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HOW S'PORE JUDGE CLEMENT TAN THREW OUT ACS PARENT'S LAWSUIT OVER CONFISCATED IPHONE

I accept that there may be a risk that until the matter is fully and finally disposed of, the School may be faced with demands from parents or guardians for the return of confiscated phones. This may also send a wrong signal to the students that they can use their mobile phones during school hours with impunity, thus rendering the Phone Rule otiose, however temporarily this might be so. To this extent, I agree that there may be some “loss of school discipline and principal’s authority” in the School. In light of the above reasons, I dismissed the plaintiff’s application with costs.

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ACS RICH KIDS LOOK DOWN ON "POOR" STUDENTS, UNABLE TO TAKE HARDSHIPS

I graduated from ACS about 15 years ago and I went to school on my own by MRT. Most of my friends were from the middle income group. Many of the rich kids shunned us off, telling me to get lost. Many of the rich kids would not have even survived a day of my life then .For them, wearing second hand clothes-over my dead body!

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SMRT CEO IN TROUBLE FOR LETTING ACS PRIVATELY CHARTER TRAINS WITHOUT LTA APPROVAL

Train operator SMRT could face possible sanctions by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) for allowing the use of its trains for private purposes. Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) yesterday chartered five MRT trains to ferry its students, staff and alumni to the Schools National C Division rugby final at the Singapore Sports Hub - the first schools final at the new National Stadium. An LTA spokesman yesterday said: "Under the Circle Line licence, SMRT has to seek LTA's prior approval for the provision of train services that are not open to the general commuting public. In this case, SMRT did not seek our approval before agreeing to provide the service. We are looking into the appropriate action to take.

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