She regarded him as a father but he preyed on her instead. 48-year-old Pervert Dad took advantage of his 15-year-old girl one night in 2015 when she was sleeping. At around 2am, he slipped his hand into her shorts, touched her buttocks and sexually penetrated her. The girl woke up when she felt his hand moving inside her shorts and that’s when he removed it. The two were sleeping in the same room,...

More delays today on our train system due to signalling faults. This evening at around 5pm, commuters were hit by delays of about 30 minutes on the entire North-South line and parts of the East-West line between Joo Koon and Tuas Link. SMRT initially tweeted at 5.30pm that train services would be suspended to fix the signalling fault. Then at around 5.40pm it announced that service on the North-South...

Odd-job worker Kumaresan Raman’s “non-government” ways have landed him with a 2-year jail sentence and 6 strokes of the rotan. The 28-year-old posed as an off-duty policeman and tried to extort cash, valuables and sex from a boyfriend-girlfriend pair at Ang Mo Kio Ave 10 in March last year. Kumaresan approached 19-year-old Aravind Naidu outside a public toilet near Block 433 and told him that...

LEONG SZE HIAN: I refer to the article “PSD polling public officers on Oxley Road spat as allegations involve integrity of public sector” (Straits Times, Jun 28). It states that “The Public Service Division (PSD) is polling public officers about the ongoing spat between Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his siblings, as the accusations involve the integrity of the public sector. The PSD said...

  How do you identify a Singaporean pumping petrol in Malaysia without looking at his car plate? Erm, just look at this “rocker” lah.   Petrol in Malaysia cost about 60 percent less per litre compared to pump prices in Singapore. As a result, it has become as much an art as well as a professional practice for Singaporeans travelling across the Causeway to “fill her up”...

Drivers, please give way to ambulances with their blinkers and sirens on. Don’t be like this fella – the driver of white Citroen SLJ1709M. He was caught on camera refusing to give way to a private ambulance despite getting honked at repeatedly. The incident took place on last Friday (23 Jun) along the PIE near Stevens Rd exit. The ambulance was sending an elderly woman to hospital after she suffered...

Lee Hsien Yang and his wife Lee Suet-Fern are now in Hong Kong, reportedly because they’re “vising a friend”. Reporters in Hong Kong caught them at the airport yesterday and no one was there to pick them up. But why has the couple suddenly flown north in the midst of a public spat with Big Bro PM Lee Hsien Loong? Lee Hsien Yang and his wife Dr Lee Wei Ling have publicly accused PM Lee of abusing...

A strange encounter of Yishun-esque proportions has taken place at Block 303 Tampines St 32. Mr Wong, a resident of a HDB flat unit there says his neighbour has hung up not one, but two pairs of panties facing his unit for fengshui reasons. Mr Wang moved into the unit 4 years ago and he said that since then his neighbour has been harassing him. But why the hate? “Neighbour said when I moved in I...

The weather has been pretty unpredictable lately, fluctuating from hot sunshine to heavy rain. If you’re driving along Grange Road in the Orchard area when the winds are strong, beware of unidentified falling objects! This sofa apparently fell out of the sky and landed in front of a motorist yesterday at 9.40am. The motorist, Mr Bai, was driving with his wife in tow when he saw a black speck across...

Ho Ching has replied to Lee Hsien Yang’s accusations that she stole documents belonging to Lee Kuan Yew. She said that she had found the documents he was referring to while packing LKY’s items. During that time, she said the Lee Hsien Yang and his wife were overseas. Ho’s “tidying up the house in the first 2 weeks of April” tale appears to match what her husband Prime...

Senior Minister of State Indranee Rajah says the government must get involved in the 38 Oxley Road dispute and that it is not a must for the house to be torn down. The MP for Tanjong Pagar GRC and Deputy Speaker of Parliament said this in a post yesterday, titled “4 Things You Should Know about the Oxley Dispute”. She said: “As Singaporeans we are all saddened by the Oxley dispute....

Three women who are foreigners between the age of 37 and 42 have been arrested for providing sexual services. They were found to be in Singapore on social visit passes, but allegedly used them to engage in prostitution-related activities. Police raided a 14th floor flat at Jurong West St 65 on Wednesday (21 Jun) and arrested the women. One of them had apparently just arrived in Singapore and had not...

It looks like even the compulsory affixing of car decal identifying private-hire drivers’ vehicles as plainclothes taxis come 1 Jul has not deterred drivers from taking up the trade despite complaints about the #&$*# LTA rule. Now, taxi drivers should be worrying about their rice bowl as the LTA has received 39,000 applications for the Private Hire Car Driver’s Vocational Licence. 33,000...

Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam has urged Singaporeans to”have confidence, no matter today’s sad dispute”, and to count on the Government to uphold the system of governance build by the late Lee Kuan Yew and his team that respects the rule of law. Meanwhile, a segment of Singaporeans have urged Lee siblings Dr Lee Wei Ling and Lee Hsien Yang to stop “washing their...