12 Jan '11, 6am

OOPS. wrong URL on last tweet. Here's right one on how 'Red tape casts a shadow on varity's image' @sentillananthan

OUR uncle passed away suddenly on Jan 1, leaving behind our homemaker aunt and their only child, our cousin, who is a third-year accountancy student at Singapore Management University (SMU). My cousin is currently doing his internship at Ernst and Young, and was scheduled to go for an exchange programme in South Korea in March after his internship ends. With his father's sudden demise, he has understandably withdrawn from the exchange programme to stay back and provide emotional and physical support to his mother. He contacted SMU to explain his circumstances and request for entry to a term starting in February, when his internship ends. SMU offered him three modules for the modified term. We understand that the common practice for SMU students is to bid for desired modules using electronic dollars (e$) allocated to students at the start of each semester. The balance e$ ca...

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The Commissioner of Charities (COC) said in a statement on Thursday that the Singapore Red Cross is now permitted to resum...