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It was supposed to be a pleasant walk in the park for a wheelchair-bound Ah Ma last Monday. Her grandson and granddaughter, and 2 other relatives had visited her, and wheeled her around the estate to chill. Then trouble started. When they returned, they discovered that the upgraded lift that services every floor had broken down. As a result, they had to take the old lift (which doesn’t service...

You know that Great Wall of Yishun at Block 112 Yishun Ring Rd right? Come on lah, we covered this 2 months ago leh (read here). Essentially, one aunty built really built a “wall” around her HDB flat unit to shield herself and her home from her neighbour’s dirty tricks. More specifically, her neighbour’s love for flinging over items such as sanitary pads, toilet paper, urine, and even braised...

Friday night is a night to let your hair down, but that doesn’t mean you should let your guard down too! For example, this drunk bare-bodied chap who tumbled over and fell asleep in the middle of the yellow box at Lavender Street last Friday (19 May). While lying there, he even took off his shoes as if he was getting ready for bed. A kind passing samaritan asked him if he was alright and told him...

There’s crow carnage taking place at East Coast! More specifically, vicious crows are attacking people there who are just minding their own business and walking around. The attacks tend to take place at a bus stop located at the junction of East Coast Rd and Telok Kurau Rd. One victim of the vicious crows, Ms Xu, said that the crows clawed her and at least 10 others last Sunday (14 May). She suffered...

National Solidarity Party secretary-general Lim Thean has resigned. Lim joined the NSP in August 2015, shortly before GE2015. His rousing speeches drew crowds and he was largely considered as one of the more prominent figures among opposition candidates. Unfortunately, his charisma, firebrand speaking style and straightforward attitude didn’t manage to lift the NSP’s fortunes, and the...

Food in Singapore is serious business. And, Ikea Singapore has stopped the sale of chicken wings at its in-store cafes, after receiving complaints from diners about how the quality has gone from bad to worse over the years. The furniture company said in a statement: “We are aware that our chicken wings have not been meeting our customers’ satisfaction recently, so we have decided to stop...

Disgraced former SCDF Major Poh Siok Peng has been jailed for 5 weeks after he was convicted on two charges of insulting the modesty of a woman. The 45-year-old had, over a 2-year period, taken multiple upskirt videos of a SCDF colleague who was 20 years his junior. But Ex-Major Poh’s sentence could have been longer, if not for Judge Kessler Soh’s calling for a middle ground between the prosecution...

It was a shocker worthy of a super loud ‘KNNBCCB”. At 11am on Tuesday (16 May), car company towkay Ms Kwok went to office located at WCEGA Plaza and discovered that 10 of her cars had gone missing. Frightened and flustered, she called the police. “The 10 cars were all Japanese cars and worth S$300,000 altogether. The cars were gone but the keys were still here. Some of the cars were supposed...

I couldn’t have raped the victim because she had died from fear – that was what Bangladeshi construction worker Pramanik Liton claimed in his defence. The 24-year-old was on trial for the kidnap and rape of a female China national who was hiking at MacRitchie Reservoir on Feb 8 2015. The glaring problem with Liton’s defence is: the victim is still alive and had just testified in court 2 days...

44-year-old civil servant Mdm Tay trusted an online seller of infant milk formula. After all, she had bought 5 tins of milk powder from the seller last Oct and the sale went well. Not to mention, she saved money paying 20 percent less than physical store prices. So, she got together a group of mothers and together they bought 150 tins of milk powder from the seller. “The first time I ordered, the...

The lifeless body of a 58-year-old delivery man was found at the foot of Block 17 Marsiling Lane today at around 2am. Police made enquiries and found out the man actually stayed at a unit in Block 16. Upon breaking into the unit, police officers were in for a rude shock. The living room floor was coated in blood spatters and there was the stench of death in the unit. Inspecting the bedroom, police...

Mdm Wei was on board bus service 39 last Wednesday (10 May) when she fell and broke her right wrist. The 60-year-old had been carrying her trolley and was about to go marketing. The incident took place at Tampines St 21 at about 10.20am. Her daughter, Ms Tan, said that her mother fell because the bus driver braked hard when approaching a traffic junction. “At that time my mother was carrying a trolley....

Singapore Democrats: The recent announcement that the GIC stood to lose in excess of $5.6 billion comes as no surprise. The Swiss bank had been plagued with problems and the SDP had warned on at least five separate occasions against the GIC investing in it. 1. As early as 2009, the SDP warned: “Either Dr Tony Tan (who was the GIC’s executive director then) knew about the developments and problems...

Two days ago, Jenny Whing shared this photo of a family on the MRT, whom she dubbed “inconsiderate, unreasonable and selfish”. The reason for this, according to Whing, is because the woman in the photo refused to remove her son’s legs from the “reserved” seat in the train so she could sit down. “She told me that her son’s legs would remain as they were and...