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Daily Archives: 2015-04-25

Why job cheats cheat – Part II

By Masked Crusader Following more than a week, the Info-Comm Development Authority of Singapore finally announced that its thorough investigation into Nisha Padmanabhan’s MBA degree from a known degree mill has concluded. IDA says: (It is) satisfied that she did not deceive or mislead IDA by citing the MBA in her CV when she applied to IDA for a job. …

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Tokio Marine: Advertisement intended to communicate the family values of filial piety, gratitude

A reader, Ms Candy Tan wrote in to express her concern about an advertisement (shown above) posted by Tokio Marine Insurance Group. The advertisement writes, “Yesterday, he took care of me. Today, I’m returning the favour.” She said, “What values are they incorporating? That raising our parents is returning favour?”. Ms Tan felt that the wording used is wrong to communicate filial piety. …

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Employee “did not deceive” agency in job application: IDA

The Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) of Singapore says its investigations have shown that its employee, Nisha Padmanabhan, “did not deceive” the statutory board when she included her MBA degree in her job application. Her MBA has been the focus of controversy in recent weeks because it is issued from the web-based Southern Pacific University (SPU), a suspected degree mill. SPU, …

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