A Singaporean man who was said to be missing overseas for a week has made contact with his family, according to a Facebook post by his wife. According to a post by Tan, her husband Immanuel Kay Kok Yong last communicated with her via WeChat on 14 July (Friday). Kay, 54, who is working in Shenzhen as
Two former Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) engineers and a business owner were charged with a total of 352 counts under the Prevention of Corruption Act and Official Secrets Act.
A 63-year-old man accused of performing oral sex on a secondary one student in a park toilet in Tampines claimed that the boy said he had wanted to “play” with the retiree. Taking the stand on Thursday (20 July), Chua Hock Leong faces one count of committing sexual assault on the 12-year-old boy. Chua
An intoxicated SBS bus captain who continued to drink alcohol while on duty has been sentenced to 15 months’ jail and fined $1,000 on Thursday (20 July). Nagibullah Raja Saleem was convicted on one count of driving in a rash manner, one count of drink driving, and one count of using a mobile communication
Singaporean P Mageswaran, 50, who was sentenced on one count of culpable homicide, has a string of more than six past offences, including theft, statutory rape, committing an obscene act in a public place and a series of robbery offences in 2007 where he had wielded choppers, knives and a parang. Mageswaran
The couple who scammed three victims into believing that they were buying talismans blessed by overseas spiritual masters were found guilty of conspiring to cheat on Wednesday (19 July) in the State Courts. Singaporean Ong Choon Lin, 67, and his wife, Ng Kim Yew, 61, a Singapore permanent resident,
A 49-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday (19 July) for allegedly shooting metal pellets at two cars in Woodlands earlier this month. Tan Joo Soon Samuel was arrested in the vicinity of Woodlands Circle. Yahoo News Singapore understands that the suspect allegedly used a catapult to shoot projectiles
A Singaporean woman has been rescued by Filipino authorities after being kidnapped in the Philippines, said a report by The Philippine Daily Inquirer. The woman, identified as Wu Yan, was at Solaire Resort and Casino in Pasay City where she was forcibly taken by three men and a woman. The Bureau of
The workers conveyed to Tan Tock Seng Hospital are in a conscious and stable condition, SCDF said. A chemical leak happened at a factory at Kallang Way on Tuesday (18 July), causing nine workers to be conveyed to hospital, the Singapore Civil Defence Force said. The workers conveyed to Tan Tock Seng
In the Auditor-General’s report for financial year 2016/17, AGO said it found “irregularities” in the contract management for the development of the Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, with the Ministry of Health (MOH) incurring about $4.08 million for site supervision staff engaged by its agent “without
Sugar, a type of carbohydrate that occurs naturally in some foods and is artificially added to others, is associated with a host of health problems from tooth decay to diabetes and heart disease. The problem lies with the sugar added to processed foods and beverages and not the sugar that occurs naturally
In a tranquil neighbourhood near Hougang lies a 126-year-old cemetery with a grim past etched on a granite pillar. Measuring less than a metre in height, the pillar marks the final resting place of 135 Japanese war criminals. These war criminals were executed in the former Changi Prison for committing
More than two years after the debut of his internationally acclaimed graphic novel "The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye", an ambitious work of historical fiction that includes the late Lee Kuan Yew and Lim Chin Siong as key characters, Singaporean comic artist Sonny Liew is still curious.
Sentosa will be served by an extended public bus service to enhance the connectivity between the island and central Singapore from July 30 onwards. Service 123 will be extended to Sentosa’s Beach Station Bus Terminal, the Land Transport Authority and SBS Transit said in a joint statement on Monday (
Screen shot of the video on Facebook of the incident showing a man allegedly taking an upskirt video of a woman. A man who appeared to take an upskirt video of a woman in an MRT train that was caught in a video circulating on Facebook has been confirmed to be a teacher from Xinmin Primary School. The
The Nanyang Junior College (NYJC) student was changing in her school’s female washroom when she spotted a handphone at the top of her cubicle door. Wee Wei Jie, 26, was later identified through CCTV footage as the perpetrator.
In May 2016, a 30-year-old Malaysian man violated the trust of his young stepdaughter by touching her inappropriately in a matter of minutes.
The Attorney-General’s Chamber is looking into a Facebook post made by Lee Hsien Yang’s son Li Shengwu which was critical of Singapore’s court system. Li posted an article by the Wall Street Journal on his Facebook page on Saturday (15 July), which referred to the 38 Oxley Road dispute involving the
Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob said on Sunday (16 July) that she is "thinking about" standing in September's Presidential Election (PE). "I am thinking about it, of running for the presidency," the 62-year-old Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC MP said after a community event in her
A third Bangladeshi man will be charged for his involvement in an incident that resulted in the death of a 42-year-old Singaporean man at Geylang Lorong 24A on Sunday (9 July). Another Bangladeshi man was charged with murder on Friday (14 July) for his alleged role in the incident. Mollah Hassan, 31
I enjoy my nasi lemak and I aced my Malay language examinations at PSLE, 'O' and A levels. I look just like the average Malay man. I even wrote for Singapore's only Malay newspaper for four years. But for all that, in the eyes of many in the community, I am still not Malay enough.
The re-signalling project for the North South Line (NSL) and Tuas West Extension (TWE) will take between four and six months to stabilise amid upgrading works and “teething issues”, train operator SMRT and the Land Transport Authority (LTA) said on Friday (14 July). At a press conference held jointly
A second Bangladeshi national was charged in court on Friday (14 July) for his involvement in an incident that resulted in the death of a 42-year-old Singaporean man at Geylang Lorong 24A on Sunday (9 July). Mollah Hassan 31, was charged with murder. If convicted, he will face the death penalty.
A dispute among a group men at a coffee shop in Teck Whye in north-western Singapore ended with one man injured and two men arrested, media reports said on Friday (14 July).
Structure on highway under construction collapses near PIE, leaving 1 dead, 10 injured. The Land Transport Authority (LTA) said all its road and rail construction sites would observe a safety timeout after a section of an uncompleted highway structure near the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) collapsed in