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Man hurls stack of plates at diner after insisting he has ‘choped’ a table which was already occupied, Singapore News

Upset that the restaurant table he had ‘reserved’ with a tissue packet was already occupied even before he arrived, a man allegedly flipped out and threw a stack of plates at another diner. The incident occurred at Casa Verde, a family-friendly trattoria located within the Singapore Botanic Gardens, on March 3. Stomp contributor Anonymous said her brother, his wife, a female friend, and three children had visited the restaurant for dinner that evening. Anonymous, who was not at the scene, told Stomp: “After the adults sat the three kids down,…

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Lee Shau-kee, Hong Kong’s second richest man, says he’s mulling retirement to hand the reins of Henderson Land to his two sons

Lee Shau-kee, Hong Kong’s second-richest man, will retire as chairman and managing director of Henderson Land Development, handing over the keys of the city’s largest property developer to his two sons, according to a company announcement.Lee, who turned 90 two weeks ago, is considering a plan to retire after Henderson’s annual general meeting on May 28, according to a statement to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.“I, being advanced in age, am considering to step down from the position of Chairman… Source link

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Man injured after road accident between 2 personal mobility devices in Pasir Ris, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A personal mobility device (PMD) rider was injured after a collision between him and an electric scooter rider on Saturday evening (March 16). Footage of the incident shows the rider of the PMD, which looks like a bicycle, crossing a road, with the traffic light blinking green in his favour. An e-scooter rider on the road later crashes into him. After the collision, a second e-scooter rider on the road passes by. The police said that they were alerted to the accident along Pasir Ris Drive 1 towards…

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Man suffers head injuries after being pinned under van in accident along KJE, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A 45-year-old van driver was trapped under his vehicle after an accident along the Kranji Expressway (KJE) on Wednesday night (March 13). The police said that the accident, which involved a van and a car, took place along the KJE towards the Pan-Island Expressway near the Choa Chu Kang exit, at around 10.05pm. The Straits Times understands that the car was changing lanes when it collided with the side of the van, which subsequently flipped on its side. Footage of the incident was uploaded to citizen journalism website…

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Man arrested for disorderly behaviour, causing hurt to police officer outside Lucky Plaza club, Singapore News

A 29-year-old man was arrested for multiple offences after being seen restrained and pinned down by police officers at Lucky Plaza in the wee hours of March 2. Videos circulating online show a crowd gathered outside the Platinum Music World club, located on the third storey of the shopping mall. In one video, a man can be seen putting up a struggle as several police officers tried to restrain him At least two voices, one male and one female, can be heard saying: “Don’t retaliate, don’t retaliate.” However, the man…

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The man who grounded the Dreamliner for 123 days says the FAA should stop Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 from flying

It’s a daily miracle that the general public accepts the existence of the aviation industry. Every day, around 100,000 flights take off and fly between towns and cities around the world, each carrying fuel with the stored energy of a cruise missile jammed up alongside scores of families, tourists, businesspeople and pets.That we tolerate and even welcome this state of affairs is a tribute to the generations of engineers and administrators – and regulators – who’ve made travelling by air safer… Source link

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Man fined S$2,500 for jumping on car, Singapore News

A nightclub reveller who had downed six bottles of whisky with friends while celebrating his birthday decided to end the evening by running over a car. Event management executive Chee Chu Siong had leapt on the bonnet of a BMW as it approached him in a carpark, before marching over the windscreen and roof. The driver of the BMW had switched on the dashboard camera, which recorded the antics. The clip went viral and has been viewed more than 17,000 times on YouTube. Hello!! Do u have nothing better to…

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Man on trial for Gardens by the Bay murder strangled his lover and burned her body over 3 days, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – He was married, an undischarged bankrupt and the manager at a laundry outlet but told a woman 17 years his junior that he was single and the heir of the family laundry business. Leslie Khoo Kwee Hock also persuaded Cui Yajie to hand him $20,000 to invest in gold. Their rocky relationship came to a grisly end when Khoo strangled Cui while they were in his car at Gardens by the Bay. He then burned her body in Lim Chu Kang Lane 8, returning to the scene over…

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Man hacked to death by worker in Sungei Kadut murder, Singapore News

A man was arrested yesterday after allegedly hacking his boss to death in a rampage at Sungei Kadut. The 23-year-old Malaysian suspect is believed to have used a chopper to attack his Singaporean employer, Mr Lin Xinjie, 30, at the International Furniture Centre building at 62 Sungei Kadut Loop. He is also believed to have injured another company director who tried to stop the attack. Mr Lin, a Singapore Polytechnic graduate who was listed as one of the directors of Jiji Singapore, an online retail company, was found lying motionless…

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‘You’re fat’: Woman allegedly body-shames man after he helps her, Singapore News

Jan Rick Mascarina thought he’d spend his weekend “doing fat-person things” like drinking bubble tea and eating curry puffs.  Instead, the 29-year-old digital marketer found himself entangled in some drama with a middle-aged couple in their 40s involving body-shaming, the threat of a lawsuit and police involvement.  Recounting his side of the story in a Facebook post on March 9, the Filipino-born, Singapore-bred man shared that the incident happened on Saturday at a Popular bookstore outlet in White Sands Shopping Centre.  While browsing for art supplies in the store with a friend,…

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