Singaporeans tampering with new COVID tracking tokens amid hate, ridicule

People try disabling them and make fun of how they look.

Netting goes up along Jurassic trail after woman hit by stray golf ball

Netting goes up along Jurassic trail after woman hit by stray golf ball

Beware of dinosaurs and golf balls.

Singapore People’s Jose Raymond stands by his view that Kindness Movement posters were racially profiling

Singapore People’s Jose Raymond stands by his view that Kindness Movement posters were racially profiling

One of Singapore’s longest running campaigns said posters featuring Chinese, Malay, and Indian cleaners were taken out of context.

NUS says it has reported lecturer accused of sexual assault to police

NUS says it has reported lecturer accused of sexual assault to police

Criticized for withholding information on campus safety, university says Jeremy Fernando was ‘intimate’ with a student.

Singapore won’t relax COVID-19 measures or vaccinate until tracking widely adopted

Singapore won’t relax COVID-19 measures or vaccinate until tracking widely adopted

Can’t run away from TraceTogether now. 

NUS students demand transparency after professor accused of sexual assault

NUS students demand transparency after professor accused of sexual assault

More than 10 groups supporting calls by sex abuse victim’s group for accountability. 

Singapore moves racist children’s book to library parents’ section after review

Singapore moves racist children’s book to library parents’ section after review

Parents should use book to educate the children, library board says. 

NUS professor linked to BDSM event sacked after sexual misconduct allegations

NUS professor linked to BDSM event sacked after sexual misconduct allegations

He kissed and groped students, victims said. 

‘SG Nasi Lemak’ man who hoarded women’s photos avoids jail time

‘SG Nasi Lemak’ man who hoarded women’s photos avoids jail time

Some disappointed with seemingly lenient sentence for many who violated so many women.

Thieves are breaking into mailboxes to steal S$10 grocery vouchers

Thieves are breaking into mailboxes to steal S$10 grocery vouchers

Seven suspected of breaking into mailboxes in 5 neighborhoods.


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