Friday #sgroundup: 28-year-old maid charged with murder of 16-year-old girl

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28-year-old woman charged with murder of 16-year-old girl

28 year old maid charged with murder of 16 year old girlThe Indonesian domestic helper arrested at the scene of the Tampines murder has been charged with murder, according to media reports. The Straits Times said that the charge was read out to her Friday afternoon at the Institute of Mental Health, where she was sent for psychiatric evaluation. On Thursday afternoon at about 1 PM, 16-year-old girl was found dead Thursday in a Tampines flat. Police have classified it as a murder case.
The Straits Times reported that the girl apparently had two stab wounds to the front of the torso area and that the woman who was arrested was understood to be the maid.

https://sg.news.yahoo.com/girl-found-dead-with-two-stab-wounds-at-tampines-flat--report-104841341.html

SAF stopping the singing of ‘misogynist’ lyrics from marching song: AWARE

nsfThe Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) have confirmed that they are taking steps to stop the singing of “misogynist” lyrics used in a marching song sung by full-time National Servicemen (NSFs), according to Aware Singapore. Aware posted this on a Facebook post on Friday. The local advocacy group said that they had raised concerns over the lyrics from a marching song called “Purple Light” after coming across the lyrics earlier this year.

https://sg.news.yahoo.com/saf-halts-singing-of-%E2%80%98misogynist--lyrics-from-marching-song--aware-064151720.html

Woman calls police over cosplayer’s ‘underboob’ at anime festival

Woman calls police over cosplayer’s ‘underboob’ at anime festival

What is an "underboob"? Well, a woman probably found out what it is after calling the police on a female cosplayer recently. The woman had reportedly been offended by the revealing costume worn by the cosplayed at the Anime Festival Asia, which was held at Suntec International Convention and Exhibition Centre from 8-10 November. According to video game blog Kotaku.com, the woman had called the police after seeing the female cosplayer wearing an outfit that had exposed the bottom part of her breasts — it is an area known as the "underboob".

http://sg.entertainment.yahoo.com/news/woman-calls-police-over-cosplayer-s-%E2%80%98underboob--at-anime-festival-100256199.html

‘Why I’ll never return to Singapore’ blog post goes viral

‘Why I’ll never return to Singapore’ blog post goes viral

A young author and online marketer declared in a blog post that has gone viral that he had no plans to return to Singapore where life was “sterile” and “the bare minimum of living”. Danny Dover, a self described life list completer and author of the book “Search Engine Optimization Secrets”, explained in his blog post “Why I’ll never return to Singapore” on 5 November this year that he did not want “to waste my limited time and resources in places that don’t make me better”.

https://sg.news.yahoo.com/blogs/what-is-buzzing/why-ll-never-return-singapore-blog-post-goes-091551412.html

Police arrest 348 in global child porn investigation

Police arrest 348 in global child porn investigation

More than 300 people, including teachers, coaches and doctors, have been arrested worldwide on child pornography charges after a Canadian-led investigation. Toronto police said on Thursday the arrest of 348 people, including 108 in Canada, 76 in the United States and 164 in other countries from Spain to Australia, came after a three-year investigation of a Toronto company that distributed child porn.

https://sg.news.yahoo.com/police-arrest-348-global-child-porn-investigation-212640648.html

  • David Moyes statement after Man United firing
    David Moyes statement after Man United firing

    Statement released by David Moyes on Wednesday, a day after Manchester United announced he left as manager after less than a season in charge.

  • Indonesian general says his flashy watch is a fake
    Indonesian general says his flashy watch is a fake

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's military commander said critics who called him out for wearing an especially luxurious watch should be quiet because the timepiece is actually a cheap Chinese fake.

  • Pirates kidnap three on Singapore tanker off Malaysia
    Pirates kidnap three on Singapore tanker off Malaysia

    Armed pirates boarded a Singapore-managed oil tanker in the Strait of Malacca, kidnapping three Indonesian crew and stealing some of the vessel's shipment of diesel fuel, the International Maritime Bureau said Wednesday. The attack occurred early Tuesday off Malaysia's west coast, said Noel Choong, head of IMB's Kuala Lumpur-based piracy reporting centre. The diesel oil tanker was believed to be en route to Myanmar. "IMB is aware of the attack on the Singapore-managed ship in the Malacca Straits.