Some shop-owners along Orchard Rd are furious that maids are stealing their business by setting up illegal roadside stalls. These maids reportedly set up their stalls in the Lucky Plaza area, selling clothes and bags, and services such as haircuts and manicures/pedicures. Some Lucky Plaza shop-owners say that business is down because the maids undercut their prices by up to 50 percent. They complain...

A 54-year-old uncle was hit by a car while attempting to cross the road. Except, this wasn’t just any road but the damn Pan-Island Expressway! The uncle had tried to walk across the PIE towards Tuas, before the Thomson exit. He allegedly walked across 2 lanes before he was hit by a yellow Suzuki Swift driven by a “Glendolph Chua”. Commenting on the incident, Glendolph said: “On 16/09/2017,...

Dr Tan Cheng Bock arrived at today’s reserved election protest to shouts of “Our President”, “President Tan” and “Mr President” from the crowd. Hordes of supporters crowded around him, and that group hardly dwindled as he shook hands and happily posed for pictures for the one hour that he was at Hong Lim Park. The reception Dr Tan was given by the 2000-strong crowd was almost fit for...

“What happened over the last one and a half years and culminating on Wednesday and on Monday when the walkover was announced amounted to a massacre of our democracy.” Former National Solidarity Party chief Lim Tean has condemned the PAP-led government’s move to change the Constitution to turn PE2017 into a reserved-for-Malays-candidates-only election. Speaking this evening at the protest against...

This druggie die die also refuse to get tangkap by mata. So, he jumped out of the window of a 3rd floor condominium unit that he was renting at Geylang Lorong 39. The incident took place yesterday at about 4pm. An eyewitness said he saw a Chinese man standing at the window ledge saying he wanted to jump down. Then he really jumped! The man landed on a car, causing a dent in its roof. Dramatic like...

Some 300 passengers on board a Scoot flight TR166 to Shenyang, China were delayed for 2 hours on Sunday (10 Sept) due to a passenger who refused to check-in her grossly overweight carry-on bags. The woman, a 20-year-old student, brought 4 bags into the cabin with her. One of her bags weighed 30kg – the max weight allowance for carry-on bags is 10kg  and you’re only supposed to bring a max...

Singapore’s supposed to be a relatively safe nation. Still, like the cops here like to say, low crime doesn’t mean no crime. Sex crimes especially have been on the rise, from upskirt predators to changing room voyeurs to toilet tikos. This local lady, Clara Chow, recounts the many times over the years that she was preyed on by perverts, who flashed themselves at her and even groped her. And,...

Okay some people might laugh at “Tampenis” spelling errors, but this chap took it quite seriously and at face value! He was seen walking butt naked along Tampines Ave 9 and Tampines Ave 7. Unfortunate eyewitnesses saw him in his birthday suit today at about 8.15am. It’s unclear how the hell he managed to even board a bus! Said Kaigale Therikka Vidalamaa: “Just wondering where does he keep...

Water was seen leaking from a the train platform at Pioneer MRT station and possibly a train cabin too this morning during a heavy downpour. At about 9.45am, Randy Tan caught this video of a “waterfall” as rainwater appeared to leak from the roof of a train platform at Pioneer MRT station.   Besides that leak, rainwater was also spotted in train cabins. It’s unclear if the water in the...

The protest against this year’s reserved presidential election will go ahead tomorrow after police approved a permit for the event. Social-political activist Gilbert Goh, who organised the protest, urged dissatisfied Singaporeans to turn up and make a stand. “Fear has crippled you all this while you are burnt up inside and its time to unlease that frustration by showing up with like-minded Singaporeans...

President Halimah Yacob was sworn-in this evening at a ceremony at the Istana. In her swearing-in speech, the 63-year-old welcomed the government’s changing of the constitution so that presidential elections can be reserved for minority-race groups only – a move which has been hugely unpopular among the Singaporean populace. President Halimah was appointed after her walkover win in PE2017, in...

The public votes, and their vote is reliant on perception. Come the next General Election (likely 2020), the PAP will likely drop points after the whole process in which Mdm Halimah Yacob’s PE2017 walkover win. The negative reactions to her appointment has been overwhelming, to an extent which has not been seen in the past 4 presidential elections. Data intelligence firm Meltwater The Meltwater...

43-year-old Uber driver Spencer Tay Boon Wan has been slapped with a S$1200 fine for use of criminal force, after he manhandled a Tower Transit bus driver. The incident took place after the bus driver, Modavan Mohideen, tried to take a picture of his car, which was parked in a manner that obstructed Mr Mohideen’s bus from moving forward. The incident took place on 26 Oct last year. At about 3.10pm...

The Singapore Democrats have filed a lawsuit, challenging the PAP-led government’s decision not to hold a by-election in Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC. Instead of a by-election to elect a new candidate to replace President-Elect Halimah Yacob, who resigned to run for president, the government installed an advisor in Marsiling-Yew Tee. That advisor, Zaqy Mohamed, is already an MP with Chua Chu Kang GRC and...