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GWEN TAN: I have attached pictures which i have took this morning, the neighbours living at BLK 317C YISHUN AVE 9, 6TH FLOOR, will not find this scene unfamiliar, with litters and cigarrette butts on the floor of the lift lobby, rubbish laying around the floor on the rubbish chute area, urine on the floor and etc. Things do not get better after several police reports made and complaint letters/emails...

There’s a scam making its rounds promising people free flight tickets from Singapore Airlines (Singapore Girls not included). SIA has notified the public about the scam that’s making the rounds via phone calls and emails. The aim of the scammers it seems is to gain access to your personal details so they can use it for their illegal ends. SIA also warned sustomers who have keyed their KrisFlyer...

A high-speed chase along Upper Serangoon Road today at 7.20am (as high speed as speeds can get during that peak hour time lah). A Toyota Prius driver smashed into an elderly pedestrian while pulling out of Surin Rd towards Upper Serangoon Rd. Instead of stopping to check if the pedestrian was alright, the driver simply drove off. Eyewitness Ms L Tan, who was driving at the time, said she chased down...

A Singapore-registered BMW 740 (which is black in colour now because chao ta liao) got into an accident with a Malaysia-registered motorcycle in Johor Bahru early yesterday at around 4.25am. The BMW driver is suspected to have been driving drunk at the time. The BMW crashed into the motorcycle along the Tebrau highway and dragged the biked for about 300 metres. Taxi driver Mr Xie, who witnessed the...

PANDI THEVAN ARUNASALAM: Sells: Various, such as, car and house rental, food catering, selling of apparel, cleaning services (and it would not be surprising if she will start selling of other items since she is such a Jane-of-all-trades). Her Modus Operandi: Either you post requesting for a service/item and she privately messages you, or like the selling of apparels, she would post up copied pictures...

It seems that the curse of Yishun has afflicted new bus operator Go-Ahead. In its first reported crash, a Go-Ahead bus service 85 crashed into a bus stop outside Yishun MRT earlier today. The crash damaged the upper deck of the double-decker bus. Fortunately no casualties were reported. Go-Ahead says it deployed staff to the scene of the crash to check on commuters, and that services on the route...

Are you smarter than a Primary 6 student? Ok lor, then try answering that question shown above. If you’re still stumped, the answer for all of the question is option (1). And if you’re wondering why, here’s the explanation: The question was first posted on Kids R Simple, and it appears that many parents might fail PSLE English if they had to sit for the exam today!   ...

Warning cones and signs were put up indicating that road works were taking place. Still, 27-year-old Mr Goh somehow missed the warnings and crashed his black Honda sedan into an excavator that was laying underground pipes. The incident took place at 8.50pm last night, at Upper Jurong Rd just after Benoi Rd. The crash crushed Goh’s car and trapped him in the vehicle. SCDF officers arrived 15 minutes...

Office workers at Skyline Building in Waterloo Street have cried foul over the building management’s removal of toilet paper from toilets. Some have called it a crap way of cutting costs, to the extent of a “human rights violation”. The Skyline Building management says that it stopped providing toilet paper because toilets were found choked on a regular basis, and it couldn’t hire enough cleaners. As...

JOCELYN CHUA: Why does the education service need a Navy chief as its new 2nd Permanent Secretary? Granted, Lai Chung Han might have excelled in the navy since he managed to rise to the rank of Rear-Admiral. But is this what the education service needs at this time? Before RADM Lai, we had another Perm Sec for education development, another navy man, Neo Kian Hong. Why does the government see it fit...

58-year-old Homeless Uncle Mr Cheng is believed to be homeless and that’s why he has been sleeping at the void deck of Block 221 Boon Lay Place. He had run a chicken rice stall for 20 years, but quit 10 years ago after he contracted diabetes and kidney failure. For the past 6 years, Homeless Uncle has been selling tissue paper packets at Woodlands MRT station after falling on hard times. He divorced...

A woman exposed her boyfriend’s womanising ways with 5 other woman on local forum Hardwarezone. But instead of gaining sympathy, she got whacked for being a “slut” instead. Forum user “mstrikesback” started a thread “Mark his name, A lying boyfriend cheating with more than 5 girls !! ” and shared this post about her cheating lover. Then to her horror, forum users flamed her...

The pedestrian who was hit by a bus in the wee hours of the morning last Wednesday (17 May) has died from her injuries. 49-year-old laboratory technician Woo Mei Ling was hit by a bus at Chua Chua Kang Drive at around 6.20am. At the time, she was making her way to Yew Tee MRT station. The impact of the crash was so great is smashed the right side of the bus’s windshield. A passerby tended to...

Handsome and cunning, and good at sweet talk – this Hong Kong Yandao had all the right material to be the ultimate scammer. One of his victims, 38-year-old beautician Ms Lim, said she met him online and they started chatting and struck up an intimate bond. She said that she was under the impression that he worked for a finance company based in Hong Kong and was pretty well-to do. Then, Hong...