5 x 5: Keeping Up with the Obamas, plus other quick news today

By May 2, 20165 x 5

TL;DR – Everything you need to know daily, summarised in 5 easy points at 5pm.

1) Couch Commander, Obama

The White House released the above video yesterday (in the cool POTUS kinda way) about President Obama’s decision to “stick around” even after he’s done with his term.

2) Malia Obama’s university choice

AP via todayonline.com

AP via todayonline.com

On another episode of Keeping Up with the Obamas, his older daughter Malia Obama will attend Harvard University in the fall of 2017, with plans to take a year off before starting school. Both of her parents attended Harvard Law School.

3) You go, girl!

Via straitstimes.com

Via straitstimes.com

At 92, Mdm Goh Gwek Eng is McDonald’s oldest employee. She has five children, 10 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren, lived through the Japanese Occupation and has been working with the organisation for 18 years.

4) More poly grads now in top university courses such as law and medicine

Via channelnewsasia.com

Via channelnewsasia.com

In the last five years, our polytechnics have seen more students choosing to take the diploma to degree route with the three local universities National University of Singapore (NUS), Nanyang Technological University and Singapore Management University (SMU) admitting more students into their competitive undergraduate programmes such as law, medicine and accountancy.

5) Apple Debuts New ‘Shot On iPhone’ Ad


This commercial celebrating Mother’s Day features photos and videos of mothers with their children with each contribution captioned by the amateur iPhone user who captured the moment.

(Cover image via www.al.com)


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