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.
Riot in Singapore's Little India
A riot involving 400 people broke out in the Little India area of Singapore late Sunday night after a fatal traffic accident. Police brought the riot under control by the wee hours of Monday but reported that 10 officers were injured and that five police cars, one ambulance and several private vehicles were damaged.
- McDonald's Hello Kitty sale site temporarily suspended due to fresh wave of Kitty mania
It may not be safe to enter a McDonald’s restaurant in Singapore on Mondays starting 28 April. To celebrate the iconic Japanese character Hello Kitty’s 40th anniversary, the fast food chain announced last Friday that it would be releasing a new collection of Hello Kitty toys in McDonald’s restaurants island wide next Monday.
- First sign of S.Korea ferry disaster was call from a frightened boy