A passenger was denied entry into the Philippines and was returned to Australia after being restrained and escorted off a Scoot flight for displaying “disruptive behaviour”.
Sim Lek Yam and Tan Im Choon had frequent disputes before the incident. Sim was sentenced to 10 weeks’ jail and required to pay US$96 to Tan.
Sol Iglesias, who is married to government critic Thum, said the university ‘disinvited’ her from speaking at a conference to be held in January.
The depressed student intended to hurt more pupils, but could not bring himself to after killing Ethan Hun Zhe in 2021.
The higher property taxes to be incurred from January 1, 2024 are due to higher market rents and annual values for most homes, which are used to calculate property taxes.
The man, 39, was sentenced to 10 years’ jail and nine strokes of the cane for engaging in a sexually exploitative relationship with someone aged 16-18.
Singapore’s Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam has launched a civil lawsuit against social media giant TikTok requiring they identify three users who, he said, spread false allegations of an extramarital affair.
Landlords in Singapore are increasingly preferring tenants who do not work from home, citing privacy concerns and the hassle of splitting utility bills.
Ng Beng Heng was sentenced to 11 weeks’ jail after pleading guilty to a charge of appearing nude in public and a charge of committing mischief.
A woman claimed the intruder left after saying he had ‘entered the wrong room’ where she was staying with her husband and toddler.
Husband-wife founder duo Daniel Chew and Rebecca Ting said they ‘do not condone the killings of thousands of innocent Palestinians’ after being criticised for their pro-Israel stance.
The victim was sleeping on her grandfather’s bed when her brother sexually violated her in 2020.
Zeng Xiuying, 52, repeatedly tried to hand officials at Changi Airport around US$50 in cash to ‘help her’ board her flight after she and her companion were turned away for not having valid visas.
Muhammad Izal, 34, had been charged in Singapore for immigration offences on four previous occasions and was deported in May last year.
Chinnaiah Karthik followed the victim who alighted at Kranji MRT station after she boarded the wrong train on her way back to the on-campus residence.
Jocelyn Lee Sock Hui, 28, felt unappreciated by her boss so she used his credit card details to buy thousands of dollars of goods for herself online, a court heard.
The teacher, a 64-year-old man, knew the victim in 2020 when the boy was a Secondary 1 student and they had a teacher-student relationship.
Muhammad Uzair Abdul Rahman and his friends plied the victims with alcohol and raped them at a flat in 2021.
The man asked his son’s best friend for his number on the pretext of keeping tabs on his son’s progress in school, but then repeatedly asked the 13-year-old for nude pictures and sex.
Muhammad Zaki Yaris Ali was sentenced to eight years and seven months’ jail, as well as six strokes of the cane after pleading guilty to one charge of voluntarily causing grievous hurt.
Officials said the illegal drugs were hidden in multiple packages and boxes placed under the suspects’ trolley and duffel bags.
Malaysian national Thevendran Rao Rejendran pleaded with the court for leniency, accusing the victim of also using vulgarities against his mother which made him angry.
Khoo Wei Yang, 24, was sentenced to five months’ jail for outraging the girl’s modesty. He claimed that he was unable to control his ‘urges’.
The victim was trying to break up the fight when Thangarasu Rengasamy bit down so hard on his finger that it was partially amputated.
Singapore’s Prime Minister’s Office has ordered Australia-based website East Asia Forum to issue a correction over falsehoods in an article written by an academic.
Indah Nur Wahyuni told police that she was treated well by her employer and provided no reason for her multiple assaults, which were caught on closed-circuit television.
Tan Jeck Tuang, 69, instructed the maid to ‘sleep’ before his assaults, putting her in a depersonalised state of helplessness, the court heard.
The judge ruled that the victim had been in a vulnerable position as she was sleeping.
Indonesian domestic worker Nurfiyawati stole red packets containing more than US$5,000 worth of cash, a court heard. Her employer uncovered the thefts after happening upon one of her videos on TikTok.
Former immigration officer Teo Hwee Peng, 49, was jailed for nearly three years and fined about US$2,000 for helping Chinese national Liang Qinglan get arrested, thereby giving her access to special passes to extend her stay.