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Singtel’s first iPhone 11 customer simply watched a Man U match after arriving at MBS at 2am, Digital, Singapore News

It ain’t easy being one of the first few consumers in the land to own the latest iPhone, but Ng K.A. manages. Twice in a row, even.  The 38-year-old Singaporean engineer was first in line to grab his Midnight Green iPhone 11 Pro Max from Singtel this morning (Sept 20) — a feat achieved by general sleeplessness and a deep devotion for Apple products.  “I’m a geek!” laughed Ng in an interview with AsiaOne.  “I always enjoy getting the latest gadgets, and from what I’ve seen in the reviews, it…

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Man molested daughter, 12, and later did it thrice more, Singapore News

A man who was convicted of molesting his pre-teen daughter yesterday said he showed his private parts to her to educate her about appropriate behaviour in a relationship. The 40-year-old molested the girl four times between September 2015 and October 2016 in their flat. He had claimed trial to all four charges, arguing he had only shown her his private part to raise awareness about the boundaries in a friendship. He later denied exposing himself at all, claiming he might have indicated the general area of his crotch to his…

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Man escorted off Scoot plane by auxiliary police at Changi Airport after refusing to follow instructions, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A man was escorted by auxiliary police off an inbound Scoot flight from Athens early on Monday morning (Sept 16) after he refused to comply with instructions to leave an emergency exit row seat. A passenger who witnessed the incident told The Straits Times that the man, who looked to be in his early 60s, had moved to the seat one hour before the landing time of 3.35am. He had refused to move from it even after flight attendants repeatedly asked him to do so. Although Flight TR713…

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Broken IV needle found at Tampines playground, says man, Singapore News

It’s often tough when kids run amok, but this alarming find at a neighbourhood playground is a warning to parents to stay alert. Muhammad Alamin took to Facebook on Sept 15 to share a picture of an intravenous (IV) needle that he said he had found at a Tampines playground, reminding parents to be vigilant. He wrote: “Dearest parents, I know your children are excited to play. But please please please… Please check the playground for hazards. Found this on the playground. Imagine a kid falling and [this] accidentally [stabs] them, or…

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Married man jailed for upskirt videos, secretly filming women during sex, Singapore News

He was married with children, but that did not stop Jimson Zheng Jun Cheng from filming upskirt videos of unsuspecting women. Zheng, 31, had pleaded guilty to his offences on July 30. He also secretly filmed himself having sex with an unnamed “girlfriend” at home and with a prostitute at a Geylang brothel, without the women’s consent. Zheng, a salesman in the construction industry, was jailed for 21 weeks last Wednesday, on 15 counts of insulting the modesty of a woman and two counts of making an obscene film under…

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Man jailed for grabbing young stepson, slamming him into clothes pile, Singapore News

He became irritated as he felt his eight-year-old stepson was staring at him while he was making a drink in the kitchen. Asking the boy what he was looking at, he walked over, grabbed him by the neck and lifted the child off the ground. The man, 28, then slammed the boy down into a pile of clothes nearby, leaving the child in tears. For ill-treating the boy, he was yesterday jailed for four months. He cannot be named due to a gag order. Deputy Public Prosecutor Regina Lim told…

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Man praised for helping police subdue drunk at Woodlands coffee shop, Singapore News

A coffee shop patron was applauded after he helped the police subdue a drunk man on Saturday evening. A video of the incident showed four officers trying to subdue the struggling drunk at Block 892C Woodlands Drive 50 when the patron stepped in and brought the man to the ground. Other patrons could be heard in the video applauding the unknown man for his actions. Police said a 35-year-old was arrested at about 10pm for causing a public nuisance. Chinese evening newspaper Shin Min Daily News reported that the suspect…

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Japanese man helps to pick up litter simply because he likes Singapore , Singapore News

Not all heroes wear capes — this particular one welds a pair of tongs and a trash bag in hand. In a Facebook post uploaded by Ivan Choong on Tuesday (Sept 10), he shares an encounter he had with a Japanese man who was picking up litter along the Boon Tiong Road. The man, known as Toshi, said that he had wanted to help clear the litter as he found Singapore clean and green. “I like this place,” he said. Toshi might have only been in Singapore for two months, but…

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Cannabis plants found in Yishun unit, man and woman arrested , Singapore News

Two cannabis plants were found growing in a makeshift greenhouse in Yishun after a raid on Monday. In a joint media release yesterday, the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) and Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) said a 44-year-old man and 52-year-old woman suspected of being drug offenders were arrested CNB officers raided the unit in the vicinity of Yishun Street 31 after ICA officers detected glass apparatuses, suspected to be used for drugs, at the Parcel Post Section of the SingPost Centre. The officers found glass apparatuses and the two pots…

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Man jailed 6 months after molesting 10-year-old girl outside Bedok Mall, Singapore News

The young girl was with her friends at a carnival when the man spotted her. Rosli Abdul Hamid, 68, then walked up behind her and molested the girl. On Wednesday last week, Rosli, who has a string of molestation convictions dating back to 1973, was jailed for six months. The court heard that on June 14, the then 10-year-old girl was outside Bedok Mall at 3pm. She had just gone Hari Raya visiting and was at a carnival at the entrance of the mall with her friends. Rosli, who was…

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