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Singapore universities recorded 56 sexual misconduct cases over 3 years, no ‘free passes’ for offenders: Parliament

A total of 56 disciplinary cases involving sexual misconduct among students from six Autonomous Universities (AUs) in Singapore were recorded in the past three years, as disclosed by Education Minister Ong Ye Kung in Parliament on Monday (6 May). Out of the 56 cases handled by the universities, 14 were committed by students outside of campuses. 17 of them happened …

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Dementia-friendly app for seniors to jolt memories with museum-provided content coming to Singapore in 2020

Ms Carol Rogers meticulously pasted Post-It notes on photographs as reminders of important dates such as birthdays for her dementia-stricken mother who was moved into a care facility in 2011. Little did she know that this method would be broadened and adapted to become a digital tool for dementia patients worldwide, including Singapore. On Monday (29 April), Ms Rogers signed …

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Singaporean households find recycling regularly convenient but can’t differentiate between waste, ‘recyclable’ and ‘reusable’

In a joint statement by the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources (MEWR) and the National Environment Agency (NEA) on Monday (29 April), two separate surveys conducted by the authorities reported that about 6 in 10 Singaporean households recycle regularly, mostly through the blue recycling bins located around the neighbourhoods. The surveys covered different aspects of household recycling between …

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