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25-year-old Jia Jia and her husband had gotten married and moved in together just 4 months ago. Their new love nest was a rental flat in Serangoon North Ave 1 and they worked hard to save money so they could furnish it as best as they could. Sadly, a suspected fridge explosion saw all their hard work reduced to ashes. The incident took place on Tues (11 Apr) at about 6.45pm. Both Jia Jia and her husband...

Kong Hee has started serving his 3.5 year jail term. The 52-year-old rogue City Harvest Church pastor surrendered himself to the State Courts earlier this morning to be sent to prison. Also starting their jail terms today are the other members of the City Harvest Gang of Frauds – Serina Wee, Sharon Tan, John Lam and Tan Ye Peng. One of the fraudsters who hasn’t started his jail term is...

When love went bad, this girl didn’t expect her ex-boyfriend to act on his threat to “kill” her. The incident took place on Wednesday at 9am, at a school in Bedok. A parent informed that the girl, who is in Sec 3, was dating a Sec 4 boy. But their relationship turned sour and they split. “When they broke up, the boy wanted to get back together but she rejected him. The boy then sent a SMS...

Tampines residents have taken their town council to task due to the locking of a community garden in the area. They claim that more than one of these community gardens are locked, and are angry at being denied access. Commenting on one of the gardens, Mao Velous said: “What’s the purpose of this community garden when it’s under lock and key? Is it only for a exclusive community to...

Husain Ibrahim had just been released from prison for drug offences, and it seems the gay abang was yearning for some thunder down under action. So, he befriended boys as young as 10 years old and paid them to perform oral sex on him. They were paid between S$5 and S$50 for their services. 54-year-old Husain committed these offences in 2015, shortly after his release from jail. Introducing himself...

31-year-old IT products salesman Chen Jun Wei was brutally beaten by a gang of thugs after a carpark clash and died days after. The incident took place on Sunday morning (16 Apr). Chen was reportedly walking to his car, which was parked at a car park in Clarke Quay, when he was almost hit by 2 cars. Chen, who bears a strong resemblance to JJ Lin, that guy who brought upon Singaporeans that dreaded...

Serangoon, Innova, Tampines and Jurong junior colleges will not take in new students next year. That’s because they’re slated to be merged with other “neighbourhood” JCs come 2019. The move, according to the MOE, is due to falling birth rates – 50,000 in the 1980s to 1990s, to the present 37,000. State media reports that MOE selected schools for merger based on location,...

JOE DEMARINI: Hey Singapore friends, just a heads up, this guy physically assaulted me on the MRT, so if you ever see him, be on your guard. I was with a friend and he approached me–drunk–and said he was gay, and that he wanted to fuck me. He said, “I know you’re gay, so let’s fuck.” This went on for several minutes and I tried to politely diffuse the situation,...

There’s a problem with Lift C at Block 910 Hougang St 91. It seems constantly get stuck at level 4 of the block, and some have termed it the “Ghost Lift” for this strange occurrence. One resident said he was taking the lift from the lift from his home on the 10th floor to the 1st floor. Suddenly the lift stopped at the 4th floor and the doors open and power shut down. He said he managed to get...

Beware, there are conmen going around impersonating police officers in an attempt to scam you of cash. The conmen call their victims and claim their bank accounts contain excessively large sums of money and that they are suspects in a money-laundering case. Then, they instruct victims to log on a fake Singapore Police Force website where victims must key in their credit card, internet banking, and...

It looks like Ivy Yeo has discovered that going viral online isn’t all its cracked up to be. Two days ago, she put up a post on Facebook, with videos attached, claiming that a sausage bun she bought from a 4 Leaves bakery in Hougang Mall contained maggots. In her post, she directed a “I am never going to forgive you!” statement at 4 Leaves. Apparently angling for “online outrage”,...

Less than a month after being hired as a maid, Susilawati Narsim Sunah wanted to go back home to Indonesia. So she came up with a scheme to frame her elderly employer, 83-year-old ah ma Mdm Lim Chin Ai, of physical abuse. In November last year, she took a taxi to the Manpower Ministry and accused Mdm Lim of hitting her on several occasions between April and November 2016. A police report was maid. When...

Scammers preyed on this divorcee uncle’s desperation for sex and companionship and conned him in ridiculous fashion. Kong, a 40-year-old chef who comes from Shandong, China, has been working in Singapore for the past 7 years. His hard-earned salary is used to support his parents and put his son through school. Last month, he got to know a girl over Wechat called Le Le (or  “Happy Happy”). Kong...

There’s a “Long Po” Ah Ma going around Ang Mo Kio Ave 10 selling assorted items from a trolley she pushes around. And you better buy something from her if you don’t want to get scolded or whacked! One unfortunate victim of “Long Po” Ah Ma is Ah Leong. Leong was having a couple of drinks and lepaking with his 2 friends at the void deck of Block 416 when “Long Po” Ah Ma approached them...