Students demand an overhaul in NUS policy regarding sexual harassment while NUSSU Exco stands by punishment meted out to offender in latest case

Following the story of a National University of Singapore (NUS) student, Monica Baey, calling out the school for not giving out a stronger punishment to the student who has filmed her in the shower, a group of 489 students released a statement of concern regarding sexual harassment at NUS on 21 April. Addressed to the higher management including the President, …

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Singapore still ranked 151 out of 180 in World Press Freedom Index and it’s not surprising why

Once again, Singapore was ranked 151 out 180 in the World Press Freedom Index released by Reporters Without Borders (RSF). The survey ranks countries on press freedom which is assessed on several levels including media independence, legislative framework, abuses against the media/reporters, infrastructure and more. Singapore has consistently ranked poorly on this index for the past few years, this time …

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Silence by SPH and Mediacorp on Lee Weiling’s Facebook post about ongoing case involving LKY’s final will

As the family drama surrounding the late Lee Kuan Yew’s final will continues to unfold, his daughter Lee Weiling took to Facebook to make some clarifications, refuting certain claims asserted by the AGC. In her post, Dr Lee wrote that that media reports have continued to repeat PM Lee’s false and dishonourable allegations that their brother Yang somehow ‘swindled’ their …

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