Lee Jia Jun was struck by a falling tree branch on 20 July 2016 as he was riding on his motorcycle to his workplace at Woodlands Loop. The 24-year-old Malaysian suffered severe head injuries which have left him in a vegetative state. His wife and sister have since sued Nparks for negligence. Acting on behalf Lee as he is presently mentally incapacitated, the pair claim that the accident was caused...

A large tree branch fell and hit a Mercedes Benz car along Cairnhill Road at about 12.30pm today. Surprisingly, it managed to severely dent the roof of the car and even pierce a hole in it. If you’re wondering why the surprise, it’s because Mercedes cars tend to be built  like war machines and look like they can take one hell of a beating. Just like this horror AYE crash Mercedes, driven...

Maybe its fate, or maybe its fengshui. Regardless, this 23-year-old university student is damn suay lah! Working part-time as a private-hire driver, he had just dropped off a passenger and had parked his car at the open-air carpark in Jurong West St 42 under a big tree to lepak for awhile. Then suddenly, he heard a huge noise that he mistook for thunder – that is, until he saw his whole car covered...

If you were still doubting the toughness of a damn Mercedes Benz after this incident and this incident, well, the car is damn solid lah. A big tree that was uprooted crashed on a 7-year-old Mercedes yesterday, but the driver managed to escape unharmed. The incident took place at about 3pm at Tampines St 11, at the open-air carpark near Block 125 Mr Tan said he had parked his car there and was waiting...

RONALD LEE: The 32-metre Tembusu tree that collapsed on Saturday was one of 40 heritage trees in our Botanic Gardens Standing for 270 years now, the tree featured heavily in our bid to get the Gardens recognised as a Unesco World Heritage Site. It’s so iconic that it even has a place on our S$5 notes. In short, it can’t simply be allowed to collapse unless it was deliberately destroyed due to...

CASANA: Two tree-falls in one day because of rain in different parts of Singapore. This happened yesterday morning after a heavy that started at about 5.30am. It raises questions as to whether the NParks, which falls under the purview of the Ministry of National Development, is out and about doing its job to ensure the public is safe from old trees. In the morning, a huge tree that fell along the...

Your eyes aren’t deceiving you. This maid is really cleaning the inside of a big canal near Colchester Grove. The same maid has also been spotted tidying the leaves and tress if bushes in a park in the neighbourhood, by wiping them! Residents in the area are apparently shocked at the maid’s “extra duties”. A resident of the Colchester Grove estate said that when asked about...

For their heroic efforts at coaxing a cat down from a tree, these policemen received the highest praise from the public. They were even showered with accolades in local Chinese media. Can you believe they even made it out alive? We’re still wiping the tears from our eyes at this touching tale. On 24 November 2014, Woodlands East Neighbourhood Police Centre officers Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Benjamin...

She thought it was just fatigue, and later on found it she pregnant with her second child. But it’s unclear whether 23-year-old construction site foreman Lee Jia Jun will wake up from his coma to see his baby. The Malaysian national was riding his motorcycle from his home in Johor Bahru to his workplace in Woodlands, when he is believed to have been hit on the head by fallen tree branches along...

Hello guys, today I have stumbled upon an interview with Gurmit Singh and Quan Yifeng on Asia One today – in this interview, the local actors who both have teenage children said that the responsibility of a child’s behaviour falls squarely on the shoulder of the parents. They shared their thoughts on the Amos Yee incident and how they would have reacted differently. I would like to offer...