22 Feb '12, 2am

PRC NUS scholar who called S'poreans 'dogs' faces calls to revoke scholarship

PRC scholar Sun Xu is facing calls for his MOE scholarship to be revoked over comments he made online. He has also been counselled by NUS and is due to face a disciplinary board for breach of the university's code of conduct. The 25-year-old has since apologised and taken his comments down from social networking site Weibo, calling them 'insensitive and inappropriate'. He had posted the comments originally on Feb 18. In an earlier article, STOMPer dermatog had came across Sun Xu's online post complaining about Singapore 'uncles' who stare and complain when you brush past them . He also said that 'there are more dogs than humans here'. STOMPer NoFreeLunch wrote: "Good job NUS, for taking a serious view on this guy's conduct. I think there is a limit to how much people should get away with. "This 25-year-old scholar clearly does not value his position here. He studies on tax...

Full article: http://singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg/stomp/sgseen/this_urban...

Comments

  1. 25 Feb '12, 12am

    What difference does it make...he is graduating. The student can just go back to China if he is asked to repay the scholarship in full. Expelling him without conferring a degree will be ultimate but is it justifiable?

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