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Martha Soezean

NUS offers alumni to take modules with first year free

NUS Alumni can now enjoy the opportunity to take up to a maximum of two modules over a 3-year period from 1 August 2017 to 30 July 2020. This opportunity to study will be offered for free during the first year, and in the subsequent two years, only a Student Services Fee of $261.85 is to be paid per semester. …

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Singapore Police Force states fleeing ‘Red Bull heir’ is not in Singapore

BANGKOK – Thai police said that they were trying to locate Vorayuth YoovidhyaThai (32), known as ‘Red Bull heir,’ who reportedly has fled to Singapore on his private jet on 25 April. On Wednesday (3 May) Thai police said that authorities issued an arrest warrant for Vorayuth after he failed to make a final deadline to meet prosecutors. Nearly five …

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Facebook to hire 3,000 more people to speed up handling violent posts

The giant social media corporation, Facebook will hire 3,000 more people over the next year to speed up the banishment of videos showing murder, suicide and other violent acts posted on Facebook websites. This is an indirect acknowledgement by Facebook that more than automated software is needed to identify and remove such material. After last year’s introduction of Facebook Live, …

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Four weeks’ jail for Malaysian’s attempt to bribe traffic police officer

Sang Jia Weng, a Malaysian, on Thursday (4 May) was sentenced to four weeks’ imprisonment for attempting to bribe a Traffic Police Officer. The Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) had received information on 11 January 2017 that Sang, a construction worker working in Singapore, had offered S$30 to Staff Sergeant (SSGT) Zulkifli after being stopped for failing to secure his helmet …

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The oldest man in the world dies at the age of 146-years-old

SRAGEN, Indonesia – Sodimejo, said to be the oldest man in the world, died at the age of 146 years on Tuesday, 2 May. The news of Sodimejo’s death, who is from Sragen, Solo, Indonesia, was delivered by the police deputy head of Sambungmacan Sector, First Inspector Zaeni. Sodimejo was also known as Mbah Gotho by locals. First Inspector Zaeni …

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