Justice Quentin Loh, the judge recently known for rejecting Dr Tan Cheng Bock’s legal challenge regarding the presidency, will have his appointment extended for 3 more years. In a statement today, the Supreme Court said that Justice Loh’s new term will begin on Dec 25. The Supreme Court said that with the re-appointment of Justice Loh, it will have a total of 21 judges, including the Chief...

34-year-old Indonesian maid Sugianti has been jailed for jailed for 1 year for causing hurt, In a tit-for-tat duel gone wrong between her and the 14-year-old teenage son of her employer. The series of incident started from 15 Feb, when scolded boy for spilling liquids on the floor as she believed this had caused his 17-year-old sister to slip and fall 2 days earlier. Sugianti and the boy then shouted...

There’s an average of 40 personal mobility device riders every month who break the law by riding on the roads. And this girl, who’s estimated to have been going at above 25km/h when she was caught on camera, is the latest in that statistic. That incident took place along Bukit Batok Road to Bukit Batok West Avenue 3. Personal mobility devices such as e-scooters are not allowed on roads in Singapore. The...

For all the flak that e-scooter, e-bicycle and e-hoverboard (okay lah that last one we made up) have received so far, this personal mobility device rider decided to go out yesterday and show just how reckless car drivers are when faced with riders like him. In this video uploaded by Cervello Tres, 4 cars can be seen acknowledging his waiting to cross at a zebra crossing – seeing how they slowed...

Saying he was high after 5 cans of beer, 28-year-old Guest service executive Manikam Sandar molested 2 women in a Clementi HDB flat lift, one after the other. The first victim was a 30-year-old Myanmar maid. He molested her when the lift was moving, then told her . “Don’t shout… I’m touching you only” when she pushed him away and yelled. He continued to groper the maid...

Posters of a Handsome Lover who alleged groped a man’s wife and thereafter pestered her to leave her husband have been seen at 4 blocks of flat in the vicinity of Punggol Block 274C. The posters bear the image of a Chinese man and his handphone number. A message on the poster states that Handsome Lover inappropriately groped his friend’s wife when she was drunk, and after that incident persistently...

At about 2pm yesterday, an agitated mother was seen searching for her children at the void deck of Block 827 Woodlands Street 81. She would stop passers-by, describe her 2 toddlers to them, and ask if they had seen children matching that description. One resident who was stopped by this frantic mom probed further, and discovered that she suspected that her maid her kidnapped her children. This, according...

Visitors to Block 352 Ang Mo Kio Street 32 find it strange that there’s a man in every one of the 3 lifts of the block to help you open the lift. Residents know better – since Sunday morning (10 Dec), all 3 lifts at the 30-storey block have been malfunctioning. The problem lies with the lift landing button on each floor, which simply don’t work. As a temporary measure, “lift attendants”...

2017 saw the number of cases of falling windows hitting a 5-year high. 50 cases of falling windows were reported this year. The year which saw the highest number of falling windows on record is 2012, when 71 incidents were reported. From January to November this year, 25 sliding windows, 24 casement windows fell and one window which fell didn’t belong to either of those categories. Most of the sliding...

A young lady who subscribed to Starhub’s SmartSupport service, which offers to replace your phone for a replacement fee if it goes missing, has accused the Telco of refusing to compensate her after she lost her iPhone. 24-year-old Ms Wong said she bought an iPhone from a Starhub shop in Woodlands on 7 Nov. There, a Starhub staff recommended she sign up for SmartSupport, saying that if she lost her...

SHIRHAN KHAN: Story may get a little emotional… One of my friends has been driving for Uber for about 3 years already. Before Uber he owned a business of supplying worker to do ship engineering work in Sembawang shipyard. He mostly lead the team upon any jobs he got. His workers would call him Gandhi. That is the nickname they gave him as he is always kind to his workers and always gave them...

Usually, there’d be a crowd of Filipino and Indonesian maids borrowing money at this licensed moneylender in Fu Lu Shou Complex. But yesterday, a 100-strong snaking queue of maids formed up as early as 10.30am, leading to much unhappiness among other storeowners in the building. The store-owners called the police, complaining of noise, rowdiness, and that the maids were blocking the front of their...

A tree that fell in Tampines this evening struck a street sign and smashed a car. The incident took place at the traffic junction at Tampines Avenue 9 and Tampines Street 43 at about 6.40pm. At least one lane of traffic was blocked off as National Parks officers cleared the fallen tree. There were no injuries reported. The tree is believed to have been situated inside a nearby church. At least 5 cases...

4 persons were injured after a rogue Mercedes-Benz went on a rampage yesterday. At about 6.30pm, the Mercedes driver mounted a divier along Tanjong Pagar Road and hit 4 persons waiting to cross the street. The 4 victims – 3 men and 1 woman – were sent to hospital. The injuries range from spinal cord injury to a fractured nose, to abrasions and lacerations. 41-year-old Lim Kwong Fei was charged...