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A Singaporean student who was studying at Wheaton College has pleaded guilty to using a spy camera to secretly film 3 female schoolmates using the bathroom. Alexander Lim was friends with the women, who were studying at the same liberal arts college as him. He would go to their apartments in the college and say that he needed to use the toilet. Then, the 25-year-old set up the camera – shaped...

There’s two things it seems you must never mess with when it comes to men – their wives and their beer. Brit ang moh Lewis Owen was savagely set upon by a group of Thais while holidaying in Hua Hin. The Thai man who started the clash told police that Owen had knocked into him and caused him to spill his beer. Owen had joined his parents in Hua Hin to celebrate his mother’s birthday...

Britain has granted sanctuary to a transgender Singaporean to protect her from serving national service as a man. Two judges ruled that she should not be forced to return to Singapore, where she would perform 2 weeks of military service for the next 8 years. Arguing for the transgender woman, the British Home Office said any discrimination should she be sent back to Singapore would amount to serious...

Ladies here who travel to Thailand to douse themselves in the fun of the Songkran festival, or Thai New Year celebrations, be warned – getting intoxicated amongst the horde of revellers isn’t a good idea. One such intoxicated 20-year-old in Pattaya was too drunk to even know that an American man was pressing on her and forcefully performing oral sex on her. 49-year-old Ben Bartanyi just...

It has been revealed that Australian companies funnelled almost S$112 billion in and out of low-tax Singapore in one year as tax authorities globally ramp up focus on the world’s richest. This comes as the leak of more than 11 million documents from the Panama legal firm Mossack Fonseca has shown how some of the world’s most powerful people hide money to avoid tax. Why Singapore? Because the corporate...

There’s many ways to get over being denied sex by a chio bu – you can drown your sorrows in an ice-cold Tiger, or watch some show involving lovable loser Khaw Boon Wan Henry Thia. This spurned ang moh dude from Sweden decide he’d fart as a form of revenge, in response to a young woman denying him some sweet lovin’. That angered the woman so much she made a police report against him, saying...

The stereotypical British politeness and charm has been perpetuated, from the escapades of Paddington Bear, to Hugh grant in Notting Hill, to Sean Connery in James Bond (no, not that emo sod of a Bond known as Daniel Craig). But what do these jolly chaps really mean when they’re speaking to you in their best dialectic over some afternoon tea of scones and biscuits? Well, Brit ang mohs will know...

They got a foreign worker in because locals in Australia were too expensive. Still, local firm RedDot Brewhouse cut corners further by underpaying their foreign talent. This happened while the beer company was building its first brewery in Melbourne last year. Inspectors from the Fair Work Ombudsman found the company underpaid a Filipino welder more than A$20,000 (about S$20,000) in the three months...

If you’re thinking of dating a young lady from China, boys, make sure you’ve got enough dough for a proper spread on the table. Singapore girls can be high maintenance, and so too can our counterparts from China. Just like this young lady who went to her boyfriend’s village hometown for a reunion dinner meal, and decided after seeing the food on the table that she’d better...

Singapore is apparently one of the best countries in the world to live in, according to a report presented before the World Economic Forum yesterday. Singapore came in 15th out of the 60 countries. The report put together by US News & World Report, the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and global brand consultants BAV Consulting. In sum, we ranked highly for our public infrastructure,...

If you haven’t heard of David Bowie, you’re too young and probably should be reading Little Red Dot instead of Redwire (go, shoo). For those who have, we’re talking about a legend of a man, a chameleon not afraid to adapt, slug it out, survive and thrive. And as we celebrated his music while he was alive, it’s only fitting that we celebrate his life upon his passing. Now this...

Kee chiu, those of you who really pay attention to the flight stewardess who’s doing a safety demonstration (ok lah, we only bother if she’s the Scarlett Johansson kind of hot). Well, if you’re not interested in that, at least check your surroundings for any perculiarities and not wait until the plane is 10,000 feet in the air already! On board a Boeing 737-800 from Cebu in the Philippines...

Fill a condom with water. Drop it on your head. Let it stick to your face, with water still inside. Repeat, this time with a friend recording you do it. Upload online for the world to witness your further descent into stupidity. That’s the new method which teens have devised in the name of fun which could potentially kill them. Why is this new game potentially lethal? Because unlike water balloons,...

In the current climate of terror, it wouldn’t hurt to check under your seat the next time you’re on board a plane. This 15-year-old girl was sitting on top of the bomb that brought the Russian plane which killed 224 people in the tragedy above the Sinai last month. Maria Ivleva is believed to have been the first to die in the tragedy, say crash investigators. She was sitting in seat 30A of the...