Woman Fractures Mother’s Nose Over Korean Drama Dispute

A 24-year-old jobless woman punched her mother twice, fracturing her nose in a dispute over a cancelling their subscription to a Korean drama cable channel on 5 October. Today, she was placed on nine months' supervised probation. Korean drama fan Narelle Olivia Phoon Rujun overheard her mother, Jessie Chew Yit...

Former Footballer Says Singapore Prison Is “Hardcore”

Singapore has been called many things. Tourists know us for our good food and plentiful shopping, but writer William Gibson preferred "Disneyland with the Death Penalty". But home of a "hardcore prison", tougher than those in England or Germany? Seems a bit of a stretch, really. But former professional footballer Lutz Pfannenstiel...

Disembodied Drivers To Put Taxis Out Of Business

Not many of you may know this, but Singapore has been testing driverless vehicles in NUS and at the Chinese and Japanese Gardens since the start of the year. So here's a reminder. The Singapore National Research Foundation has been funding research on driverless technology, being done by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology...

Kit Chan Pits Against Other Industry Veterans

To most Singaporeans, Kit Chan is a household name, with many remembering her as the singer of National Day Parade (NDP) Song, ‘Home’. This talented songstress, also dubbed one of Singapore's most multi-faceted artistes, made her entry into the Taiwanese market with her 1994 album ‘Heartache’. Recently, 42-year-old Kit Chan disclosed...

5 Ideas For LTA To Utilise Money From Fines

To usher in the new year, LTA has shared some good news: 40 more closed-circuit television (CCTV) locations! (Read: more fines!) In addition to the 30 extra CCTV cameras installed earlier this year, LTA is putting in 40 more cameras islandwide to deter illegal parking. From 1 Jan 2015, fine amounts...

Calm Down, Khaw Boon Wan Doesn’t Really Want To Break Into Your House

Minister Khaw Boon Wan recently wrote a blog post regarding uncooperative neighbours preventing the Housing Development Board (HDB) from fixing ceiling leaks. The leaks are apparently a sore point for the HDB, as mentioned in the blog, "25% of the complaints HDB receives today concern ceiling leakages in HDB flats", and "about 30% (2,800 ceiling leak...

Local Celeb Cynthia Koh’s Arms Covered In Bedbug Bites After Staycation

On 9 December, Mediacorp actress Cynthia Koh posted pictures of herself on a “paycation” at Hotel Jen Orchardgateway. First of all, what's a "paycation"? Who knows? Second of all, turns out things did not turn our well for the actress, as few days later she posted pictures of bed bug bites...

CNA’s Censors Interview To Make Stray Dog Feeder Blame Stray Dog Feeders

Channel News Asia (CNA) was caught in its selective reporting, thus misleading the public News of the rat infestation at Bukit Batok broke last week, causing an uproar among Singaporeans. Authorities have been quick to pin the blame on stray dog feeders, rather than hold Jurong Town Council responsible. To reinforce this...

Judge Tells NSFs It’s Okay To Disobey Superiors (Sometimes)

Judge Tells National Servicemen Not To Obey Illegal Or Unlawful Orders Cavin Tan was a full-time National Serviceman (NSF) when he was ordered to drive a jeep, despite not having the Class 3 driving license required to drive one. As you can imagine, an accident happened as a result and his close friend...

This Taxi Driver’s Voice Will Surprise You

This one passenger was in for a treat Dr Thomas Manhart boarded a Comfort Delgro cab on the afternoon of 20 November, assuming it would be just a typical journey. After learning that his passenger is a voice lecturer, the 63-year-old taxi driver let slip that he used to take singing lessons with...

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