Esmond Service Centre Repairs Laptops & Phones, Zhng Your Gadgets In Time For 2021

Esmond Service Centre Helps Fix Your iPhones, MacBooks & Other Essential Devices

While some of our friends are deciding whether to buy the iPhone 12, the thriftier ones among us may want to hang on to our current trusty models as they’re still in good condition.

Being thrifty doesn’t have to mean losing out, as a simple fix at Esmond Service Centre can make our gadgets good as new.


From repairing exasperating screen cracks to software upgrades, you’ll find everything you need to ring in the new year with a ‘new’ device.

Fix cracked phone screens for undisrupted Netflix & chill

Watching Netflix shows or your crush’s Instagram stories isn’t half as fun when you have to stare at a cracked phone screen.

Making the screen as smooth as your crush’s complexion is an easy fix at Esmond Service Centre.


From $58 for an iPhone screen replacement, your phone can go from dropped dead gorgeous to good as new.

Now you can watch all the Netflix marathons you want, or double tap multiple cute Instagram photos of your crush without distractions.

Upgrade your laptops for a smoother WFH experience

When you’re not kicking it back on social media, you’ve probably been busy typing away on your laptop in your WFH nook.


Months of furious tapping on the keyboard may have resulted in some wear and tear, which is why your laptop could use a mini makeover.

Say goodbye to wonky display screens that give you headaches, as Esmond Service Centre will magically fix that for you from $138.


They accept all brands and models, from MacBooks to HP and Dell, so you can send whatever laptops that your workplace uses.

Avid gamers can also enquire about software enhancements such as upgrading the RAM or harddisk capacity.

Prices may vary for these services, so we’d suggest contacting them directly for a quote.

Once your laptop is up and running a lot smoother than before, you’ll be able to finish projects and send those client emails at lightning speed.

In-store & online customer service available

No matter what hardware or software issues you may be facing, Esmond Service Centre is a one-stop shop for the solutions you need.

They’ll repair virtually any device, including the following most commonly used ones:

  • MacBook Pro
  • MacBook Air
  • iMac
  • All Windows laptops
  • Gaming laptops
  • All Microsoft Surface Pro models
  • iPhones
  • iPads
  • Android smartphones

The list is non-exhaustive, so don’t be shy to ask about a gadget of yours that needs fixing.

If the recent 11.11 sales made you do a double take at your bank balance, you may want to consider getting a quote first before heading down to the shop.

Simply visit their site here, and they’ll get back to you soonest with an estimate for the specific type of repairs you require.

You can then drop by the store for further consultations and have your devices fixed. Here’s how to get there.

Address: 460 Alexandra Rd, #02-39 Alexandra Retail Centre, Singapore 119963
Opening hours: Monday – Friday 10am – 8pm, Saturday 10am – 6pm. Closed on Sundays.
Nearest MRT station: Labrador Park

If you have any other queries, the service centre is also contactable via the following modes:

Hotline: 6612 1503
Call/SMS/WhatsApp: 8828 8180
Telegram: @ELservicecentre

Zhng your gadgets in time for 2021

2020 may have made many of us a little more cautious with our money, but the new year beckons some much-needed change.

Start with the devices you use regularly, as these are useful investments in the long run.

With your gadgets looking good as new, it’s a lot like pressing Ctrl + Alt + Delete to restart in time for 2021.

This post was brought to you in collaboration with Esmond Service Centre.

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Changi Airport T4 Go-Kart Track Lets You Race With Friends In Real Life Mario Kart Adventures

Dino-Themed Carnival At Changi Airport Has Go-Kart & Bouncy Castle

With December fast approaching, the end of year festivities are in full swing.

And this year, Changi Airport has some exciting things planned for us.

Changi Airport’s Festive Village Has Huge Dinosaurs, 16m Christmas Tree & Snow Slide Till 3 Jan

Dinosaurs are invading the airport and they’re not just posing for awesome Christmas decorations.

From Thursday (26 Nov), there’ll be a dino-themed carnival at Terminal 4 (T4), including an exciting go-kart experience.

Image courtesy of Changi Airport

Read on to find out what else is in store for us at Changi Airport this festive season.

Mini go-kart races at Changi Airport

While we may be ‘trapped’ in Singapore this end-of-year holidays, fret not, as there’ll still be plenty of reasons for you to visit Changi Airport.

Instead of boarding planes, this time you can sit in a little go-kart and whiz up and down the roads around Changi Airport.

From Thursday (26 Nov), the T4 taxi bay will take on a new look, as a racing track.

Image courtesy of Changi Airport

At dusk, the circuit lights up with psychedelic neon lights, and you’ll even be able to race through a lighted tunnel.

Now you can take your Mario Kart adventures with friends to the real world with this exhilarating Dino Kart experience.

Changi Airport go-kartImage courtesy of Changi Airport

You’ll be able to zoom down the 200m track, testing your Tokyo drift skills by manoeuvering past 12 bends.

Children above 9 years old can also join in the fun on a novice circuit specially designed for younger racers. But they will have to be above at least 1.3m tall.

If you’re thinking that such an adventure is going to cost you a bomb, that’s where you’re wrong. Prices begin at just $12 for kids and $15 for adults.

Even better, if you’re going to do some holiday shopping at Changi Airport, activity passes for the carnival can also be redeemed at a discounted price for every $30 spent.

You can find out more details here.

Jump for joy at Dino Bounce

Dinosaur-loving little ones have even more reasons to jump for joy this year.

The carnival will also have Dino Bounce, a 30m long bouncy castle.

Changi Airport go-kartImage courtesy of Changi Airport

There’ll be 2 play zones at this jumbo inflatable — Dino Bounce Land and Dino Bounce Sea.

Changi Airport go-kartImage courtesy of Changi Airport

The young and young at heart will be able to conquer multiple obstacles like scaling a tower as they bounce on their favourite dinosaurs.

They’ll even be able to slide down a mammoth Brontosaurs’ back, which is 4m tall.

Dino Bounce is suitable for children between 5 to 12 years old, with a minimum height requirement of 1m.

Activity passes can be bought at just $8.

Dinosaur-themed market for festive goodies

If you can’t get enough of the prehistoric creatures, you can check out Dino Fest, a festive dinosaur-themed market at the T4 Departure Hall.


The market will run from 3 to 27 Dec, operating from Thurs to Sun. Opening hours are from 3pm to 11pm.

According to TODAY, there’ll be some 50 retail stalls set up, offering everything from food to adorable merchandise.

As you window shop, brace yourself for some special visitors as well. Dinosaurs will be seen roaming about from time to time, so don’t miss some great photo ops especially for the little ones.

To round off the experience, hop on over to Terminal 3 to walk alongside the majestic dinosaurs in a winter wonderland.

Head down to Changi Airport to join in the fun

Changi Airport will certainly be bustling with activities this festive season.

If you’re planning to head down for some dino-mite fun, here are the details for the Dino Kart and Dino Bounce:

Changi Airport Terminal 4
Address: 10 Airport Boulevard, Terminal 4, Singapore 819665
Opening hours:
Mon-Wed: 3-10pm
Thurs-Sun, Public Holidays: 2-11pm
Nearest MRT station: Changi Airport

There are also plenty of buses that will get you to T4. By MRT, you can hop onto the Dino Shuttle service from Terminal 3. Changi Rewards members and those under 16 get to ride for free, while others will have to pay $2.

The Dino Kart runs from now till 31 Dec, while the Dino Bounce will end on 3 Jan.

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Featured image courtesy of Changi Airport.

Mandarin Oriental Promises $100 Meal Credits For SG Voucher Users, Doubling Their Worth

Mandarin Oriental Offers $100 Dining Credits To SingapoRediscovers Voucher Users

Many Singaporeans are eagerly awaiting the roll out of the SingapoRediscovers vouchers just in time for the December holidays.

If you’re already scouring for deals among the 147 hotels and 37 attractions where they can be used, perhaps you could consider the Mandarin Oriental Singapore.

While each Singaporean has $100 worth of vouchers to spend, if you spend them at the Mandarin Oriental they’ll reward you with $100 of dining credits.


That effectively doubles the spending power of your vouchers!

$100 in dining credits to be used during stay

In a video posted on its Facebook page on Tuesday (24 Nov), Mandarin Oriental encouraged customers to book a stay with them using the SingapoRediscovers vouchers.

It’s especially worth it due to the $100 in dining credits they’re offering.

The credits can be used only during the period of stay, but we’re sure guests won’t have a problem using them up due to the lavish dining options available.

Range of dining options

Guests will be spoiled for choice on how to use their $100 dining credits, as they’ll be valid at places like elegant Italian restaurant Dolce Vita.


Guests who prefer cuisine closer to home can use them at eclectic Cantonese restaurant Cherry Garden instead.


If you’re just looking for a tipple with light bites, but with a breathtaking view of Marina Bay, check out Mo Bar.


If you just want to lounge by the pool, you can have poolside snacks and drinks in private cabanas.


While the dining credits can’t be used at for the Cherry Garden Dim Sum Brunch, Morton’s The Steakhouse, Teppan-Ya, and in-room dining, we think the array of other options should be enough to satisfy any gourmand.

Besides, the rooms already come with breakfast for 2 at Melt Cafe, so you won’t have to fork out a single cent on other food during your stay.

For the 3rd and 4th occupants of rooms that’re big enough for them, complimentary bed and breakfast is offered.

Late check-out from Jan to Jun

Of course, the Mandarin Oriental is also adored for its luxurious rooms with stunning views of Marina Bay or the sea, including the Singapore Flyer and Benjamin Sheares Bridge.


As they know that their guests won’t bear to leave the comfort of their rooms, Mandarin Oriental is also offering late check-out.

How late is late? That’s 6pm — A whopping 6 hours after most normal hotel check-outs.

This applies only for those who’re staying from 2 Jan to 30 Jun 2021.

Nothing like a good bargain

There’s nothing like a good bargain, and doubling the value of your SingapoRediscovers vouchers sounds like one.

The promotion is applicable to bookings made with the vouchers from 1-21 Dec, and for stays from 1 Dec to 30 Jun 2021, so there’s plenty of flexibility in terms of when you want to stay.

If you want to double the value of your SingapoRediscovers vouchers, check out the hotel’s SingapoRediscovers promotion here.

Don’t forget to redeem your vouchers online with SingPass or at community centres or clubs from 1 Dec!

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Photos Of Dakota Crescent Demolition Hit Us In The Feels, Iconic Flats Soon To Be No More

Dakota Crescent Demolition A Tangible Sign Of Historic Estate’s Impending Disappearance

Many Singaporeans are familiar with the Dakota Crescent estate, which was built in 1958 before the Housing Development Board (HDB) was established.

It appears that demolition works have started, a clear sign that the iconic flats will soon be no more.

Dakota Crescent overviewSource

Several netizens have shared photos and video clips of the demolition process.

Dakota Crescent demolished from top to bottom

In an image shared by a Reddit user, an excavator with a hydraulic demolition tool is seen tearing down Block 4 of Dakota Crescent.

A portion of the roof as well as several floors below visibly turned to rubble.

Dakota Crescent demolitionSource

A video by Facebook user Patrick on 10 Nov indicates that the demolition works may have started earlier, at a different block.

The sight hits us in the feels as the estate is steeped in Singapore’s rich history. According to Channel NewsAsia (CNA), it was built by the now defunct Singapore Improvement Trust when Singapore was still under British rule.

Soon, newer HDB flats will take its place, offering new residents a home closer to the city.

Estate won’t disappear entirely

Thankfully, the historical estate will not fully disappear. The Central cluster, which includes the iconic Dove playground will be conserved along with 6 blocks, reports TODAY.

Dove playgroundSource

This means that Singaporeans who grew up in the estate can come back for a trip down memory lane.

Younger Singaporeans who haven’t seen the buildings can also appreciate how far we have come in terms of public housing.

Block 16Source

A step forward

While it is saddening to see such a mature estate go, they will make way for higher rise blocks that can house more families for generations to come.

Fortunately, authorities have made an effort to conserve parts of the historical estate so an important piece of our past can remain.

Regardless, we’re sure that past residents will still miss their beloved homes. Hopefully with a portion of it still erect, they can continue to reminisce the good times they had there and remind younger Singaporeans of a memorable past.

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Timezone Opens Biggest Outlet In Westgate On 4 Dec, Time To Jio The Fam For Holiday Arcade Fun

Westgate Timezone Has Over 200 Arcade Games & A Bowling Alley

Claw machines, dance battles, and racing with friends are just some of the fond memories we have when we think of arcades.

Soon, westies can relive all those good times at the new Timezone arcade.


Singapore’s largest Timezone opens at Westgate on 4 Dec, so it’ll be the perfect opportunity for parents to bring their kids for some holiday arcade fun.

Westgate Timezone has over 200 arcade games

At 18,000 sq ft, the size of 3 basketball courts, Westgate’s Timezone will be the largest in Singapore.

And its size is not all the arcade has to boast about.

The new Timezone will feature over 200 of the latest arcade games.

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Renowned for their state-of-the-art games from LAI, Sega, Nintendo and many more, these can all be found at Timezone’s new outlet.

Opening on 4 Dec, you can jio your siblings and have a blast together.

Although with the wide selection of games they have, you may just have a hard time dragging them out of Timezone.

Carnival, racing and music zones

The Timezone at Westgate will have 3 zones — Carnival, Racing, and Music.

Reminisce about the good ol’ times as you compete with family and friends at games like Roll-a-ball at the Carnival Zone. This will be the first time this game debuts in Timezone.

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The Racing Zone on the other hand, is sure to satisfy adrenaline junkies out there with exhilarating games like Midnight Maximum Tune.

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At the Music Zone, you’ll be able to dance up a storm with familiar cult favourite games like Dance Dance Revolution and Pump It Up.

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Westgate Timezone has 8-lane bowling alley

Besides the 3 zones, Timezone Westgate also has many other exciting activities in store for you.

There will also be a giant claw machine at the arcade that gives you the chance to win big, literally. You can try your hand at winning huge plushies and many other prizes there.

Westgate Timezone also features many games exclusive to the outlet such as Laughing Madness Air Hockey and a Gotham with the Joker vs Batman game.

If you’re looking to change it up from the usual arcade games, there’s even a bowling alley in the arcade.

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There will be 8 lanes and 4 of these will be specially catered to kids with lighter balls provided, perfect for some family fun.

The Timezone at Westgate even has themed party rooms where events and birthday parties can be held.

Pay a visit to Singapore’s largest Timezone

Westgate Timezone opens on 4 Dec and here’s all you need to know about how to get there:

Westgate Timezone
Address: 3 Gateway Drive, #B1-03,4,5, Westgate, Singapore 608532
Opening hours:
Mon-Thu: 11.30am-9.30pm
Fri: 11.30am-10pm
Sat-Sun: 10.30am-10pm
Nearest MRT station: Jurong East

So if you’re looking for more ways to spend your year-end holidays with family and friends, you can consider paying Westgate’s Timezone a visit.

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Featured image adapted from Google Maps and Facebook.

Healthcare Workers Get Free Entry To Jewel Changi Sky Nets Till 25 Dec, Just Show Vocational Passes

Healthcare Workers Can Get Free Entry To Jewel Changi Sky Nets Till 25 Dec

Update (1 Dec, 5.15pm): Manulife has informed us that the complimentary passes have been fully redeemed. We hope those who’ve claimed theirs have had a fun time at the Jewel Changi Sky Nets.

Our healthcare workers have been on the frontline in Singapore’s fight against Covid-19. While they work tirelessly to ensure our wellbeing, they deserve a rest once in a while.

Manulife Singapore is offering complimentary passes to Jewel Changi Sky Nets – Walking, where they can bring their family for a day out.

healthcare workersSource

Each healthcare worker can redeem up to 4 passes for the attraction.

Thanking healthcare workers for their hard work

In a press release, Manulife Singapore said the passes are a gesture of appreciation for our frontliners, who risk their lives selflessly to care for others during the pandemic.

While doing so, Manulife hopes to extend a window for healthcare workers to unwind with their families.

As a result, 2,000 redemptions to the world’s largest walking net are up for grabs from 25 Nov-25 Dec.


Healthcare workers can simply flash their vocational passes to redeem up to 4 admissions to Manulife Sky Nets – Walking at Jewel Changi Airport.

Healthcare workers can unwind 25m above ground

According to Jewel Changi Airport’s website, Manulife Sky Nets – Walking is a taut web that hangs 25m above ground, providing a floating sensation.

It can be accessed at Canopy Park on level 5.


The open area seems like a good place to let loose while the kids run free.


Jewel recommends visitors to wear pants or shorts, and comfortable covered shoes while taking a walk in the skies. The minimum height requirement is 110cm.

Adult tickets, which usually cost $13.50 for Singapore residents, allow access to other attractions such as Discovery Slides, Foggy Bowls, Petal Garden, and Topiary Walk.

Foggy bowlsSource

A day out at Jewel

Having seen the pictures of the Sky Nets, we are tempted to head down to give it a go ourselves. There are also plenty of other things to do like admiring the Rain Vortex or grabbing a bite at one of Jewel’s many eateries.

After all, it’s a good idea to make full use of Jewel’s attractions for a day out with the family.


It’s heartening to see our everyday heroes being thanked for their tireless efforts and we wish them a good time with loved ones should they cop these complimentary passes.

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Featured image adapted from TheSmartLocal.

New Woodlands Mall Opens With Takagi Ramen & LJS So There’s More Makan Places In The North

New Woods Square Mall At Woodlands Opens With More Makan Options

Some might say Woodlands is an ulu area, but recently, there are increasingly more exciting new developments in the north.

Most recently, Woods Square, an integrated development of offices, retail, F&B, and a childcare centre, opened its doors to the public.

The new development, is a welcomed addition to the north. Located right next to Causeway Point and Woodlands Civic Centre, it provides a new hangout and makan spot for those living and working in the area.


Several renowned food places will also be opening there, such as Takagi Ramen and Long John Silver’s.

Takagi Ramen at Woods Square opens 24h

On the ground floor of Woods Square lies a familiar name, Takagi Ramen.

This is their 7th outlet to open in Singapore and the very first one in the North.


Not to mention that Takagi Ramen added bubble tea into their menu back in June, making it all the more enticing.


In its early days of opening, long queues were already spotted at Takagi Ramen.


Plus, the outlet is open 24 hours a day, satisfying your ramen cravings even if it’s in the wee hours of the night. Definitely a worthy contender for supper places in the area!

Long John Silver’s back in Woodlands

With the opening of Woods Square, Long John Silver’s has also returned to Woodlands.


Long John Silver’s fans who were deprived of the fast food after the outlet at Causeway Point shuttered will now have a reason to celebrate.

This new spacious store opened its doors to the public just a week ago on 16 Nov.


So if you ever find yourself in Woodlands and craving for some deliciously sinful fried food, you know where to go.

Many other eateries at Woods Square

Woods Square also has many more new dining options like Pho Street, The Soup Spoon, and Saizeriya, just to name a few.


With a dental clinic, a hairdresser, and a preschool also in the new complex, it will definitely be an added convenience to nearby residents.

Pay a visit to the new Woodlands mall

If you’d like to drop by and take a look around the new mall, here’s what you need to know.

Woods Square
6 Woodlands Square, Singapore 737737
Contact: 6773 6813
Nearest MRT station: 

The mall is also just minutes away from Woodlands bus interchange. If you’re driving, it is incredibly easy to get to via SLE and BKE.

So why not jio your kakis in the north for some good food at the new mall soon?

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Featured image adapted from Far East Organisation and Facebook.

Kovan Pool Lets Dogs & Owners Swim Together, For Bonding Time With Your Fur Kids

Pool At Mutts & Mittens In Kovan Lets Dogs & Owners Swim Together

Dog lovers may be bummed that they can’t bring their fur kids out for a swim at a public pool.

But that can change at this dog pool which opened in Kovan in Sep, allowing owners and their pups to swim together in a safe environment.

Kovan poolSource

The pool, called Mutts & Mittens, also provides floats and life vests for our canine friends who have not swum beyond the bath tub.

Animal shelter has swimming pool at Kovan

According to their Facebook page, on top of serving as an animal shelter, Mutts & Mittens also has a ‘Blue Lagoon’ measuring 8.5m x 5m.

Those with dogs that haven’t visited a pool before will be relieved to know that the water is only 1m deep, allowing owners to wade alongside their doggos.

Kovan poolSource

Staff on site can help dogs get accustomed to the water. We are also impressed that they are trained in dog CPR, meaning your fur kids are in safe hands at the pool.

Those with puppies who are quick learners can even start playing fetch in the pool.

Kovan pool Source

Open on weekends & select weekdays

According to a Facebook post, Mutts & Mittens’ swimming pool is open on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and the weekend. Dog owners can choose time slots that suit their schedules.

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Swim passes sell at $100 for five 1-hour sessions. Passes are valid for 3 months within the purchase date.

Dog owners who are interested in booking slots can find out more via this link.

If you happen to be in the area, you might just catch sight of the cute doggos paddling in the pool while driving by. Here’s the exact location so you’ll know which route to take:

Address: Mutts & Mittens Active, 862 Upper Serangoon Rd, Singapore 534691
Opening hours: 8am – 6pm daily, Blue Lagoon open on select dates & times stated above
Nearest MRT station: Kovan

Bonding time at the pool

It seems that this swimming pool is suitable for dogs and their owners who have gotten bored of walks at the park.

Wet doggoSource

After all, we all need a change of scenery once in a while, and that includes fur kids as well.

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Featured images adapted from @thegoldensunshine on Instagram.

New Lornie Nature Corridor Links Botanic Gardens To MacRitchie, Jio Your Buddies For A Hike

Lornie Nature Corridor & Park Connector Open As Part Of Coast-To-Coast Trail

Drivers who often travel along Lornie Road would be familiar with the narrow route and seemingly endless construction work.

While the nearby Highway has long been complete, it wasn’t until recently that the nature corridor was revealed to the public.

Part of the Coast-to-Coast (C2C) Trail, the Lornie Corridor and Park Connector (PC) offers hikers, joggers and cyclists an exciting new route.

Lornie Nature Corridor opens on 21 Nov

NParks announced the opening of the Lornie Nature Corridor in a Facebook post on Saturday (21 Nov).


Taking up part of the old 7-lane Lornie Road which is now a dual 2-lane road, the 1.76km Lornie Nature Corridor comprises:

  • a Nature Way
  • Park Connector (PC)
  • Central Catchment Nature Reserve buffer


The PCN itself links up with the existing C2C trail which takes hikers from Jurong all the way to Coney Island.

With this new path, they’ll have an easier route to explore Singapore’s natural scenery along the 36km trail.

Trail connects Botanic Gardens with MacRitchie

Bringing various parks along the C2C trail within reach of each other, the Lornie Trail links up Botanic Gardens with MacRitchie Reservoir Park, along a 10km stretch.


A stop along the way includes Adam Road Food Centre, where hikers can refuel before continuing their journey.

So if you’re planning to go on a hike soon, take note of this route on the map so you can plot your rest points accordingly.

More greenery in an urban area

Mostly a quiet urban area, this new trail is part of NParks’ efforts to restore nature there.

MPs Tan Chuan-Jin and Desmond Lee were even on site to help plant some greenery.


With over 100 species of trees and shrubs, NParks hopes that the landscape will mimic that of a rainforest in due time.

Jio your adventure buddies for a hike

Rather than taking a risk and exploring unknown places, routes like this enable us to appreciate Singapore’s greenery in a safe manner.

If you’re thinking of embarking on a new outdoor adventure with your buddies, suggest the Lornie Corridor to them.

And if they’re willing to go the extra mile, why not take the entire C2C trail too?

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Featured image adapted from Facebook and Google Maps.

Man Argues With Boy Over Cycling On Path & Allegedly Hits Him, Police Investigating

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Man Allegedly Hits Boy & Argues About Cycling On Path

When disagreements happen, violence is never the answer. As far as possible, we should always try to resolve issues without resorting to our fists.

A man allegedly confronted a 12-year-old boy over cycling on a certain path, which is part of the Park Connector Networks (PCN).

When the boy refuted that the Land Transport Authority (LTA) allows cycling on the path, the man said “don’t argue with me ah” and allegedly assaulted him, with a witness present to testify.

From pictures shown, the boy was left with a swollen right cheekbone, some bruising on his chest, and a mark on his left chin.


Thankfully, the boy is otherwise okay.

Man argues with boy & says he can’t cycle on path

Apparently, since last week, the boy has been told by this ‘uncle’ that he can’t cycle on the path.

This is the path that the boy’s father says he was cycling on.


It appears to be part of the Park Connector Network (PCN), where bicycles are allowed.

Regardless, the man appeared insistent. So the boy’s father told the boy to mention LTA regulations.

He did just that when he encountered the uncle again on Friday (20 Nov).

Man grabs phone during argument

In a video taken by the boy which you can view here, the man can be heard telling the boy to “turn back”, because he didn’t want to see him cycling in the area.

So the boy asks, “who say I can’t ride here?”, and the man replies, “I say”.


“Government say”, the man continued.

When the boy tries to bring up the LTA argument – “did you read LTA-” – the man appears to get agitated and interrupts him, saying “you don’t argue with me ah”.

Then a loud impact can be heard.

The man then says “want to argue with me ah? Take picture?” and grabs the phone, with the clip ending shortly after.

The boy’s father has cropped out the man’s face in the video.

Boy suffers minor injuries

The man allegedly continued to punch the boy until a witness apparently stopped the incident.

The witness also called the boy’s father down, who in turn called the police.

Following a confrontation where the man allegedly challenged the boy’s father to a fight, he eventually apologised after the witness told the man that they saw him punching the boy.

The boy was then taken to the hospital.

He posted some pictures of the injuries the boy apparently sustained.


There’s slight bruising on the boy’s chest.


An abrasion is also seen on the boy’s cheek.


The witness apparently said that the boy was “quite tough”, able to stand up after he “got beaten like that”.

Hopefully he’s okay, because assault can leave psychological scars, not just physical ones.

LTA allows cycling on PCNs

As with any story told on social media, there’s always more than one side of the story.

That said, the PCN is in fact fine for cyclists to ride on.

We don’t know what happened before and after the clip, although of course if an assault occurred, the perpetrator is at fault. Violence is never the way to settle any disagreements.

The police will be better able to judge what happened than the court of public opinion, and they’re currently investigating the incident.

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Featured image adapted from Facebook.


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