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They were lovers, but when the relationship soured, a gruesome attempt at murder followed. Kenneth Aw Boon Hao couldn’t stand the thought that his married girlfriend was leaving him, after her husband found out about their affair, so he tried to kill her. He strangled her, and smothered her with a pillow, then tried to stuff her into a suitcase when she turned unconscious. But she couldn’t...

Lee Kuan Yew’s condition has worsened due to an infection. Singapore’s first prime minister and former Minister Mentor is “remains sedated and on mechanical ventilation in the ICU at Singapore General Hospital”, says the Prime Minister’s Office. Mr Lee is continuing with his antibiotics Mr Lee was admitted to Singapore General hospital on February 5th, 2015, for severe...

A PAP activist involved in the distribution of flyers alleging that AHPETC leaders mismanaged town council funds has defended the flyer drop. Adam Hudzaifah Al-Yaman said that it was important that Aljunied GRC residents were fully aware of the facts, so they can make informed choices. Adam’s strongest point of contention, the alleged overpayment of managing agent FMSS, amounting to S$6.4 mil. “AHPETC...

Aljunied MP Sylvia Lim has raised the issue of building a fairer COE system in parliament. She said that the government should look at ways to help those who need to own a vehicle, but use them sparingly. This can be achieved through concessions or rebates. Ms Lim said she had in mind retirees who use their cars to send their disabled spouses for medical checkups, or ferry their grandchildren to and...

This photo has been making its round online. The pretty lady girl in the picture is said to be at the centre of a love triangle which triggered the recent knife attack at ITE College West. The picture was first posted on Twitter by @nurfal. Muhammad Zuhairie Adely Zulkifli aka the ITE Slasher has been charged for causing grievous hurt to 19-year-old Ahmad Nurthaqif Sahed. He allegedly slashed Ahmand...

Muhammad Zuhairie Adely Zulkifli aka the ITE Slasher has been charged for causing grievous hurt to 19-year-old Ahmad Nurthaqif Sahed. But the 16-year-old’s mom is apparently charged up at the gall displayed by her son. She apparently took to Facebook to criticise Ahmad Nurthaqif. The is what she said about the IT Slasher’s victim, translated: “Fuck the idiots on twitter who said...

Hackers claiming to be from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) attacked the website of private university Curtin Singapore yesterday (10 Mar). The website was hacked to display a picture of the terrorist group’s flag, and the words, “”Hacked by Islamic State (ISIS) – We Are Everywhere”. It also included a link to a Facebook page which has since been removed by...

Former NTUC Income Chief and presidential hopeful Tan Kin Lian has slammed the state of employment for locals in Singapore, saying employers find it hard to hire locals because they have “zero working experience” by the time they hit their mid-twenties and enter the job market. He put this down to too many years spent studying, and the further disruption caused by National Service obligations. Mr...

The North-East Line train service was delayed for about an hour this morning, after a student’s leg got trapped between a train and the platform at Hougang MRT station. The incident happened at around 7.50am, according to the eyewitness who snapped the photo above. The girl was freed by members of the public, before SCDF arrived. She was subsequently sent to Tan Tock Seng hospital. Another eyewitness...

Senior Minister of State Josephine Teo has explained that she was taking a shot at the contributions of Singapore’s National Servicemen with her latest “dollars and cents” comments. She said that her comment was meant to imply that the contributions of NSmen cannot be valued in monetary terms. This was in response to a comment by a REACH forum participant, who said that “service...

A slashing happened at ITE College West earlier today. In an amateur video, a man in a white shirt is seen holding a long knife and trying to slash another man in a black shirt. He misses, and the man in black runs away. In another amateur video, the two confront again, but the man in white isn’t holding the long knife anymore. Still, it appears that one person was injured, with some netizens...

Full train services on the Bukit Panjang Light Rail Transit (BPLRT) are still down. But train services in one direction have restarted, after the line was disrupted at Senja Station at 6pm yesterday. SMRT is working to resume all train services on the BPLRT tomorrow. In the meantime, free bus and bridging services will continue. The Senja station fire broke out in the electrical room. Preliminary...

Big bets are being placed in a little Geylang alley, in broad daylight! Eyewitnesses say that every day for the past month, gamblers have been flocking to this makeshift betting booth at the back alley junction of Geylang Lorong 15 and Lorong 17. Up to 30 people can be seen at one time, some husband-and-wife couples even come together (does this make it a family-friendly activity, then?) They place...

Furious party-goers let rip on Future Music Festival Asia’s (FMFA) Facebook page to vent their frustrations at the rave party’s cancellation. The event was supposed to be held in Singapore on March 13 and 14 this year, but had to be scrapped because organisers received the red light from Singapore authorities. Anger is mounting at the organisers, Livescape, for not getting approval for the rave...