User:Jacklee

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Hi, I'm a Singaporean born after 1965 and am an academic. I'm interested in reading, watching films, visiting museums and art galleries, carrying out family history research, and getting involved in heritage activities. Oh, and editing Wikipedia, which I started doing on 15 September 2006.


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Jeremy Paxman: "And here's your starter for ten..." This user took part in University Challenge for the University of Birmingham in 2007

Some topics of interest to me[edit]

Law[edit]

PhD This user has a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Law.
ACADEMIC JOURNAL This user has had his/her work published in an academic journal.
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WikiProject Law.

Other interests[edit]

Ongoing Wikipedia projects[edit]

Updated DYK query On 21 April 2007, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article judicial officers of the Republic of Singapore, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the "Did you know?" talk page. — Carabinieri 13:48, 21 April 2007 (UTC)

Wikipedia articles I've created, revised or otherwise contributed significantly to[edit]

Pages relating to law[edit]

Updated DYK query Did you know... that in April 2009, Lim Hwee Hua became the first woman to be appointed a full Minister in Singapore's Cabinet?

On May 4, 2009, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Cabinet of Singapore, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. — Shubinator (talk) 19:11, 4 May 2009 (UTC)

Updated DYK query Did you know... that the Criminal Law (Temporary Provisions) Act of Singapore that allows for suspected criminals to be detained without trial has been renewed 12 times since its enactment in 1955?

On May 15, 2009, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Criminal Law (Temporary Provisions) Act (Singapore), which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. — Dravecky (talk) 12:42, 15 May 2009 (UTC)

Updated DYK query On 12 May, 2007, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Reginald Hugh Hickling, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. — Carabinieri 22:44, 12 May 2007 (UTC)
Updated DYK query
Supreme Court Building, Singapore
Did you know ... that the High Court of Singapore (Supreme Court Building pictured) is the sole court in Singapore exercising original criminal jurisdiction that may impose the death penalty?

On January 5, 2010, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article High Court of Singapore, which you created or substantially expanded. You are welcome to check how many hits your article got while on the front page (here's how, quick check ) and add it to DYKSTATS if it got over 5,000. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. — Materialscientist (talk) 12:00, 5 January 2010 (UTC)

Updated DYK query
Parliament House, Singapore
Did you know ... that if a Member of the Parliament of Singapore (Parliament House pictured) claims a division during a vote on a motion, MPs are locked inside the debating chamber until their votes have been tallied?

On December 9, 2009, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Parliament of Singapore, which you created or substantially expanded. You are welcome to check how many hits your article got while on the front page (here's how) and add it to DYKSTATS if it got over 5,000. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. ⇌ Jake Wartenberg 06:14, 9 December 2009 (UTC)

Updated DYK query Did you know... that Choor Singh, former judge of the Supreme Court of Singapore, was the first Singaporean judge to impose the death penalty on a woman?

On April 14, 2009, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Choor Singh, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. — Victuallers (talk) 20:50, 14 April 2009 (UTC)

Updated DYK query
Sutton Hoo helmet
Did you know... that objects found in 1939 in the ship burial at Sutton Hoo (helmet pictured) were not a treasure trove as their owners intended to bury them permanently?

On April 17, 2008, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. — Well done Jack, from another addicted PhD student....Blnguyen (bananabucket) 02:38, 17 April 2008 (UTC)

Pages relating to Singapore[edit]

Flag of Singapore.svg This user is a Singaporean living in Singapore.
Updated DYK query Did you know... that Singaporean artist Chua Ek Kay's ink paintings blended traditional Chinese painting forms and Western art theories and techniques?

On February 18, 2008, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Chua Ek Kay, which you recently nominated. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. — Thanks for your contributions! Nishkid (talk) 23:23, 18 February 2008 (UTC)

Updated DYK query Did you know... that the silver won at the 2008 Summer Olympics by the Singapore women's table tennis team, comprising Feng Tianwei, Li Jiawei and Wang Yuegu, is the second Olympic medal in Singapore's history?

On 24 August, 2008, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the articles Feng Tianwei, Li Jiawei, and Wang Yuegu, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. — Three-in-one! Thank you for your contributions! — Mailer Diablo 03:19, 24 August 2008 (UTC)

Updated DYK query Did you know... that Singaporean Paralympian Theresa Goh, who is paraplegic, won six gold medals in swimming at the 2003 ISMWSF World Wheelchair Games in 2003?

On 12 September 2008, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Theresa Goh, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. Thank you for your contributions! — RyRy (talk) 07:49, 12 September 2008 (UTC)

Updated DYK query Did you know... that the People's Action Party has dominated the Government of Singapore by winning a majority of seats in every general election since 1959?

On June 15, 2009, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Government of Singapore, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. — Royalbroil 11:28, 15 June 2009 (UTC)

Updated DYK query
Seeds (2006) by Singaporean sculptor Han Sai Por
Did you know... that Singaporean sculptor Han Sai Por created her 2006 work Seeds (pictured), situated at the National Museum of Singapore, from sandstone excavated during the Museum's redevelopment?

On June 17, 2009, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Han Sai Por, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. — Mifter (talk) 20:35, 17 June 2009 (UTC)

Updated DYK query On 1 September, 2007, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Little red dot, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. — GeeJo (t)(c) • 13:33, 1 September 2007 (UTC)
Updated DYK query Did you know... that "Majulah Singapura", the national anthem of Singapore, was originally a theme song for events held by Singapore's City Council during colonial times?

On 23 December, 2007, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Majulah Singapura, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. — Maxim(talk) 00:25, 23 December 2007 (UTC)

Updated DYK query On 26 August, 2007, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Neila Sathyalingam, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. — Carabinieri 20:08, 26 August 2007 (UTC)
Updated DYK query Did you know... that Singaporean author Rex Shelley wrote his first novel The Shrimp People, about the Eurasian community in Singapore, in 1991 at age 61?

On September 5, 2009, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Rex Shelley, which you created or substantially expanded. You are welcome to check how many hits your article got while on the front page (here's how) and add it to DYKSTATS if it got over 5,000. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. — Wikiproject: Did you know? 23:18, 4 September 2009 (UTC)

Updated DYK query On 22 July 2007, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Singapore Stone, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. —Carabinieri 17:21, 22 July 2007 (UTC)
Updated DYK query Did you know... that Singaporean equestrienne Laurentia Tan won Singapore's first-ever Paralympic medals, two bronzes in dressage, at the 2008 Summer Paralympics?

On 23 September 2008, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Laurentia Tan, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. — BorgQueen (talk) 08:02, 23 September 2008 (UTC)

Updated DYK query Did you know... that Tiger's Whip, a piece of installation art by Singaporean artist Tang Da Wu, highlights how the tiger is being hunted for its penis?

On 4 November 2008, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Tang Da Wu, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. — Gatoclass (talk) 10:03, 4 November 2008 (UTC)

  • Tao Li, Singaporean Olympic swimmer (expanded from stub).
Updated DYK query Did you know... that in her début at the 2008 Summer Olympics, Tao Li broke the Asian record for the 100 m butterfly twice and became the first Singaporean swimmer to enter an Olympic final?

On 18 August, 2008, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Tao Li, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. — Congratulations! PeterSymonds (talk) 10:24, 18 August 2008 (UTC)

Updated DYK query Did you know... that Edwin Thumboo's 1979 poem Ulysses by the Merlion has influenced so many other Singaporean poets, it is joked that a true Singapore poet has to have written a "Merlion poem"?

On 20 August, 2008, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Edwin Thumboo, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. — Victuallers (talk) 14:02, 20 August 2008 (UTC)

Other pages[edit]

Updated DYK query Did you know... that Irish actor Paudge Behan is the son of IRA Chief of Staff Cathal Goulding and Beatrice Behan, the widow of playwright Brendan Behan?

Did you know? was updated. On 16 November, 2007, a fact from the article Paudge Behan, which you recently nominated, was featured in that section on the Main Page. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. — Zzyzx11 (Talk) 15:05, 16 November 2007 (UTC)

Updated DYK query Did you know... that British music publisher Boosey & Hawkes owns copyrights to much major 20th century music, including works by Bartók, Bernstein, Britten, Elliott Carter, Rachmaninoff, Steve Reich and Stravinsky?

On May 31, 2007, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Boosey & Hawkes, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. — Thanks again for the hard work you put into the article. Best of luck with the GAC. Happy editing, Blnguyen (bananabucket) 07:51, 31 May 2007 (UTC)

Updated DYK query
Bucentaur
Did you know... that a Venetian foundation seeking to rebuild the Bucentaur (model pictured) has written to Nicolas Sarkozy for a financial contribution as compensation for Napoleon's 1798 destruction of the original ship?

On 3 March, 2008, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Bucentaur, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. — Victuallers (talk) 15:49, 3 March 2008 (UTC)

  • Diddú, Icelandic soprano (created).
Updated DYK query On 5 April, 2007, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Ex Cathedra, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the "Did you know?" talk page. — howcheng {chat} 23:03, 5 April 2007 (UTC)
Updated DYK query Did you know... that Laurence Fox was cast in the British TV detective drama Lewis after his co-star Kevin Whately caught the last 10 minutes of a film he was in?

On 26 March, 2008, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Laurence Fox, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. Wow, you have put in a tremendous amount of effort with all of the GA and DYK articles lately! — Royalbroil 04:08, 26 March 2008 (UTC)

Updated DYK query On 28 March, 2007, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Garðar Thór Cortes, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the "Did you know?" talk page. --howcheng {chat} 23:53, 28 March 2007 (UTC)
Updated DYK query Did you know... that English mathematician and geographer Robert Hues served his master Thomas Grey, the last Baron Grey de Wilton, while Grey was imprisoned in the Tower of London?

On 16 November, 2008, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Robert Hues, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. — Cirt (talk) 06:08, 16 November 2008 (UTC)

  • John Joubert, British composer of South African origin (expanded).
Updated DYK query On 6 April, 2007, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Jan Kaplický, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the "Did you know?" talk page. — howcheng {chat} 16:09, 6 April 2007 (UTC)
Updated DYK query Did you know... that in January 2006, British Paralympic sprinter John McFall's racing prosthesis was stolen, but anonymously returned a week later?

On 3 June, 2008, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article John McFall (athlete), which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. — BorgQueen (talk) 18:28, 3 June 2008 (UTC)

Updated DYK query
Molyneux's celestial globe
Did you know... that Emery Molyneux's 16th-century terrestrial and celestial globes (pictured) were the first to be made in England and by an Englishman?

On 9 February, 2008, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Emery Molyneux, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. — Congratulations. · AndonicO Hail! 01:26, 9 February 2008 (UTC)

Updated DYK query On 13 August, 2007, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Ulrich Mühe, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk pageDarkFalls talk 08:08, 13 August 2007 (UTC).
  • Brian Paddick, British former Deputy Assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Force in London and potential Liberal Democrat candidate for Mayor of London in 2008 (edited).
Updated DYK query Did you know... that English botanist John Parkinson included a pun on his name in his monumental 1629 work Paradisi in Sole Paradisus Terrestris? (It translates as Park-in-Sun's Terrestrial Paradise.)

On 5 December, 2007, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article John Parkinson (botanist), which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. — Woody (talk) 14:40, 5 December 2007 (UTC)

  • Paul Oscar, Icelandic pop singer, songwriter and disc jockey (created).
Updated DYK query On 6 November, 2007, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Paul Oscar, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. — Carabinieri 13:28, 6 November 2007 (UTC)
Updated DYK query On 13 April, 2007, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Martin Peerson, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the "Did you know?" talk page. — howcheng {chat} 20:19, 13 April 2007 (UTC)
  • John Pory, English government administrator, traveller, author and journalist (edited and expanded).
  • Michael Praed, British actor.
Updated DYK query Did you know... that Angus Purden, regular presenter of the BBC's Cash in the Attic, modelled for Giorgio Armani for three years in Milan?

Did you know? was updated. On 21 November, 2007, a fact from the article Angus Purden, which you recently nominated, was featured in that section on the Main Page. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. — Zzyzx11 (Talk) 23:46, 21 November 2007 (UTC)

Updated DYK query Did you know... that John Tavener's "Song for Athene", sung at the funeral of Princess Diana, combines texts from the Orthodox funeral service and Shakespeare's Hamlet?

On 21 March, 2008, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Song for Athene, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. — howcheng {chat} 18:47, 21 March 2008 (UTC)

Updated DYK query Did you know... that Elizabethan mathematician and cartographer Edward Wright is said to be "the only Fellow of Caius ever to be granted sabbatical leave in order to engage in piracy"?

On 7 May, 2008, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Edward Wright (mathematician), which you recently nominated. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page. — Bedford 00:58, 7 May 2008 (UTC

Templates[edit]

Essays[edit]

Wikipedia articles I've randomly contributed to[edit]

Wikipedia articles I'd like to work on when I have the time (do help!)[edit]

Wikipedia articles I've reviewed and upgraded to Good Article status[edit]

Awards (thanks!) and achievements[edit]

Cscr-featured.svg This user has written or significantly contributed to 5 Featured articles on Wikipedia.
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A Barnstar!
The Original Barnstar

For your excellent contributions in Law of Singapore and related articles, I award you the Original Barnstar! Thank you for expanding these topics in Wikipedia.Vsion 03:19, 30 January 2007 (UTC)
SpecialBarnstar.png The Special Barnstar
For your exceptionally great contribution in creating the new article about Neila SathyalingamTaprobanus 13:03, 23 August 2007 (UTC)
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I award Jacklee this barnstar for his excellent articles on Páll Óskar and Sigrún Hjálmtýsbörn. — Haukur (talk) 02:33, 6 January 2008 (UTC)
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I hereby award this barnstar to User:JackLee for fine work in raising Emery Molyneux to featured status. — qp10qp (talk) 15:34, 18 April 2008 (UTC)
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For far exceeding your 'duty' as an altruistic Wikipedian. Nick Michael (talk) 17:14, 31 May 2008 (UTC)
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for being fair, tolerant and constructive in the GA review of Criminal damage in English law. You could have just left it once you'd passed it, but you went the extra mile and improved it further to make this article one of the few GA's dealing with English criminal law. Many thanks. Rodhullandemu 18:30, 3 June 2008 (UTC)
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I think you deserve this for all the work you have made improving the level of coverage of Singaporean articles. Peanut4 (talk) 21:29, 1 October 2008 (UTC)
this WikiAward was given to Jacklee by Peanut4 (talk) on 21:29, 1 October 2008 (UTC)
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Long overdue for your tireless contributions to DYK. Keep up the great work! - Cheers, Mailer Diablo 21:48, 17 June 2009 (UTC)
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For all the contributions you have made to Flag of Singapore, such that it has reached FA-class and is now featured on the Main Page. Thanks for all the dazzling contributions to Singapore articles, especially those on Singapore law. Happy National Day, ANGCHENRUI Talk 03:49, 9 August 2010 (UTC)
this WikiAward was given to Jacklee by ANGCHENRUI Talk on 03:49, 9 August 2010 (UTC)
This editor is a Senior Editor and is entitled to display this Rhodium Editor Star.
I, Durova, am pleased to award the triple crown to Jacklee for exceptional content contributions to Wikipedia. DurovaCharge! 21:12, 26 November 2007 (UTC)
On behalf of Durova, I recognize Jacklee with the Imperial Triple Crown Jewels for exceptional content improvements to Wikipedia. Thank you for all you do. Cheers, Casliber (talk · contribs) 11:39, 27 June 2008 (UTC)
In special appreciation of your contributions at Sources of Singapore law you get a bonus chewing gum stick. I really do love Singapore. Cheers! DurovaCharge! 21:12, 26 November 2007 (UTC)