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  1. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Ex-Singapore official guilty in the case of non-existent 8,000 pineapple tarts

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 10:58pm by BLOOM

    ... claiming to have bought 8,000 pineapple tarts and hundreds of bottles of wine as official gifts. Lim, 61, was charged in October with 60 counts of cheating for boosting his expense claims ... not be treated as a first offender." Lim claimed to have bought over a four-year period 10,075 boxes of pineapple tarts, a common gift during the Lunar New Year, about four times the actual amount. ...

  2. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore court overturns professor's conviction in sex-for-grades scandal

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 11:41pm by AFP

    ... favours and gifts from a female student in exchange for better grades, his lawyer said yesterday. Former National University of Singapore law professor Tey Tsun Hang, 42, served a five-month ... "exploited" the female student by obtaining sexual favours from her and also receiving gifts that included tailored shirts and a limited-edition pen. Tey's lawyer, Peter Low, said that High Court ...

  3. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore law professor convicted in sex-for-grades case

    Posted May 28th 2013, 09:04pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore A Singaporean law professor was found guilty of corruption on Tuesday after a judge ruled that he abused his position to obtain sexual favours and gifts ... Darinne Ko in 2010. Local media reported that she is now 23 and working in a law firm. Tey, who is married with a daughter, tricked Ko into having sex with him and received gifts that included ...

  4. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore official gets jail sentence in sex case

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 03:53pm

    ... often involving people accused of sexual misconduct. A former law professor was last week sentenced to five months in jail for accepting sex and gifts from a student in exchange for giving her ...

  5. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore increases cash-for-babies as cost of raising a family rises

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Cash-for-babies gets a boost as family costs rise Singapore has announced increased cash bonuses for parents of newborn babies and introduced paternity leave as part of a package of measures to boost the population and reduce dependence on foreigners. Parents of Singaporean babies born since August 26 last year will receive a cash gift of S$6,000 (HK$38,000)- ...

  6. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Head of top Singapore school named in graft probe

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 12:20pm by AFP

    ... sex-for-favours charges in court. A law professor in a local university has also been accused by authorities of awarding favourable grades to one of his female students in exchange for sex and gifts ...

  7. Business - Money - SINGAPORE

    Singapore's bid to start baby boom

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... gifts for babies. In 2001, the budget was S$500 million. The prime minister, who has four children, is encouraging couples to start a family earlier by giving priority public housing to those ...



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