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Husband of murdered Singaporean woman denies killing wife at a Newcastle hotel

The husband of a woman found dead in a Newcastle hotel has denied her murder. Pek Ying Ling, 51, was found dead at the County Aparthotel on 6 December while on a trip from Singapore with her husband, ahead of meeting up with their three sons for a family holiday. Despite attempts to save her […]

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Singapore: 22-year-old arrested for uploading obscene material on OnlyFans

A 22-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday for uploading obscene materials on OnlyFans, an online subscription-based content platform. In a media release on Wednesday, police said they received a report on 4 September, claiming that the man had uploaded images and videos of his privates to his OnlyFans account. They seized his account on 11 […]

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Man bitten 26 times in 10 seconds by 20 otters during morning walk in Singapore park

A man was severely attacked by a pack of otters in a Singapore park, claiming he was bitten 26 times in 10 seconds. Graham George Spencer was out for a morning walk in the park, when he came across around 20 otters crossing the path in front of him, he said. At first, they were […]

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Grab: Singapore-based ride-hailing and payments app falls in $40 billion market debut

Singapore-based ride-hailing and payments app, Grab made its stock market debut on New York’s Nasdaq trading platform. Shares initially rose before falling sharply. The share sale valued Grab at more than $40 billion making it the largest ever US listing by a South East Asian firm. Instead of a conventional share sale, Grab went public […]

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Giant iconic globe of SM Mall of Asia in Singapore gets stolen by someone riding a helicopter

The iconic globe of SM Mall of Asia was stolen on Saturday. A Facebook user Chester Tangonan shared a video showing the globe being stolen by someone riding a helicopter. “Spot nyo ‘to, guys!” (Guys, spot this!) he wrote. “Nakunan ng dashcam ko ngayon lang na tinatangay yung MoA globe! Ano yon?” (My dashcam caught […]

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Nagaenthran Dharmalingam: Singapore puts execution of ‘low IQ’ drug smuggler on hold

A court in Singapore has put on hold the imminent execution of a Malaysian drug smuggler who campaigners say has limited mental capacity. Nagaenthran Dharmalingam was scheduled to be hanged on Wednesday for attempting to bring a small amount of heroin into Singapore 12 years ago. Malaysian authorities and human rights groups called for a […]

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Singapore bans book on censorship over ‘offensive images and cartoons’

Singapore banned a book on censorship over “offensive images” including controversial cartoons of the Muslim Prophet Mohammed, authorities said today. The city-state is majority ethnic Chinese but has a sizeable Muslim minority, and has strict laws to curb hate speech and actions promoting ill-will between religious or racial groups. The book, “Red Lines: Political Cartoons […]

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Singapore police investigates ‘clowns’ approaching children at primary schools

Several instances of people dressed as clowns were reported to have approached children at various primary schools. Multiple reports were lodged, the police told on Monday, adding that they are “verifying the facts with an education centre on their alleged involvement in the incidents”. Messages circulating on social media also alleged that the people dressed […]

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Mysterious ‘Havana syndrome’ delays Vice President Kamala Harris’s trip to Vietnam

US Vice-President Kamala Harris’s flight to Vietnam was delayed by several hours due to an “anomalous health incident” with similarities to so-called Havana syndrome, reports say. The mysterious syndrome first affected people at the US embassy in Havana in 2016 and may be caused by directed microwave radiation. Ms Harris was in Singapore ahead of […]

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Singapore sentences British man to six weeks in prison for refusing to face mask in public

A Singapore court sentenced a British man to six weeks in prison on Wednesday, local media reported, after he repeatedly breached coronavirus protocols by refusing to wear a face mask in public. Benjamin Glynn, 40, was found guilty on four charges over his failure to wear a mask on a train in May and at […]

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United States seizes Singapore owned oil tanker for making oil deliveries to North Korea, violating sanctions

The United States has seized a Singapore-owned oil tanker that was used to make oil deliveries to North Korea in violation of international sanctions, the Justice Department said. A New York federal judge issued a judgement of forfeiture authorising the US to take ownership of the M/T Courageous, which is currently in Cambodia. The ship, […]

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Singapore: 13-year-old hacked to death in school washroom with an axe purchased online

The death of a 13-year-old school going boy has shocked Singapore. A 16-year-old was charged with murdering a fellow student, whose body was found in a bathroom. An axe was seized as evidence. Initial investigations found that the two boys did not know each other. The incident saw the prestigious River Valley High School briefly […]