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

  • Photo of a very thin Lee Kuan Yew sparks concern
    Photo of a very thin Lee Kuan Yew sparks concern

    A new picture of Singapore's first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, who is now 90 years old, has drawn concern from people on Singapore's internet space.

  • Waste oil collector struggles after STOMP posts, receives help from kind souls
    Waste oil collector struggles after STOMP posts, receives help from kind souls

    After being photographed at work in Jurong pooling used oil near coffee shops, 50-year-old Valerie Sim has been struggling to keep her family afloat. Web portals STOMP and The Real Singapore published pictures of her in February, triggering a witch hunt for others like her and comments from readers like “Who knows if they’ll use it as cooking oil?” Some readers also said they filed police reports against her and other people they believed were doing the same thing she was.

  • I tendered my resignation without securing the next job. Here’s why I don’t mind.
    I tendered my resignation without securing the next job. Here’s why I don’t mind.

    I have committed a taboo – I have tendered my resignation without securing the next job. The reactions to the announcement were varied but they all pretty much hint at a deep sense of disapproval. “Why did you do that?” It was as if I had renounced my faith. “What are you going to do from now on?” Almost as though a misfortune had incapacitated me. “What does your family have to say about it?” As if I had offered to cook for the next family dinner. I was, and still am, certain of my reasons and motivations for the resignation. However the response I received got me thinking about why people are so concerned about the gaps in their careers. The developed world evolved from an agricultural economy to an industrial economy to the service age, then to the knowledge economy in the late 1990s and 2000s marked by breakthroughs in technological innovations and competition for innovation with new products and processes that develop from the research community. According to The Work Foundation, the knowledge economy is driven by the demand for higher value added goods and services created by more sophisticated, more discerning, and better educated consumers and ... The post I tendered my resignation without securing the next job. Here’s why I don’t mind. appeared first on Vulcan Post.