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Man arrested after leaving two bags unattended at Aljunied MRT station

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 14:13
SINGAPORE - A 27-year-old man was arrested on Friday (June 16) for leaving two bags unattended at Aljunied MRT station. According to a statement by the police, they were alerted to the unattended bags at 10.04am on Friday. Police officers later traced and...

Mrs Lee Suet Fern leaves managing partner role in her law firm's S'pore office

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 13:54
SINGAPORE - Mrs Lee Suet Fern, the wife of Mr Lee Hsien Yang, has stepped down as managing partner of her law firm's Singapore office, TODAY has learnt.  She will continue helming its international leadership team. Her successor, Mr Ng Joo Khin, has been...

Estate agents estimate 38 Oxley Road property to be worth around S$24 million

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 13:10
SINGAPORE - The historic property at the heart of a public dispute between Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his siblings is estimated to be worth around S$24 million, according to estate agents. The century-old house at 38 Oxley Road, sitting on an...

Chinese state media, netizens seize on Lee family dispute to criticise Singapore

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 12:00
SINGAPORE - Chinese state media and netizens have seized on the feud between Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his siblings to criticise the Republic's leadership, drawing a sharp contrast between their coverage and that of the media in countries around the...

S$24,000 fine for recalcitrant TCM practitioner who ran unlicensed massage outlets

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 11:45
SINGAPORE - A Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practitioner was fined S$24,000 on Friday (June 16), having run a network of unlicensed massage establishments, with some offering sexual services. Goh Seng Ngei, 64, had earlier pleaded guilty to 24 charges...

Friendships flourish at Tampines community garden, cafe

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 11:15
Joey Chua Xue Ting2 days 1 hour agoSINGAPORE — Part-time taxi driver Chew Wei’s application for a community garden was r

Friends collect application forms for mystery presidential hopeful

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 10:55
Tan Weizhen1 day 23 hours agoSINGAPORE — A group of four turned up at the Elections Department on Friday (Jun 16)

More rainy days expected in second half of June, but temperatures can still hit 35°C

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 10:50
1 day 23 hours agoSINGAPORE — More rainy days are expected in the second half of this month as compared

Thieves Market vendors get 50% rebate to take up stalls in hawker centres

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 10:30
Kelly Ng1 day 16 min agoSINGAPORE — Eligible vendors at the Sungei Road Thieves Market who have applied to ta

Traffic police launches month-long crackdown on errant drivers of heavy vehicles

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 10:20
Kelly Ng22 hours 29 min agoSINGAPORE — A rise in traffic violations and fatal accidents due to heavy vehicles ha

A street party a year keeps the neighbours close

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 10:15
Valerie Koh18 hours 37 min agoSINGAPORE — One of Singapore’s longest-running street parties at a private housing es

Eight Mediacorp radio stations among top 10: Survey

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 09:55
16 hours 57 min agoSINGAPORE — Eight out of 10 most-listened-to radio stations are from Mediacorp, accor

Little garden with swings add colour to Aljunied Crescent neighbourhood

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 09:50
Valerie Koh5 hours 2 min agoSINGAPORE — Standing in sharp contrast to an elderly home in the sleepy neighbourhood

Used clothing brings festive cheer to needy families in Tampines Changkat

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 09:45
Valerie Koh5 hours 7 min agoSINGAPORE — For the past five years, a Residents’ Committee (RC) in Tampines Changkat

Govt has powers to do ‘what is in national interests when it comes to property rights’

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 09:20
Kenneth Cheng5 hours 27 min agoSINGAPORE — The dispute between the Lee siblings over their Oxley Road family home ha

Dead otter found in cage, man caught setting traps: PUB

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 08:18
SINGAPORE - A dead otter was found in a cage along the Marina Promenade in the Kallang Basin on Wednesday morning (June 14), and a man was caught six hours later in the area setting up traps. The PUB said the man was caught by reservoir staff during their...

China kindergarten blast was bomb, suspect killed: official

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 06:54
FENGXIAN - Chinese police said on Friday (June 16) the explosion that killed eight people and injured dozens more outside a kindergarten was caused by a makeshift bomb and the bomber died in the blast. The public security ministry said in a statement that the...

Stamford Law, Lee Suet Fern had no role in drafting any of Mr Lee’s Last Will: Lee Hsien Yang

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 06:50
SINGAPORE – In a span of several hours, Mr Lee Hsien Yang came out twice on Friday (June 16) to rebut Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's concerns over the role his wife Mrs Lee Suet Fern and her law firm, Stamford Law, played in the drafting of Mr Lee Kuan...

Man jailed 4 years for forging ex-wife's cheques, stealing her branded handbags

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 06:26
SINGAPORE – When his ex-wife left for a three-week trip to China in 2013, Kelvin Ang Soon Lim took the opportunity to forge two cheques in her name worth S$640,000 - one to pay off debts, and another to spend with his Chinese girlfriend. Ms Li Xiangli,...

Cleaner charged with molest

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 04:47
SINGAPORE – A cleaner was charged in court on Friday (June 16) with one count of outrage of modesty.  On Wednesday, at around 7.30pm, Bepari Titu, 36, had allegedly molested a 32-year-old Indonesian woman at the 11th floor lift lobby of a Housing...