Singapore 

28 people taken to hospital after collision between prime mover and lorry in Tuas, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – More than 30 people were injured in an accident in Tuas on Saturday (May 25). The police were alerted to the accident between a prime mover and a lorry at the junction of Tuas South Avenue 5 and Tuas South Way at 6.30am. The lorry driver, a 48-year-old man, and 12 lorry passengers were conscious when taken to Ng Teng Fong General Hospital. Another 15 passengers were taken to National University Hospital. The Singapore Civil Defence Force said that four others suffered minor injuries and refused to be…

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Woman killed in Tuas Checkpoint bus crash was Hewlett-Packard employee, mother of two, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The 35-year-old woman who died in a bus accident at the Tuas Checkpoint on Tuesday morning (Feb 26) was an employee of Hewlett-Packard (HP), the technology company confirmed on Wednesday. The Straits Times understands that she is Ms Mok Fei Chen, a Malaysian citizen who worked in Singapore. Ms Mok was killed after the bus she was in collided into the railings near the checkpoint at about 4am. The impact sent her and another woman flying out of the vehicle onto the ground. Ms Mok was pronounced dead…

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1 killed, 16 injured in Tuas Checkpoint bus accident; heavy vehicle lane into Singapore closed, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – One person was killed and 16 were injured after a bus collided into railings at Tuas Checkpoint early Tuesday morning (Feb 26). The victim is a 35-year-old female bus passenger and was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics, said the Immigration & Checkpoint Authority (ICA). The accident site blocked the heavy vehicle lane from about 4.20am, causing traffic to pile up as buses and lorries coming from Malaysia towards Singapore were unable to enter the checkpoint. The ICA subsequently closed the lane and heavy vehicles were diverted…

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Motorcyclist dies after accident with private bus in Tuas, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A 37-year-old motorcyclist died in an accident with a bus in Tuas on Monday (Jan 28). In response to queries, the police said they were alerted to the accident near 59 Gul Road at 5.23pm. The male motorcyclist was pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene, police said. Photos posted on Facebook page SG Road Vigilante on Monday night show the motorcyclist sprawled on the road, with a pool of blood near his head. A green private bus is seen parked some distance away from him at the…

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Man caught with 4 live kittens stuffed down his pants at Tuas Checkpoint, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – When it comes to smuggling, some criminals try hiding things in creative places such as cereal cartons, door panels, and even spectacle cases. And then some just fall back on the simple “stuff it down your pants” method. Officers from the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) encountered one such case on Wednesday (Jan 2), when a man was caught with four live kittens in his pants. The suspect, a 45-year-old Singaporean man, was in a car at Tuas Checkpoint when officers heard “meowing” sounds from a bulge in…

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Long waits at Tuas and Woodlands Checkpoints, with some delays hitting 8 hours, Singapore, Travel News

SINGAPORE – Travellers arriving and leaving Singapore by road had to endure long delays to their commute on Friday evening (Dec 14) and Saturday as traffic jams plagued the Tuas and Woodlands Checkpoints. Several netizens took to the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority’s (ICA’s) Facebook page to complain about the long queues to cross customs to Johor Baru (JB) lasting hours. Some said they were stuck in jams for about six hours at the Tuas Checkpoint on Friday evening and early Saturday morning, while others said they were in four to…

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