Tag Archives: Straits Times 4 Aug 2014

ITE STUDENT GETS PROBATION FOR HACKING INTO ISTANA WEBSITE

He had admitted to one of four charges of gaining unauthorised access to the server that hosted the Istana webpage at about 12.45am on Nov 8. He did this after communicating with Delson Moo Hiang Kng, 43, who was fined $8,000 on June 5 for a similar cyber attack around the same time.

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SINDA COUNSELLOR: “WE ACCEPT WIFE-BEATING AS OUR SUB-CULTURE”

Ms Renjala Balachandran, head of Sinda's Family Service Centre, said 60 per cent of the 1,000 families it helped last year suffered from at least one form of abuse. Five years ago, it was fewer than one in four families. Most cases involve husbands beating wives. Said Mr R. Ganesan, a trained counsellor engaged by Sinda for its roadshows: "There is a sub-culture among Indians. We accept violence as part of daily life and physical abuse as a form of punishment."

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