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Danisha Hakeem

Police investigating 19-year-old man for criminal trespass, taking photographs of another man in NTU hall bathroom

Another incident involving voyeurism on university residential hall grounds has arisen as a 19-year-old man is being investigated for allegedly photographing another man in the shower at a residential hall toilet in Nanyang Technological University (NTU) last Sun (21 Apr). Police told The Straits Times that they had received a 999 call for assistance at around 1.11 p.m. on Sun …

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NTU, SMU to implement changes in handling sexual harassment on campuses

In the wake of criticisms against the National University of Singapore (NUS) for its handling of a sexual harassment case involving two of its undergraduate students, two universities – the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Singapore Management University (SMU) will be introducing new measures to combat the prevalence of sexual harassment on campus. TODAY reported that NTU has announced, via …

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Former NUS student who fought 12-year legal battle against University questions former Vice-Provost’s presence on the NUS Review Committee on Sexual Misconduct

Former National University of Singapore (NUS) student Jeanne-Marie Ten Leu Jiun, whose candidature for the degree of Master of Arts in Architecture by research at the School of Design and Environment was terminated by the University in Sep 2006, has questioned former National University of Singapore (NUS) Vice-Provost Lily Kong’s presence in the NUS Review Committee on Sexual Misconduct, which was …

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Sleepless nights for many political candidates following their defeat in Indonesia’s most recent presidential election

by Andri Sulistyo with Kiki Sirigar JAKARTA, INDONESIA — Political hopeful Yayat Abdurahman bet that he would be a winner among some 245,000 candidates in Indonesia’s huge election last week, but his dreams of public office are fading fast as the votes get tallied. So the stressed-out candidate checked into an Islamic healing centre where a cleric prayed for his …

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Monica Baey’s exposé of Nicholas Lim’s voyeuristic act at Eusoff Hall bathroom may raise concerns under POHA, POFMA: Lawyers

Amid the controversy surrounding 23-year-old National University of Singapore (NUS) undergraduate Monica Baey’s exposure of fellow student Nicholas Lim Jun Kai’s identity as the perpetrator of a voyeuristic act – of which she was a victim – via a series of Instagram Stories recently, lawyers have raised concerns as to whether Ms Baey’s exposé would constitute an offence in itself …

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Thai anti-junta party leader faces possible disqualification from election due to allegations of illegal shareholding

BANGKOK, THAILAND — The billionaire leader of an upstart anti-junta party which scooped up millions of votes in Thailand’s disputed election last month faced fresh legal woes Tuesday (23 Apr) after authorities accused him of illegally holding shares while running for office. Last month’s poll remains in dispute after a political party backed by the junta that has ruled Thailand …

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Voyeur given conditional warning due to “high likelihood of rehabilitation”; offender’s background “irrelevant” in prosecution: SPF

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) has clarified that Nicholas Lim, the National University of Singapore (NUS) undergraduate who had filmed a female student while she was showering in her dorm bathroom in Nov last year, was given a 12-month conditional warning due to his purportedly “high likelihood of rehabilitation” and remorse over the crime he had committed. In a series …

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Educator Mark Rozells questions the idea of Singapore’s meritocracy as the Republic tops OECD PISA results but fares low in equity

The Singapore education system is not, at least statistically, the “grand social leveller” of the Republic’s society, contrary to what has been touted by many under the concept of meritocracy, observed Singaporean educator Mark Rozells. While Singapore is ahead of other member countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in terms of academic achievement, he noted, in a …

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