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This SMRT staff who was caught on camera eating in a train carriage has become an overnight sensation. The video of the staff was uploaded online last night by Stephen Boy Francis and it’s already been shared over 2000 times. The is believed to have been taken from a YouTube video that was uploaded in March 2015, which elicited a fraction of the response which Francis received. Captioning the post,...

The Ah Pek who was assaulted verbally and physically over a hawker centre seat by a couple young enough to be his children has condemned the Singapore’s “choping” culture. 76-year-old Ng Ai Hua, aka Ivor Ng, called the act of reserving tables using tissue paper or other such paraphernalia “silly”, and said that people wouldn’t know if someone had accidentally left their things there or...

An angry MacDonald’s patron has hit out at a student for a vulgar sign which was placed on a table he believes she were trying to “chope”. Jerome Heng said that he and his wife and son were about to have a meal at the MacDonald’s outlet at United Square. While he queued up to buy food, his wife looked around for seats. He said that a student sitting at a table had left that “F*ck You”...

A proud moment for 48-year-old single-mother, Mdm Tan. Her eldest of 4 daughters, whom she had put through university had finally saved up enough money after working for some years and they managed to successfully apply for a BTO flat. The family of 5 moved into their new 12th floor 3-room flat at Block 424B Yishun Ave 11 3 years ago. But so did some unwanted guests. Mdm Tan said that a year after...

The couple who assaulted and used vulgar language on an Ah Pek at Toa Payoh Lorong 8 hawker centre have been punished. Back in court yesterday to face the music, tutor Tay Puay Leng was fined S$1,200 for using abusive words with the intent to cause alarm while her partner, tution centre director Chow Chuin Yee was fined S$1,500 for using criminal force on an elderly man. The couple have apologised...

A woman has accused doctors at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital of botching a childbirth surgery, leaving her in the traumatic and painful state of having to pass gas and fecal matter from her vagina, and possibly never being able to perform another vaginal birth in future. Riin, said that she had gone to KK hospital for an induced childbirth in July. She said that after the procedure, a problem...

Beware travellers, even a lock on your luggage might not be enough to secure it from thieves. Jho Cabagyo had taken a flight to Manila from Singapore with a friend to visit her mother on her 60th birthday. She said that she and her friend had checked-in 4 suitcases with Philippine Airline. Upon reaching the Manila airport, Jho said 1 of her bags took an extra 10 minutes to reach the luggage belt while...

The si gina Henry Park Primary School kid who flipped the bird at a cameraman who was filming the National Day Parade is deeply apologetic for his actions. That camera footage was beamed live and seen by eager-eyed NDP viewers. The student has since been counselled. The incident took place during the finale of the 52nd NDP. The boy was one of 400 Henry Park Primary students involved in the parade.     ...

Singapore’s enfant terrible, Amos Yee, has allegedly been robbed in prison by a tattooed convict looking for food known as “Emmanuel Reyes”. Reyes is said to be 1.93 metres tall and weigh 113.4kg. This is the latest update on Amos Yee’s situation as he languishes in a US jail for the 236th day following a foiled asylum attempt. The moderator for Yee’s Facebook page posted this update, saying...

If you’re the kind to browse the Ministry of Education Wikipedia page often, you’d have noticed a something fishy going on at about 4.30am yesterday. Namely, a picture of a pair of boobs and a gif picture of a penis. The gif picture appeared under the description of MOE. It started like this. And then, rose up a lot quicker than Singapore’s birth rate. Then, in the part describing our 2 Education...

Oh, it’s been a long time coming. We’ve waited for weeks while Mdm Halimah mulled, and she’s finally announced her much-expected decision to run in Presidential Election 2017. So why a “bittersweet” decision, as she described it? Mdm Halimah, in an interview with the press this evening, said that she wants to make the step up after 40 years of serving in the public service. But at the same...

Did the Land Transport Authority fail to ensure the safety of Uber drivers? That question has surfaced following The Wall Street Journal’s latest expose on Uber’s leasing of defective Honda Vezel cars to Singapore drivers knowing those cars could catch fire. One of the cars did burst into flames in January this year. In Uber’s internal progress report, the company noted that the LTA failed to...

Police have arrested the man who robbed a Western Union branch in Ubi Avenue 1 on Tuesday (1 Aug). The robber was nabbed on Thursday night (3 Aug) along Pasir Ris Drive 6 at 10.35pm. Police found on him four 4D tickets, a red bicycle black shoes and dark blue trousers, and a green face masks. No cash was found. Investigations at this stage suggest the he spent almost all the money that he robbed,...

The MacPherson Zone B Residents’ Committee has apologised for charging New Citizens a cheaper fee for tickets to its open house. Singaporeans had to pay S$3 a ticket to attend, while New Citizens needed to pay only S$1. Many of Singapore’s “old citizens” had complained about the discriminatory pricing. The RC explained that it wanted to bring people together and promote “greater...