The man who killed his alleged lover before burning her body to ashes claimed that he never had romantic feelings for the victim and was just showing kindness to her.
SMRT is strengthening its procedures to prevent a reoccurrence of the incident where a train pulled out of an MRT station with one of its doors open.
A new poll says that a majority of Singaporeans feel the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) lacks transparency when dealing with training-related casualties.
The man who is accused of murdering his alleged lover at Gardens by the Bay claimed in court on Tuesday (19 March) that he was provoked after the “agitated” victim kept attacking and scolding him in his car. Taking the stand for his trial, Leslie Khoo Kwee Hock, 50, said following the incident, he left
Despite more than 60,000 job vacancies available in Singapore in 2018, 34 per cent of them remained unfilled for six months or more, according to a report released on Tuesday (19 March) by the Manpower Research and Statistics Department of the Ministry of Manpower (MOM). For such unfilled job vacancies
The first fitness gym in Singapore carrying the famous Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) brand was officially opened on Friday evening (16 March) at the CityLink Mall, with the franchise planning to expand to 15 gyms in the Republic in the next 10 years.
Singapore remains the world's most expensive city to visit and live in, according to the latest Worldwide Cost of Living Survey. However, it is now tied with Hong Kong and Paris.
Singapore supermarket chain FairPrice announced it will freeze the prices of 100 of its housebrand products until 30 June 2020.
CORRECTION: Leong Weng Cheou was sentenced to four years’ jail, not four months. A staff member at the former Spring Singapore who conspired with four friends to defraud the statutory board for two years was sentenced to four years’ jail on Monday (18 March). Leong Weng Cheou, a 46-year-old Singaporean
Two former employees of a vendor contracted by the National Environment Agency (NEA) to assist with mosquito breeding inspections were jailed and fined on Monday (18 March) after they pleaded guilty to receiving bribes. Tung Chee Keong, a 48-year-old Singaporean, and Chandran Jeganathan, a 30-year-old
A couple were jailed on Monday (18 March) for abusing a maid from Myanmar, more than two years after they were convicted for committing similar offences against an Indonesian maid. While working for Tay Wee Kiat, 41, and Chia Yun Ling, 43, the maid from Myanmar was made to eat her own vomit and suffered
While the 53-year-old Singaporean man was alone with the 26-year-old maid in his niece’s flat, he took the opportunity to rape her. The man, who worked as a security guard, was jailed for 10 and a half years in the High Court on Monday (18 March) after he pleaded guilty to one count of sexual assault
A police report had been made over video recordings taken of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's eldest son, Li Yipeng.
About 60 firefighters were deployed to tackle a massive fire in Geylang that broke out in the early hours of Sunday (17 March) morning.
Former presidential candidate Dr Tan Cheng Bock has received in-principle approval from the Registry of Societies for the registration of his new political party.
The private information of more than 800,000 blood donors in Singapore was put online without authorisation by a Health Sciences Authority (HSA) vendor. The database contained information such as name, NRIC, gender, blood type and dates of blood donations and did not contain other sensitive, medical
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) did not receive information that Australian preacher Colin Stringer made any "statements of concern" during his sermon at the New Creation Church last Sunday (10 March), the MHA said in response to queries by Yahoo News Singapore.
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Friday (15 March) that he was “deeply shocked by the horrific terrorist attacks on two mosques in Christchurch”. In a post on his Facebook page, Lee said that even though New Zealand is far away from the turbulence in the Middle East and the terrorists
Two directors were charged on Friday (15 March) with separately conspiring with a person to give bribes to a business contact.
A Singaporean couple found themselves stranded with dozens of customers in a pub for six hours, in the wake of the deadly Christchurch mosque shootings on Friday (15 March).
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), which is characterised by recurring irrational thoughts (obsessions) that produce anxiety and manifest in repetitive and ritualistic behaviours (compulsions), is among the top three mental disorders in Singapore. While there’s no known way to prevent OCD, early treatment