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Two teens get electric shock from lamp post in Lorong 5 Toa Payoh on Sunday

Two teenagers received an electric shock from a lamp post in Lorong 5 Toa Payoh on Sun. The incident occurred at about 8.25pm, when the pair attempted to retrieve a football from the fitness corner in front of…

5 taken to hospital, 120 evacuated after fire in North Bridge Road HDB block

Five people were taken to hospital after a fire in North Bridge Road on Sat night. A SCDF spokesman said it was alerted to the blaze at Blk 8 at about 10.15pm. The fire involved contents of a…

Man falls 40m to his death at Tuas warehouse construction site

A man was found dead at the building site of an upcoming warehouse on Thurs after falling some 40m, the equivalent of 14 floors of a housing block. The 25-year-old Bangladeshi was working on the building of a…

12 investigated for illegal gambling, breaking COVID-19 rules at Bukit Panjang home

Twelve people are being investigated for alleged illegal gambling activities and breaking of COVID-19 safe distancing rules at a home in Bukit Panjang, said SPF on Fri. The suspects – seven men and five women – are aged…

Covid-19: Man fined over 10-person gathering at Newton Food Centre; verbally abused auxiliary policeman

A 44-year-old man who celebrated a birthday with nine others at Newton Food Centre last year, in breach of Covid-19 safe distancing regulations, was fined S$6,500 in court on Fri. Idumehdrah Arumugam, pleaded guilty to one charge each…

Neighbour saves unconscious man from fire in Bukit Batok flat

He was playing with his children yesterday morning when the smell of burning filled the air. When he looked out of his Bukit Batok flat and saw smoke emanating from a neighbour’s unit upstairs, Mr Muhammad Nasiruddin, 32,…

77 people fined for COVID-19 breaches at parks; enforcement stepped up at hotspots including HDB common areas

A total of 77 people have been fined for breaching COVID-19 regulations in parks since the start of Phase 2 (Heightened Alert), MSE said on Fri. These individuals flouted safe mgmt measures in parks managed by NParks. Some…

Two eateries ordered to close, 2 supermarkets fined for breaching COVID-19 rules

Two eateries have been ordered to close, and two supermarkets fined for breaching COVID-19 safe mgmt measures, said MSE on Fri. The closure orders will take effect when dining-in is allowed to resume, said the ministry. The first…

4 people under investigation for abusive behaviour towards safe distancing ambassadors, flouting COVID-19 rules

Four people are under investigation in three separate incidents for alleged abusive behaviour towards safe distancing ambassadors (SDA) and enforcement officers, as well as non-compliance with COVID-19 safe distancing measures, SPF said on Fri. In an incident on…

Man jailed for harbouring immigration offender at Rowell Road unit, asking another man to lie to officers

A 37-year-old man was sentenced to jail on Fri for harbouring an immigration offender and perverting the course of justice by asking another man to lie to immigration officials when questioned. Paramasivam Seeman was jailed for 9 months…

Police investigating viral video of woman banging a gong while neighbour was performing prayer ritual

The police on Thurs said that they are investigating an incident seen in a viral video where a man was interrupted by his neighbour while carrying out his Hindu prayer routine. The police also confirmed with TODAY that…

Police investigating 8 people for illegal gambling and breaking COVID-19 safe distancing rules

Police said on Wed they were investigating eight people for illegal gambling and not complying with COVID-19 safe distancing measures. Officers from the Tanglin Police Division conducted an operation at a hawker centre at Blk 210 Lorong 8…

Man faces charges of keeping 25 chickens in his Pasir Ris flat, breeding them for sale

A man charged with keeping 25 chickens in his Pasir Ris flat, maintaining an unlicensed farm and distributing the fowl from his home had his case mentioned again on Wed. Eric Woo Yoke Meng, 50, faces three charges…

‘Do better lah, Singaporeans’: TikToker rants after finding spilt curry, leftover prata on void deck table

No one likes seeing a dirty table at a food court or restaurant, so imagine how appalled this man was when he came across one such table at a void deck. On Tues, local content creator Hafidz Rahman,…

SMRT technical officer killed, another injured while doing repair work at Ang Mo Kio bus depot

A 43-year-old SMRT technical officer died of a serious head injury after an accident at Ang Mo Kio bus depot on Sun while carrying out repair work on a mini-bus. The 43-year-old was unconscious when taken to KTPH…

Yishun pet shop manager fined S$2,000 for fighting with Covid-19 safe distancing ambassador

A 48-year-old pet shop manager was fined S$2,000 on Wed over a scuffle with a SDA, who had spotted him allegedly not wearing a face mask in the store. He Jun, who at the time worked at Little…

Giant wildflower in Sembawang stolen within days of its discovery

A giant wildflower that sprouted beside the walkway of Blk 338 Sembawang was stolen on Mon night, just days after it was discovered and photos of it were shared on social media. Among those who had posted photos…

Some Singtel fibre broadband services down for hours; users in central, eastern S’pore affected

Some Singtel customers across Singapore grappled with an hours-long disruption to their fibre broadband services after an overnight maintenance session, vexing users who were working from home. Some reported connectivity issues from as early as 2am on Tues.…

33 under investigation for breaking COVID-19 rules at unlicensed KTV outlet in Tanjong Pagar

Thirty-three people are under investigation for allegedly flouting COVID-19 safe mgmt measures at an unlicensed KTV outlet in Tanjong Pagar, SPF said on Mon. The 33 people, aged between 20 and 68, were found at the outlet in…

Calculative landlord? Tenant moves out after ‘contract’ demands additional $400 rent during lockdown

The idea of forking out an extra $400 for rent during a lockdown might sound absurd, but for a tenant, it was just one of the many rules his landlord laid out for him after he moved into…

Bored, restless seniors flout Covid-19 safety rules

He was chatting with three friends at the foot of Blk 68 Geylang Bahru, nonchalant about the tightened measures in place since May 16 that capped social gatherings to two people. A retiree, Mr Anra, 64, said he…

Lorry driver arrested after mounted crane crashes into overhead bridge

A lorry driver has been arrested after the mounted crane on his vehicle crashed into an overhead pedestrian bridge in Balestier Road yesterday. A part of the crane was damaged and fell onto the road, blocking all three…

Man, 20, dies after PMD catches fire in lift at Woodlands block

A 20-year-old man died after a fire involving a PMD in a lift at Blk 537 Woodlands Drive 16 on Thurs night. In a post on its FB page, SCDF said on Fri that it responded to a…

Man, 53, jailed for throwing flower pots from 15th floor of Telok Blangah flat ‘in fit of rage’

Angry that his father had locked him out of the house after he returned home drunk, a 53-year-old man showed his displeasure by throwing two flower pots belonging to the older man from the 15th floor of his…

COVID-19: 26 builders ordered to stop work for failing to perform SafeEntry check-in

More than 65 builders have been found to have flouted COVID-19 safe mgmt measures since the start of Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) on May 16, BCA said on Wed. Among these builders, 26 had allowed workers or visitors…

Civil engineering contractor fined for damaging water main; causing loss of 1.8 million litres of water

A civil engg company has been fined S$41,500 for damaging a potable water main, which caused 1.8 million litres of water to be lost, said PUB on Tues. Tong Shing Contractors was also penalised for carrying out works…

Endangered eagle ray caught at East Coast Park

A video clip of an eagle ray being reeled in at East Coast Park has been shared widely on social media since last Fri. The three-minute clip starts with an angler doggedly pulling and tugging at his fishing…

38 people under probe for allegedly breaking Covid-19 rules in Jalan Besar, Paya Lebar

Police are investigating 38 people between the ages of 14 and 39 for allegedly breaking safe-distancing rules in Jalan Besar and Paya Lebar after Singapore went on heightened alert against Covid-19. On Sat, SPF said that during an…

Digitally altered image of dine-in area for essential workers in poor taste: Josephine Teo

MCI Minister Josephine Teo on Fri has slammed as crude an altered image of a dine-in area set up in Lower Delta Road for taxi drivers and delivery riders. The banner in the image, which has been circulating…

Over 4 days, otters gobble up nearly 100 fish at Church of St Teresa

Staff at the Church of Saint Teresa were shocked on Mon morning when they discovered numerous dead fish scattered around the compound. They soon discovered that this was the work of a family of otters. In a video…

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