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Inland ash-scattering services to be available by 2020: NEA

By 2020, people will be able to scatter the ashes of their loved ones inland, besides the current options of scattering ashes at sea or keeping the remains in a niche. Inland ash scattering will be available at Choa Chu Kang Cemetery Complex in 2020 and Mandai Crematorium and Columbarium Complex in 2021, said the National Environment Agency (NEA) in a press …

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Trump threatens 20% tariff on all imported EU cars as bloc slaps duties on US goods

President Donald Trump on Friday (June 22) threatened to escalate a trade war with Europe by imposing a 20 per cent tariff on all US imports of European Union-assembled cars, a month after the administration launched an investigation into whether auto imports pose a national security threat. “If these Tariffs and Barriers are not soon broken down and removed, we will be …

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Singaporean model-DJ Tenashar facing charges for taking and importing drugs

Local model and club DJ Tenashar, 32, is facing charges for two counts of drug consumption involving cocaine an psilocin, the latter being a substance found in most psychedelic mushrooms. The former FHM Singapore cover girl, whose full name is Debbie Valerie Tenashar Long, is also facing one count each of importing psilocin — a controlled drug — and being …

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Demolition of Rochor Centre to begin on June 26 in preparation for North-South Corridor: LTA

Rochor Centre will be demolished gradually beginning next Tuesday (June 26), in preparation for the upcoming North-South Corridor, said the Land Transport Authority (LTA). The iconic public housing estate’s four residential blocks will be demolished floor by floor using machinery, with works starting at the top floors, said LTA on Wednesday. The demolition is expected to be completed by April 2019, it added. …

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Vanness Wu and Arissa Cheo end 5-year marriage after 3 years of living separately

Taiwanese actor-singer Vanness Wu and Singaporean socialite Arissa Cheo have divorced after a five-year marriage. Wu, 39, and Cheo, 35, got hitched in a fairytale wedding in November 2013 after dating on-and-off for seven years, reported AsiaOne. According to Jayne Stars, who described the couple as having a “marriage from hell”, Wu had “asked for divorce several times” but Cheo had refused …

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Fatal gang rape of Thai woman: Suspects taken back to crime scene

The four perpetrators involved in the fatal gang rape of a 21-year-old woman on May 26 were led by the police through a crime re-enactment at the scenes of the abduction in Muang and the rape in Ma Kham district. The four men were identified as Natthapong Saenkla, 24, Patthawee Boontham, 23, Surasit Jaikhammee, 23, and an 18-year-old man whose name was …

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Naked woman, 35, at Pioneer MRT Station arrested

A woman was seen naked at Pioneer MRT Station on Wednesday night (June 6) and subsequently arrested. Several Stompers alerted Stomp to photos of the woman that have been circulating online, along with claims that the incident occurred at Paya Lebar MRT Station. In one of the photos, the woman is seen clinging to a man and appears to be …

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