The maid suspected of being involved in the murder of an elderly couple in Bedok has arrested in Indonesia at a hotel in Indonesia on Tuesday night (June 27). Indonesian domestic worker Khasanah, 41, was reportedly caught at a hotel in the Jambi province on Tuesday (27 June) night, according to Indonesian
Suriyati Matrawee, 41, even let her eight-year-old daughter get away with abusing their Indonesian maid, Intan Atikah, 28, as well. Suriyati, who has two other sons, aged 7 and 4, was sentenced to 16 weeks’ jail on Wednesday (28 June) on two counts of using criminal force and one count of voluntarily
The Public Service Division (PSD) has confirmed that it polled public officers on the Lee family feud. The PSD said in a statement to the media on Tuesday (27 June), “As part of our stakeholder engagement, the Public Service Division periodically seeks public officers’ sentiments on public issues that
Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean said Tuesday (27 June) that Lee Hsien Yang has “a misconception” that the Ministerial Committee set up to explore the options for the residence of the late Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew is “bent on preventing the demolition of the house”. Teo said in a media
When his uncle complained that his mobile phone could not be used, Mohammed Hanafiah Jumahat went along with his cousin’s plan to steal one for his uncle. The 29-year-old Singaporean then left the house with his uncle Sani Chabar, 49, and cousin Mohamad Hafiz Juma’at, 37, to look for a victim. Hanafiah
Eczema, otherwise known as dermatitis, is a non-contagious and itchy skin disorder common in Singapore, particularly among children. There are many types of eczema, but the most widespread is atopic eczema which is known to run in families. Atopic eczema usually appears as dry, red and itchy patches
In this occasional series, Yahoo Singapore talks to individuals who have chosen unique and unconventional careers. Around a decade after he made his first jump out of a plane, Jack Seet, 37, can still remember the moment vividly. The following day, after a short ride to an airfield on the outskirts
Full day weekday trials of the new signalling system on the North-South Line (NSL) will continue, said a joint statement by SMRT and the Land Transport Authority (LTA) on Tuesday (27 June). During this period, commuters “may continue to experience some delay when travelling on NSL, if new issues emerge
About 1.57 million Singaporeans will get $1.2 billion in GST vouchers and Medisave top-ups, said the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Tuesday (27 June). A total of 1.37 eligible Singaporeans will receive up to $500 in cash, which will come in the form of a payment of up to $300 in August and a special one-off
What are fidget spinners? Fidget spinners started gaining popularity in March this year, and can be bought anywhere from pasar malams to department stores. Before fidget spinners, a device known as a fidget cube had gained popularity on Kickstarter sites.
In the latest development in the Lee family feud, Lee Hsien Yang said that he and his sister Wei Ling had offered an alternative use for the Oxley Road site after it was demolished. Hsien Yang was writing in response to a Facebook post on Sunday (26 June) by Senior Minister of State Indranee Rajah where
Lee Hsien Yang, who has been embroiled in a high-profile feud with his brother Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, is reportedly in Hong Kong.
It is “an insult to a great man” to suggest that the late Lee Kuan Yew did not understand his own will, said Lee Hsien Yang. In his latest Facebook post on Saturday (24 June), the brother of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said that the PM “is now getting his ministers to repeat his insinuations that
All Singaporeans play an important part in ensuring that Islamophobia do not take root in the country. This responsibility should be shouldered by everyone and not only the Muslim leaders, said Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs Yaacob Ibrahim.
Lee Hsien Yang has questioned the right of Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to have loaned the late Lee Kuan Yew’s personal items to the National Heritage Board (NHB) for an exhibition. “(The) personal items do not belong to the PMO and are not theirs to loan. Hsien Yang, the son of former prime minister
Ho Ching on Friday (23 June) refuted a claim by her brother-in-law Lee Hsien Yang that she had “helped herself” to a number of Lee Kuan Yew’s papers a day after the late Prime Minister was admitted to hospital. In a direct reply to Hsien Yang’s post on Facebook on Thursday, Ho, the wife of Prime Minister
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong obtained a deed of gift relating to items from his late father’s estate, which were to be used in a public exhibition by the National Heritage Board, in his official capacity as PM, said National Development Minister Lawrence Wong on Friday (23 June). “Such a major public
A note given by the late Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew to the Cabinet regarding his “true wishes” for the house at 38 Oxley Road has been taken “out of context” by the ruling People’s Action Party, Lee Wei Ling said on Friday (23 June). Wei Ling did not reveal more details about the note in her post on
Lee Wei Ling has again questioned the transparency of the Ministerial Committee that had been set up to explore options for the house of her father Lee Kuan Yew amid the ongoing Lee family feud over the late prime minister’s estate.
The National Heritage Board's (NHB) "clerical error" regarding the date on which some of the late Lee Kuan Yew's items were collected is "even more troubling", said Lee Hsien Yang in a Facebook post late on Thursday (23 June) night.
A 16-year-old suspect believed to be involved in a case of armed robbery in Yishun has been arrested, the Singapore Police Force said in a statement on Thursday (22 June).
Lee Hsien Yang has questioned why Singapore leader Lee Hsien Loong's wife, Ho Ching, had acted “under the auspices” of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) in collecting papers belonging to the late Lee Kuan Yew despite not holding an official PMO post. In a Facebook post on Thursday (22 June), Hsien
Ministerial committees are a means of ensuring that important issues are given "in-depth attention", and is a practice that started many years ago, said Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam on Thursday (22 June). "I have to say there is no mystery as to why a ministerial committee
Lee Hsien Yang (right) says his brother Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong had obtained a document in his official capacity for his personal agenda. Lee Hsien Yang has reiterated his assertion that his brother Lee Hsien Loong obtained a document relating to their family home in Oxley Road, in his official