Thursday, 2 July 2015
The National University of Singapore on Monday (Jun 29) terminated the appointment of Sundram Peter Soosay, the assistant law professor who was sentenced to four months jail last Friday for punching and causing hurt to a taxi driver.
He beat up a cabby who threatened to call the police if he did not pay the fare, failed to apologise, and instead portrayed himself as the victim.
As for those who say torture is justified, in light of the people that lose their lives in terror attacks, Mr Soufan said: “Your job is not to prosecute and not to take revenge to get the truth and get the information. So just because somebody murdered, somebody raped, does not mean it is okay to torture that individual.
Wednesday, 1 July 2015
As thousands of Hong Kong protesters flocked to Victoria Park for the July 1 pro-democracy march, some chose to give the annual ritual the cold shoulder.
Tuesday, 30 June 2015
Expired frozen meat smuggled into China, sometimes decades old, is mainly old food reserves from the United States and is distributed to smaller cities around the country before it is sold to food stalls and small restaurants, according to a newspaper report.
Former US prisoners of war have expressed “serious reservations” about Tokyo’s application to have several industrial facilities recognised as World Heritage sites, saying many were used as “industrial prisons” for slave labourers in the Second World War.
Monday, 29 June 2015
For more than 65 years, government officials in Beijing have tried to emulate China’s imperial rulers, working and living in the city centre near the emperor’s old palace, the Forbidden City.
About 60 people demonstrated outside the Singapore Trade Office in Taipei on Friday morning, calling for teenage blogger Amos Yee to be freed.
James Li was unhappy with his pay as a security guard in Shanghai, so he started driving on weekends for Uber Technologies Inc. He’s almost tripled his pay - in part by scamming the company.