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“This one how much? One bowl of mee how much? $360? How to pay?” This exasperated uncle who scolded a Thai airport staff because he wasn’t happy with a 250 baht meal voucher has been widely condemned for disgracing Singaporeans while overseas. The incident took place on yesterday (29 Nov), and the uncle was one of many passengers who were stranded at Suvarnabhumi airport after Jetstar flight...

30-year-old Ray Reuven Roche Carbolido has been jailed for 12 months after pleading guilty to sexual penetration of a minor. The sex, which was consensual seeing that the 15-year-old girl had brought along a condom when she visited his home on 19 March this year, came to light after the girl felt pain in her private parts following the encounter and went for a check up at KK Women and Children’s...

26-year-old Annie Ee Yu Lian was physically, mentally and financially abused by her torturers – Housewife Tan Hui Zhen and her storeman husband Pua Hak Chuan. Tan was today jailed for 16.5 years, while Pua was sentenced to 14 years jail and 14 strokes of the rotan. For 8 months, between Aug 2014 and Apr 2015, the couple beat Annie to the point where an autopsy revealed she had 12 fractured ribs...

RICKY TOK: What is happening to the electric scooter/bike community? More and more stun from them.. ride on pavement already so much issue. Then they go to the road. Now to expressway…then even more fatal accident Just happened 01 Dec 17 at Ayer Rajah Food centre kanna knocked.. fatal. This week, bus knocked on electric scooter fatal. Hard on our LTA.. enough of catching motor vehicle, not electric...

AZLINDA ROSMAN: My mil (mother-in-law) & 2 of my kids were walking along the roadside to flag for cab after marketing. While this guy is walking on their opposite direction. For no reason, this guy had side kick my 10 yr old son hard that his back hurt thus fell and got abrasion at his ankle. Well look at the size of the culprit?! after doing so he just jolly well walked off from the scene. Alhamdulillah…...

A 16-year-old electric-scooter rider was sent to hospital today after an accident with a car in Woodlands. The accident took place at the junction of Woodlands Drive 50 and Woodlands Avenue 4 at about 2.40pm. This is the 3rd incident involving e-scooters today. One involving a 52-year-old rider proved fatal, after he died in hospital from injuries sustained in an accident with a double-decker bus. Another...

The proposed en bloc sale of the 660-unit Pine Grove condominium appears to have brought out the ugly side of residents. Some of them have been accused of defamation, and intimidation of other residents to get their way. Police revealed that a Pine Grove resident has lodged a report over threatening messages. The Collective Sale Committee (CSC) Chairman, Singaram Kogilambal, has reportedly received...

46-year-old sheep farmer Jeffrey Bruce Shearer is the latest ang moh who has been caught inappropriately grabbing beer girls here. The New Zealander was on holiday in Singapore and drinking with his father-in-law when he reached out and grabbed the breast of a beer girl who was serving them beer. Describing Shearer’s Great Boob Grab, Deputy Public Prosecutor Chee Ee Ling said: “Suddenly, the...

52-year-old e-scooter rider Atan Amat has died after crashing into a bus earlier today. He had suffered serious head injuries and was sent to Changi General Hospital in an unconscious state. The incident took place at the junction of Bedok Reservoir Road and Kaki Bukit Avenue 1 today at about 10.30am. Photos showed the e-scooter pinned under the bus, while several passers-by attending to the injured...

ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN FOR ACTION AND RESEARCH: AWARE is concerned to hear that charges have been brought against Jolovan Wham, a social worker and civil society activist with a long track record of good work for marginalised people, especially women migrant domestic workers. This case raises important questions about whether the laws and regulations on assembly in Singapore are too restrictive. Our...

The Ministry of National Development has rejected a petition from single parents calling for greater leeway in eligibility for public housing. The petitioners had called on the authorities to recognise unmarried parents and their children as a family nucleus, so they can be eligible for public housing schemes. Nss Soon GRC MP Louis Ng submitted the petition in September on behalf of the 7 single parents...

Lizard bro, if the fare gantry can function even during a MRT station power failure, what makes you think you can suka suka try taking the train without paying? Just because you’re a monitor lizard? Sorry, no can do. And besides, you FT monitor lizard or what? Want to take train, go Bishan MRT station lah, not depot! This lizard bro was had to be prodded out from under a train at the Bishan MRT...

Socio-political activist Jolovan Wham, former director of migrant worker welfare group HOME, was charged in court today. Among the charges he faces are organising public assemblies without permit, vandalism, and refusing to sign police statements. The 37-year-old had organised 3 public assemblies without obtaining permits for them. The first was on 26 Nov last year, when he allegedly facilitated live...

This abang is one determined pervert lah – even when his victim’s boyfriend was just next to her, he managed to slide his arm between them and molest her. The incident took place on 10 June this year, at Wala Wala Café Bar in Holland Village. At around midnight, 54-year-old Affendi Mohamed Noor touched his victim on her thigh. She shouted profanities at Affendi and he walked away. But that wasn’t...