You could say general elections are an "enchanted" time for any nation, when one gets to watch the magic of democracy in action. So is it any surprise that a self-styled shaman has decided to run for office in Malaysia's upcoming national polls?
Like many Singaporeans, Inuka the "Singa-polar" was practical and "kaypoh", said a senior zookeeper at a memorial service held for the Republic's last polar bear.
The death of a Traffic Police officer in Little India last June was a tragic accident with no suspected foul play involved. The late Staff Sergeant Nadzrie Matin, then 29, was on traffic patrol duty on 1 June 2017 when his motorcycle hit a van that was changing lanes along Serangoon Road in Little India
In the light of three fatal traffic accidents in the past week, the Traffic Police (TP) have issued a road safety notice to advise motorists and pedestrians to be more cautious.
A 54-year-old taxi driver has been arrested over a fatal accident that killed a 19-year-old university student last Thursday (19 April).
He ruled over a small but notorious gang in Choa Chu Kang. But the 25-year-old former gang leader may have to spend 28 years behind bars and be caned 24 times for committing underage rape and other offences.
A negative body image is a leading cause of eating disorders among young women in Singapore. When you are dissatisfied with your physical appearance, you are likely to become obsessed with your weight and may indulge in excessive dieting, or bingeing and purging, characteristics of eating disorders
A 69-year-old man has been arrested for his suspected involvement in a case of mischief by fire at Woodlands Ring Road.
When Lee Shiau Lan first found out from her husband about Inuka's declining health earlier this month, she decided to make frequent visits to the Singapore zoo to visit the 27-year-old polar bear.
A man was jailed eight months on Wednesday (25 April) for abetting the illegal import of live birds and animal cruelty. Sudrak Naum, 30, was convicted on charges of bringing in 44 Fischer’s Lovebirds and 77 other species of live birds without a permit. Fischer’s Lovebirds are a protected species under
He used diesel to amend the numbers and words on his pay cheques and managed to cash out $15,300 more than what was due to him.
The Singapore Zoo’s beloved polar bear Inuka was put down “on humane grounds” on Wednesday (25 April) morning due to his rapidly declining health, said Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS). While we feel sadness and do not want to let him go, it is the right thing (to do) from Inuka’s point of view,” said
While over nine out of 10 early intervention professionals who work with young children diagnosed with developmental or special needs feel that the sector has made “considerable strides in the last five to ten years”, only a small fraction of them think of Singapore as an inclusive society, according
Parti Liyani, the former maid of Changi Airport Group chairman Liew Mun Leong, had allegedly attempted to have the chairman’s son ship the valuables she took from the Liew family back to Indonesia after she was fired. This was revealed by the Liew’s son, Karl Liew Kai Ling, who took the stand in the
A 25-year-old lorry driver was charged on Tuesday (24 April) for causing the deaths of three pedestrians in a fatal accident near Yio Chu Kang MRT station a day earlier.
A man who abused a toddler while giving her a bath injured the child’s genitals so badly that her entire diaper was soaked in blood.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said younger ministers will progressively take over more responsibility for governing Singapore after he unveiled his “more extensive than usual” Cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday (24 April).
A gang member who hid in Malaysia for nearly 18 years after stabbing an innocent bystander to death in 1998 was sentenced to 10 years' jail and 12 strokes of the cane at the High Court on Tuesday (April 24).
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Tuesday (24 April) announced new roles for Singapore’s fourth-generation (4G) leaders as he unveiled the closely watched Cabinet reshuffle and other political appointments.
A 55-year-old man who targeted two domestic helpers and molested them both within 10 minutes of one another was handed a 15-month jail term at the State Courts on Tuesday (24 April).
The father of the girl who died after a car crash on 19 April posted a moving tribute online. In a tribute to his only child, Kathy, 19, who died after a taxi she was riding in crashed into another car last week, Keith Ong posted on Monday (23 April) that he felt it “weird and inauspicious” for her
SMRT will begin testing its new signalling system on the East-West Line (EWL) during passenger service hours, starting on Sunday (29 April). The new Communications-Based Train Control signalling system will undergo full-day testing for five Sundays until 27 May, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) said
A 15-year-old has been identified by the police for his suspected role in knocking down a 65-year-old woman with an e-scooter at Ang Mo Kio Ave 5.
Education Minister (Schools) Ng Chee Meng and Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry Koh Poh Koon have been unveiled by the labour movement as its deputy secretaries-general, in a move that is expected to lead to Ng taking over from Chan Chun Sing as the next National Trades Union Congress (