A 70-year-old man who claimed to be gay and harassed an American on MRT earlier this week was arrested by the police.
A man was seen harassing and slapping an American in an MRT train on Wednesday (19 April). A viral video of a man who harassed and slapped an American on an MRT train earlier this week has prompted an outpouring of support from Singaporeans for the victim. Joe DeMarini, who is on a working holiday
Five of the six City Harvest Church (CHC) leaders arrived at the State Courts on Friday 21 April to surrender themselves and begin serving their jail sentences.
A 31-year-old man has died after an incident of rioting at Clarke Quay last Sunday. A man was conveyed to the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and was subsequently pronounced dead at SGH on Wednesday at about 9.58am. The arrests come after a video was posted online recently of an attack happening in
NTU professor Er Meng Joo pleaded guilty to shoplifting. A professor from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) on Thursday (20 April) pleaded guilty to two counts of shoplifting. Electrical and electronic engineering professor Er Meng Joo, stole items including power banks, chargers, air fresheners
If you’ve ever bought an assessment book (or been tasked to do so), you would understand how daunting it is. If your child is going to be spending time practising, make sure they get quality practice from good assessment books. First, go to the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board and Ministry
Come 2019, eight junior colleges (JCs), six secondary schools and 14 primary schools will be merged in pairs, in the wake of falling birth rates over the past two decades and the corresponding lower enrollment numbers.
In his statement, City Harvest Church pastor Kong apologised to his congregation and to the wider public, saying he was “filled with grief and regret”.
City Harvest Church’s former fund manager Chew Eng Han (left) and former finance manager Sharon Tan. The application by former City Harvest Church (CHC) finance manager Sharon Tan to start her seven-month jail term earlier than expected sparked a robust exchange in the High Court on Wednesday (19 April
There is a need for the Malay-Muslim community in Singapore to better understand the meaning of jihad, especially in today's context. This was the point stressed by Religious Rehabilitation Group (RRG) member Ustaz Mohd Yusri Yubhi Md Yusoff during a talk on jihad at the Al-Islah mosque on Friday
A 69-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday (18 April) for leaving a suspicious white substance at Woodleigh MRT station, which turned out to be baking flour. Two other men, aged 53 and 70, are also assisting the police with into the matter, said the Singapore Police Force (SPF) in separate statements
The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) has confirmed that the "suspicious substance" found at Woodleigh MRT station on Tuesday (18 April) afternoon was actually baking flour. Services at the station, which had been temporarily closed, were resumed at 4.20pm, added the Singapore Police Force
Dark skies and a heavy downpour marked the final journey of first-generation Singapore leader Othman Wok, who was accorded a state-assisted funeral on Tuesday (18 April).
Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) officers in hazardous materials (HazMat) suits were spotted at Woodleigh MRT station on Tuesday (18 April) afternoon, after a reported "suspicious substance" was found inside the station.
When your bones lose density and break easily, you have osteoporosis, which literally means ‘bones with holes’. Most people don’t realise they have osteoporosis until they develop a fracture, typically in the hip, spine or wrist. It is for this lack of symptoms that osteoporosis is called a “silent
The Woodleigh MRT Station is closed temporarily as the police investigate a case of “suspicious substance” found there.
Photo of Othman Wok (middle seated) at a press conference on 17 November 1962 with Malaysia’s first prime minister, Tunku Abdul Rahman (right seated) courtesy of Lily Othman. Speaking to reporters during her father’s wake at Kew Avenue, Lily said that her late father would spend time with her and her
Using his spy camera and mobile phone, a man filmed upskirt videos of women in public places and in the female toilet at his workplace more than 400 times over the period of a year. Raymond Loh Wai Mung, 31, was finally caught in the act when one of his victims, a 25-year-old female colleague, outsmarted
When it comes to potty training kids, the No. 1 question on many parents’ minds is when to start, and how to go about it. Just before Barnacles turned three, we started speaking to him again about using the potty, peppered with suggestions for him to wear underpants instead of diapers as they were more
Singapore saw a record 236 cornea donations in 2016, amid growing public awareness of the need for donors, said the Singapore Eye Bank
Grade Expectations is a weekly feature on education in Singapore. Oftentimes, students will write a purely functional composition explaining what happened in the plot, but omit details that would have made the piece more colourful. 5W1H – Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How – is a basic framework
Othman Wok (left) with Yahoo Singapore journalist Safhras Khan in 2009. Othman Wok, a member of Singapore’s first Cabinet formed by Lee Kuan Yew and one of the 10 men who signed the Independence of Singapore Agreement, has died. Othman, who served as the Minister for Culture and Social Affairs Minister
A dead man was found floating in the Singapore River on Thursday (13 April) morning. The Singapore Police Force (SPF) was alerted to the incident at 8.03am that morning. A male body was found motionless in the water and was subsequently pronounced dead by paramedics, the SPF added.