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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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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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20 residents evacuated from Jurong East HDB block after living room fire, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A fire broke out in a sixth-floor unit of a Housing Board (HDB) block in Jurong East on Sunday (April 14), which saw about 20 residents being evacuated. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said that it responded to a fire at about 3pm. The fire involved the contents of the living room. The SCDF said that it put out the blaze using a water jet. There were no reported injuries. The Straits Times understands that there was nobody in the flat at the time. On online discussion…

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Cabby arrested after colliding into pedestrians outside Jurong Point, 2 women taken to hospital, Singapore News

A 63-year-old taxi driver was arrested for dangerous driving after he collided into pedestrian at the junction outside Jurong Point on Saturday morning (Apr 13). Two women, aged 26 and 54, were taken to hospital. Facebook user Cassendra Tay posted photos taken at the scene of the accident and shared what she witnessed. She said she saw the ComfortDelGro taxi hitting the victims, who flew and hit their heads on the road. “Both were bleeding profusely,” she said. In the photos, several passers-by were tending to the women, holding umbrellas…

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Crane crashes into overhead bridge at Jurong Town Hall Road, Singapore News

A crane being transported on a trailer collided into an overhead bridge along Jurong Town Hall Road on Saturday night (Apr 13). Stomp contributor Sam alerted Stomp to the incident and shared photos he took as he was passing by the scene. In response to a Stomp media query, the police said they were alerted to the accident involving a trailer with crane at about 10.01pm. No injuries were reported, a spokesman said. Police investigations are ongoing. Source link

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Elderly man arrested for possessing air guns, after shooting metal pellets at Jurong flat, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A 63-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday (April 3) for possessing air guns. The police said in a statement on Thursday that the owner of a flat in Jurong West Street 42 found suspicious cracks on the windows of his master bedroom and toilet. He made a report, and police officers who visited the flat found a metal pellet at the scene. It is believed that the damage to the windows was caused by the impact of the metal pellet. The police said that they established the identity…

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36km trail linking Jurong Lake Gardens to Coney Island Park officially launched, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The 36km Coast-to-Coast Trail, which stretches from Jurong Lake Gardens in the west to Coney Island Park in the north-east, was launched on Saturday (March 30), linking parks like Bukit Batok Nature Park, Botanic Gardens and MacRitchie Reservoir Park in one continuous route. A park at Rower’s Bay in Lower Seletar Reservoir was also launched, forming part of the first 60km phase to be completed for the 150km Round Island Route park connector, which will be finished by 2035. And by the end of this year, a new…

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Heads up! Woman gets a fright after seeing THIS hanging out of window at Jurong West, Singapore News

Stomp contributor Yasmin was passing through her mum’s home at Block 691 Jurong West Central 1 on Saturday (Mar 23) at about 9.30am when she caught sight of what looked like a head hanging out of a window. It turned out to be a mannequin head turned upside down with its hair hanging over the ledge. “It freaked me out,” said Yasmin. “Imagine looking out your window and seeing this at night!” “It seems that someone was just hanging the mannequin out to dry.” Source link

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Elderly woman killed in Jurong East accident: Video shows car crashing through carpark gantry, Singapore News

Video footage showing how a car crashed through a carpark gantry, moments before it caused an accident that killed a pedestrian and injured three others, has emerged online. The four-vehicle accident occurred along Jurong East Street 31 on Tuesday (March 5), at around 6.58pm. An 83-year-old woman died from injuries sustained in the accident. A motorcyclist and two cars drivers were also taken to hospital. In a new video that has surfaced on social media, a silver Hyundai Avante can be seen crashing through the carpark gantry at Block 352.…

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