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  • Photo of Boy Carrying 'Assault Rifle' in Yishun Has Singaporeans Discussing Toy Guns

    06/07/2022 4:38:51 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    AsiaOne ^ | JUNE 06, 2022 | Ching She Jie
    In a photo shared on Reddit, it showed a a boy walking around with an object resembling an assault rifle. Reddit/Singapore Raw Just days after a man was seen carrying a 'shotgun', a boy was seen walking around a parking lot with an object resembling an assault rifle. In the previous incident, the police said they are investigating two men for causing public alarm. While the boy's antics was shared in a Reddit post this morning (June 7), some pinpointed the location to Yishun and our checks online showed that the photo was taken along Yishun Street 22. In the...
  • Man Pays S$300k to Woman to Have His Twins- But Do They Even Exist?

    06/02/2022 9:55:05 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 6 replies
    The Star (Malaysia) ^ | Thursday, 02 Jun 2022
    A man who paid more than S$300,000 to a woman after she claimed she bore him twins has gone to court to find out if the children even existed. Suspecting that he may have been deceived, the man sought information relating to the birth and location of the twins, so that he can decide whether he can bring a lawsuit against the woman. The facts of the case were so unusual that High Court judge Lee Seiu Kin remarked in his written grounds of decision: "Reality, as some say, is sometimes stranger than fiction." Justice Lee issued the grounds last...
  • Singapore's de-facto national dish in the crossfire as Malaysia bans chicken exports

    06/01/2022 10:49:35 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 6 replies
    AsiaOne ^ | JUNE 01, 2022
    Singapore is bracing for a shortage of its de-facto national dish, chicken rice, as major supplier, Malaysia halts all chicken exports from Wednesday (June 1). Restaurants and street stalls in the city-state are faced with hiking prices of the staple food or shutting down altogether as their supplies dwindle from neighbouring Malaysia, where production has been disrupted by a global feed shortage. Malaysia's export ban is the latest sign of growing global food shortages as countries, reeling from the effects of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, extreme weather, and pandemic-related supply disruptions, scramble to shore up domestic supplies and tame food...
  • No Takers for Dishwasher Job Until This Singapore Restaurant Offers $3,500 (USD$2,542) Monthly Salary

    05/26/2022 6:04:27 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 25 replies
    AsiaOne ^ | MAY 26, 2022 | Candice Cai
    Would you wash dishes for $3,500 a month? It is a pretty high salary for a blue-collar job but despite this very attractive offer, some F&B operators in Singapore are still struggling to find willing candidates to take up this position. Over at Ishinomaki Grill & Sake located in Orchard Road, co-owner Chen Weixin told Shin Min Daily News that due to a shortage of people willing to do this job, she had to roll up her sleeves and wash the dishes. No other staff member she approached wanted to take on the additional duty either, even for an extra...
  • Woman fell to her death after climbing through window while sleepwalking, court hears

    05/12/2022 2:33:14 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    Channel News Asia ^ | 12 May 2022 | Davina Tham
    A 38-year-old woman who fell to her death is believed to have climbed through a window in her 10th storey apartment while sleepwalking, a coroner’s court heard on Thursday (May 12). Ms Ruth Dalumpines Dulfo was found lying motionless at the foot of her block at Laguna Park condominium in Marine Parade at about 7am on Jun 7, 2021. The Philippine national came to Singapore 13 years ago and was working at Coastal Rhythm Cafe and Bar at East Coast Park at the time of her death.
  • Woman in Serangoon says it's 'my right to feed birds' after neighbours complain of excrement on laundry

    05/09/2022 11:42:59 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    AsiaOne ^ | MAY 08, 2022 | Jaelyn Chin
    For the past two years, residents in Block 212 Serangoon Avenue 4 have had to contend with wild birds excreting on their freshly-washed laundry and windows. A female neighbour living in that block who frequently feeds these birds from her kitchen window, complained residents, reported Shin Min Daily News on Saturday (May 7). "Bread crumbs are seen almost every day on the ground floor of the HDB, so I suspect the neighbours are feeding the birds with bread," said Wang, a 64-year-old resident there. As a result of the frequent feeding, these birds often congregate in large flocks on the...
  • Meet the Korean female butcher in Singapore who's as skilled with a meat cleaver as cooking beef and pork

    05/02/2022 10:37:06 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    Channel News Asia ^ | 02 May 2022 | Vanessa Chia
    Heba Kim is strong enough to lift 50kg slabs of beef and pork, deft enough to tease out the best cuts in meat, and chill enough to take in her stride the prejudices she sometimes faces as a woman butcher.When you think of butchers, images of burly men in singlets and bloodied aprons wielding huge cleavers often come to mind. So when I meet Heba Kim, I am pleasantly surprised. The petite Korean woman is a certified butcher – as well as the head chef of The Butcher’s Dining, a premium Korean butcher, grocery store and cafe in one. Kim...
  • Stay of execution for another Malaysian on S’pore death row

    04/27/2022 11:18:58 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 1 replies
    FreeMalaysiaToday ^ | April 28, 2022
    The Singapore High Court has granted a stay of execution for Malaysian Datchinamurthy Kataiah, according to rights group Lawyers for Liberty. Datchinamurthy, 36, was supposed to be hanged tomorrow. “There will be no execution tomorrow morning. Datchinamurthy argued the case himself as no Singapore lawyer dared to represent him for fear of reprisal from the state,” LFL adviser N Surendran said in a Twitter post. Meanwhile, human rights lawyer M Ravi said the Singapore court granted the stay of execution pending the outcome of Datchinamurthy’s prison correspondence misconduct legal challenge. The matter will be heard by the court on May...
  • Singapore Executes Mentally Disabled Man Despite Worldwide Outcry

    04/27/2022 1:48:51 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 35 replies
    CBS News ^ | APRIL 27, 2022
    Singapore on Wednesday executed a mentally disabled Malaysian man condemned for a drug offense after a court dismissed a last-minute challenge from his mother and international pleas to spare him. Nagaenthran K. Dharmalingam, 34, had been on death row for over a decade after he was convicted of trafficking about one-and-a-half ounces of heroin into Singapore. The city-state's government has said its use of the death penalty for drug crimes is made clear at its borders. Nagaenthran's family and social activists confirmed the execution Wednesday. "On this score may I declare that Malaysia is far more humane," his sister Sarmila...
  • Arise and Shine[Charismatic Caucus]

    04/16/2022 2:52:54 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 1 replies
    I see The Lord picking up a gem and brushing it off then he breathes into it and it comes alive as he laughs and smiles so many colors of light shine forth from it in all directions . He holds it up high and then let's go of it as it rises out of his hand pulsating with delightful colors of the rainbow . I hear him saying " Rise up oh well , Rise up even higher for The Voice of many waters is calling to you for His Glory ! And this Gem is you . Revelation...
  • Bunker Contamination Crisis Hits Singapore As Ships Hit With “Blackouts”

    04/01/2022 5:06:08 PM PDT · by blam · 26 replies
    Zubu Brothers ^ | 4-1-2022
    ,/A> A major bunker fuel contamination has been reported in Singapore, the world’s largest bunkering hub, with dozens of ships receiving tainted high sulfur fuel oil (HSFO) that has led to dangerous power blackouts, according to Bloomberg. Fuel testing firm Veritas Petroleum Services (VPS) reports 34 vessels were identified to have received HSFO from two unidentified Singapore suppliers between February and March. The marine fuel contained up to 2,000 parts per million (ppm) of chlorinated hydrocarbons. “These bunker fuel contaminations have affected 14 vessels so far and the impact has been failure of the fuel system to the auxiliary engine...
  • 50-year-old man dies after collapsing during Singapore Athletics' 5km walk event

    03/21/2022 8:56:00 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    AsiaOne ^ | MARCH 19, 2022 | Sazali Abdul Aziz
    A 50-year-old man has died after he collapsed during a 5,000m walk event at Singapore Athletics' (SA) All Comers Meet 2 on Saturday morning (March 19). The Straits Times understands he dropped to the ground within the first kilometre of his event, which began at 8am. First aiders from the medical providers stationed at the Home of Athletics in Kallang rushed to the man's aid, before ambulance and paramedics arrived shortly after. They sent the man to Tan Tock Seng Hospital, where he died.
  • Severed leg found at Margaret Drive in viral video is real, police confirm

    03/06/2022 10:18:46 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    AsiaOne ^ | MARCH 06, 2022 | Claudia Tan
    A viral video showing a severed leg found at Margaret Drive has been making rounds on social media recently. The 15-second clip shows the bloodied leg found among several large rubbish bins and discarded cardboard boxes. More from AsiaOne Read the condensed version of this story, and other top stories with NewsLite. (Singapore) In the video, a male voice can be heard saying, "A human foot, a human foot," as the camera pans to the severed leg on the floor. It generated mixed reactions from netizens, some of whom said that they were unable to eat after watching the video....
  • Cargo ship carrying 4,000 cars sinks in Atlantic Ocean

    03/01/2022 2:46:08 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 96 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 1, 2022 12:39pm EST | By Gary Gastelu |
    The Felicity Ace was being towed to land when it began to list to starboard in heavy seas about 250 miles off the Portuguese island chain and took on water in heavy seas, according to the ship's manager. The Portuguese navy confirmed that it sank in a location outside of Portugal's territorial waters that is over two miles deep.
  • The Felicity Ace Cargo Ship, Carrying Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars’ Worth Of

    03/06/2022 4:14:54 PM PST · by dennisw · 52 replies
    cbcnnews. ^ | March 6, 2022
    The Felicity Ace, the cargo ship carrying cars and SUVs from brands including Audi, Porsche, Bentley and Lamborghini, has now sunk. It had caught fire on February 16 and its crew abandoned the ship. The largely burned out ship was being towed back to a safe port when it sank yesterday, according to a report provided by the salvage team to MOL Ship Management of Singapore, which operates the Panama-flagged ship. A spokesperson for Volkswagen Group confirmed that the automaker was aware of the vessel sinking. The Felicity Ace had been carrying nearly 4000 vehicles from various Volkswagen Group brands....
  • Covid-19 vaccine not 'direct cause' of heart condition that led to woman's death, say two Singapore hospitals that treated her

    02/05/2022 9:32:46 PM PST · by DoodleBob · 24 replies
    MalayMail ^ | January 28, 2022 | N/A
    SINGAPORE, Jan 28 — Covid-19 vaccination administered in April last year was not the direct cause of a woman's heart condition that led to her death earlier this month, the National University Heart Centre, Singapore (NUHCS) and the National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS) said yesterday (January 27). Their joint statement on Facebook was in response to social media posts about the death of a female heart patient nine months after her second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. The woman's age was not stated. “We are saddened by her passing and would like to extend our deepest condolences to the bereaved...
  • 'That’s Drain Water': New York Times’ Singaporean Chicken Curry Recipe Gets Slammed

    02/04/2022 2:58:38 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    Channel News Asia ^ | 04 Feb 2022 | Siti Rohani
    One commenter wrote, “As a Singaporean, this in no way resembles anything close to the chicken curry we eat in Singapore."While the topic of food can get pretty divisive among Singaporeans, one event has brought people together like never before – The New York Times’ Singaporean Chicken Curry recipe, which was uploaded on its recipes site, NYT Cooking, and on Instagram on Tuesday (Feb 1). The IG post was captioned “What we’re making for Lunar New Year” and came with a video of the dish being cooked by journalist Clarissa Wei, who adapted the recipe from Shila Das, described on...
  • Health scare for Andrea De Cruz who had signs of liver rejection after second Covid-19 jab, says husband Pierre Png

    01/24/2022 10:21:38 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    AsiaOne ^ | JANUARY 23, 2022 | Bryan Lim
    Before there were #couplegoals, there was local actor Pierre Png who famously donated a part of his liver to his then-girlfriend Andrea De Cruz. In 2002, Andrea — a TV actress and host at the time — suffered liver failure after taking Slim 10 slimming pills and Pierre saved her with the donation. It was also the first liver transplant where the Ministry of Health allowed non-related living donors to donate. Cut to December 2021 when Pierre made an Instagram post saying that Andrea's health had taken "a turn for the worst" earlier in the year, but the couple later...
  • Chinese man lifts sleeping woman's eyelids to scan irises and steal $32k from Alipay

    12/14/2021 12:17:57 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    AsiaOne ^ | DECEMBER 13, 2021 | Alice Yan
    Quirky China news: man uses sleeping woman’s irises to access Alipay app and a new blogger who films himself doing mundane activities is a hit. South China Morning Post artwork A man was found guilty of having stolen 150,000 yuan (S$32,000) from his ex-girlfriend by lifting her eyelids while she slept to use her irises to get past the facial recognition check on the Alipay app. A court in Nanning, in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, southern China, sentenced the man, surnamed Huang, to three and a half years in jail recently, the Beijing Evening News reported. At the end of...
  • ask ST: What happens if I am unvaccinated and get infected with Covid-19? (From Singapore Newspaper)

    12/08/2021 10:40:55 AM PST · by entropy12 · 164 replies
    The Straits Times ^ | Published 7 hours ago | Joyce Teo Senior Health Correspondent
    SINGAPORE - From Wednesday (Dec 8), those who are unvaccinated "by choice" against Covid-19 and become infected will have to pay for their own treatment. We answer some questions you may have on this topic. Q: Does the rule apply to those who are already hospitalised before Dec 8? A: This will apply to all unvaccinated Covid-19 patients admitted on or after Dec 8, 2021, to hospitals and Covid-19 treatment facilities. The Covid-19 medical bills for those who are ineligible for vaccination, such as children under 12 years old or those who cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons, will still...