NUS Law Professor Guilty Of Sex-For-Grades


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The law professor of National University of Singapore (NUS), Tey Tsun Hang (Age 42), implicated in the sex-for-grades case has been found guilty of corruption after a trial that lasted for five months, from January to May. Prof Tey was convicted of six counts of corruptly obtaining sexual gratification in the form of gifts and sex from Ms. Darinne Ko Wen Hui, in return for giving her better grades between May and July 2010. Read more »

Free Entry To The Museums


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Singaporeans and permanent residents (PR) will be able to enjoy free entry to all national museums and heritage institutions from 18 May 2013. This was announced by Acting Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Lawrence Wong. Read more »

Law Professor In Sex Scandal


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A National University of Singapore (NUS) law professor who allegedly gave his student prime grades in exchange for sex is under investigation. Read more »

First Batch of 340 SUTD Students


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The first 340 were selected from a total of 4,150 student applications have enrolled as the pioneer batch in the new Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). 47% of cohort are female, which is high for and engineering university. 75 students have been awarded scholarships from SUTD while 16 received scholarships from various organisations. Read more »

Helicopter Training Facility Opened In Seletar


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Eurocopter, a French helicopter manufacturer, opened its new helicopter simulator complex inside Seletar Aerospace Park. The high-tech Eurocopter simulator was the first to be built outside of France is used for trainer pilots at executing different helicopter manoeuvres. An average of 50 of its pilots train with it annually. Read more »

Singapore Youth Flying Club Established


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The Singapore Youth Flying Club (SYFC) was established in December 1971 as the Junior Flying Club (JFC) by the then newly-formed Singapore Armed Forces (SAF). Its mission is to promote aviation among youths and inculcate in them a strong passion for flying. This is done through its aeromodelling courses for secondary school students and flying training for JC and Polytechnic students. Its vision is to be a world class aviation training centre for youths and it strives to develop them to take up a career in the Republic of Singapore Air Force. Read more »

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