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  1. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

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

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

    ... Agence France-Presse Court overturns professor's conviction over sex favours Singapore's High Court has overturned the conviction of a law professor jailed for obtaining sexual ... "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 ...

  2. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Pussy Riot 'pays tribute' to Moscow for award nomination in Singapore

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 11:04pm by Reuters

    ... the Winter Olympics in Sochi next month, the Pussy Riot case plays prominently in criticism about civil liberties, human rights and the Putin administration's treatment of dissent. A third Pussy ...

  3. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Web censorship threatens Singapore's financial status: Human Rights Watch

    Posted Jun 08th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters Internet censorship will 'hurt financial status' Human Rights Watch said yesterday that Singapore was undercutting its status as a financial centre by expanding media ... casts a chill over its "robust and free-wheeling" online communities and will limit Singaporeans' access to independent media, said Cynthia Wong, a researcher at Human Rights ...

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    Singapore deports South Asian workers involved in riot

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 09:01pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... they were at the scene of the riot but were “relatively passive”. The mass repatriation comes as international rights groups including Humans Rights Watch and Amnesty International accused ...

  5. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Migrants’ rights under spotlight in Singapore after Little India riot

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 11:00pm by SATISH CHENEY

    ... and that it would be easier for them to be disciplined with their money, but the idea has drawn criticism from liberals and activists. "It's preposterous. It is so anti-humane, that the minister ...

  6. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Court ruling deals blow to gay rights in Singapore

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 05:22pm by AFP

    ... rights. There is no place for this law in a modern thriving country like Singapore,” said Phil Robertson, deputy director of Human Rights Watch’s Asia division. He called the law a “remnant ... promotes freedom to love regardless of sexual orientation – a sixfold increase from the attendance at its inaugural 2009 staging. Pink Dot leaders said in a statement that the High Court has ...

  7. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Adultery website unwelcome in Singapore: minister

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 05:54pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... of the least active lovers in the world, regularly ranking lowly in informal surveys of sexual frequency and satisfaction conducted by British condom manufacturer Durex.   ...

  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Gay pride raring to break out in Singapore

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... based on sexual orientation have become less common in Singapore. But until a decade ago, government policies barred gays from "sensitive positions" in the civil service and imposed ... Wijeysingha for being open about his sexuality, saying "it must have taken a lot of courage to do what he did". Wijeysingha said the best response he had received was from young people who ...

  9. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Chinese men charged in Singapore teen prostitute case

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 05:03pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Five Chinese nationals were charged in a Singapore court on Friday following the city-state’s latest crackdown on underage prostitution. The men, aged between 35 and 42, allegedly paid the 17-year-old girl S$60 (HK$363) each for sexual services in May. Fourteen Singaporean men, including two septuagenarians, were charged in court on Wednesday ...

  10. 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 good grades, while the former chief of Singapore’s Central Narcotics Bureau was acquitted of also corruptly obtaining sexual favours in February. “The recent cases suggest greater awareness ...




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