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Retiree Chua Hock Leong has been accused of barging into a toilet cubicle and performing oral sex on a 12-year-old boy. The 63-year-old is married with a daughter. The incident took place in January last year, and Chia is now on standing trial for the alleged sexual assault. The Sec 1 boy was sitting on the stairs at a block of flats in Tampines at about 9.30am when he Chua made friends with him. He...

A chemical gas leak at 166 Kallang Way has injured 9 people. The company involved is a wafer production firm, RF360 Singapore. SCDF said at 2.11pm today that it was alerted to the incident, and urged the public to keep away from the area. At about 3pm, 3 fire engines, a fire bike, 3 support vehicles and 2 ambulances were sent to handle the leak. SCDF said that the leak had been “shut off” and...

Salleh Marican not “Malay” enough to be a Malay candidate in PE2017? Farid Khan is a Pakistani and not true-blue “Malay”? Halimah Yacob also don’t meet expectations because her daddy is Indian-Muslim? And Tan Cheng Bock… that one confirm block from contesting lah. The concept of “Malayness” and the Malay identity has risen to the fore after the government mandated that this year’s...

Apparently, Wee Wei Jie’s job as an engineer with the Republic of Singapore Air Force didn’t give him enough kicks. So, because he wanted to do something “exciting” as he had explained to the police, the 26-year-old decided to trail a Nanyang Junior College student into the toilet one evening and film her changing her clothes. Seeing that the 16-year-old girl had finished a sports training...

Former Nominated Member of Parliament Calvin Cheng has urged Mdm Halimah Yacob not to run for president come September. The controversial online commentator said that it would “detract from the credibility of recent changes to private sector eligibility criteria, if a former Speaker were deemed to have the necessary skill-sets to guard our financial reserves”. Cheng said that the purpose...

The taxi population has fallen to an 8-year low of 25,699 as of 30 June this year. This is a 10 percent drop from its peak of 28,736 in 2014. Ride-hailing apps Grab and Uber entered the Singapore market in 2013, and since 2014 the taxi population has been consistently shrinking. In May, the percentage of idle or unhired taxis hit 9 percent, which is almost double what it was the same time last year. Meanwhile,...

4 youngsters between the age of 14 and 16 years old were arrested yesterday morning at around 1am on suspicion that they were planning to rob pedestrians. The youth – 3 boys and 1 girl – were spotted wearing black face masks and gloves and loitering around Bishan St 12 by a resident, who called the police. The youth are suspected to have made plans to rob pedestrians while lepaking at the nearby...

The sotong who got caught on video taking an upskirt video of a MRT train commuter is a primary school teacher from Xinmin Primary School. His identity was confirmed by the school’s vice-principal. VP Clement Lee said the Pink Pervert is a “beginning teacher” and was posted to the school in June last year.   Over the weekend, he was spotted fiddling with his handphone, then placing it...

Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob has announced her intention to contest in Presidential Election 2017. She said she is “thinking about it” when pressed by the press during a community event in Marsiling, but stopped short of revealing whether she had collected the nomination forms. The 62-year-old, who is also MP for Marsiling-Yew Tee said that she would have to consult her family and colleagues...

Clad in pink, this chap probably thought it was a terrific idea to take upskirt videos by putting his huge white smartphone on top of his bag, set it to recording mode, then sway his bag under the skirt of women commuters in the train. Like he did to one woman in this video was wearing a short black skirt (at 2:00).   The train was travelling from MacPherson to Paya Lebar when the Pink Upskirter...

Further snooping into the Boon Tat Street stabbing that saw 38-year-old Spencer Tuppani killed have revealed that he was planning to divorce his wife of 13 years, Tan Cheng Cheng. Tuppani and his wife were due to celebrate the 13th anniversary of their wedding, but he was stabbed to death by his father-in-law on Mon (10 Jul) a week before the day came. Local Chinese media reports that Tuppani and...

A section of a viaduct structure at the slip road from Upper Changi Road East to PIE (Changi)  collapsed this morning at around 3.30am, killing one worker and injuring 10 others. This is the latest in a series of fatal incidents involving Or Kim Peow Contractors, which was the firm tasked with building the structure. The worker who died this morning is Mr Chen Yinchuan. He is believed to have been...

A Grab driver allegedly faced the sack after a complaint from a customer. Amilia Adnan said that her father had refused to pick up a customer at a taxi stand, and had asked her to stand further away. As a result, he reportedly got screamed at by the passenger, and later had his services terminated by Grab. Said Amilia Adnan: “To that woman who verbally abused my dad when he picked you up the other...

Businessman Farid Khan Kaim Khan has stated his intention to apply to run for president. But the 62-year-old might not even qualify to contest as, technically, he doesn’t meet the requirements. First off, Khan is of Pakistani descent. So, though he may have been born in Geylang Serai, speaks Malay, and celebrates Hari Raya, he isn’t exactly Malay. PE2017 has been reserved for Malay candidates...