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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...

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...

An Uber private-hire driver has been accused of reversing his car into an MRT engineer and thereafter attacking him. 26-year-old Li Zijian, who hails from China, said he had booked the Uber ride to go to Redhill so he could buy sports equipment to play badminton with his buddies. He said that when the Uber driver arrived, the driver completely missed his friends and him who were standing by the roadside,...

This 24-year-old maid from Myanmar had locked herself in a room by accident while cleaning the house. Panicking, she attempted to climb out of the bedroom window to the main corridor and enter her unit. Her employer, who saw her from the main corridor quickly gestured for her to walk towards her, possibly wondering what the hell this crazy woman was up to. You know, because it’s not every day that...

If you want to save money on parking, then buy a supercar like this super-low Lamborghini. Chen Wen Xing, who shared this video, was rather bemused by how it deftly managed to slip under the barrier of a carpark gantry and avoid getting its cashcard debited.   The journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step, so if you can evade $2 worth of parking fees a day, you’ll be able to afford...

This furious uncle broke the windscreen wipers of a taxi after it collided with his lorry in a carpark. In this video shared by Aman Aljunied, the uncle can be seen scolding the taxi driver with much anger, but the taxi driver refused to come out of his taxi. Instead, the taxi driver reversed his taxi several times into the lorry, which made the uncle even angrier. Fortunately, a boy who was with...

In just one night, this ang moh managing director of a race-horse firm managed successfully piss off 2 women by groping them in their naughty places. 34-year-old Wade James Burridge struck on 8 October 2015. The first woman the drunk Australian attacked was a 46-year-old events consultant at Mogambo Bar in Canton Street. At about 11pm, Burridge slipped his hand up her skirt and touched her private...

A 34-year-old Singaporean mom on holiday with her kids in Langkawi was almost raped by man believed to be a staff of the beach resort she was staying at. Yan Celia checked into the resort in Padang Matsirat on Tuesday (28 Nov) and the incident attempted sexual assault took place the morning after. Celia said that she was in her bedroom at about 7.20am getting ready to go for a morning job when she...

A 19-year-old teen started seeing “ghosts” and even believed she was possessed after consuming a particular brand of slimming pills. The polytechnic student, who used to be lively and sharp became downcast, sluggish, and complained that she was being haunted by “unclean” things. Her father, 48-year-old Mr Tan, said that she began taking the pills about a year ago. Then, her character changed...