Former S-League player Gaye Alassane's Singapore citizenship has been revoked over his involvement in an international match-fixing syndicate, said media reports on Thursday (7 December). A Ministry of Home Affairs new release a 43-year-old man of African origin was served with a Notice of Proposed
A man who filmed obscene videos of males in public toilets in shopping malls along Orchard Road was jailed 10 weeks and fined $4,000 on Wednesday (6 December). Colin Teo Han Jern, 27, had pleaded guilty to five counts of making an obscene film, four counts of being a public nuisance and one count of
Two men were charged for renting out their condominium units for short-term stay via Airbnb on Tuesday (5 December) at the State Courts, in the first such case in Singapore involving rentals through the home-sharing platform. In February this year, Parliament passed a new law to ban home owners from
Football Association of Singapore (FAS) general secretary Winston Lee will resign at the end of December, the FAS announced on Friday (1 December).
Tan Hui Zhen, 33, was jailed 16 years and six months while her husband Pua Hak Chuan, 38, was jailed 14 years and given 14 strokes of the cane for repeatedly abusing Annie Ee Yu Lian, 26, who died in the couple’s flat in Woodlands on 13 April 2015. In meting out the sentence in the High Court, Justice
A former SMRT bus driver who failed to keep a proper lookout and crashed into another SMRT bus, injuring 14 passengers in the process, was fined $2,500 on Thursday (30 November). Subramaniam S Kandiappan, 47, was also disqualified from driving for two years. The Malaysian, who is a permanent resident
A man who used baking flour to mark a trail for a running route at Woodleigh MRT station and inadvertently created a security scare was fined $1,000 on Wednesday (29 November).
A 52-year-old man who burnt at least one police camera at Block 212 Boon Lay Place was charged in the State Courts on Wednesday (29 Nov). Lim Sin Ann faces one count of vandalism. He will be held in remand at the Institute of Mental Health until his return to court on 13 December.
A woman who attacked two police officers on separate occasions, both while drunk, has been jailed 36 weeks. Japanese national Eri Tanaka, 33, was sentenced at the State Courts after pleading guilty to two counts of causing hurt to police officers and one count of using criminal force on a policeman.
A Caucasian man was reportedly attacked at S-11 coffeeshop opposite the State Courts on Upper Cross Street on Tuesday (28 November) afternoon.
An Uber driver who stole an iPhone, a Microsoft Surface Pro laptop and more than $18,000 in cash after a customer left her bag in the car was sentenced to four weeks’ jail on Friday (24 November). Wong Chee Keong, 33, had pleaded guilty to one charge of dishonestly misappropriating property at the State
He set fire to a rope in a rubbish bin at a lift landing in a block in Yishun by using a lighter he had found earlier in a drain before calling the police to inform them about the fire.
The founder Zouk nightclub was sentenced to one week's jail on Wednesday (22 November) for drink driving. Ching Ling Ka, also known as Lincoln Cheng, was also disqualified from driving for three years. The 70-year-old had pleaded guilty to one charge of drink-driving. Another similar charge was
During the argument, Thomas punched Singh multiple times, and also shoved him to the ground. Singh was later found dead the next morning. On Friday (17 November) at the State Courts, Thomas pleaded guilty to one charge of voluntarily causing grievous hurt. The court heard that Thomas and Singh, both
The 2017 Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) results will be released on 24 November, the Ministry of Education (MOE) said in a press release on Friday (17 November). Students may obtain their results slips from their respective primary schools from 11am onwards. Eligible students will receive
A woman who kicked a colleague in the face multiple times while wearing stiletto heels and caused her left eyeball to pop out was jailed 16 months on Friday (10 November). Siti Zahara Abdul Karim, 28, pleaded guilty in the State Courts last month on one charge of causing grievous hurt through her act
A former OCBC bank officer who allegedly forged documents belonging to 11 clients to help them get housing loans of about $7.7 million was charged in the State Courts on Thursday (9 November).