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  • Trade war could have "big, negative impact" on Singapore: PM Lee April 19, 2018
    SINGAPORE - Singapore is very vulnerable to an escalation of a trade dispute between the world's two major economies, the United States and China, the city-state's prime minister said in an opinion piece published by the Washington Post. "Singapore is a global hub that connects the economies of the United States and Asia. We are […]
  • Temasek Poly investigating scuffle involving 3 students in lecture theatre April 19, 2018
    Temasek Polytechnic is investigating a fight that broke out in a lecture theatre on Wednesday (Apr 18) involving three first-year students. Several clips of the incident were posted online following the incident and an 18-minute video compilation was shared on Reddit. In the video, a student wearing a yellow and black striped shirt is seen […]
    Farah Daley
  • Flatpack fear no more? Robot assembles IKEA chair frame April 19, 2018
    SINGAPORE - Robots in Singapore have completed a task many humans dread - assembling flat-packed IKEA furniture. Sifting through pages of instructions and a jumble of screws and bolts to build the low-cost Swedish furniture may soon be a thing of the past given advances in technology, say researchers at the city-state's Nanyang Technological University […]
  • Elderly woman's face scarred after e-scooter rider knocks her down at Ang Mo Kio April 18, 2018
    [UPDATE: April 19] The police are looking for a man who is believed to be the e-scooter rider involved in a hit-and-run accident that took place at Ang Mo Kio Avenue 5. They shared two photos of the suspect on Wednesday (April 18) and appealed for information. The incident has been classified as a case […]
    Cherlynn Ng
  • Beware: there's a scam involving hacked WhatsApp accounts April 18, 2018
    Has someone on your contact list asked you for your WhatsApp account verification code recently? Watch out, a scammer may be making use of your contact's compromised WhatsApp account to make that request, the police said in a press release on Wednesday (April 18). Once scammers get hold of the SMS verification codes, victims would […]
  • Private tutor guilty of sophisticated O-Level exam cheating plot April 17, 2018
    SINGAPORE - A Singaporean private tutor has been convicted over an elaborate scheme to help Chinese secondary school students cheat in an exam using mobile phones and wireless devices, prosecutors said Tuesday. Tan Jia Yan, 32, pleaded guilty on Monday to her part in the plot in which answers to O-Level exams were relayed to […]
  • Cabby who reversed into elderly man sacked by ComfortDelGro April 17, 2018
    A taxi driver was caught on camera reversing right into an elderly pedestrian at the carpark of Block 7 Eunos Crescent on Sunday (April 15) at 9.05am. The cabby has since been sacked, said ComfortDelGro in response to a Stomp query. The 75-year-old victim was taken to hospital and has since been discharged.
    Cherlynn Ng