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Japanese man who crashed car into Singapore bus stop blames work culture for mishap

The man was the most junior employee in his firm and despite feeling unwell, used a company car to drive a senior colleague home. He was fined US$5,000 for the accident that injured his wife, son and a pedestrian.

6 Dec 2019 - 3:55PM

The man was the most junior employee in his firm and despite feeling unwell, used a company car to drive a senior colleague home. He was fined US$5,000 for the accident that injured his wife, son and a pedestrian.

Japanese man who crashed car into Singapore bus stop blames work culture for mishap
Expat in Singapore accused of killing man with wine bottle charged with ‘religiously aggravated’ act

Andrew Gosling, 47, is an Australian national accused of throwing a wine bottle from the seventh floor of a condo building, hitting people on the fifth floor.

5 Dec 2019 - 10:34PM

Andrew Gosling, 47, is an Australian national accused of throwing a wine bottle from the seventh floor of a condo building, hitting people on the fifth floor.

Expat in Singapore accused of killing man with wine bottle charged with ‘religiously aggravated’ act
Ex-top Singapore lawyer reinstated 11 years after Hong Kong hotel theft conviction

Choy Chee Yean, a former partner at Rajah & Tann, was convicted of burglary in Hong Kong in 2008 for stealing items from a hotel room.

20 Nov 2019 - 11:02AM

Choy Chee Yean, a former partner at Rajah & Tann, was convicted of burglary in Hong Kong in 2008 for stealing items from a hotel room.

Ex-top Singapore lawyer reinstated 11 years after Hong Kong hotel theft conviction
Singapore’s anti-molestation ads create divide between advocates and police

The posters appear on public transport and aim to deter potential offenders by highlighting the punishments associated with sexual violence.

18 Nov 2019 - 12:52PM

The posters appear on public transport and aim to deter potential offenders by highlighting the punishments associated with sexual violence.

Singapore’s anti-molestation ads create divide between advocates and police
Singaporean couple on trial for murder of five-year-old son they kept in a cage

The boy died from severe injuries in October 2016 and was found to have burns on two-thirds of his body after being scalded with hot water.

12 Nov 2019 - 2:47PM

The boy died from severe injuries in October 2016 and was found to have burns on two-thirds of his body after being scalded with hot water.

Singaporean couple on trial for murder of five-year-old son they kept in a cage
Singapore court slashes jail term of maid abuser in half after finding no link to victim’s blindness

Suzanna Bong Sim Swan was found guilty last year of hitting her maid around the head with a glass bottle, but a judge has reduced her sentence from 20 months to just 8 months on appeal.

11 Nov 2019 - 6:43PM

Suzanna Bong Sim Swan was found guilty last year of hitting her maid around the head with a glass bottle, but a judge has reduced her sentence from 20 months to just 8 months on appeal.

Singapore court slashes jail term of maid abuser in half after finding no link to victim’s blindness
Singles’ Day misery looms for Singapore’s e-scooter retailers due to new ban

Under the new ban, e-scooters will be confined to 440km of cycling paths island-wide, instead of 5,500km of footpaths.

8 Nov 2019 - 11:34AM

Under the new ban, e-scooters will be confined to 440km of cycling paths island-wide, instead of 5,500km of footpaths.

Singles’ Day misery looms for Singapore’s e-scooter retailers due to new ban
Nine weeks’ jail for Singapore National Service defaulter who grew up in Hong Kong

The city state’s defence ministry said Jonathan Lee Han Wen ‘wilfully remained overseas’ to pursue his studies.

6 Nov 2019 - 4:32PM

The city state’s defence ministry said Jonathan Lee Han Wen ‘wilfully remained overseas’ to pursue his studies.

Nine weeks’ jail for Singapore National Service defaulter who grew up in Hong Kong
Singapore cracks down on ‘pop-up’ brothels in rented flats amid spike in online prostitution

The city state is seeing a growing trend in online prostitution, with seven in 10 foreign females arrested between 2015 and last year for hawking their sexual services online providing these in residential estates.

25 Nov 2019 - 3:50AM

The city state is seeing a growing trend in online prostitution, with seven in 10 foreign females arrested between 2015 and last year for hawking their sexual services online providing these in residential estates.

Singapore cracks down on ‘pop-up’ brothels in rented flats amid spike in online prostitution
Alleged upskirter dies in Singapore after being caught by passers-by

The 46-year-old man, who had allegedly taken upskirt videos of a woman at Little India MRT station, collapsed after he was nabbed by members of the public.

1 Nov 2019 - 8:47PM

The 46-year-old man, who had allegedly taken upskirt videos of a woman at Little India MRT station, collapsed after he was nabbed by members of the public.

Alleged upskirter dies in Singapore after being caught by passers-by
Singapore police investigating condo owner for abusing security guard

The Ministry of Home Affairs said that it takes a stern view towards ‘any abusive behaviour against security officers who are carrying out their duties’. 

31 Oct 2019 - 12:01PM

The Ministry of Home Affairs said that it takes a stern view towards ‘any abusive behaviour against security officers who are carrying out their duties’. 

Singapore police investigating condo owner for abusing security guard
Chinese Singaporeans more likely to worry about immigration: survey

A survey by IPS examines how residents in the city state perceive the consequences if fault lines such as race, religion and immigration are mismanaged.

30 Oct 2019 - 12:33PM

A survey by IPS examines how residents in the city state perceive the consequences if fault lines such as race, religion and immigration are mismanaged.

Chinese Singaporeans more likely to worry about immigration: survey
Singapore leader Lee Hsien Loong thanks Malaysian queen for ‘royal’ sambal belacan

Unknown to many, spicy shrimp paste has played a pivotal role in strengthening the ties between Malaysia and Singapore.

29 Oct 2019 - 11:59AM

Unknown to many, spicy shrimp paste has played a pivotal role in strengthening the ties between Malaysia and Singapore.

Singapore leader Lee Hsien Loong thanks Malaysian queen for ‘royal’ sambal belacan
Singapore minister, MPs speak out after video of condo owner abusing security guard goes viral

Two lawmakers called for the extension of harassment laws to better protect security guards, while Minister Tharman said the resident’s behaviour was an example of a sense of entitlement.

29 Oct 2019 - 5:25AM

Two lawmakers called for the extension of harassment laws to better protect security guards, while Minister Tharman said the resident’s behaviour was an example of a sense of entitlement.

Singapore minister, MPs speak out after video of condo owner abusing security guard goes viral
Chinese national charged with murder of man in Singapore flat

If convicted, the 54-year-old suspect, who neighbours said is a ‘big-sized woman’, could face the death penalty.

28 Oct 2019 - 11:05PM

If convicted, the 54-year-old suspect, who neighbours said is a ‘big-sized woman’, could face the death penalty.

Chinese national charged with murder of man in Singapore flat
Queen reveals secret about her ‘belacan diplomacy’ between Singapore and Malaysia

Tunku Azizah disclosed that she was, for a time, the ‘official supplier’ of the shrimp paste to the city state’s founding father.

26 Oct 2019 - 9:15AM

Tunku Azizah disclosed that she was, for a time, the ‘official supplier’ of the shrimp paste to the city state’s founding father.

Queen reveals secret about her ‘belacan diplomacy’ between Singapore and Malaysia
Ex-CEO won’t be caned in Singapore for sexual assault on son’s 9-year-old friend at Halloween sleepover

Former chief of multinational who was sentenced to 24 strokes and 14 years in jail last year is spared the cane due to back ailments.

22 Oct 2019 - 8:36PM

Former chief of multinational who was sentenced to 24 strokes and 14 years in jail last year is spared the cane due to back ailments.

Ex-CEO won’t be caned in Singapore for sexual assault on son’s 9-year-old friend at Halloween sleepover
Singapore and China sign agreement to boost defence cooperation

Updated defence agreement scales up bilateral military exercises and establishes regular dialogue between defence ministers.

20 Oct 2019 - 5:37PM

Updated defence agreement scales up bilateral military exercises and establishes regular dialogue between defence ministers.

Singapore and China sign agreement to boost defence cooperation
Malaysian man killed Chinese ex-colleague in jealous rage, Singapore court hears

A Malaysian man in Singapore, who strangled a former co-worker he was in love with, admitted to killing her in a fit of jealousy.

18 Sep 2019 - 6:56PM

A Malaysian man in Singapore, who strangled a former co-worker he was in love with, admitted to killing her in a fit of jealousy.

Malaysian man killed Chinese ex-colleague in jealous rage, Singapore court hears
Singapore’s Lee Hsien Loong asks The Online Citizen to remove ‘defamatory article’ or face legal action

The prime minister’s spokesperson said an article published by The Online Citizen was a ‘scurrilous’ attack on Lee’s character and integrity.

2 Sep 2019 - 3:05PM

The prime minister’s spokesperson said an article published by The Online Citizen was a ‘scurrilous’ attack on Lee’s character and integrity.

Singapore’s Lee Hsien Loong asks The Online Citizen to remove ‘defamatory article’ or face legal action
How Singapore students above the age of 21 can sue their parents for educational costs

A Singapore judge recently ordered a father to pay part of his 22-year-old son’s education overseas, casting the spotlight on a little-known law that allows people above the age of 21 to sue their parents for education-related expenses.

30 Aug 2019 - 2:16PM

A Singapore judge recently ordered a father to pay part of his 22-year-old son’s education overseas, casting the spotlight on a little-known law that allows people above the age of 21 to sue their parents for education-related expenses.

How Singapore students above the age of 21 can sue their parents for educational costs
Chinese tourist stole from Gucci stores in Singapore because it was ‘easy’

The 26-year-old woman was sentenced to nine weeks jail for stealing from Italian luxury label Gucci’s Marina Bay Sands and Paragon outlets.

23 Aug 2019 - 10:44PM

The 26-year-old woman was sentenced to nine weeks jail for stealing from Italian luxury label Gucci’s Marina Bay Sands and Paragon outlets.

Chinese tourist stole from Gucci stores in Singapore because it was ‘easy’
Singaporean gets life in prison for killing Chinese lover, burning her body over 3 days

Leslie Khoo killed Cui Yajie after arguing with her at Gardens by the Bay because she was threatening to expose his lies to his bosses.

19 Aug 2019 - 11:10PM

Leslie Khoo killed Cui Yajie after arguing with her at Gardens by the Bay because she was threatening to expose his lies to his bosses.

Singaporean gets life in prison for killing Chinese lover, burning her body over 3 days
Singapore YouTuber Preetipls and brother Subhas Nair issued conditional warning over rap video

Police have issued Preeti Nair and her brother a punishment under a section of the penal law that forbids the promotion of enmity between different religious or ethnic groups.

14 Aug 2019 - 9:13PM

Police have issued Preeti Nair and her brother a punishment under a section of the penal law that forbids the promotion of enmity between different religious or ethnic groups.

Singapore YouTuber Preetipls and brother Subhas Nair issued conditional warning over rap video
Singapore driver jailed, caned for attacking colleague named Batman Suparman

The driver and Batman, who became famous on the Internet for his eye-catching name, were colleagues at Foodpanda and got into a spat earlier this year.

15 Aug 2019 - 1:08AM

The driver and Batman, who became famous on the Internet for his eye-catching name, were colleagues at Foodpanda and got into a spat earlier this year.

Singapore driver jailed, caned for attacking colleague named Batman Suparman
Two Singaporean soldiers charged over death of actor Aloysius Pang during training

Pang, who appeared in Chinese language TV shows and films, was completing compulsory reservist training in New Zealand in January when he suffered serious injuries while repairing artillery.

31 Jul 2019 - 3:55PM

Pang, who appeared in Chinese language TV shows and films, was completing compulsory reservist training in New Zealand in January when he suffered serious injuries while repairing artillery.

Two Singaporean soldiers charged over death of actor Aloysius Pang during training
Huawei closes Singapore stores for ‘security’ reasons after discounted phones draw huge crowds

The Chinese technology giant apologised and said it was unable to fulfil the promotion for the ‘vast majority’ of customers due to ‘overwhelming demand’.

26 Jul 2019 - 5:40PM

The Chinese technology giant apologised and said it was unable to fulfil the promotion for the ‘vast majority’ of customers due to ‘overwhelming demand’.

Huawei closes Singapore stores for ‘security’ reasons after discounted phones draw huge crowds
Singapore-born polar bear Inuka’s skeletal remains to be preserved for education purposes
New tech system to detect prison fights, multi-use wrist tags for inmates rolled out in Singapore
Singapore was the top cyber attack target during Trump-Kim talks, says report