Singapore 

Woodlands double-murder trial: Property agent spent a week in flat after strangling pregnant wife and daughter, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – One week before Chinese New Year in 2017, debt-ridden property agent Teo Ghim Heng strangled his wife, who was six months pregnant, and their four-year-old daughter. He slept on the same bed as the bodies for one week in his Woodlands flat, with the air-conditioner turned on to delay the decomposition process. He searched the Internet for ways to commit suicide, leaving the flat only to buy food and air freshener. He then set the bodies on fire, claiming that he had also tried to kill himself in…

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Woman fatally stabbed husband in front of daughter before taking her own life: State Coroner, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A woman armed herself with two knives and attacked her husband with them in front of their 14-year-old daughter. The 35-year-old woman managed to stab her husband in the abdomen before falling to her death from their Tampines apartment on May 1 last year. The 36-year-old man, who was the vice-president of a company here, was taken to Changi General Hospital (CGH) where he died of a haemorrhage due to stab wounds to his liver. In an inquiry on Thursday (June 20) into the Filipino couple’s death, State Coroner…

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Man charged with murder of two-year-old daughter in Sengkang flat, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A 35-year-old man has been charged with murdering his two-year-old daughter in a Sengkang flat on Father’s Day. Johnboy John Teo, who was handed the charge in hospital on Tuesday (June 18), is accused of killing Ashley Clare Teo at their home on the 11th storey of Block 163B Rivervale Crescent on Sunday evening. Police were alerted to the case just before 10.30pm and officers found the girl lying motionless in a bedroom. Teo was found in the same room with injuries, though no further details were given…

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Mother regrets not locking kitchen window after 6-year-old daughter falls to her death, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The mother of a six-year-old girl, who was alone at home and died after falling from a kitchen window on the 11th floor, has said she regrets not locking the windows before leaving the house or calling home to check on her daughter. The girl was pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene at Block 637 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6 on Tuesday (June 4). Police investigations are ongoing. On Wednesday night, the distraught mother told Chinese daily Lianhe Wanbao that she is currently pursuing a three-year nursing…

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Dad jailed 16 months for molesting teenage daughter, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – After being molested by her father while in bed, a 14-year-old girl was left feeling so “disturbed and embarrassed” that she did not dare tell anyone about it. It was only when her teacher referred her to a school counsellor that her ordeal came to light, and the 52-year-old father was arrested. On Tuesday (May 21) the man, who cannot be named due to a gag order to protect his daughter’s identity, was jailed for 16 months after pleading guilty to one count of outraging his daughter’s modesty.…

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Property 

Shui On chairman Vincent Lo’s daughter and designated successor calls the shots at the mainland-focused developer

Stephanie Lo Bo-yue, 36, has massive responsibilities. She is raising two young boys, aged two and four, and managing the day to day responsibilities of Shui On Land known for its famous Xintiandi Plaza in Shanghai.Both tasks are challenging, but as the likely successor to the HK$14.4 billion business empire founded by her illustrious father and chairman, Vincent Lo Hong-shui, she has massive shoes to fill.In less than a year after being named executive director, she is making her presence felt… Source link

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Sales supervisor, 53, jailed 12.5 years for sexually abusing daughter over 4 years, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A Primary 2 girl approached her father for help with her homework but instead, he made her perform a sexual act on him behind a locked bedroom door. Over a period of four years, from 2010 to 2013, the girl continued to suffer sexual abuse at the hands of her father, who stopped only when she was in Primary 6. She kept the secret to herself until she told her boyfriend, and then her mother, when she was in Secondary 3. But the family decided to let the…

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Actress Han Hyo-joo joins Peter Lim’s daughter Kim in taking legal action over K-pop scandal gossip, Singapore News

SEOUL – First it was Singaporean billionaire Peter Lim’s daughter Kim Lim, who threatened legal action after she found her name was dragged into a K-pop scandal. Now, it is the turn of South Korean A-list actress Han Hyo-joo whose lawyer has filed a lawsuit against 33 people for spreading rumours over her alleged connection to Burning Sun. The club, said to be owned by former BigBang singer Seungri, has been in the news for reportedly evading taxes and admitting minors, among other misdeeds. “Actress Han Hyo-joo is simply the…

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Singapore 

Actress Han Hyo-joo joins Peter Lim’s daughter in taking legal action over K-pop scandal gossip, Singapore News

SEOUL – First it was Singaporean billionaire Peter Lim’s daughter Kim Lim, who threatened legal action after she found her name was dragged into a K-pop scandal. Now, it is the turn of South Korean A-list actress Han Hyo-joo whose lawyer has filed a lawsuit against 33 people for spreading rumours over her alleged connection to Burning Sun. The club, said to be owned by former BigBang singer Seungri, has been in the news for reportedly evading taxes and admitting minors, among other misdeeds. “Actress Han Hyo-joo is simply the…

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Singapore 

Heartbroken parents struggle to save blind 16-month-old daughter diagnosed with rare cancer, Singapore News

A couple travelled thousands of miles from Beijing to Singapore in hopes of saving their baby daughter, who is blind and may die anytime from neuroblastoma. However, their journey continues to be a difficult one. Chu Enxi is 16 months old and was born in Jiayuguan City in China’s Gansu province. Her father told Lianhe Zaobao that Enxi was healthy and active until the age of nine months, when she began to display symptoms. Mr Chu Xia, 29, said: “Her eyes started to swell and turn yellow, while she became…

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