The Singapore Police Force (SPF) said in a statement that the 25-year-old man was arrested in Malaysia with the help of the Royal Malaysia Police (RMP) and handed over to SPF on Wednesday (18 January). The suspect is being investigated in connection with his role in the murder of 41-year-old Indian
Days into her stay at The Salvation Army’s Peacehaven Nursing Home, well-known TV personality Anita Kapoor broke down, worn out by the “exhaustion, sleeplessness and dehumanisation”, as she later put it. Kapoor is the subject of a new 70-minute documentary entitled “Anita’s Nursing Home Stay”, which
Another man who was involved in a fatal attack at Circular Road on Christmas Eve 2015 was jailed Wednesday (18 January). Lim Wei Ting was sentenced to 29 months’ jail and six strokes of the cane by District Judge Samuel Chua for his part in the assault that left American stuntman, John Denley Nelson
Many would say that our childhood truly shapes who we are as people, and that it is the phase that we look back on the most. For Beijing-based artist Wu Qiong, childhood is the subject matter that he deals with for most of his works. Portraying serenity through the soft features of his sculptures,
Government agencies are investigating after 62 people suffered diarrhoea and vomiting at Oasis Primary School in Punggol. The Ministry of Health (MOH) was notified of the cases on 7 Jan, said a joint statement issued by MOH, the National Environment Agency (NEA), the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority
Lions Baihakki Khaizan (left) and Shahril Ishak (right) joined S.League club Warriors FC on 17 January 2017. Singapore national football player Baihakki Khaizan will return to the S.League with Warriors FC after having spent seven years playing overseas. The 32-year-old centre-back signed with the
The Islamic Council of Singapore (MUIS) has appointed two more senior religious teachers to a board that oversees a compulsory recognition scheme. The appointment of Ustaz Mokson Mahori, 64, and Ustaz Ziyaudeen Ahmed Sirajuddeen, 34, brings the number of Asatizah Recognition Board (ARB) members to 12
Grade Expectations is a weekly feature on education in Singapore. Expect fun activities, useful tips and insightful news on learning. It’s not just about your child’s grades — it’s about raising a great child!
A 24-hour food centre in Bishan has to stop operations for one day due to rat infestation and improper handling of refuse.
KLUANG: Singapore has every right to impose the Reciprocal Road Charge (RRC) on foreign-registered vehicles, said Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin. "We cannot tell Singapore not to impose the road charge, as it is the right of the Singapore government. "There are two types
The police were alerted to the theft at two petrol stations in the western part of Singapore between 13 and 14 January. Yahoo Singapore understands that the suspect had driven off from the petrol stations without making payment after pumping petrol into his vehicle, which had a modified number plate
JOHOR BARU: Johor Umno Youth is opposed to the Singapore government's move to impose a Reciprocal Road Charge (RRC) on foreign-registered vehicles effective Feb 15. Its head, Hahasrin Hashim, said Malaysians who live in Johor Baru and work in Singapore currently pay RM145.08 a day. With the additional
A man from Singapore has died after an accidental shooting at a California gun range on Saturday (14 Jan), US media reports said. The shooting has been deemed accidental by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, which is investigating the incident. According to a coroner’s report on the Sheriff
Four men were jailed between one-and-a-half and four-and-a-half years on Monday (16 January) for their part in a fatal attack at Circular Road in December 2015. Three of the men were also given between six and 12 strokes of the cane for their involvement in the attack that led to the death of American
Lucien Wong has been sworn in as Singapore’s ninth Attorney-General. Veteran lawyer Lucien Wong was sworn in as Singapore’s ninth Attorney-General (A-G) before President Tony Tan Keng Yam in a ceremony held at the Istana on Monday (16 January). The 63-year-old Wong will be serving a three-year term
Women from over 50 States in America and 40 other Global Cities are planning a March. From Sydney to Atlanta and now, Singapore.
In a case that has taken several twists and turns, the Court of Appeal has ruled against the Ministry of Defence (Mindef) in a dispute over whether the government can be considered a “person” under the Protection from Harassment Act (PHA). The Court delivered a split decision, with Judges of Appeal
Mummy and Daddy Daycare are the pseudonyms of a Singaporean husband and wife who are raising two young boys aged four and one, nicknamed Barnacles and Kwazii. In late 2016, we toyed with the idea of taking a flight to Kuala Lumpur for a short holiday which was a tried-and-tested route as we had visited
Trade globalisation means that American big businesses will remain engaged with Asia and the world at large despite President-elect Donald Trump’s protectionist rhetoric, said two prominent academics. “I’m not too concerned that corporate America is going to fall in line with…bad economic policies that
JOHOR BARU: The Singapore government will impose a new Reciprocal Road Charge (RRC) of S$6.40 (RM20) on all foreign-registered cars entering the Woodlands and Tuas checkpoints starting Feb 15. Singapore's Land Transport Authority (LTA) said that the RRC mirrors Malaysia’s Road Charge of RM20 per
KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian man who is on death row in Singapore for drug trafficking has filed a judicial review to compel the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Malaysian government to institute proceedings in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to stop his execution. S. Prabagaran, 30, and his
Every country has a currency, and for a Smart Nation, data is cash Acknowledging that data analytics is indispensable to the success or failure of Singapore’s Smart Nation initiative, the country’s government is planning to roll-out a data sandbox this year to facilitate experimentation and innovation
Veteran Singaporean journalist Seah Chiang Nee, one of the world’s longest surviving heart transplant patients, has died. Seah passed away on Sunday morning (15 Jan). In a storied career spanning more than five decades, Seah got his start in 1960 as a Singapore-based correspondent for international