From suffering daily verbal abuse to having pork thrown twice at the corridor along her flat at Tampines while she was observing the fasting month recently. Marliah’s plight was highlighted by former Singapore supermodel, Hanis Hussey, who posted a YouTube video on the alleged abuse on her Facebook
The signing of the memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the high-speed railway (HSR) between Singapore and Malaysia is “troubling” in light of probes into state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), said the SDP.
Singapore's industrial production in June fell slightly more than expected from a year earlier, as sharp falls in marine and offshore engineering output and pharmaceuticals production offset a jump in electronics output. Manufacturing output fell 0.3 percent from a year earlier in June, data from
Singapore will raise the salary criteria for foreign managers and specialists that companies can hire starting next year, a move that may add to the competitive challenges faced by local firms amid slowing economic growth. The qualifying monthly salary for employment passes (EP) will be raised by 9
The hearing of a woman who allegedly caused the death of her four-year-old son resumed on Tuesday (26 July), with three psychiatrists disagreeing among themselves on the mental condition of the accused at the time of the offence. Noraidah Mohd Yussof, 34, had already pleaded guilty to one charge of
The qualifying salary for Employment Pass (EP) applications will be raised to $3,600 from $3,300 from 1 January next year, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) said on Tuesday (26 July). MOM said in a statement that the change is part of a regular update to keep pace with rising local wages and maintain the
It’s no secret that Korean cuisine is a big hit among most Singaporeans. From bingsu (ice shavings), spicy stews to savoury-sweet Korean fried chicken, it almost seems like we do have it all in Singapore. But as greedy foodies would know, there are even more Korean street food finds that we’d love to
Car owners are required to make a 30 or 40 per cent downpayment when buying a car. Some car dealers may be flouting the law by offering buyers downpayment lower than the levels specified under the newly relaxed vehicle financing rules. A check by Yahoo Singapore on popular website sgcarmart revealed
July 26 (Reuters) - * McDonald's planning sale of 20-year franchise rights in Malaysia, Singapore that could collectively fetch at least $400 mln - Bloomberg, citing sources * Potential bidder for McDonald's ...
SINGAPORE — Another day, another Pokémon Go -related drama. On Sunday, Singapore's minister for communications and information, Yaacob Ibrahim, told reporters that he had serious concerns about the hit game and suggested that it should be closely monitored. According to Ibrahim, the game risks having
Gansu Province is home to a largely unexplored trove of multi-coloured mountains and cliffs By Natasha Tan for Weekender Singapore (Photo: Shutterstock) China boasts many unique and picturesque landscapes, one of which is the untouched Zhangye Danxia Landform in Gansu Province. Formed by red sandstone
HONG KONG, July 26, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - China Jinjiang Environment Holding Company Limited ("Jinjiang Environment" or the "Company"), a leading waste-to-energy ("WTE") operator in the PRC with the largest waste treatment capacity in operation, has today registered its
The Singaporean CEO of gaming hardware firm Razer, Tan Min-Liang, criticised the government’s “schizophrenic” approach towards the gaming industry after a minister said that the authorities will study the potential impact of Pokemon Go on society. Speaking on Sunday (24 July), Minister for Communications
Court papers revealed that the accused’s late mother married his victim’s grandfather in 2011. After his mother passed away in December 2011, the accused and his brother were looked after by their step-father. The three of them stayed together and some time in January 2012, the victim and her mother
Noraidah Mohd Yussof, who faces one charge of causing her son’s death through grievous hurt, was back in the High Court on Monday. Noraidah Mohd Yussof, 34, who is facing one charge of grievous hurt, looked distressed as she took the stand. Noraidah is said to have committed the offence at her flat
The man cannot be named due to a gag order in the case that even his lawyer Gino Hardial Singh has described as “depraved and revolting”. In sentencing the accused, Judicial Commissioner Foo Chee Hock said that the father of three children had committed an “abuse of trust of authority” and caused “significant
Singapore's wealth management industry is likely to suffer a bad dent as rich Indonesians move some money back home to take advantage of a tax amnesty, but the exodus of funds isn't going to be as big as Jakarta is predicting. Around $200 billion of Indonesian money that may not have been
Singapore's central bank said it will enhance controls against money laundering and take swift action against banks following damaging findings that financial institutions in the city-state handled money flows linked to Malaysian state fund 1MDB. "There is no doubt that the recent findings
SINGAPORE — Pokémon Go isn't out here yet, but the Singapore police force knows its audience. On Sunday, it tweeted a reminder to watch your belongings when you're out so you're not a target for pickpockets and the like. Its tweet features a composite photo of a hand holding a phone, showing
We love our mums, we really do – after all, how can we help but love the woman who buys chicken essence for us during exams, brews barley water when we’re sick, and makes kaya sandwiches for us when we’re sad? But as much as we love Mummy Dearest, we have to confess that she can sometimes be a bit… naggy
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has called Friday (22 July) night’s shooting at a shopping mall in Munich, Germany, a “senseless act” which Singapore condemns.
(Reuters) - Hungry diners queued up at a small, modest street food stall in Singapore on Friday to get a taste of the restaurant's local delights worthy of a coveted Michelin star. Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodle and Hill Street Tai Hwa Pork Noodle made dining history on Thursday when
Singapore on Friday banned the distribution and possession of Al Fatihin, a newspaper linked to the Islamic State militant group, after government officials repeatedly warned against terror threats. "The Singapore government has zero tolerance for terrorist propaganda and has therefore decided
Singapore has banned the Al Fatihin newspaper, citing its connection to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group. The Bahasa Indonesia paper is published by Furat Media, an ISIS-affiliated media agency, has been gazetted as a prohibited publication, said the Ministry of Communications