II. As American planes returned from the battlefields in Europe, they were riddled with bullet holes. The Navy sent the data of the distribution of the bullet holes to the SRG (Statistical Research Group) in hopes that they would give advice on how to better armour their planes. The data … Continue reading Perspective

Happy Teachers’ Day!

ACS retired teachers dinner 2019 Last Sunday evening, I attended the ACS retired teachers dinner. Initiated by our past principal, Mr. Wan Fook Weng, this year my batch of ACS class of 1990 decided that we would sponsor the teachers' dinner and we would play chauffeur to teachers who needed transportation.  The evening was a … Continue reading Happy Teachers’ Day!

“Regardless of race, language or religion” & the gospel

“Regardless of race, language, or religion…” we repeat this phrase at every assembly and perhaps for some of us familiarity breeds if not contempt, then perhaps merely indifference. But as we approach Singapore’s 54th birthday, it is as good a time as any to reflect on the value of this kind of equality. We can … Continue reading “Regardless of race, language or religion” & the gospel