65-year-old retiree Mr Tan was lepak-ing on the sofa in his living room and about to head to bed when he heard an “explosion” from his kitchen. After getting over his “stunned like vegetable” initial reaction, he went to investigate and found that floor tiles in his kitchen had cracked for no apparent reason. The incident took place on Friday (13 Oct) at about 9pm. Mr Tan, who stays in a HDB...

LYNN LIM: Anyone knows this elderly man who can be someone’s father or grandfather ? Anyone know why did he want to do this ? This man showed lewd obscene video to 2 young girls age 15 and 10 at Toa Payoh Lor 1 blk 111 coffeshop. Date 14 oct 2017. Time 8.45pm The 2 girls are traumatized and the 10 years old kept crying. The man shouted at the girl’s mother to go report police if not happy...

Speaking a week after the first ever flooding of an MRT station in Singapore, SMRT CEO Desmond Kuek says SMRT needs to iron out “deep-seated cultural issues” and regrets that many major disruptions have been attributed to “human error”. SMRT has since “re-deployed” its vice-president of maintenance, Ng Tek Poo, following the flooding. Besides the flooding incident on Saturday (7 Oct) which...

Transport Minister Khaw boon Wan has finally broken his silence on the first ever flooding of an MRT line in Singapore. This comes a week after a pump problem on Saturday (7 Oct) caused Bishan MRT station to flood and disrupted the North-South Line train service for 21 hours. Mr Khaw blamed the flooding squarely on poor maintenance, saying that the flood system is sound. “The Bishan flooding system...

It’s got flowers, a plush doggy on the bed and huge posters on the wall to naked lovers making out to get you in the mood for some sweet lovin’. Only problem is, this “S$30 an hour” rental arrangement is illegal lah. The owner of this condominium unit in Woodlands decided to pimped his place to look like a love shack purely for the purpose of allowing people to rent it for having sex with...

Okay everyone, raise up a drumstick if you’d get into a fight over 50 cents… Some people in Punggol would do that hor. This “chicken rice war” incident took place on Wednesday (11 Oct) at about 7.30pm, at the Block 273 Punggol Place kopitiam. A girl of about 10 years old went to the chicken rice stall and pointed at the picture showing “chicken drumstick rice” which cost S$3.50. The female...

Police are looking for the man in white who was filmed savagely stomping on a man who was lying on the ground at Golden Mile Complex. The incident took place at around 3am this morning. The man in white was seen stomping on a man lying down in front of a shuttered shop unit. Then, he approached another man and punched him. The man in white then returned and stomped on the lying down dude a few more...

Not exactly the reaction Jeffrey Pay was expecting, we think. After calling the police on Yishun Secondary School students who bullied his daughter and posting a photo online of the police car at the school yesterday, he has been at the receiving end of taunts and other unsavoury comments. What happened, in a nutshell is this: Pay claimed that his daughter had been enduring cyber-bullying for past...

It appears that Singapore Press Holdings will be shutting down its online news aggregator AsiaOne as early as next month. AsiaOne, which has been around for about 20 years, had just undergone a revamp to its brand. It was, in a recent YouGov poll, ranked by millennials as the most-improved brand. The closure of AsiaOne comes on the back of sackings and retrenchments – SPH will be culling 230 jobs...

Even staff of 20 years were not spared. So too, the photographer who took shots of the townhall meeting on the day of the cull, who didn’t know that meeting would be his last as a staff member. At a town hall meeting at the News Centre in Toa Payoh North yesterday, SPH’s new Chief Executive Ng Yat Chung had this to say about the speeding up of the culling: “长痛不如短痛”. “We have...

There’s a very angry flat-owner known as Mr Yip Wai Hon who thinks he’s been played for a fool by the HDB. The reason being – he was instructed by the HDB to remove a condenser tray beneath his air-con unit in 2014 to reduce the chance of mosquitoes breeding. Now, he’s been told to re-install said tray because one of his neighbours has complained about water dripping from his air-con condenser...

The family of the late Benjamin Lim has commenced legal action against the Ministry of Education and Singapore Police Force. Lim committed suicide after he was interrogated by police on suspicion of molesting a 12-year-old girl in a lift. Lim’s family has since taken to crowd-funding to help with the costs of legal fees. So far, they have raised over S$1700. Said the family: “We, the immediate...

SMRT has re-deployed vice-president of maintenance, Ng Tek Poo, following Saturday’s flooding of a tunnel in the North-South Line. It’s unclear, however, which position Mr Ng has been re-deployed to. Director of station operations Siu Yow Wee (pictured below) has be appointed director of Building and Services and will take over Ng’s role, reporting directly to the senior vice-president of Maintenance...

Angry that about 4 or 5 of her bras had gone missing of in the past 2 month, this resident of Block 135 Bedok Reservoir Rd installed a CCTV camera and caught a bra thief in action! The resident, a 26-year-old lady, hangs her laundry to dry outside her flat unit. On 9 Oct at about 12.30pm, the bra thief was seen using his handphone outside her flat, near to the laundry area. Then, he kept his handphone...