A 25-year-old car rental shop worker who participated in a group attack on a taxi driver in Yio Chu Kang was handed a five-week jail sentence on Tuesday (25 April) in the State Courts. Dickson Goh Teck Long pleaded guilty to one charge of voluntarily causing hurt for kicking 48-year-old taxi driver Choo
Being part of the “sandwiched class” in Singapore, we felt that a car was an unnecessary additional expense, as the monthly car instalment could go toward paying for something more useful. The Elantra averages between 12-13km/l and is priced at about S$98,000*.
A tipper truck driver was jailed five weeks on Monday (24 April) for killing an elderly cyclist after failing to keep a lookout while making a turn at the junction of Lavender Street and Kallang Road. Chinese national Lu Liancai, 39, was convicted on one charge of causing death by negligent act and was
A former Starhub sales executive misappropriated 40 sets of iPhones by subscribing to extra mobile phone lines on behalf of unsuspecting customers — and while on bail for the offence, assaulted a taxi driver.
Beware of an email claiming to be from the Traffic Police that asks you to pay a parking fine, as it is nothing more than a scam, said the police on Monday (24 April).
A 13-year-old boy died on Monday morning (24 April) at Geylang Methodist Secondary School in Geylang East Central after a goal post fell on him.
If the punishment imposed in criminal cases does not reflect the weight of public opinion and society at large finds it unfair, then the law will lose its credibility and become difficult to enforce, said Law Minister K Shanmugam. A string of recent high profile cases, such as the ones involving sex
A 70-year-old man who claimed to be gay and harassed an American on MRT earlier this week was arrested by the police.
A man was seen harassing and slapping an American in an MRT train on Wednesday (19 April). A viral video of a man who harassed and slapped an American on an MRT train earlier this week has prompted an outpouring of support from Singaporeans for the victim. Joe DeMarini, who is on a working holiday
Five of the six City Harvest Church (CHC) leaders arrived at the State Courts on Friday 21 April to surrender themselves and begin serving their jail sentences.
A 31-year-old man has died after an incident of rioting at Clarke Quay last Sunday. A man was conveyed to the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and was subsequently pronounced dead at SGH on Wednesday at about 9.58am. The arrests come after a video was posted online recently of an attack happening in
NTU professor Er Meng Joo pleaded guilty to shoplifting. A professor from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) on Thursday (20 April) pleaded guilty to two counts of shoplifting. Electrical and electronic engineering professor Er Meng Joo, stole items including power banks, chargers, air fresheners
If you’ve ever bought an assessment book (or been tasked to do so), you would understand how daunting it is. If your child is going to be spending time practising, make sure they get quality practice from good assessment books. First, go to the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board and Ministry
Come 2019, eight junior colleges (JCs), six secondary schools and 14 primary schools will be merged in pairs, in the wake of falling birth rates over the past two decades and the corresponding lower enrollment numbers.
In his statement, City Harvest Church pastor Kong apologised to his congregation and to the wider public, saying he was “filled with grief and regret”.
City Harvest Church’s former fund manager Chew Eng Han (left) and former finance manager Sharon Tan. The application by former City Harvest Church (CHC) finance manager Sharon Tan to start her seven-month jail term earlier than expected sparked a robust exchange in the High Court on Wednesday (19 April
There is a need for the Malay-Muslim community in Singapore to better understand the meaning of jihad, especially in today's context. This was the point stressed by Religious Rehabilitation Group (RRG) member Ustaz Mohd Yusri Yubhi Md Yusoff during a talk on jihad at the Al-Islah mosque on Friday
A 69-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday (18 April) for leaving a suspicious white substance at Woodleigh MRT station, which turned out to be baking flour. Two other men, aged 53 and 70, are also assisting the police with into the matter, said the Singapore Police Force (SPF) in separate statements
The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) has confirmed that the "suspicious substance" found at Woodleigh MRT station on Tuesday (18 April) afternoon was actually baking flour. Services at the station, which had been temporarily closed, were resumed at 4.20pm, added the Singapore Police Force
Dark skies and a heavy downpour marked the final journey of first-generation Singapore leader Othman Wok, who was accorded a state-assisted funeral on Tuesday (18 April).
Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) officers in hazardous materials (HazMat) suits were spotted at Woodleigh MRT station on Tuesday (18 April) afternoon, after a reported "suspicious substance" was found inside the station.
When your bones lose density and break easily, you have osteoporosis, which literally means ‘bones with holes’. Most people don’t realise they have osteoporosis until they develop a fracture, typically in the hip, spine or wrist. It is for this lack of symptoms that osteoporosis is called a “silent
The Woodleigh MRT Station is closed temporarily as the police investigate a case of “suspicious substance” found there.