Tag: NSmen

Netizens sympathise with S’pore guy in NS whose parents call him a sissy for...

Singapore – Typically, parents often have very high expectations for their children to live up to – whether it is to achieve something they...

MINDEF campaign offers NSMen discounts in shops and hawker stalls from July 1-Aug 31

Singapore— On June 29, Saturday, a statement from the country’s Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) that began with, “National Service (NS) is the bedrock of...

Company fined S$4,000 for personal data breach of 427 NSmen 

Singapore — The Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) has fined Option Gift $4,000 for a breach of the personal information of 427 national servicemen...

PayNow’s e-payment speeds up IPPT cash prizes for NSmen

Starting in 2019, operationally-ready National Servicemen (NSmen) who get high marks on their Individual Physical Proficiency Test (IPPT) will receive their cash rewards immediately...

NS recruits cooling down with ice water during field camp raises eyebrows

Those of you who have gone through national service will know how "siong" (tough) a field camp is. It is one of those experiences...

The death of the pull-up in Singapore

By Ian Tan When I was 13, I couldn’t do pull-ups and I was in despair. I had joined the National Cadet Corps as my extra-curricular...

Man’s lone fight to deal with Asperger’s Syndrome during NS

Private Ganesh failed. Luckily I survived. The Tekong sun fired the world in all-consuming white. Boots dug into unyielding asphalt in imperfect synchrony, becoming demolition...
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NS debate Part 3: Competing demands tear NSmen apart

By Zach Isaiah Chia It is the post-NS experience, rather than the two-year conscription, that needs urgent attention. A main factor is the competing demands...
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