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31-year-old security guard Mr Wong is now warded in Singapore General Hospital in critical condition. His brother said that he has undergone 2 head operations and is now placed on a respirator. This, after he was flung out of a private-hire car that he had boarded with a Vietnamese woman this today at around 6.50am. According to his brother, Wong boarded the private-hire car with the Vietnamese woman...

42-year-old Mr Goh had just bought a new handphone for his wife in Bugis and in his excited state wanted to deliver it to her quickly. So he booked an Uber ride to take him to Balestie, but was left frustrated when the Uber driver left him waiting. “My handphone showed that he had arrived, but I waited 20 minutes and no sign of the driver so I cancelled the booking.” Goh then booked another Uber...

A drunk Malaysian man stumbled and fell on the tracks, and he was only discovered after 2 driverless trains ran over him. This was revealed in coroner’s inquiry today into the death of 43-year-old Malaysian man Ang Boon Tong. The investigating officer told the court that CCTV footage showed Ang falling off the Fajar LRT Station train platform at 12.40am on 24 March this year. The train service controller...

A fatal scuffle took place this morning at Block 165A Teck Whye Lane, which left a man lying dead on a grass verge from knife wounds in his chest. Residents reported hearing a commotion at about 4am coming from a flat unit on the 4th floor. But they didn’t think too much about it as it was common to hear loud quarrels coming from the flat. This latest argument, however, proved final. The victim,...

Don’t suka suka park in front of people’s shop! A woman who did just that at a shop in the Premier@Kaki Bukit building got the shock of her life to return and find her rear window wiper ripped off. She said that when she went to the building, she had difficulty finding a parking lot so her car dealer told her to park anywhere where there was space. She finally parked in front of shop unit...

Suntory Beverage & Food Singapore, the distributor of Ribena beverages in Singapore, has withdrawn batches of its concentrate products. This comes after a faulty bottling process machine was found to have allowed air to enter random bottles during a routine quality check. The botched bottling process could lead to the product spoiling before its expiry date. All pack sizes of four types of concentrate...

The 3 British nationals of Vietnamese descent who were on trial for taking turns to rape a 22-year-old Malaysian woman in Carlton Hotel have had their rape charges reduced to aggravated molest. They pleaded guilty to the reduced charges and the court this morning slapped them with jail terms and caning: 22-year-old Khong Tam Thanh was given 6 years’ jail and 8 strokes of the cane. 24-year-old...

BRIAN: Want to share with you the experience of this Uber driver. He posted these screenshots of his earnings after driving for one week in August. After deducting car-related expenses and all, the amount left is only S$90 over. Like that, drive Uber is worth it? I think it’s because there are too many drivers now, so want to earn also difficult. When you go to Orchard Road on a weekend, you...

Husbands sometimes think about doing it, but this Myanmar maid actually went and tried to poison the mother-in-law of her boss (yes husbands, don’t act like your wife isn’t your boss). Mya Thet Wai decided enough was enough after 4 months of nagging (Jan to Apr this year). The 24-year-old saw that Mdm Toh Sew Kok had made a cup of cereal drink for herself one morning on 6 Apr and left it in the...

Residents of Block 69 Bedok North Avenue 3 got a shock this morning to see a pool of blood at the void deck on Sunday morning (13 Aug). Blood was scene flowing from a vehicle drop-off point near the block to the void deck, then in the lift and all the way to a flat unit. 4 police cars were seen on scene, leading many who chanced upon the blood trail to believe a murder had taken place. What reportedly...

A Golden Village cinema-goer (or ex-cinema-goer after this whole fiasco) has accused GV theatres of being a hotbed for bugs. 28-year-old Debra Low says she has been bitten twice by bugs when she patronised GV cinemas. She claimed the latest biting incident took place on Friday (12 Aug) at the GV cinema in City Square Mall. The first incident took place at the GV cinema in Junction 8 on 7 Aug. Low...

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”...