Ngee Ann Polytechnic ‘aware’ of allegations its lecturer criticized Islam in 2017

It’s asking others with similar experiences to come forward.

Singapore allows gathering in groups of 5 again as local coronavirus spread slows

Singapore allows gathering in groups of 5 again as local coronavirus spread slows

Call up three more friends from Monday.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic lecturer in viral racist outburst accused of spreading Islamophobia

Ngee Ann Polytechnic lecturer in viral racist outburst accused of spreading Islamophobia

Tan Boon Lee’s alleged debate about Islam prompted two to walk out of class, ex-student says.

Singapore neighbor sounds off with gong during man’s Hindu prayer routine (Video)

Singapore neighbor sounds off with gong during man’s Hindu prayer routine (Video)

Happened for the first time in 20 years, man claims.

Health Ministry reviewing COVID-19 protocols for people with special needs after online complaints

Health Ministry reviewing COVID-19 protocols for people with special needs after online complaints

Unfamiliar surroundings and invasive nose swabbing have caused distress to some.

Ang Mo Kio cat slashing: Man charged with animal cruelty; sent for psychiatric evaluation

Ang Mo Kio cat slashing: Man charged with animal cruelty; sent for psychiatric evaluation

At least 10 cats were found with deep cuts on their bodies.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic suspends racist lecturer who confronted interracial couple in viral video

Ngee Ann Polytechnic suspends racist lecturer who confronted interracial couple in viral video

‘I got nothing against you personally but I think it's racist that the Indian prey on Chinese [girls].’

Singapore cleaners can expect annual wage increases from July 2023

Singapore cleaners can expect annual wage increases from July 2023

They currently earn well below average.

NCID director debunks ‘misleading’ anti-vaxxing messages from Singapore doctors

NCID director debunks ‘misleading’ anti-vaxxing messages from Singapore doctors

Did you receive a message signed by 12 doctors recently? You might want to delete that.

Singapore man dies in Woodlands elevator after e-vehicle bursts into flames: SCDF

Singapore man dies in Woodlands elevator after e-vehicle bursts into flames: SCDF

Nearly 100 residents evacuated due to blaze.


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