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Food in Singapore is serious business. And, Ikea Singapore has stopped the sale of chicken wings at its in-store cafes, after receiving complaints from diners about how the quality has gone from bad to worse over the years. The furniture company said in a statement: “We are aware that our chicken wings have not been meeting our customers’ satisfaction recently, so we have decided to stop...

Disgraced former SCDF Major Poh Siok Peng has been jailed for 5 weeks after he was convicted on two charges of insulting the modesty of a woman. The 45-year-old had, over a 2-year period, taken multiple upskirt videos of a SCDF colleague who was 20 years his junior. But Ex-Major Poh’s sentence could have been longer, if not for Judge Kessler Soh’s calling for a middle ground between the prosecution...

It was a shocker worthy of a super loud ‘KNNBCCB”. At 11am on Tuesday (16 May), car company towkay Ms Kwok went to office located at WCEGA Plaza and discovered that 10 of her cars had gone missing. Frightened and flustered, she called the police. “The 10 cars were all Japanese cars and worth S$300,000 altogether. The cars were gone but the keys were still here. Some of the cars were supposed...

I couldn’t have raped the victim because she had died from fear – that was what Bangladeshi construction worker Pramanik Liton claimed in his defence. The 24-year-old was on trial for the kidnap and rape of a female China national who was hiking at MacRitchie Reservoir on Feb 8 2015. The glaring problem with Liton’s defence is: the victim is still alive and had just testified in court 2 days...

44-year-old civil servant Mdm Tay trusted an online seller of infant milk formula. After all, she had bought 5 tins of milk powder from the seller last Oct and the sale went well. Not to mention, she saved money paying 20 percent less than physical store prices. So, she got together a group of mothers and together they bought 150 tins of milk powder from the seller. “The first time I ordered, the...

The lifeless body of a 58-year-old delivery man was found at the foot of Block 17 Marsiling Lane today at around 2am. Police made enquiries and found out the man actually stayed at a unit in Block 16. Upon breaking into the unit, police officers were in for a rude shock. The living room floor was coated in blood spatters and there was the stench of death in the unit. Inspecting the bedroom, police...

Mdm Wei was on board bus service 39 last Wednesday (10 May) when she fell and broke her right wrist. The 60-year-old had been carrying her trolley and was about to go marketing. The incident took place at Tampines St 21 at about 10.20am. Her daughter, Ms Tan, said that her mother fell because the bus driver braked hard when approaching a traffic junction. “At that time my mother was carrying a trolley....

Two days ago, Jenny Whing shared this photo of a family on the MRT, whom she dubbed “inconsiderate, unreasonable and selfish”. The reason for this, according to Whing, is because the woman in the photo refused to remove her son’s legs from the “reserved” seat in the train so she could sit down. “She told me that her son’s legs would remain as they were and...

A Tampines resident is believed to have set fire to the flat unit she is staying in, as a means to frame the Ah Long she owes money to, or to scare him off. Two days ago (15 May), the main door of a flat unit at Block 869B Tampines Avenue 8 was set ablaze. The fire charred the wooden door of the flat unit and even appeared to have destroyed the 2 CCTV cameras placed outside the unit. It was a neighbour...

A police raid at a boutique hotel in the Jalan Besar region saw the arrest of 24 persons for prostitution-related activities. Among those arrested were 23 women and one transgender whose identity card still listed him as a man. All of them were foreigners, mainly from Thailand, and held valid work permits. The 6-hour raid, which saw anti-vice officers raid around 70 rooms in the hotel, took place...

When a burglar broke into a house in East Coast, he didn’t expect to get caught, and even chased down by the two maids working in the household. The incident took place on 27 Oct last year at around 10am. The burglar, an unemployed 46-year-old man, ha climbed into the study room of the house. There, he stole a S$500 handbag that belonged to the homeowner, a 32-year-old lady. Inside the bag was an...

The only two things certain in life are death and taxes. And in Singapore, even if you die, you still have to pay your taxes! Otherwise, your family is going to have to foot the bill on your behalf. This is a letter sent to us by a reader, which shows the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore demanding the Legal Personal Representative of a deceased man pay for his taxes. It reads: “It is our...

An accident took place along Chua Chu Kang Rd early today at around 6.19am. A bus apparently crashed into a woman who was crossing the road. The impact was so great it smashed the right windscreen of the bus. Kind samaritan Kok Hoe Goh, who took these pictures, called for an ambulance and went to lend a hand. He said: “Called 995 & assisted in traffic flow. Help to carry the injured onto...

Marsiling residents beware, there’s a man going around stealing shoes which residents leave outside their flat units! And, he it seems the thief got taste – he only swipes new shoes or expensive shoes. The atas shoe thief was caught in the act on CCTV last Saturday (13 May) at around 4am, at Block 26 Marsiling Drive. Dressed in a black shirt, jacket and trousers, he was carrying a big haversack...