Tuesday, September 26, 2006

CHIJ 1 Sunday Times 0

The Sunday Times has apologised to CHIJ for its damaging article on CHIJ students. The paper also said that it retracted its remarks. From TODAYonline:
...the newspaper noted that in its Sept 17 article, "Singapore A-Z … once more, with feeling", that it had "made disparaging remarks" about girls from the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus schools.

"We retract those remarks. No malice or disrespect was intended. We are sorry for the distress caused," said the newspaper...

Today learnt yesterday that the case has been settled "amicably", and that the Infant Jesus Board of Management — which manages the 11 schools — has accepted the newpaper's apology and retraction.
(Thanks Myra Leong)

Previously:
CHIJ takes on the Singapore Press Holdings
CHIJ student angry with Straits Times

5 comments:

Lord Kimbo said...

Power to the convent girls man!

Bengster said...

settled liao...chey i tot can see court drama.

Shy said...

I wonder if Sunday Times pay CHIJ damages and how much.

Anonymous said...

Wow!!!

CHIJ managed to do something that TT Durai cldnt.

Lord Kimbo> The power of girls in short skirts!

Myra Leong said...

IJ should have taken them straight to court!

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