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Driver, 18, arrested after taking car without owner’s consent and overturning it at Jurong West, Singapore News

An 18-year-old man was arrested after the car he was driving turned turtle in front of Jurong Point on Tuesday morning (June 25). The police told Stomp that the man was arrested for taking the vehicle without the owner’s consent. Stomp understands that it belongs to someone the man knows. Stomp contributors Naz and Anonymous alerted Stomp to the incident and shared photos of the overturned car. In response to a Stomp query, the police said they were alerted to the accident along Jurong West Central 3 towards Jurong West…

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2 Chinese nationals injured in Jurong fire in stable condition; arrangements made for worker who died, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The two Chinese nationals who were injured in a massive fire in Jalan Buroh on Friday (June 21) are now in stable condition, and one of them was discharged from the hospital on Saturday morning, the Migrant Workers’ Centre (MWC) said. The non-governmental organisation said in a Facebook post on Saturday that the worker who remains in hospital “should get better with treatment and healing time”. MWC also confirmed that another worker, also a Chinese national, had died in the fire at the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) facility…

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1 dead, 2 injured in fire at LPG facility in Jurong, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A massive fire in a Jurong industrial area raged for more than two hours and triggered loud explosions on Friday (June 21), killing one and leaving two people injured. The fire at 43 Jalan Buroh, which involved hundreds of highly flammable liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders of various sizes, was described by the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) as the largest LPG fire it had to combat. The fire spread rapidly across the facility which was about the size of two football fields, triggering loud explosions. It took…

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Motorcyclist dies after accident involving Tower Transit bus in Jurong, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A motorcyclist died from his injuries at the hospital after an accident with a bus in Jurong on Saturday (June 15) afternoon. The police said that they were alerted to the accident at the junction of Corporation Road and Jalan Ahmad Ibrahim at 12.41pm. Photos of the aftermath of the accident on social media show the motorcycle lying on the road in front of a Tower Transit bus, which was in service at the time of the accident. The motorcyclist, a 59-year-old man, was unconscious when taken to…

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Taxi driver in viral video removed carpark gantry barrier in Jurong East because it was faulty, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A taxi driver in a now-viral video removed the gantry barrier at a Housing Board (HDB) carpark in Jurong East last Friday (June 7) because it had malfunctioned. The Straits Times understands that the Comfort taxi driver was advised to do so by the HDB’s service provider via the intercom. He was unable to exit the carpark at Jurong East 32 last Friday afternoon, as the barrier arm was faulty and could not be lifted. It is understood that the barrier arm is designed to be detachable as…

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Bus driver arrested after accident with female cyclist in Jurong, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A bus driver has been arrested after a female cyclist was injured after an accident with the bus in Jurong on Tuesday (June 4). The police said that they were alerted at 12.13pm to an accident involving a bus and a bicycle along Yuan Ching Road towards Jurong West Street 51. The 45-year-old cyclist was unconscious when taken to the National University Hospital. The 53-year-old bus driver was subsequently arrested for causing grievous hurt by negligent act, said the police. Police are investigating the incident. Pictures of the…

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7 arrested near Jurong Island over illegal transaction of 3,000kg of marine gas oil, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Seven men were arrested on Tuesday (May 21) for allegedly being involved in the illegal transaction of marine gas oil at the sea off Benoi Basin, which is near Jurong Island. The suspects, aged between 20 and 48, were all nabbed as part of a joint operation between the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and Police Coast Guard. Three of the suspects were crew members of a craft belonging to a marine service provider, while the other four were crew members of a foreign-registered tugboat. The…

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Condo residents in Jurong West shocked to find foreign workers listed as tenants under their addresses, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Residents of a Jurong West condominium have found foreign workers registered under their addresses without their knowledge, and are looking for answers. Those affected have raised concerns over being taxed for rental income despite not having rented out their units, and fear they could be on the hook if their purported tenants get in trouble with the law. “I was shocked and confused,” said Mr Ruzaidie Dar Sunik, one of The Floravale’s affected residents. “What if the person took a loan and couldn’t pay it off? The police…

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Jurong West coffee shop boss charged with murder after scuffle with patron, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A man who was seriously hurt in a scuffle with another man at a Jurong West coffee shop a week ago has died of his injuries. Mr Huang Wen Cai, a regular patron at the coffee shop, was 51 years old. The accused is the proprietor of the coffee shop, Chen Ming Jin, also 51, who had his charge upped to murder on Thursday (April 18). The scuffle occurred near his business, the NT1 food court, at Block 966, Jurong West Street 93, last Sunday. Witnesses said they…

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New large-scale tourism development to be built in Jurong Lake District, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The up-and-coming Jurong Lake District will welcome a new 7ha integrated tourism development from 2026. The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) will be calling for an expression of interest exercise for the development, which will feature a hotel, attractions, eateries and shops, it was announced on Tuesday (April 16). The now-vacant plot of land sits adjacent to Chinese Garden MRT station and the site where a new Science Centre will be built in Jurong Lake Gardens East. Making the announcement at STB’s annual tourism industry conference, Senior Minister of…

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