Tag: NUS

Jamus Lim calls for official poverty line in S’pore to be established

  Singapore – In one of the series of social media posts explaining his maiden speech in Parliament, Workers' Party (WP) parliamentarian Jamus Lim called for an official poverty line to be established in Singapore to assess the extent of the poverty which would serve...

NUS professor resigns after allegations of sexual harassment surface on Twitter

Singapore—Zheng Yongnian, a writer, professor and former Director at the East Asian Institute (EAI) of the National University of Singapore, tendered his resignation from the institute following accusations of sexual harassment on social media in August. Professor Zheng is currently on leave until the...

Redditor exposes how “NUS Dentistry is an incredibly oppressive place”

Singapore—A new thread on r/SGExams concerning the difficulties of being a student at NUS Dentistry has garnered around 1,300 responses within a day of its posting. The post also seems to serve as an eye-opener for would-be students, as it’s titled “ Why I...

NUS Grad jailed for taking upskirt and changing room videos of 104 women

A Chemistry undergraduate at the National University of Singapore (NUS) was caught by a schoolmate snapping an upskirt clip of a woman on campus. He was later found to have taken illicit shots of 104 women. Desmond Teh Yu Kiat, 27, was sentenced on Tuesday...

Gerald Giam asked if WP has abandoned its ‘core base’

Singapore – Workers’ Party (WP) Member of Parliament (MP) Gerald Giam was asked during a virtual interview if his party has abandoned its ‘core base.’ He confirmed that they continue to represent the less advantaged members of society and ensure they receive enough support...

Anger in Singapore over punishment for woman’s attacker

A Singapore court's decision to put a student who assaulted his ex-girlfriend behind bars for just 12 days sparked an outcry Tuesday, with campaigners condemning a series of light punishments for women's attackers. It was the latest case of a university student in the city-state...

Outrage over NUS undergrad’s sentencing: Shanmugam gives assurance

Singapore -- In the midst of outrage over the sentencing of an NUS undergrad who had attempted to strangle his former girlfriend and had hurt her in one eye, Home Affairs and Law Minister K Shanmugam has said in an interview that the authorities...

Singaporean scientists claim to have found a way to expedite testing process of prospective Covid-19 vaccines

In the race to find a Covid-19 vaccine, Singaporean scientists claim to have developed a process that expedites the process of evaluating possible vaccines for the novel coronavirus, an enemy the nations of the world are now fighting together. According to a recent report by...

PSP expels member for offensive post against religion

The Progress Singapore Party (PSP) has expelled a member for  publishing an offensive Facebook post against religion that caused an uproar on social media. The expulsion was announced on Saturday (March 21), according to channelnewsasia.com. It followed an admission by the member, Mr Chan Jan Lin,...

NUS students doing exams remotely due to Covid-19 caught cheating

University students have reportedly been found to have cheated on a take-home exam. According to a recent article by The New Paper, in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, the National University of Singapore gave students the privilege of taking home an exam. Though students were informed that...