23 Feb '12, 12am

Chinese scholarship student who said Singapore has 'more dogs than humans' apologises for insulting comments

Chinese scholarship student who said Singapore has 'more dogs than humans' apologises for insulting comments

Mr Sun posted an apology on his Facebook page in both English and Chinese. By Lin Zhaowei The Ministry of Education (MOE) said on Wednesday that it was disappointed with 'irresponsible' blog comments made by one of its undergraduate scholarship holders from China. Mr Sun Xu's comment that Singapore has 'more dogs than humans' had riled netizens who called for, among other things, his scholarship to be revoked. The MOE said scholarship administrators will take reference from findings of disciplinary proceedings by the National University of Singapore (NUS), where Mr Sun is studying, before recommending what action to take. The mechanical engineering student wrote in his microblog last Saturday about unpleasant encounters he had with 'uncles'. He said they would stare at him or complain endlessly even when he accidentally brushed past them. Their actions prompted him to add ...

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