This angry ang moh dad flew into a rage while crossing the road, supposedly because of a look of disapproval from a driver. The incident took place on Saturday (19 Aug) along St Thomas Walk at about 6.45pm. The driver spotted Angry Ang Moh Dad suddenly motioning to cross the road and stopped his car. He then stopped his car, then shook his head at Angry Ang Moh Dad’s road-sense and gave him a disapproving...

A 39-year-old man was sent to hospital yesterday after falling out of a HDB flat unit window, reportedly while drinking beer. The incident took place at about 7.40pm at Block 570 Hougang St 51. The man was reportedly sitting on a window ledge in the 2nd floor flat and enjoying his tasty beverage (probably a Tiger) when he accidentally fell out of the window. It’s unclear if he was watching last...

PM Lee Hsien Loong quipped at National Day Rally 2017 about how some of his ministers didn’t find brown rice palatable even though it was a healthier alternative to white rice. They can afford to choose. Eating at hawker centres is staple for most Singaporeans, and choosing brown rice is simply more expensive. Even if one wanted to go down the healthy home-cooked meal path, they’d have to pay...

PM Lee Hsien Loong spoke about initiatives to further drive Singapore’s “Smart Nation” vision. It seems the only things that Singapore has gotten right when it comes to adoption of technology, or at least most of them, have been to do with collecting more money in more efficient ways from Singaporeans. For one, we’re on course to get a satellite ERP system in 2020 which will automatically...

Non-governmental organisation, the Community Action Network, has filed a complaint to the UN regarding the contempt of court action against Li Shengwu. CAN said that it filed a complaint with the UN Special Rapporteur – a group of investigators appointed by the UN to check on human rights issues. In doing so, it explained that “concerns that private conversations among friends may also...

MRT commuters were certainly a frustrated bunch this morning (oh, tell us about it…) At about 6.30am, SMRT informed commuters that an additional 45 minutes travelling time would be needed on the North-South Line between Marina South Pier and Sembawang. The cause – signalling fault. SMRT later advised commuters to take other MRT lines or other forms of transport if they were heading to the city. The...

The Land Transport Authority says that Uber has fixed all 1220 Honda Vezels that had parts which were fire-prone. It’s unclear how Uber managed to fix the vehicles, rented by its local leasing arm Lion City Rentals, in such a short time. Two weeks ago, only 25 percent of the Vezels were fixed. On Wednesday, the LTA reported that 40 percent of the faulty Vezels were fixed. At least 1 Honda Vezel...

If you’re intending to get married on 13th October this year you might want to consider this wedding package that’s just gone on sale. 13/1o/2017 is not really an “auspicious” number lah, but what’s possibly more unauspicious is the reason for the package going on sale at S$28,888 – the bride ran off. Ran off, as in “zao sai”, or “run lion”. This is the groom’s situation, as...

An Uber driver crashed into a 14-year-old cyclist on Tuesday (15 Aug) and that accident could leave the kid permanently disfigured. The boy was cycling along the junction of East Coast Park and Still Road at about 5pm when he was hit. At the time, he was supposed to meet his friend in the Eunos area to eat Hokkien Mee. Describing the accident, he said: “I was cycling on the road. Suddenly something...

RONALD LEE: SG Secure? My foot. If anything, the shocking revelations by SMRT Senior Vice-President for the Circle Line and Bukit Panjang LRT just show how badly the transport operator has compromised commuter safety. Knowingly. Testifying at the Cororner’s Inquiry into the death of a man who fell on the train tracks, SVP Chia Chun Wah publicly disclosed the workings of a system that I would...

At about 4.30pm yesterday, police received a report that a woman had been molested at Clementi West Street 2. About half an hour later, another woman was molested in the same area. The victims were a 30-year-old and 27-year-old woman respectively. But the pervert didn’t get far. Clementi Police Division officers sprang into action, their investigations aided by police camera footage. The pervert...

31-year-old security guard Mr Wong is now warded in Singapore General Hospital in critical condition. His brother said that he has undergone 2 head operations and is now placed on a respirator. This, after he was flung out of a private-hire car that he had boarded with a Vietnamese woman this today at around 6.50am. According to his brother, Wong boarded the private-hire car with the Vietnamese woman...

42-year-old Mr Goh had just bought a new handphone for his wife in Bugis and in his excited state wanted to deliver it to her quickly. So he booked an Uber ride to take him to Balestie, but was left frustrated when the Uber driver left him waiting. “My handphone showed that he had arrived, but I waited 20 minutes and no sign of the driver so I cancelled the booking.” Goh then booked another Uber...

A drunk Malaysian man stumbled and fell on the tracks, and he was only discovered after 2 driverless trains ran over him. This was revealed in coroner’s inquiry today into the death of 43-year-old Malaysian man Ang Boon Tong. The investigating officer told the court that CCTV footage showed Ang falling off the Fajar LRT Station train platform at 12.40am on 24 March this year. The train service controller...