Kiara Xavier

NUS boosts students’ confidence by promising to bring in quality lectures despite mass resignations of staffs and cancellation of modules

The National University of Singapore (NUS) has promised undergraduates in the communications and new media course that it will bring in “high quality academic staff” after a series of lecturer resignations. As reported by TODAYonline, the renowned university has also discontinued several modules this year “due to an ongoing curriculum revision to ensure the course content remains relevant to academic …

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Malaysia’s King Sultan Muhammad V resigns

The Comptroller of the Royal Household announced yesterday (6 January) that Sultan Muhammad V has stepped down as Malaysia’s King with immediate effect. “His Royal Highness informed this matter officially to the other rulers by writing to the secretary of the Conference of Rulers,” said the statement which was issued from Istana Negara. The Comptroller noted that Sultan Muhammad V …

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Netizens feel SingPost needs to buck up their mail delivery services

On 2 January, The Straits Times (ST) published a complaint letter by Chua Chun Wei who stated his dissatisfaction over SingPost’s service standards. Personally, he encountered many “unhappy episodes” with SingPost’s service delivery standards, where there were multiple times where he was at home the whole day, only to find a delivery-failure notice at his door saying that the postman …

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Activist Jolovan Wham says TODAYonline’s comment about him failing to testify in court is misleading

Civil right activist Jolovan Wham said that the Facebook caption and headline that TODAYonline shared on their page on his conviction was misleading. Wham was found guilty yesterday (3 January) for illegally organising a public assembly without a police permit in 2016 and not signing a police statement. He organised an event called “Civil Disobedience and Social Movement” that featured …

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