A drug trafficker was sentenced to death in 2017 for transporting heroin from Malaysia to Singapore. Photo: Shutterstock

Singapore executes Malaysian drug trafficker despite appeals

  • Abd Helmi Ab Halim was sentenced to death in 2017 for transporting heroin from Malaysia to the city state
  • Singapore insisted it had the right to use capital punishment against drug offenders after Malaysian law minister urged it to reconsider the hanging
Topic |   Singapore

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A drug trafficker was sentenced to death in 2017 for transporting heroin from Malaysia to Singapore. Photo: Shutterstock
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Yeung is known for his pro-establishment and pro-China views, which have made him deeply unpopular within Hong Kong’s pro-democracy camp. Photo: YouTube

Hong Kong restaurateur Alex Yeung sent home from Singapore over protests forum

  • Yeung is known for his pro-establishment and pro-China views, which have made him deeply unpopular within Hong Kong’s pro-democracy camp
  • Singapore police warned ‘foreigners should not advocate their political causes, through public assemblies, and other prohibited means’
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Yeung is known for his pro-establishment and pro-China views, which have made him deeply unpopular within Hong Kong’s pro-democracy camp. Photo: YouTube
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