9 cases of unregistered schools recorded in 2015
Starting 2016, fees for international students attending local secondary schools will rise to $800 a month.
Pre-school kids enjoy more unstructured activities - and are learning better for it
Only 3,900 of 6,300 infant care places have been taken up across Singapore, but PAP Community Foundation says there are "substantial" waiting lists at some of its centres.
Primary schools that Channel NewsAsia spoke with said the move is part of efforts to improve students' welfare.
The cost of studying in a foreign university is about 83 per cent higher than for a local degree but Singapore parents are only budgeting for 48 per cent more on average, HSBC found.