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Prosecution in sex-for-grades trial: Why Tey deserves at least 12 weeks' jail

May 30, 2013 - 12:59am


TNP PHOTO: Gavin Foo
Following National University of Singapore law professor Tey Tsun Hang's conviction on Tuesday, the defence submitted its mitigation on the same day, followed by the prosecution's sentencing submissions yesterday.

Cyclist blocks hit-and-run driver to stop him from leaving

May 30, 2013 - 12:57am


TNP PHOTO: Jonathan Choo

He was with a group of cyclists on Loyang Avenue at about 10.30pm on Tuesday, on their way home after a 30km ride when they chanced upon two people sprawled on the ground, bleeding.

Going to the Gobi for a good cause

May 30, 2013 - 12:57am


Seven undergrads and lecturer Dr Kelvin Pang from NUS’ Tembusu College are embarking on a 250km march through the Gobi desert to raise funds for The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund.

She performed in more than 2,000 operas

May 30, 2013 - 12:55am


TNP PHOTO: Gavin Foo

Ms See Too Hoi Siang (above) is one of the few full-time Cantonese opera singers left in Singapore.

In the good old days, she would perform a show to a full crowd for two consecutive nights.

Teen's school trip to M'sia ends in tragedy

May 30, 2013 - 12:54am



The teenager was on a service project in Malaysia with his school, hoping to help the less fortunate.

New casino rules to kick in from Saturday

May 29, 2013 - 1:52am


From this Saturday, the Casino Visit Limit will come into effect, limiting the number of times some Singaporeans and permanent residents can enter the casino each month.

It follows the changes made to the Casino Control Act last November.

Jurong Point mall holds 54-hour ‘retail triathlon’

May 29, 2013 - 1:51am


Watching movies, dancing and playing Android games.

Sounds like fun? Perhaps not if it’s over 54 hours at a stretch.

That’s what 42 teams had to do in an endurance event at Jurong Point mall over three days last week.

Law prof tricked student into having sex

May 29, 2013 - 1:50am


TNP PHOTO: Gavin Foo
After 28 days of the sex-for-grades trial, former National University of Singapore law professor Tey Tsun Hang, 42, was convicted of corruption.

Public shaming for unreliable online customers

May 29, 2013 - 1:31am


ATTITUDE: One of the pictures uploaded onto the Instagram account that shames blacklisted Instashop customers. PICTURE: INSTAGRAM

One online retailer called for people to “judge and comment” on a picture of a blacklisted customer.

Online news sites to be regulated

May 29, 2013 - 1:27am


Guides: Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, commenting at the Tamil Murasu office at Genting Lane, says new MDA guidelines will not target alternative news sites. PICTURE: LIANHE ZAOBAO


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