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PM Lee raps Singaporeans for ‘over-reacting’ to Sun Xu saga: We should have ‘moved on’

Posted on April 4, 2012

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has expressed his worries of two new ‘societal trends’ among some ‘vocal’ Singaporeans: A ‘self-centred’ Not-In-My-Backyard syndrome and what appears to be a growing gap between Singaporeans and new immigrants. Speaking to the Singapore media at the end of the 20th Asean Summit in Phnom Penh, he raised his concerns about these […]

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PHOTO: Sun Xu on his graduation day

Posted on March 29, 2012

With MOE PRC scholar Sun Xu receiving only a ‘slap’ on his wrist and allowed to graduate from NUS after making offensive remarks about Singaporeans, what will he be saying on stage when he finally graduates? [Source: The Sketch Times]

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Sun Xu had job interview cancelled as ex-PRC scholar promised to give him a job in China

Posted on March 29, 2012

Embattled NUS PRC scholar Sun Xu reportedly had a job interview cancelled yesterday as news broke out about his ‘punishment’ by NUS for breaching its ‘Code of Conduct’. A final year student in Mechanical Engineering at NUS, Sun Xu sparked a near nationwide outcry with his now infamous remarks on there ‘being more dogs than […]

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Why Singaporeans should be upset with Sun Xu

Posted on March 28, 2012

Last I check we are still a “democratic” society yes? From our Singapore Pledge: “TO BUILD A DEMOCRATIC SOCIETY, BASED ON JUSTICE AND EQUALITY, SO AS TO ACHEIVE HAPPINESS, PROSPERITY AND PROGRESS FOR OUR NATION! ” Yes? Singaporeans have a right to feel unhappy in this situation because of what this person has done to […]

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VIDEO: PAP MP Lim Biow Chuan urges Singaporeans to accept Sun Xu’s apology and move on graciously

Posted on March 27, 2012

In an interview with Channel 8, PAP MP Lim Biow Chuan urges Singaporeans to accept NUS PRC scholar Sun Xu’s apology and move on graciously: “The student concerned. He has made an apology unreservedly and he has been issued a punishment from NUS and I think for us as Singaporeans, we ought to accept what […]

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PHOTO: 7 years of FREE education for Sun Xu starting in the class of 2005, River Valley High School

Posted on March 27, 2012

A junior of NUS PRC scholar Sun Xu sent us a photo of him in his younger days: “I would like to highlight the fact that Sun Xu was imported in the year 2005, not 2006 as you pointed out. As I belong to the Class of 2006, I feel disturbed to be seen as […]

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Why not send Sun Xu to help MP Baey Yam Keng in his weekly Meet-the-People session?

Posted on March 27, 2012

I am appalled and disgusted at NUS’s decision to let off its scholar Sun Xu with only a light tap (not even a slap) on his wrist for posting derogatory remarks about Singaporeans online which speaks much of his upbringing and character. An official reprimand, $3,000 fine and a 3-month community service obligation is hardly […]

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Sun Xu apologizes again: My last month has been filled with great regrets and remorse

Posted on March 26, 2012

Embattled PRC scholar Sun Xu has apologized for a second time to Singaporeans on his Facebook shortly after NUS announced his ‘punishment’ for breaching its Code of Conduct. In a circular issued to the NUS community today, NUS Provost stated that Sun Xu will be ‘reprimanded’ and fined $3,000 for posting offensive remarks about Singaporeans […]

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Your view: What do you think of Sun Xu’s punishment?

Posted on March 26, 2012

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Misleading title or embarrassing error by Yahoo News on Sun Xu’s scholarship being ‘terminated’?

Posted on March 26, 2012

After being rapped by HDB for publishing an article on the affordability of HDB flats based on incomplete data, Yahoo News had published another misleading article to confuse the public which brings its atrocious standard of journalism to a new low. In an article published this afternoon, Yahoo News’ Fann Sim claimed that NUS PRC […]

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