Police have arrested the driver of a car that crashed into a maid and a young girl in her care at Bukit Batok Central today at about 6.40pm. The girl, who is reportedly 4 years old, died from her injuries. We have received a video of the incident, which will not be published due to its graphic nature. In the minute-long video, the maid and the girl were seen lying on the road metres apart from each...

When he heard an “explosion” in his flat on Saturday (7 Oct), this 67-year-old part-time taxi driver thought “sh*t, earthquake lai liao”. At the time, Mr Teo was having lunch in the living room, while his grandchild was in the bedroom. Then, he got a shock to hear a firecracker-like sound erupting from the bedroom. Rushing to check, Mr Teo found that the floor tiles were dislodging from the...

Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shamugam says Dr Tan Cheng Bock “may be bitter” and that’s why he embarked on “elaborate charades” regarding the recent parliamentary debate on the reserved election. Over the weekend, Dr Tan had raised 2 issues regarding the parliamentary debate, accusing Mr Shanmugam of going back on his word, and questioning why Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong shied away...

We would have called it “ponding” for good measure, but the latest 21-hour disruption on the MRT network over the weekend has added to the serious worry regarding lapses in management. The LTA, which has taken over rail assets, has just completed its flood mitigation measures for the MRT network recently. Yet, flooding brought the North-South Line to its knees from Saturday evening to Sunday afternoon...

Willie Lim Ghim Lee drove an atas Chrysler taxi, which most pick-up commuters try to avoid taking because it comes with a heftier fare compared to normal cabs. The 42-year-old cabby finally snapped when a commuter asked him to move his cab so he could help his mother into the cab behind! The incident took place on 28 June last year. Lim had parked his Chrysler taxi near the exit of the taxi stand...

Grab ambassadors have been spotted at a taxi stand at Resorts World Sentosa, allegedly touting the benefits of using the private-hire car service, and directing commuters to use it rather than hail a taxi. Taxi drivers have condemned the move, saying that it’s making the playing field even more lop-sided. Jason Tan, who snapped this picture, said it’s unair of Grab to “steal business”...

He’s not an MP for Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC – he’s a grassroots adviser. Zaqy Mohamad was put flown in by the PAP as a stop-gap measure to replace President Halimah Yacob who resigned from her MP position to run for president. Still, he is not possibly the first grassroots advisor in recent times to get his own giant banner in Marsiling-Yew Tee. And, he’s also listed on the Marsiling-Yew...

When a cleaner aunty at Bras Basah Complex saw a locked cubicle in the women’s toilet on the 4th floor yesterday evening and received no response despite knocking on the door repeatedly, she sensed that something was wrong. Peeking through the gap between the cubicle door and the floor, she saw what looked like a woman in a skirt sitting on the floor. And blood. The cleaner aunty rushed to get help...

Channel NewsAsia TV producer Juwon Park has gone public with her allegations of sexism at Mediacorp. Among the Park’s accusations are having been “tickled” by a male colleague when they shook hands, being made to lean on the shoulder of a male colleague and call him “wife”, and then being told that she should “enjoy” comments that come her way. Park claims to have worked for Channel...

Ah, Mid-Autumn Festival – when the moon shines at its brightest (unless there’s that god-damn haze, of course). But for one lovelorn 43-year-old uncle, last night was a total eclipse of the heart. Because once upon a time he was falling in love, but yesterday he just fell apart after being dumped by his girlfriend, locked the door to his house and turned the whole place upside down! Le kua lah…. Because...

They were secondary school friends who stumbled upon the idea that pimping would be good money. And hell yeah, the money was good – in 3 years, Billy Thien Chin Wei and Andrew Cai Can Yao pocketed S$168,000 of dirty cash. At least 21 of the girls they recruited as atas social escorts, aka atas prostitutes, were Singaporeans. These girls commanded a premium of between S$300 and S$600 an hour, and...

Guests at the wedding dinner of one businessman were watching a lovey-dovey video of them (as all lovey-dovey videos played at Chinese weddings usually go) when they were treated to a rude shock – a video containing photos of the bride acting lovey-dovey with a man while entering a hotel room. The problem is – the man in that “hotel room video” wasn’t the groom. It turns out, a businessman...

A 54-year-old aunty was walking in front of a bus stop when an e-scooter crashed into her, causing her to suffer life-threatening injuries. The incident took place on 17 Sept 2016. 54-year-old Mdm Ang Liu Kiow was hit by an e-scooter while walking along the pavement at Pasir Ris Drive 1. As a result of the crash, she had to be hospitalised for 3 months, suffered multiple mini strokes and had to undergo...

Maybe it was in a rush and didn’t want to chance a train breakdown during morning peak hour (some PSLE students should know that sinking feeling). This snake was spotted at Lakeside MRT at about 7.15am today, looking like it had just finished a big meal. Said Robert Loh, who snapped the picture: “From the bulge under its belly, I presumed that it has just eaten its meal and was too large to fit...