A man who cheated SBS Transit of more than $200,000 through a company he set up to carry out the scam was jailed 11 months on Friday (22 June). Koh Dawei, 34, had earlier pleaded guilty to 20 cheating charges involving about $66,610. Court documents show that Koh set up a company called Azech Engineering
InIand ash scattering (IAS) services will be available at Choa Chu Kang Cemetery Complex in 2020, and at Mandai Crematorium and Columbarium Complex in 2021, the National Environment Agency (NEA) said on Friday (22 June). The consultations for the provision of IAS covered areas such as design, user experience
As many as 23,000 private hire car (PHC) drivers in Singapore will not be allowed to provide chauffeured services after 30 June unless they obtain the PHC Driver’s Vocational License (PDVL).
Eating food contaminated by bacteria is the main cause of food poisoning, which affects millions of people worldwide annually. Food poisoning can also be caused by viruses and parasites, though this is less common.
A grandfather who molested and sexually abused his daughter’s seven-year-old son over two years was sentenced to 12 years in jail on Friday (22 June). The 64-year-old man, who cannot be named to protect his grandson’s identity, had also morally corrupted his grandson by showing him pornography as a
After nine years in the role, Lee Hsien Yang is stepping down as chairman of the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), said the Ministry of Transport (MOT) in a news release on Thursday (21 Jun).
When an intellectually disabled patient refused to get up from the floor in a ward, an Institute of Mental Health (IMH) nurse kicked him four times in the back before dragging him to his bed. The staff nurse in charge of the ward was fired due to the incident and is now driving with Uber for a living
A traffic police inspector who molested four full-time national servicemen (NSF) over the course of their duties in a police station was a decorated officer who had served the force for 31 years, the court heard on Wednesday (21 June). Mohd Taufik Abu Bakar, 55, first joined the force in 1982 and held
A man who poured freshly boiled water on his ex-wife’s face following a dispute was jailed six months on Wednesday (20 June).
Stanley Lim Wen Bin, a 33-year-old swimming instructor, beat a red light and drove against the flow of traffic along Petir Road in the accident. For his offences, Lim was jailed five months, fined $1,000 and disqualified from driving for four years on Wednesday (20 June). The accident on 26 May 2017
If it's vital to stay cool in the heat of battle, then the Singapore Armed Force's new hybrid uniforms could make a big difference.
He tried to attack a police officer with a stun gun while being placed under arrest. Sivakandesh, 24, also committed a slew of offences against police officers who arrested him on separate occasions, including spitting and using abusive words on them - all within six months of his release from jail for
A police officer who was also a senior member of a secret society as well as the founder and headman of a biker gang was sentenced to one year's jail at the State Courts on Wednesday (20 June).
A man who sexually assaulted and molested his young niece over five years was jailed 10 years and nine months on Tuesday (19 June). The 62-year-old man, who cannot be named to protect the victim’s identity, pleaded guilty in the State Courts to two molest charges and a charge of attempted sexual assault
There is huge potential for businesses in North Korea should the international sanctions against the county be lifted.
When a female doctor refused her request to have surgery for menstrual pains on medical grounds, Elizerbeth Chua Hui Ping became enraged and slapped the heavily pregnant doctor. Chua, a 27-year-old Singaporean, also tried to grab the doctor but was prevented from doing so by a senior staff nurse and
Despite having served 12 years of preventive detention for robbery, he committed a slew of offences ranging from impersonating a cop to cheat a prostitute to verbally abusing an investigating officer. On Tuesday (19 June), Tang Hian Leng, 47, was sentenced in the State Courts to seven years of preventive
A man who sent hoax bomb threats through letters to the Parliament House and the Special Operations Command (SOC) was jailed six months on Monday (18 June).
The trial of a maid accused of making her employer’s eleven-year-old son touch her private parts began on Monday (18 June). The 33-year-old Indian national, who was employed with the family from the start of 2015 to 16 July 2016, faces four counts of committing obscene acts with the child, breaches
A total of 120 deregistered vehicles, mostly saloon cars, were seized by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) at several locations earlier this month. LTA said in a statement on Monday (18 June) it carried out a sting operation on 7 June that netted the vehicles possessed by car dealers and owners that
A man who helped orchestrate car accidents to cheat insurance companies of more than $300,000 in sham property damage and injury claims was sentenced to nine years’ jail on Monday (18 June). Sollihin Anhar, a 42-year-old Singaporean, a former car workshop worker, faced a whooping 203 charges related
An accident involving three vehicles and a wild deer took place along the Bukit Timah Expressway (BKE) early on Sunday (17 June) morning.
Police have arrested a 30-year-old man for alleged murder after a man was found dead after a fight in Geylang.
He filmed four of his family members bathing using a pinhole camera in the shape of a clothes hanger. He also took upskirt videos of his colleagues and videos of them in the toilet using a mobile phone.