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He would put a pinhole camera between the crack of the toilet door and the floor to film her taking a shower, and for two months, this tenant was totally unaware of this! For that, 32-year-old Sebastian Ong Wei Hee was jailed for 12 weeks on Thirsday (6 Aug). The charge – 2 counts of insulting the modesty of a woman. The 24-year-old had begun renting a room from Ong in February 2013. On May...

Singapore celebrates National Day this weekend. And while it’s not New Year’s Day yet, there will probably be much singing of “Auld Lang Syne” around kopitiams in Singapore now that Mah Bow Tan has retired from politics. Mr Mah announced his decision to step down yesterday. He will not be contesting in the coming General Election. Mr Mah, a President’s scholar, has served...

Workers’ Party chairman Sylvia Lim says that the party declined to attend yesterday’s opposition solidarity talks because the National Solidarity Party had rejected its proposal to trade Marine Parade GRC for MacPherson SMC. Speaking at Circuit Road during a walkabout this morning, Mr Lim said that prior to the two rounds of talks this week, the WP had proposed that it will give way to...

The National Solidarity Party has expressed its indignance at being asked to give way to the Workers’ Party in Marine Parade GRC. The party had contested in Marine Parade in General Election 2011, but now looks set for a 3-cornered fight with the incumbent PAP team and the WP, after the WP declared it will contest in the constituency. The WP declined to attend the second round of opposition...

The talks were meant to foster cooperation amongst opposition groups ahead of the General Election. However, this second round of discussions over areas of competition exposed fractures in opposition solidarity. Half an hour into the meeting at the NSP headquarters, Reform Party chief Kenneth Jeyaretnam stormed out, displeased that the Singaporeans First Party insisted on running in West Coast GRC. He...

The Singapore Democratic Party has relinquished its General Election fight in Sembawang GRC. This comes at the end of tonight’s opposition solidarity talks, aimed at preventing multi-cornered fights with the PAP in constituencies. SDP chief Dr Chee Soon Juan has apologised to Sembawang residents. He said that giving up Sembawang GRC was a “difficult decision to make”, but it was...

Opposition solidarity talks which concluded tonight have yielded 3-cornered fights in 3 constituencies. The Workers’ Party will take on the National Solidarity Party and the People’s Action Party in Marine Parade GRC and MacPherson SMC – which was formerly a part of Marine Parade GRC. In Ang Mo Kio GRC, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s team will face competition from Mr Kenneth...

KEV: So it seems that consumers were receiving a discount when they purchased BreadTalk’s repackaged Yeo’s soya bean milk for just S$1.80. Some sleuthing later, it happens that BreadTalk had intended to price the supposedly “freshly prepared” soya bean milk at S$3.00 – almost twice the price! Now you can see why we are so angry over this whole soya bean incident. It’s...

Help A former M1 model has accused M1 and its contractor of trying to wrangle S$220 off her for fees associated with the installation of a home broadband internet fiber point. Vanessa Tan says that she signed up for a 1Gbps Home Fiber Broadband and was shocked to receive a S$220 charge for the fiber point, which had already been installed in her home 4 years ago. Ms Tan says that M1 initially said...

Opposition leaders have slammed the leaks regarding opposition solidarity talks on Monday (3 Aug) as an attempt to destroy opposition unity. Sources which declined to be named reportedly said that the National Solidarity Party had threatened to contest in Aljunied GRC, the Workers’ Party’s stronghold, because the WP refused to budge on the constituencies which it would contest. The sources...

STANTON: 4 vehicles-chain cum Hit & Run accident happened along Jurong Town Hall Road (towards Jurong East) On Friday, 31 Jul 15, 4.35pm. White Honda Odyssey SGS9728S collided with a Yamaha Scouter, flinging the rider to the floor, before colliding with another grey Honda car. The Honda spinned, crashed into the railing and ended up on the opposite road. Due to the impact, the grey Honda car also...

Will Roy Ngerng contest in the coming General Election under the Reform Party banner? Ngerng was spotted joining a RP walkabout at Telok Blangah yesterday evening (4 Aug). The socio-political blogger has also indicated that he is considering running for election. Reform Party chief Kenneth Jeyaretnam has previously commented that while Ngerng is a “ticking timebomb” he would take him under...

Former National Solidarity Party secretary-general Tan Lam Siong has rallied for support in Potong Pasir SMC. On his Facebook page, he said that he intends to stand as a candidate in Potong Pasir. “After speaking to the residents in Potong Pasir SMC, my team members and I have decided that I should stand there in the coming GE. Even as an independent candidate, I shall continue to contribute...

Marine Parade GRC MP Tin Pei Ling has given birth to a baby boy. The first-time mother announced this on her Faceboo page today, saying “I’m happy to share that I’ve ‘popped’! It’s a healthy baby boy.” Ms Tin had been making house visits while heavily pregnant, and up until last week was seen making her rounds in her MacPherson ward. She’s expected to contest for the MacPherson...