Singapore 

Husband devastated after police officer wife placed on life support following accident, Singapore News

Husband and wife were planning a holiday to celebrate their 14th wedding anniversary this month, but tragedy struck on Sunday when she was hit by a car and was placed on life support. Madam Salinah Mohamed, 41, a police staff sergeant at the Marina Bay Neighbourhood Police Centre and a mother of three, was hit while crossing the road at Maxwell Road around 9.20pm. At the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) yesterday, where she is warded, her husband Indra Shaiful, 41, told The New Paper he was home with his children…

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Singapore 

My way or the highway: Wife cannot stand quarrel on PIE anymore, dives out of car, Singapore News

A fight between husband and wife got so unbearable for the missus that she exited the car while it was cruising on the expressway. Diving out of a moving car — even one containing an insufferable spouse — is never advisable. The 46-year-old woman met the consequences — she hit her head and received numerous abrasions. The dramatic couple dispute happened over the Chinese New Year holidays on the morning of Feb 6. The car was travelling on the Pan Island Expressway (PIE) towards Tuas, with the woman exiting near the Upper Jurong…

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Singapore 

Jail, fine for man who choked wife and punched 8-year-old stepdaughter, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Enraged after finding out that his wife had thrown away a cupboard, a man choked the woman and punched his eight-year-old stepdaughter when the child started crying. The 35-year-old man, who cannot be named due to a gag order to protect his victims’ identities, was sentenced on Monday (Jan 28) to 15 weeks’ jail and a fine of $2,000. He pleaded guilty to one count each of assault, harassment and ill-treating a child. The man was in a foul mood when he came home to his flat near…

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Property 

Jiayuan share crash coincided with selling by chairman and his wife, disclosure shows

A Hong Kong developer, who holds the record for some of the smallest abodes built in the city, lost more than 80 per cent of its market value last week after a massive sell-off led by its chairman and his wife. Jiayuan International Group chairman Shum Tin Ching and his wife Wang Xinmei sold a combined 93.62 million shares on Thursday at an average price of HK$2.7, according to a Hong Kong stock exchange filing on Monday. That accounts for 26 per cent of the trading volume on Thursday, and…

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Property 

Tai Po villa, occupied by wife and daughter of Zimbabwe’s former president, sold in Hong Kong for a 15 per cent loss

A luxury villa previously occupied by the wife and daughter of Zimbabwe’s former strongman Robert Mugabe – itself the subject of a dispute in the Hong Kong courts – has been sold for a 15 per cent loss, according to sales agents. House 3 of JC Castle has been sold for HK$34 million (US$4.3 million), a loss of 15 per cent from its 2008 purchase price of HK$40 million, according to Century 21 Deluxe Home Property, which handled the transaction. The agency did not identify the property’s buyer. The villa’s…

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Singapore 

Flying rock smashes through car windscreen on BKE: ‘My pregnant wife and I could have died’, Singapore News

The last day of 2018 nearly became the final day of Stomp contributor Nick’s life after a loose rock flew towards his car while he was travelling on the Bukit Timah Expressway (BKE) towards Woodlands. Nick’s wife, who is six months pregnant, was in the passenger seat when the incident occurred at around 2.30pm that day (Dec 31). Nick recounted the incident: “There was a very light drizzle before the heavy downpour later that afternoon. There were no heavy vehicles in front of me. “As we approached Rifle Range Flyover…

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Singapore 

PM Lee’s wife seen at G-20 summit with dinosaur-motif clutch designed by Pathlight student, Singapore News

Mrs Lee Hsien Loong was seen toting a bronze clutch patterned with cream-coloured dinosaurs in Buenos Aires on Friday (Nov 30). She was accompanying the Prime Minister at the Group of 20 (G-20) summit in Argentina. Mrs Lee was spotted holding the pouch while taking a group photo with other spouses of world leaders on the sidelines of the summit. The accessory – Dino Leather Wristlet Clutch Bronze & Cream – is designed by 21-year-old Pathlight student See Toh Sheng Jie, known for his talent in drawing dinosaurs. It retails…

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Singapore 

Apex court rejects appeal by wife who tricked her husband into giving up $25m inheritance, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The top court dismissed a woman’s appeal against a High Court decision which found she had tricked her husband into signing a deed of trust which would have left him a pauper and their infant son a millionaire. The assets included a $25 million inheritance from his late mother who was murdered in an unrelated incident barely a week before he signed the deed. The man, identified in court papers as BOK, had signed the deed on March 26, 2014, while he was in isolation and grieving over…

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Singapore 

Nostalgic journey for Mahathir and wife Siti Hasmah at NUS reunion, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – It was down memory lane for Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali as they visited the College of Medicine building where they studied medicine 70 years ago. Photo: The Star/Asia News Network They also spent time with several of their university mates at King Edward VII College of Medicine which is the predecessor institution of the National University of Singapore (NUS). Photo: The Star/Asia News Network Dr Mahathir, who is on a two-day official visit to Singapore, will be conferred an Honorary Doctor…

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