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Puppies rescued from fire at pet store at Upper Thomson Road

Puppies were rescued by firefighters early Sat morning after a fire broke out in a pet store in Upper Thomson Road. SCDF was alerted at about 1.15am on Sat to a fire at 197 Upper Thomson Road. Firefighters…

E-scooter rider fined for colliding into 7-year-old girl after being caught riding on footpath

A 28-year-old man was fined S$4,500 on Thurs for illegally riding his escooter on a public footpath, then crashing into a young girl while trying to evade enforcement officers from LTA. Mohammad Haziq Ismail also rode his unregistered…

TCM practitioner fined for opening clinic during circuit breaker after patient notifies authorities

A TCM practitioner agreed to open her clinic to treat the son of a long-time customer during the “circuit breaker” period, when all non-essential businesses were ordered to shut. She later treated more customers, seeing five people in…

KFC outlet in Punggol has licence suspended for selling food that is unclean or contains foreign matter

The licence of KFC at Oasis Terraces in Punggol has been suspended for two weeks from Tues to Apr 19, SFA said. The outlet at 681 Punggol Drive has accumulated 12 demerit points over a 12-month period for…

Roofing contractor jailed 7 weeks for forging URA approval over renovation works

After completing renovation works to the balcony of a freehold landed property in the Seletar area, Lee Xiu Qi learned that its mgmt did not approve of the structure. Lee, the director of Ah Qi Trading and Construction,…

2 former NParks directors charged with taking bribes in form of hotel stay, transport services

Two former directors from NParks were hauled to court on Tuess and charged with accepting bribes in the form of hotel stays and transport services. Teva Raj Palaniasamy, 69, was a senior director of the stats board’s municipal…

Otters seen eating fish at condominium along Alexandra Canal, upsetting residents

A dozen otters entered The Crest condominium near Alexandra Road on Tues afternoon, upsetting residents as they ate almost all the fish kept in the estate. The condominium is located next to Alexandra Canal. Resident Veron Tan told…

Family of 4 escape fire at Kovan home; no injuries reported

A fire broke out on Sun morning at a private housing estate in Kovan, forcing a family of four to flee their home. A spokesman for SCDF said on Mon that it was alerted to the fire at…

NUS student allegedly stalked woman and trespassed into her property on campus

A NUS student allegedly committed offences, including stalking a woman and trespassing into her property on campus. Ong Jing Xiang, now 25, had been handed three charges earlier this year – one count each of harassment, criminal trespass…

Hungry hornbill yanks songbird from cage, ruffles netizens’ feathers

Love them or hate them — pet birds have been singing (and waking us up in the morning) from their cages in Singapore. One such songbird met an untimely end in the beak of a hungry hornbill. In…

Man stung by stingray at Tanjong Beach in Sentosa

A 38-year-old German man was stung by a stingray at Sentosa’s Tanjong Beach on Mar 28, one of two beach-goers stung in separate incidents that day. In a post on NSS’ FB page on Sat, Mr Benjamin Koellmann…

Man admits leaving home to meet girlfriend while on medical leave for sore throat and blocked nose

Despite being given a MC and told to stay at home until after his COVID-19 swab tested negative, a 20-year-old man left his residence to meet his girlfriend and pick up her things so she could stay with…

Singapore hiker trapped in a ditch for 90min after taking an unmarked trail

A local hiker was out seeking new sights last month, but his foray on an unmarked trail in Woodlands quickly turned into a soaking endurance test. Gary (not his real name), who is in his 60s, spent about…

8 arrested in late-night raid on illegal KTV outlets, 45 under investigation

It looked like a scene from an action movie – a splintered door, two halves of the doorknob blasted apart, wood chips littering the threshold. The smell of alcohol and a general bustle greeted reporters as they trooped…

PR charged with making false declaration in SHN application, exposing others to risk of Covid-19 infection

A Singapore PR was charged on Thurs with making a false declaration in his application to opt out of serving his stay-home notice (SHN) at a dedicated facility, and exposing others to the potential risk of Covid-19 infection…

Mercedes crashes through carpark lift at Buona Vista, overturns and traps driver inside

Like a turtle flipped on its side, a black Mercedes overturned after it crashed through a lift entrance, trapping its driver in their seat. The accident occurred on Fri noon at Viva Vista Shopping Mall, along 3 South…

2 fined $2,500 for feeding wild boars at Pasir Ris

Two individuals were fined $2,500 on Wed for feeding wild boars at Pasir Ris Industrial Park on separate occasions. Muhammad Firoz Mohd Amin, 41, and Serene Pan Shiying, 32, each pleaded guilty to intentionally feeding wildlife without the…

MyRepublic investigating mobile network disruption

MyRepublic said it was aware of a mobile network connectivity issue affecting some customers on Wed morning. “Our network team is currently investigating and we will share an update on the situation when we have more information,” the…

Tree branch falls on car in Tiong Bahru, injuring driver

A tree branch fell onto a car on Mon at the junction of Tiong Bahru and Lower Delta roads, injuring the driver, who was taken to hospital. ST understands that the driver did not suffer any major injuries.…

In hot water: Visitors flout Covid rules at Sembawang Hot Spring Park

As Singapore’s borders remain mostly closed during the pandemic, many people have turned to having staycations and visiting local attractions. Seeking rest and relaxation, dozens of visitors flocked to Sembawang Hot Spring Park last weekend, but several of…

12 people investigated for flouting COVID-19 rules after singing, drinking in Joo Chiat shophouse

Seven men and five women are being investigated for alleged non-compliance with COVID-19 safe distancing measures, said SPF on Tues. The 12 people, aged between 20 and 44, were found during a police raid allegedly consuming alcohol, singing…

87 households in Toa Payoh hit by nearly 2-hour power outage

Amid heavy rain on Mon, 87 households in Toa Payoh were hit by a nearly two-hour power outage. In response to queries from ST, a spokesman for Bishan-Toa Payoh Town Council said it was first alerted to the…

6 F&B outlets ordered to close, another 3 fined for breaching COVID-19 rules

Six F&B outlets have been ordered to close and three more fined for breaching COVID-19 safe mgmt measures, MSE said on Mon. Two of the outlets – Club Mao by Barcode and Club Bubbery, both located in Oriental…

Signalling fault delays MRT services for more than 4 hours on North-South Line

A signalling fault during rush hour on Mon morning held up MRT services for more than four hours along a stretch of NSL. The fault initially affected eight stations from Raffles Place to Toa Payoh but, as the…

3-hour NEL disruption traced to power fault

A power fault led to a three-hour-long disruption between Serangoon and Punggol stations on NEL yesterday. Train services came to a halt between the two stations at about 7am, and resumed after repairs were completed at 9.53am. Services…

Jail for man who ran brothels in S’pore using mother’s HDB flat sale proceeds

Working with two others, Tan Yung Meng obtained rental units in residential areas across Singapore and sublet them to sex workers to use as makeshift brothels. Tan used the money his mother had earned from selling her Serangoon…

Five months’ jail for man who was supervisor during 2018 workplace accident that left worker paralysed

A man who was the supervisor during a 2018 workplace accident that left a worker paralysed from the waist down has been sentenced to five months’ jail. Lua Hua Keong, 66, who was with Lua Chan Electrical and…

Three shophouses at Bugis put up for sale at Tan Quee Lan Street, Haji Lane and Arab Street

Three shophouses at Tan Quee Lan Street, Haji Lane and Arab St have been put on the market by PropNex. The first, 5 Tan Quee Lan St, is a three-storey shophouse with a 999-year lease. It sits on…

Flash floods hit western Singapore, some roads impassable

Heavy rain in the afternoon on Tues caused flash floods which rendered some roads in western Singapore unpassable. At about 5.30pm on Tues, PUB said on FB that flash floods had occurred in Boon Lay Way and Corporation…

Man admits trespassing into NUS hall to steal student’s sex toy after following her on Instagram

About a year after graduating from university, a man trespassed into a residence hall and stole a vibrator belonging to a woman he was following on IG. Chua Chang Rong, 27, pleaded guilty on Tues to three charges…

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