If growths in the colon or rectum are detected when they are still benign, colorectal cancer can be prevented. Colorectal cancer, the No. 1 cancer in Singapore, can be cured if it’s detected early. In fact, with healthy lifestyle habits and regular screening, it can actually be prevented.
Three staff from two remittance agencies were commended by the Singapore Police Force (SPF) on Wednesday (20 September) for helping to prevent two people from losing money through overseas impersonation scams. In the first incident on 8 September, a 61-year-old woman received a phone call from the "
He targeted women wearing skirts and had recorded upskirt videos of them eight times. But on his ninth attempt, he was caught in the act. Eugene Phang Cheng Qing was sentenced to 10 weeks’ jail on Wednesday (20 September) after pleading guilty in the State Courts to three counts of insulting the modesty
A man who acted as a runner for the transnational syndicate behind a spate of online police impersonation scams in Singapore was jailed 22 months on Wednesday (20 September). Lim Han Soon, a 33-year-old Malaysian, pleaded guilty to two charges of assisting another to retain benefits from criminal conduct
A man was charged on Wednesday (20 September) with abandoning his pet stingrays and releasing them into Lower Seletar Reservoir. Larry Tan Chin Guan, 48, was charged in the State Courts with one count of releasing three Motoro stingrays into the reservoir on 2 June between 3pm and 4pm. For the same
A man sentenced to four months' jail for evading national service (NS) withdrew his appeal against his sentence in the High Court on Wednesday (20 September). Jonathan Tan Huai-En, 28, the elder son of Senior Counsel (SC) Tan Chee Meng, had earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of evading NS between
Singapore’s Soh Rui Yong (left) at the 2017 SEA Games. In the latest in the ongoing feud between marathon athlete Soh Rui Yong and his national sports association Singapore Athletics (SA), Soh said he had no coaching help from the association in preparation for the SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur. According
The full-time National Serviceman who died after a vehicular accident while on training in Queensland, Australia, will be accorded a military funeral. The body of the late 3rd Sergeant (3SG) Chan Hiang Cheng Gavin was brought back to Singapore around 6pm on Tuesday (19 September), the Ministry of Defence
Downtown Line 3 (DTL3), Singapore's newest rail network, will celebrate its launch with two days of free travel from 21-22 October. In a press release on Tuesday (19 September), the Land Transport Authority (LTA) said that it is offering commuters free travel for journeys between all 34 stations
Two men, aged 32 and 54, were arrested on Monday (18 Sept) by the Singapore Police Force for their suspected involvement in two separate molest cases. In the first case, the victim reported to the police that he was molested at the void deck of Blk 760 at Yishun Street 72 at about 3.15pm on Monday.
"He is a danger to young girls". Those were the words of District Judge Imran Abdul Hamid, who sentenced 64-year-old Bujang Mahmood to 37 months imprisonment on Tuesday (19 September) after finding him guilty on two charges of outraging the modesty of two girls aged 11 and seven. A third charge
His girlfriend had accidentally called him in the wee hours of the morning while she was hanging out with another man. Furious, he brought along a Glock 18C air pistol and threatened the man with it. For his actions, 25-year-old Danial Mahmod was jailed nine weeks and fined $4,000 on Tuesday (19 September
An Australian man who was convicted over a drunken brawl with police officers in Changi Airport had his jail term increased by two months on Tuesday (19 September) following an appeal by the prosecution. Jason Peter Darragh, 44, was jailed eight and a half months’ jail, up from his previous jail sentence
The Workers' Party (WP) will again attempt to raise the issue of this year's reserved Presidential Election (PE) in Parliament, this time at the sitting scheduled for 2 October. In a Facebook post on Tuesday (19 September), the opposition party said that its chairman and Aljunied GRC Member
A man was charged in court on Tuesday (19 Sept) on four counts of mischief for putting toothpicks into bus seats with the pointed ends sticking out. Lim Lye Seng, 60, allegedly committed the offenses four times this year between July and August on bus number 123M along Lower Delta Road. The cost of
The death of a schoolboy who was struck by a goalpost he had grabbed onto was ruled a misadventure in the Coroner’s Court on Monday (18 September). Muhammad Hambali Sumathi, a secondary one student from Geylang Methodist Secondary School, had grabbed the crossbar of the goalpost during a physical education
A Briton who punched a policeman and grabbed his neck outside Zouk nightclub earlier this year has been jailed three months.
Its new representative is a “whiter than white” bear called Kopi Lim. The agency introduced its new mascot in a Facebook post on Saturday (16 Sept), explaining that Kopi Lim stands for Kaypoh (inquisitive), Organised, Positive, Industrious, Levelheaded, Innovative, Meticulous. “I will work hard with
The driver identified himself as Glendolph Chua. In a post on Facebook, Chua said the incident occurred on Saturday (16 Sept) while he was driving on the PIE towards Tuas, between the Toa Payoh and Thomson exit. Chua also replied some of the comments in the post, saying that he did not have a dashboard
Throughout our trip with two young kids, we made several discoveries that we hope might help other parents who are planning to take an overseas trip with their young children. While some of these discoveries are specific to the UK, others apply to other destinations, too. 1. Choose a night flight if
Organisers are investigating an alleged breach in track security during the 2017 Singapore Grand Prix. The Singapore Grand Prix race organisers are investigating an alleged breach in track security after a social media post surfaced about F1 fans allegedly bribing a guard in order to access the track
National athlete Soh Rui Yong, the reigning champion of the SEA Games marathon, has lodged a protest with the Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC) and Singapore Sports Institute (SSI) objecting to giving 20 per cent of his SEA Games prize money to Singapore Athletics (SA). Under the Singapore National
Two former presidential candidates were among hundreds of people who turned up at Hong Lim Park on Saturday (16 September) for a silent sit-in protest against the recent presidential election.
A 21-year-old Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) full-time National Serviceman died following a vehicular accident at the Shoalwater Bay Training Area in Queensland, Australia on Friday (15 September). 3rd Sergeant Chan Hiang Cheng Gavin, a Vehicle Commander from the 41st Battalion Singapore Armoured Regiment