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Mother of NUS female undergraduate in peeping tom incident speaks out, Singapore News

It’s not just the public who is crying for a pound of flesh. Mary Baey, the mother of National University of Singapore (NUS) undergraduate Monica, has spoken up about her daughter’s plight in a Facebook comment made on Saturday (April 20). Monica, a third-year communications undergraduate, took to Instagram Stories last Friday (April 19) to recount her harrowing experience with a hidden camera in the shower on Nov 25 last year. She shared about how she noticed an iPhone held underneath the cubicle stall after she finished her shower in the…

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E-scooterist, 18, in Pasir Ris ‘hit-and-run’ incident arrested, Singapore News

Police have arrested an 18-year-old e-scooterist for causing grievous hurt by a rash act after he collided with another man riding an e-scooter in Pasir Ris on Saturday (March 16). Mr Xie Zhi Hao, 27, was taking the pedestrian crossing, with the green man still flashing, when he was hit. The New Paper reported yesterday that the accident, which occurred at 8.20pm on Pasir Ris Drive 1 towards Pasir Ris Drive 8, left Mr Xie with a cracked shoulder blade, two broken toes and other injuries. He was taken to…

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Ler Teck Siang, the doctor in HIV Registry leak incident, in court for appeal hearing, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The doctor whose partner is at the centre of the HIV Registry leak appeared in the High Court on Monday (March 11) for an appeal hearing. Ler Teck Siang, 37, is appealing against his conviction and two-year jail sentence for abetment of cheating and for giving a false statement to a public servant. Ler had given a sample of his blood in place of that of his HIV-positive boyfriend, Mikhy Farrera-Brochez, so that the American could pass medical tests to work in Singapore. Farrera-Brochez, 33, recently leaked the…

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Girl arrested after assault incident involving dangerous weapon outside ITE College West, Singapore News

A dispute between two 17-year-old female students outside the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) College West campus on Thursday (Feb 21) resulted in one of them being arrested and the other being taken to hospital. In response to queries by Stomp, the police said they were alerted to a case of voluntarily causing hurt by a dangerous weapon at 1 Choa Chu Kang Grove at 1.57pm. The victim was conscious when taken to Ng Teng Fong General Hospital. Stomp understands that her injuries were not life-threatening. The other girl was…

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West Co’z Cafe investigating incident of cockroach nymph found in diner’s fish head curry, Singapore News

West Co’z Cafe is conducting investigations after an incident where Stomp contributor Chua found a cockroach nymph in his fish head curry dish from the restaurant, a spokesman told Stomp. Stomp contributor Chua said he had travelled from Buona Vista to West Coast Plaza with his family on Sunday (Feb 17). At around 2pm, they stopped for lunch at West Co’z Cafe, which is located in the shopping mall. One of the dishes that the family ordered to share was fish head curry. Chua told Stomp: “We were eating halfway…

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Parliament: Bionix did not stop reversing in CFC Liu Kai incident despite repeated commands, says Ng Eng Hen, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The Bionix armoured vehicle which collided into the Land Rover that Corporal First Class Liu Kai was driving, leading to his death, did not stop reversing despite repeated commands for its driver to do so, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen revealed in Parliament on Monday (Feb 11). In the Nov 3 accident, the Bionix Infantry Fighting Vehicle stopped only after it mounted the driver’s side of the Land Rover – about eight seconds after it started reversing, said Dr Ng. An independent Committee of Inquiry (COI), as well…

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Teachers unable to connect to school Wi-Fi networks, MOE rules out cyber security incident, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Teachers at some schools across Singapore were unable to boot up or connect their computers to their schools’ Wi-Fi networks on Monday afternoon (Jan 21). The Ministry of Education (MOE) told The Straits Times on Tuesday that it was a “technical issue”. MOE chief information officer Tan Bee Teck said: “We have ascertained that it was not a cyber security incident.” He added that the issue was resolved as of 3pm on Monday. According to HardwareZone, a website for technology-related discussions and updates, the glitch started at around…

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Spize owners wanted to relinquish River Valley business soon after fatal food poisoning incident, Singapore, Health News

SINGAPORE – Spize’s owners had decided that they would end the business at the River Valley outlet soon after a fatal food poisoning incident last month (November). Mr Haresh Sabnani, co-founder of the restaurant that has four outlets across Singapore, told The Straits Times on Friday morning (Dec 7) that the company had decided to sell a part of their business. He spoke to ST before a press conference on Friday where the National Environment Agency (NEA) said it has terminated the operating licences of Spize restaurant in River Valley…

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Woman injured in Queenstown stabbing incident, male suspect arrested, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A woman was stabbed at the void deck of a Housing Board block in Queenstown, on Thursday (Oct 11) night. The attack, which took place at Block 146 Mei Ling Street, resulted in the woman being taken to hospital with multiple lacerations. A 29-year-old man was arrested by police about 10 hours later for voluntarily causing grievous hurt by dangerous weapon. The Singapore Civil Defence Force was alerted to the incident at 10.48pm. The victim was conveyed to the National University Hospital. The Straits Times understands that she…

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