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Mum whose son came home with cane marks files police report against school

Singapore—Claire Kang filed a police report on September 3, Tuesday, after her 12-year-old son came home with welts, reportedly from a caning administered by...

London-born Zouk DJ being caned for drug charges causes diplomatic dispute between UK and...

London-born Singapore DJ Ye Ming Yuen, 29, was sentenced to 20 years in jail and 24 strokes of caning for drug offences. UK media...

Domestic helper jailed for cruelly forcing a chilli padi into a child’s mouth and...

On Monday, December 10, an Indonesian domestic helper was given a six-month jail sentence for serious mistreatment of her seven-year-old charge. When the little...

Of Caning, Hanging and the Criminalising of Gay Sex

By Augustine Low The case of Singapore agreeing not to cane suspected StanChart bank robber David Roach as a condition for extradition by the United...

Name, shame…what a shame!

Those who are 17 years old in Singapore are not old enough to vote. They’re not old enough to get married without parental consent,...
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