Tag Archives: Straits Times 12 Sep 2014

IRAQI: WE LED A GOOD LIFE UNDER SADDAM BUT THE AMERICANS DESTROYED EVERYTHING

I grew up in Baghdad in a middle-class family. I was 12 during the first Gulf War in 1990. Until then, I never heard a mosque call for prayer. I almost never saw a woman covering her hair with a hijab. My mum wore make-up, skirts, blouses with shoulder pads, and bermuda shorts. Since moving to Los Angeles in 2009, I've realised that most Americans don't understand that Iraq used to be a Westernised, secular country with an excellent education system and great health care. Iraq was rich - not the richest, but rich.

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WORLD CLASS UNIVERSITY NUS HIRED A FRAUD AND DEFENDED THEIR DECISION

A FORMER assistant professor at the National University of Singapore (NUS) who landed a prestigious position at a United States university is now at the centre of a sensational fraud investigation. But US media outlets now report that these credentials began to unravel after West Virginia University (WVU) handpicked him in 2012 for the first endowed position in a new School of Public Health.

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PRC CHEAT YANG YIN: BUT MADAM CHUNG IS OLD & DON’T NEED SO MUCH MONEY!

"Madam Chung knew her actions would attract unhappiness from her relatives and she executed the LPA and the will to protect me and my family and to give us the assurance we would be provided for," said Mr Yang, who denied splurging on expensive hotels while on overseas trips. As for allegations that Madam Chung "lives frugally nowadays", he said the widow is "getting on in years and does not lead such a lavish lifestyle any more". "This does not mean, in any way, that Madam Chung is being treated badly. It is just a change in circumstances," he added.

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PRC CHEAT YANG YIN: BUT MADAM CHUNG ASKED ME TO BE HER GRANDSON!

Mr Yang said in court papers. "Madam Chung also asked me to come to Singapore to stay with her... Since I had grown quite fond of Madam Chung, I decided that I would like (to act) as her grandson." Last year, his wife and two children moved into the bungalow. "If I had to go back and forth to visit my family in China, this would have hampered my ability to take care of Madam Chung," he said.

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