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Two women charged with Kim Jong-nam’s murder in Malaysia

Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, 29 and Indonesian Siti Aisyah, 25, have been charged for the murder of a North Korean on Feb 13. The duo were charged under Section 302 of the Penal Code in Malaysia, which carries the mandatory death penalty upon conviction. Indonesian Siti Aisyah, 25, was first brought before the Magistrate’s Court in Malaysia on Wednesday (Mar 1). …

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Opposition party veteran Sin Kek Tong dies at age 72

Opposition party veteran Sin Kek Tong has died. He was 72 years old, and passed on Monday (Feb 27) at 10.30am, reports Lianhe Zaobao. Sin is survived by his wife, a son, two daughters and three grandchildren. Sin, joined the general election back in 1988, and last took part in 2011, when he contested as the Chairman of Singapore Progressive …

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Punggol resident kills swarm of bees hiding in bathroom shower head

Imagine going into the bathroom of your HDB flat and finding out that it has been ‘invaded’ by a swarm of bees. Loading... Well, that was what happened to a Punggol resident, according to Twitter user @yokey017. In a post, the netizen said that the resident, her friend, found the bees in the shower head of his bathroom. Following the discovery, …

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Sembawang Hot Spring area to become a park

There were mixed reactions from visitors to Sembawang Hot Spring when told that the area will be turned into a park as soon as next year. Some people who have been visiting it for years were cold to the prospect and expressed dismay, while others were warm to the idea of redeveloping the area, which sits in a military camp. …

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Parliament: MOH receives an average of 160 bill-related complaints yearly

The Health Ministry has received an average of 160 cases of bill-related feedback each year for the past two years, said Minister of State for Health Lam Pin Min. Last year, 23 of these cases received via emails were related to overcharging – the vast majority of which were against the private sector, Dr Lam said in Parliament on Tuesday …

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Woman allegedly jumps into Clarke Quay canal after argument with BF — but kudos to onlooker who rescues her

Stomper Erman said he saw a woman jumping into the Singapore River at Clarke Quay near the Read Bridge this morning (Feb 28) at around 12.40am. According to the Stomper, the woman was quarrelling with her boyfriend before the incident took place. After the woman jumped, the Stomper and a worker watching over some berthed bumboats threw lifebouys into the water. Loading... A …

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