A Singaporean man who hurled a Molotov cocktail at police officers armed with riot shields, causing the homemade bomb to explode inside his flat, was sentenced to seven years of preventive detention and three strokes of the cane on Friday (28 July).
Former presidential candidate Tan Cheng Bock said on Thursday (27 July) that he has no objection to Chief Justice (CJ) Sundaresh Menon being part of a panel of five judges who will hear his appeal case on this year’s reserved Presidential Election (PE).
A 17-year-old boy who died after falling from the fourth storey of a link bridge at Orchard Road was known to be a “daring person” who had performed risky stunts. This was revealed during a Coroner’s Inquiry into the death of Jonathan Chow Hua Guang on Thursday (27 July).
Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob has decided to run in this year's presidential election (PE), according to a source close to the 62-year-old. Halimah, who is also a Member of Parliament for Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC, has communicated her decision to run in the September election to grassroots leaders
Cartons of broken eggs caused traffic to slow down along Orchard Road on Thursday morning. In videos and photos sent by Marcus Go to Yahoo News Singapore, several broken eggs were seen strewn on the road near Takashimaya and Mandarin Gallery. At 10:25am the Land Transport Authority’s Traffic News Twitter
The new signalling system on the North South Line (NSL) should stabilise before year-end “if there are no new surprises”, said Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan even as he raised the 2020 target for the MRT’s reliability, according to media reports. Speaking on Thursday (26 July) at the fourth joint
A 40-year-old man was fined for smuggling 148 cooked embryonated duck eggs, commonly known as ‘balut’, into Singapore. On 30 April this year, Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officers discovered 148 ‘balut’ eggs hidden in two suitcases inside the boot and spare tyre compartment of a car at
The Workers’ Party (WP) has again dismissed the allegations in the lawsuit filed by an independent panel on behalf of the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) over alleged improper payments, saying that its MPs are "prepared to be judged" by the residents of the GRC and Singaporeans.
Some four months after they were smuggled into Singapore in the modified fuel tank of a car, dehydrated and beset with skin problems and diarrhoea, 11 puppies have found a new home.
The Workers’ Party (WP) has denied allegations that three of its MPs had breached their fiduciary duties in managing the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) and will “vigorously” contest a lawsuit filed by an independent panel over alleged improper payments totalling $33.7 million. In a statement to
An independent panel appointed by the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) has filed a lawsuit against three Workers’ Party (WP) MPs, AHTC’s former managing agent, and its service provider over alleged improper payments of up to $33,717,535. The town councillors who had been taken to court are WP chief
Two Singaporean men have been jailed for providing forged immigration documents and endorsements to foreigners. Daniel Wong Yew Meng, 40, and Ong Tze Meng, 33, had provided the materials to at least five Chinese nationals, according to a news release from the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA
The cause of Tuesday (25 July) morning's train delays along the North South East West Lines (NSEWL) has been traced to a loosened service maintenance door in the tunnel next to the tracks near Tiong Bahru MRT station. Train services between the East-West Line's (EWL) Queenstown and Bugis stations
Those who evade National Service (NS) for two years or more will face jail terms of between two months and three years depending on the length of their default period. This new sentencing framework was set was by the High Court in a written judgment on Tuesday (25 July) in the case of three NS defaulters
A teenager who committed a robbery and falsely implicated a friend for the offence was sentenced to reformative training on Tuesday (25 June). Syed Muhammad Nazmi Syed Abdullah, 18, was convicted on 11 May 2016 for robbery, which he committed on 15 May the year before, and was already serving time at
Three people were injured after a double-decker SBS Transit bus suddenly ploughed into motorcycles at a junction along Pasir Panjang Road. A video posted by Facebook page Beh Chia Lor on Tuesday (25 July) showed a service 10 bus suddenly running into about three motorcycles while the traffic lights
Dramatic in-car dashcam footage showed the moment where the arm of an excavator collided with an overhead bridge along Balestier Road last Friday (21 July). In the video, which was recorded from the opposite side of the road, the collision between the excavator arm and the overhead bridge causes a cloud
Larger-than-usual commuter crowds at some MRT stations were expected on Tuesday morning (25 July) as a power fault was reported on the MRT North South East West Line (NSEWL). Trains running at longer intervals due to intermittent power fault on NSEWL. Crowds expected at stations.
Lee Dji Lin lives in this unit at Blk 247 Tampines Street 21, which has two CCTVs installed. Lee, who lives a floor directly below Marliah’s unit, was charged earlier this year on one count of deliberately wounding the religious and racial feelings of her neighbour and another count for harassment.
Five members of a transnational counterfeit credit card syndicate have been jailed, the Singapore Police Force said in a press release on Monday (24 July). All Malaysians, they were convicted in court between 19 January and 19 July, and received sentences ranging from 17 to 44 months.
The Istana is the official residence of Singapore’s president. The Malay community in Singapore should stop bickering about the “Malayness” of the three potential candidates for September’s presidential election. What is of greater concern is that despite the election being reserved for Malay candidates
The Ministry of Law (MinLaw) is mooting video recordings of interviews by law enforcement agencies and stepping up protection for victims of sexual or child abuse offences as part of 50 proposed changes to the Criminal Procedure Code (CPC). Details of the proposed amendments were announced on Monday
Sixty people have been arrested in Geylang for various offences, including peddling contraband cigarettes and vice-related activities. The arrests were made amid a three-day joint operation that ended on Friday (21 July), which was led by the Bedok Police Division and involved officers from the Singapore
Over three years, he entered Singapore from Malaysia with a sole purpose in mind: to steal construction equipment left behind by contractors in flats that were under construction. Khee Kim Choon, a 48-year-old Malaysian renovation contractor, sold some of the stolen tools – including hand drills, electric
A Singaporean retiree who was tried for performing oral sex on a 12-year-old boy has been found guilty and sentenced to eight years' jail after a four-day trial. Chua Hock Leong, 63, was on Friday (21 July) convicted of one charge of committing sexual assault on the boy, who cannot be named due