‘Vicious’, ‘brutal’ attack in 2019 left victim with 54 injuries throughout her body including 31 injuries to her head.
Nicholas Koh Wei Xuan was sentenced to two months and three weeks’ jail for blackmailing his ex-girlfriend with a sex video that he took without her consent.
The 27-year-old, later identified as Cavell Chua Ke Qin, was stressed out because he did not have a girlfriend, the court heard. He was jailed for three weeks.
Chen Yonsheng was spotted throwing flags and National Day celebrations into a fire he had made in August last year. He pleaded guilty to committing mischief and destroying about US$35 worth of property.
Footage posted online shows the boy pulling his pants down before performing the obscene act on the animal.
Koh Liang Min created Facebook and Instagram accounts under different aliases and used them to post about the victim, calling her a ‘homewrecker’ and asking for her ‘rates’ for sexual services, a court heard.
Residential rent increases of more than 40 per cent and mounting operational costs mean seven in 10 businesses are considering relocating personnel out of the city state, a survey by the European Chamber of Commerce found.
Last year, rents for private housing in the city state shot up at their fastest rate in 15 years, leading one expat to warn that ‘anyone who can leave is leaving Singapore’.
The 19-year-old pleaded guilty to carrying the married woman into a hotel toilet where he knew another man intended to rape her.
17-year-old Zoe Gabriel, once mocked over a US$60 Charles & Keith handbag, is creating content for low-cost carrier AirAsia in her latest collaboration with brands.
Australian student Isabella Beale, a congenital amputee without a left forearm, said she found it ‘humiliating and upsetting’ that cabin crew told her to move from her seat in an emergency exit row.
Singapore’s survival approach includes maintaining extensive ties with the US, China and Europe to encourage a regional balance of power, Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam said.
Mohammad Syafiq Othman’s advances towards a sales assistant who walked with a limp were spurned, so he decided to stalk her home and molest her at knifepoint, a court heard.
Mohamed Khairul Riduan planned to travel to Gaza to join a militant group and fight the Israel military. He is the first public servant to be detained by the Internal Security Department for terrorism-related offences.
‘The question is, with 1.3 billion people mostly uninfected … we are bound to get mutations,’ said Singapore’s Health Minister Ong Ye Kung.
The good-as-new notes, introduced in 2013, are generally crisp and new-looking. But most are returned to the city state’s central bank soon after being used for gifting, which it said was not environmentally friendly.
Fine of S$10,000 (US$7,061) was levied following investigations by a disciplinary committee into Schooling’s admission he consumed cannabis overseas earlier this year.
The Virgin Group founder said he had felt ‘compelled to speak out’ about executions in the city state, but declined the invitation to take part in a televised discussion on the subject as he felt it would turn ‘serious debate into spectacle’.
The figure is higher than the city state’s official pandemic death toll of 1,403 residents because it includes people who had Covid-19 but died from other illnesses.
A 60-year-old Singaporean woman was sentenced to nine weeks of jail for violating her Covid-19 quarantine last year to window-shop, collect her lottery winnings and to get vaccinated.
Fong Soong Hert was quoted as having told Newcastle police he ‘just wanted to keep her quiet’.
Footage of the incident on Tuas Second Link showed a woman prying off a car’s number plate with her bare hands before hurling it at the vehicle’s windscreen.
Gaiyathiri Murugayan, who had repeatedly assaulted Piang Ngaih Don until she died in 2016, sought a shorter sentence of 12 to 15 years.
Omar Manan, 80, was taking a shower when he collapsed. His wife and son who attended to him were also electrocuted.
The former PhD student was detained in Singapore last December for acting as a paid foreign agent for China, and was also jailed in the US for spying.
Chinese national Hu Jun tested positive for Covid-19 in January last year, nine days after arriving in Singapore from Wuhan to spend Lunar New Year with his family. He and his wife Shi Sha were on Tuesday convicted of withholding contact tracing information.
The nurse, a 46-year-old Filipino woman, had already received two doses of the coronavirus vaccine.
Daryati, the maid, had been employed by Seow Kim Choo for about two months and had felt homesick. She plotted to rob her employers and retrieve her passport from a safe.
Liong Tianwei, a married father of two, is the first administrator of the sex-themed chat group called SG Nasi Lemak to be dealt with in court.