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Yishun Uncle and Nephew Dash into Burning HDB Flat to Save Neighbour

Yishun has been getting in the press for all the wrong reasons recently (and by recently, we mean for a couple of years now). But, this heroic rescue should restore some faith in the fact that not all Yishun-ers are siao langs. At around midnight yesterday, dense smoke emerged from a second-floor unit at Block 816 Yishun Ring Road. A …

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Lee Kuan Yew a Communist Collaborator and the PAP a N.Korea Government Replica, Claims Malaysian Press

Across the Causeway, some harsh words have been said about Singapore’s ruling People’s Action Party and arguably its most famous member, the late Lee Kuan Yew. Assertions have been made, stating the Lee meddles in Malaysian politics by starting an opposition party. Also, the Malaysians have stated that Lee moulded the PAP after the North Korean government because he was …

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Take a hint bro! Guy tells girl “You are mine”, despite her flatly rejecting him

Some people just cannot take “no” for an answer. A 19-year-old Stomper wanted to share how one of his secondary school mates will not stop texting girls on WhatsApp and Facebook. Said the Stomper: “He keeps texting one of my friends non-stop despite being warned countless times. “He just refuses to listen.” The stomper shared screenshots between the guy and one of his …

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42 arrested after police raid in Geylang illegal gambling dens

The police arrested 42 people after raiding gambling dens in Geylang on Monday (Mar 20). The operation which began at around 9pm, lasted for two and a half hours, until 11.30pm, reports Shin Min Daily via Lianhe Zaobao. During the operation, the police also locked down a 100-metre alley between Geylang Lorong 14 and Lorong 16. Reporters on the scene, witnessed around …

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SPH Radio fined $7,000 for racially insensitive remarks made on show

Singapore Press Holdings Radio (SPH Radio) has been fined $7,000 after deejays on one of its radio stations made racially insensitive remarks on air. In a statement on Tuesday (Mar 21), the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) said that the insensitive remarks were made on Jan 11, 2017, when deejays on Kiss92 FM were discussing a study on the sleep …

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Turtle in Thailand dies from complications due to operation to remove coins it ate

Ormsin, a sea turtle that became an international celebrity, died on Tuesday. Loading... The 25-year-old turtle died from a blood infection. Her condition deteriorated after a second operation over the weekend. She had been in intensive care ever since with a weak pulse and was being given oxygen. Her veterinary surgeons announced the death on Tuesday afternoon. Last week, the …

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Han Hui Hui says sorry over ‘contemptuous material’ in posts

The Attorney-General’s Chambers will not pursue contempt of court charges against blogger Han Hui Hui after she apologised and removed several posts that accused the courts of being politically motivated and seeking to persecute her. In a press release on Tuesday (Mar 21), the AGC said it wrote to Ms Han last Monday about “contemptuous material” in a video published …

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This is why you should stop throwing coins into turtle ponds for luck

“This is not a wishing well. Please do not throw coins into the pond,” so say two new signs at a turtle pond in Dempsey Hill. The signs were placed there last Monday after news broke that a turtle in Thailand swallowed 5kg of coins – amounting to about 2,000 Thai baht (S$80) – thrown in by tourists seeking good …

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