Students attend class at a school in Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui province. Photo: Xinhua

Mainland Chinese students best in world as Singapore, Hong Kong slip down rankings

  • The results of the latest Programme for International Student Assessment (Pisa) survey were announced on Tuesday
  • It found 15-year-olds from Beijing, Shanghai, Jiangsu and Zhejiang outperformed those from 78 other education systems
Topic |   Singapore

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Students attend class at a school in Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui province. Photo: Xinhua
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Pedestrians cross the street on Orchard Road in Singapore. Photo: AFP

From the Indian community to Chinese to Filipinos, Singapore feels the strain of immigration

  • The Lion City’s reputation as a melting pot is being tested by rising nationalism
  • In the past, race relations were the focus, today there are divisions within ethnic groups
Topic |   Singapore

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Pedestrians cross the street on Orchard Road in Singapore. Photo: AFP
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