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Man tried to shave woman at Tampines East MRT station, Singapore News

A man was leaving Tampines East MRT station and shaving his chin with a disposable razor. When he later walked past a 19-year-old woman at about midnight on Nov 26 last year, he tried to shave her chin, causing a cut of about 1cm. The woman sought medical treatment at Changi General Hospital two days later. Clement Sng Tze Min, 39, was yesterday convicted of five charges of mischief and two charges of voluntarily causing hurt. The court heard that on several occasions in 2017, Sng removed five PIN (personal…

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Grab investigating incident of man confronting delivery guy for allegedly speeding on PMD, Singapore News

“I told him, logically, that if he was able to tap me on the shoulder, then I could not have been speeding. “I went off but then he cursed my mother and I came back and put down my scooter before asking him what’s the issue. “He started getting aggressive and his wife told me to go away but I didn’t. “He then took out his belt and started swinging it at me but his wife stopped him. “I started recording the video after that.” In the video, the man…

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Donnie Yen, who is set to shine again in Ip Man 4, once had only $18 to his name, Entertainment News

Donnie Yen once laboured in the shadow of Jet Li and Jackie Chan. But with the impending release of Ip Man 4 in the lucrative box-office franchise, action hero Yen, 55, can look back on even arguably overtaking Chan in a career that has also taken him to Hollywood. Li is largely absent from show business now. Ip Man 4 will be Yen’s last outing as the gongfu hero, after three previous ones that started in 2008.The franchise tracks the life of the man who trained Bruce Lee. Yen wants…

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Man who was rescued from burning Bukit Batok flat dies in hospital; SCDF says fire linked to PMDs, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A 40-year-old man who was rescued from a burning Bukit Batok Housing Board flat in the early hours of Thursday (July 18) has died in hospital. The Straits Times understands that the man, who had third-degree burns on 40 per cent of his body, died at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) on Saturday afternoon. He had also been in a coma since the incident due to a lack of oxygen to his brain. Police are investigating the unnatural death. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said on Saturday that preliminary investigations indicated…

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Man jailed 2 weeks for hitting elderly man and injuring woman with e-scooter on pedestrian bridge, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Ignoring a sign telling e-scooter riders to “dismount and push”, a man rode his device onto a pedestrian bridge and it hit an elderly man who fell. Instead of waiting for the police to arrive, Victor Chin, 37, decided to flee on his e-scooter. Another pedestrian, Ms Soh Zhi Wen, 29, tried to stop him by holding onto its handle, which hit her right wrist when Chin continued riding. She then fell and hit her face against some railings. Chin, who works as a driver, was sentenced on…

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Gardens by the Bay murder trial: Man who strangled China mistress and burned her body found guilty , Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Laundry shop manager Leslie Khoo Kwee Hock, 51, who strangled his China lover in his car in a quiet road near Gardens by the Bay and then burned her body, was found guilty of murder on Thursday (July 18). Judicial Commissioner Audrey Lim convicted Khoo of murdering engineer Cui Yajie, 31, on the morning of July 12, 2016, and rejected all defences he had raised to the charge. She found that Khoo knew that pressing Ms Cui’s neck with great force would “likely cause her death”, and dismissed his claims…

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Man rages at driver and boxes his car in after causing collision, Singapore News

A driver did not take well to being honked at when he tried to make a reckless turn, prompting him to exit from his car to chide the other party. Facebook page SG Road Vigilante – SGRV posted a video of the incident, which is believed to have occurred in Jalan Damai on May 26. In the video, a red Hyundai is first seen going past a pedestrian who was crossing the road and had the traffic light in her favour. The Hyundai driver then tried to make a right…

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Jail, caning for man who had sex with 11-year-old stepdaughter of boss and neighbour, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A 36-year-old father of six was given a job by his neighbour, but ended up having sex with his employer’s underage stepdaughter in the delivery van that was assigned to him for work. The High Court heard on Wednesday (July 17) that the girl, who was 11 at the time, had sent the accused a text message saying that she liked him but knew he was married. When he responded that men could have four wives, she asked if her age was a concern for him. “Age (is)…

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Man caught smuggling contraband cigarettes for the fourth time jailed 3½ years, fined $10m, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A man who was caught dealing in contraband cigarettes for the fourth time was jailed for 3½ years, or 42 months, and fined $10.416 million on Wednesday (July 17). As he did not pay the fine, he will serve another two years and four months in jail, or 28 months. Raymond Soh Tian Khoon, 53, was first convicted on Oct 17, 2006, for delivering 200 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes, and jailed for 10 months. In 2012, Soh was caught for delivering 850 cartons of contraband cigarettes. He was caught…

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Man admits going on Dark Web to hire hitmen to murder ex-lover’s boyfriend, Digital, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Consumed by jealousy, a risk management executive went on the Dark Web to hire hitmen to murder his former lover’s boyfriend in a staged car accident. But the executive was arrested after a journalist in the United States tipped off Singapore authorities about the planned hit. The court heard that the Dark Web contains websites that are not indexed by search engines such as Google. It is accessible only by special software where users and website operators can remain anonymous as well as untraceable. On Wednesday (July 17), Allen…

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