A man accused of participating in a gang rape in a hotel room has claimed that the victim made the first move by unzipping his pants before they had consensual sex. Muhammad Faris Ramlee was testifying at a joint trial along with Ridhaudin Ridhwan Bakri and Asep Ardiansyah, all 24, in the High Court
On Friday (22 September), Chen, 35, was convicted on one count of theft and one count of criminal trespass and jailed for one month and fined $1,500. Chen, a Singaporean, had stolen the items from a room, which was used to store F1-related items on the second floor of Conrad Centennial Hotel.
After their relationship soured in March last year, a man uploaded his girlfriend’s nude photos and video on her Facebook page. When police officers tried to ambush the man for the offences after the girlfriend made a police report, he slashed an officer on the bicep, causing an 8cm-long laceration.
A Singapore property agent has been fined and suspended seven months for misconduct while representing an elderly couple in the sale of their HDB flat.
The foreign workers who were widely praised online for helping to move a car stuck on the stairs at Waterway Point at Punggol were employed by the car’s driver, according to a Channel NewsAsia report citing a mall spokesperson on Friday (22 Sept). On Thursday night, a video showing more than 10 foreign
Hundreds of fans waiting to get their hands on the iPhone 8 started queueing from as early as 6am on Friday morning (22 September) at the Singtel launch event held at Marina Bay Sands Exhibition Hall C. Eng Guan Theng, 30, was the first to enter and he purchased two sets of the iPhone 8 Plus, one for
Screenshot of a video that showed the tipper truck that overturned on PIE on Friday (22 Sept) morning. A tipper truck overturned and obstructed three lanes on the the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) on Friday morning (22 Sept), causing several hours of traffic congestion. The Singapore Police Force said
Apple fans camped outside Apple stores around the world in anticipation of owning the latest iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. In Singapore, a queue had formed outside the Apple store on Orchard Road since Thursday night. Student Student Varis Sinthopruangchai, 20, of Thailand, was the first to enter the store
While onlookers gawked and took photos of a car which ended up on a flight of stairs, a group of foreign workers banded together to push the car back onto the road. The incident, which happened on Thursday evening (21 Sept) at Waterway Point in Punggol was caught on video by Garett Lim. In the video
A man who possessed and circulated 280 obscene videos taken in places such as toilets and changing rooms pleaded guilty to the offence on Thursday (21 September). The sales engineer was a member of an online group called SG Horizon Group, which was set up to discuss and share sex-themed videos of Singaporeans
Security and Risk Solutions concluded that no bribery occurred after conducting investigations. The company in charge of security for this year’s Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix is seeking legal advice over an alleged breach of track security. According to a report by Channel NewsAsia on Thursday (21
Box-shop chain Hako has stopped the sale of karambit knives in its stores from merchants, after a parent complained about how her 12-year-old son managed to purchase one. In a Facebook post on Thursday (21 September), Hako’s management, which also runs the Toy Outpost chain, said that while they have
Out of 27 Singapore brands contacted by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) only 10 willingly disclosed details of their palm oil usage. The remaining 17 companies – which include household names such as Bee Cheng Hiang, BreadTalk, Dairy Farm, Crystal Jade, Khong Guan and Tung Lok – either declined
Two men entered a train gantry at Newton MRT station around the same time, with one holding a luggage and the other carrying a backpack. A security officer at the station stopped the man with the luggage and asked for an inspection of the item by a counter.
Screen grab of the post in which the man retracted his claims. The man who had posted on Facebook that he “bribed a security guard” to let him enter the Singapore Grand Prix race track retracted his claims on Wednesday (20 September). According to media reports, a user who goes by the Facebook username
Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said on Wednesday that he would have preferred a contest in the recent Presidential Election. Speaking at the first Majulah Lecture organised by the Nanyang Technological University on Wednesday (20 Sept), Tharman was quizzed on the 2017 Presidential Election
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