Singapore 

Man allegedly takes photos of another man in NTU hall shower, police investigating, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A peeping Tom case in a male toilet at a hall of residence in Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has surfaced, amid a robust debate on how sexual misconduct cases in universities should be handled. In response to queries from The Straits Times, the police said they received a 999 call for assistance at 1.11pm on Sunday (April 21), with the caller alleging a man had taken photographs of another man in a shower at the hall’s toilet. A 19-year-old man, who is not a resident of the hall,…

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Singapore 

Police investigating case of e-scooter rider who allegedly hit child along Orchard Road, Singapore News

The police are investigating a case of an e-scooter rider who allegedly hit a child along Orchard Road on Friday evening (Apr 19). Several Stomp contributors alerted Stomp to a video of the confrontation between the rider and the child’s father that was posted to Complaint Singapore’s Facebook group page. In the video, a group of women are seen tending to a child as his father hurls vulgarities at the e-scooter rider. According to the post, the father of the kid had allegedly punched the rider after he struck his son. It added…

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Singapore 

Grab delivery rider breaks arm after hitting unmarked kerb; JTC and NParks investigating, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – JTC Corporation has cordoned off an area near Seletar Aerospace Heights after a Grab delivery rider collided with an unmarked kerb and broke two bones in his right arm. The incident occurred around 4.30am on Tuesday morning, when 29-year-old Muhammad Iskandar Shah was riding his e-scooter home after finishing his deliveries. While making a right turn and crossing the road at a pedestrian crossing along Seletar Aerospace Heights, however, he failed to notice a kerb and crashed into it. Mr Iskandar told The Straits Times that the kerb…

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Singapore 

McDonald’s investigating case of plastic found in beef burger bought from Jurong Bowl outlet, Singapore News

Fast-food chain McDonald’s is investigating a case where plastic was found in a beef burger bought at its Jurong Bowl outlet. Stomp contributor Christopher alerted Stomp to the incident and said that he had ordered a Classic Angus Cheese burger from the outlet at Yuan Ching Road on Apr 8 at about 6.25pm. He paid $12.65 for his meal. “When I received my burger and started eating it, I noticed plastic inside the burger,” he said. “I informed the outlet’s staff who gave me a refund and provided me with…

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Singapore 

Brawl with 20 people breaks out in Geylang, police investigating, Singapore News

A brawl with around 20 people broke out in Geylang in the wee hours of Thursday (April 4), just hours after another fight two streets away. In response to queries, the police confirmed on Saturday that a report was lodged and that they were looking into the matter. The Straits Times understands that the incident happened at around 3am. The cause of the fight is not known. The brawl occurred at a pedestrian crossing near where Lorong 27A and 26 turn into Geylang Road. In a video circulating on social…

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Singapore 

Police investigating case of man who punched 60-year-old security supervisor at Roxy Square, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Police are investigating an incident in which a man was caught on camera punching a 60-year-old security supervisor at Roxy Square on Thursday (April 4). The police said that a 47-year-old man is assisting with investigations. The incident, which the police have classified as a case of voluntarily causing hurt, left the victim, Mr Andrew Lim, with a swollen eye, a sprained neck and broken glasses. Mr Lim’s employer, security firm Regal Security, is planning to take legal action against the man who hit the security supervisor. Speaking…

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Singapore 

22 students from NUS residential college down with gastroenteritis symptoms, MOH and SFA investigating, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – More than 20 students of a residential college at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have fallen ill after eating food from the accommodation’s dining hall. A source familiar with the situation told The Straits Times on Thursday (April 4) that the students had dined at the Ridge View Residential College on Tuesday and Wednesday. A majority of them ate food from the Malay food counter, the source said. There are also Western and Asian food options served at the dining hall, which is run by Chartwells. The…

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Singapore 

Rat found inside raw chicken left outside Toa Payoh coffee shop; SFA investigating, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) is investigating a chicken rice stall in Toa Payoh after a video of a rat inside a raw chicken made the rounds on social media. The video, which has been shared on Reddit and Facebook, shows the rat moving inside a chicken, which was placed in one of two bags of raw poultry. The rat later scurries out of the chicken after the person filming the video kicks the basket. The bags were in a blue basket placed outside a shuttered coffee shop…

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China 

Chinese police investigating early April Fools’ Day social media financial rumour

Chinese police are investigating an unsubstantiated social media rumour concerning monetary policy easing at the request of the central bank, reflecting Beijing’s resolve to battle fake financial news at a time when the government is increasingly sensitive in managing market expectations.The rumour, which spread on Chinese social media including WeChat and Weibo on Friday, claimed that the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) would cut the required reserve ratio the following Monday. The PBOC denied… Source link

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Singapore 

Police and ComfortDelGro investigating accident involving 2 cabs at Toa Payoh taxi stand, Singapore News

A 62-year-old cabby was taken to hospital after an accident involving two taxis occurred along Toa Payoh Central on Monday afternoon (April 1). Stomp understands that the accident happened at a taxi stand along a service road. A Stomp contributor, who passed by the scene at around 1.40pm, contributed photos showing a ComfortDelGro taxi at the foot of Block 175 in Toa Payoh. Responding to a Stomp query, the police said it was alerted to the accident at 12.14pm. Max :Be careful not to cycle under HDB block too. Taxi…

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