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Two men arrested for drug offences after brief car chase in Queenstown, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Two men were arrested after brief car chase in Queenstown on Wednesday (April 10). The driver, a 21-year-old man, was arrested for traffic-related offences, possession of offensive weapons, and suspected drug-related offences, said the police. The passenger, a 19-year-old man, was arrested for suspected drug-related offences. The police said that at 11.15am, traffic police officers were conducting a check on a car along Mei Ling Street when the driver suddenly sped off and subsequently hit a motorcycle. Traffic police officers were conducting a check on a car along…

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10 men arrested for allegedly rioting in Geylang, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Ten men, aged between 18 and 34, were arrested last Friday (April 5) and Saturday for allegedly rioting in Geylang. The police said in a statement on Monday that they were alerted to a fight in Geylang Road at about 3am last Thursday. Officers from the Criminal Investigation Department and Bedok Police Division identified the men and arrested them. The police are investigating the case. The brawl reportedly occurred at a pedestrian crossing near where Lorong 27A and 26 turn into Geylang Road. In a video circulating on…

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Two men taken to hospital, one arrested after fight at Geylang coffee shop, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Two men were taken to hospital after a fight broke out at a coffee shop in Lorong 25A Geylang on Wednesday (April 3). The police were alerted to the fight at 8.50pm on Wednesday. The two men, aged 51 and 53, were conscious when they were taken to Tan Tock Seng Hospital. The 51-year-old man was subsequently arrested for voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapon. A video of the incident, which was sent to citizen journalism site Stomp, shows three men pinning down the 51-year-old, who is bald,…

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2 car passengers arrested after CCK accident: Men allegedly seen with baby and knife, driver MIA, Singapore News

An accident involving a car and a taxi on Monday (March 25) led to the arrest of two men after they were reportedly seen with a knife and a 20-month-old baby. In response to a Stomp query, the police said they were alerted to the collision along Choa Chu Kang Drive towards Teck Whye Lane at 12.25am. Two passengers from the car, aged 21 and 47, were conscious when conveyed to Ng Teng Fong General Hospital. Both men were subsequently arrested in relation to the case. A 20-month-old boy was…

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Two men investigated for Facebook comments about throwing an egg at Shanmugam, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The police are investigating two men for comments about throwing an egg at Law and Home Affairs Minister K. Shanmugam. In response to queries from The Straits Times, the police said on Monday (March 25) that a report was lodged last Tuesday against a 20-year-old male netizen who had left a comment on a Facebook post suggesting that he wanted to throw an egg at Mr Shanmugam. A 47-year-old male netizen subsequently responded to the comment to provide information on the minister’s upcoming Meet-the-People session. “The police take…

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Jail, cane for Indian national in rioting case which involved more than 50 men, Singapore News

An Indian national was slapped with a stiff jail sentence for his role in a riot which saw more than 50 foreigners using makeshift weapons to cause serious injuries. The fight, which took place near the Silat Road Sikh Temple in Jalan Bukit Merah on April 2, 2017, also caused severe traffic disruption when it spilled onto Kampong Bahru Road. Yadwinder Singh, 26, was on Friday (March 22) sentenced to five years and five months’ jail and 12 strokes of the cane.He pleaded guilty on Thursday to one count each…

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Videos of driver giving PM Lee’s son a ride posted online: 2 men assisting with investigations, Singapore News

Two men are assisting with police investigations after videos showing a car driver asking Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s son inappropriate questions while giving him a ride were posted on social media. In the videos, a 31-year-old Singaporean man had offered and given Mr Li Yipeng a ride in his private car. He can then be heard repeatedly asking Mr Li to confirm his identity, his residential address and the security arrangements for him. The videos started circulating on social media over the weekend, along with a screenshot of a…

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Two men arrested after Liang Court fight, Singapore News

A man was attacked with a metal stool while curled up on the ground at Liang Court early on Sunday morning. A video of the incident was shared on social media, and showed the man being assaulted by at least two others in a foodcourt on the first storey of the mall. One man shouted a string of vulgarities as he swung the metal stool, while another was seen kicking the man on the ground. One was also seen lifting a table, but was stopped by an onlooker before he…

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Chinese women earn a fifth less than men and the gap is widening fast, survey by online recruiter Boss Zhipin finds

Chairman Mao Zedong, the late Chinese leader, famously said women could “hold up half the sky” as he advocated equal pay for both genders. Almost half a century later it seems his vision is still a long way from fruition.The average Chinese working woman earns about a fifth less than the average man, according to a survey by online recruiter Boss Zhipin – and the disparity is rapidly getting wider.The average monthly salary for women in China is 6,497 yuan (US$970), 78.2 per cent of a man’s… Source link

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5 men involved in Woodlands coffee shop fight arrested for rioting, Singapore News

The police have arrested five men for rioting after they were caught on video pummelling a man at a coffee shop in Woodlands on Saturday. The men, aged between 24 and 55, were rounded up yesterday. In a news release, the police said they received reports at about 9.45pm on Saturday that there was a group of people fighting at the ST11 coffee shop at Block 167 Woodlands Street 11. The New Paper reported on Wednesday that police officers had turned up at the scene armed with sub-machine guns, but…

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