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Man found dead at foot of Toa Payoh block, wife dies of heart attack, Singapore News

She heard a bamboo pole hitting the ground and thought nothing of it. But when Madam Maimon Ayab, 86, peered out of the window of her first-storey flat, she was shocked to see an elderly man face-down in the carpark. Madam Maimon, who got her 48-year-old grandson to call the police, told The New Paper yesterday: “It was scary. There was a bit of blood coming from his head. “T-shirts and shorts that were on the bamboo pole were on the ground as well.” A police spokesman said yesterday that…

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Etta Ng’s relationship with wife Andi Autumn could be on the rocks, Entertainment, Singapore News

Elaine Ng’s fears over the stability of her daughter’s marriage seem to have come true. Netizens have noted that Etta Ng, 19, has deleted photographs of Canadian social media influencer Andi Autumn, 31, from her social media accounts. Autumn has done the same too, reported Sin Chew Daily. Back in May, some netizens had already speculated that not all was well when Autumn posted a rant online asking a person, whom she did not name, to try to do more with life. Etta Ng, the estranged daughter of gongfu star…

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Woodlands double-murder trial: Property agent spent a week in flat after strangling pregnant wife and daughter, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – One week before Chinese New Year in 2017, debt-ridden property agent Teo Ghim Heng strangled his wife, who was six months pregnant, and their four-year-old daughter. He slept on the same bed as the bodies for one week in his Woodlands flat, with the air-conditioner turned on to delay the decomposition process. He searched the Internet for ways to commit suicide, leaving the flat only to buy food and air freshener. He then set the bodies on fire, claiming that he had also tried to kill himself in…

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Husband gets beaten up while protecting wife from 4 drunk men, loses $3,000 of valuables, Singapore News

A couple had their honeymoon ruined on Saturday (June 22) when four drunk men ended up beating the husband for protecting his wife. Mr and Mrs Wang arrived in Singapore earlier this month and was planning on going to Indonesia before returning to China. The couple and their friends went for a karaoke session at Bugis Cube which ended at about 5am. Wang said to Lianhe Zaobao: “My wife went ahead and ran into some tattoed men who teased and gestured at her. “To avoid conflict, I let my wife…

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Man fined $7,000 for accidentally killing wife while reversing car, Singapore News

They were married for more than 30 years. But in a moment of panic, he reversed his car into her, killing her. Quek Chin Ling, 69, stood as a broken man in the dock yesterday. The retiree was fined $7,000 for causing death by a negligent act. At about 7pm on April 25, 2017, Quek and his wife, Madam Ng Siew Fong, 64, were on their way to meet friends to discuss an upcoming holiday to China. But they got lost in Ang Mo Kio, and sought help from a…

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$1.25m 4-D win: Wife has equal share in husband’s prize money, rules apex court, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Singapore’s apex court has ruled that the lottery winnings of a spouse are part of a couple’s matrimonial assets to be shared equally, when the ticket is bought with the intention of benefiting the family instead of the winner alone. In reversing a High Court decision, the Court of Appeal made clear that it is not laying down a “blanket rule” that lottery prize money must be shared equally when there is a divorce. Judge of Appeal Andrew Phang said the presumption is that both contributed equally to…

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Thankful his wife was saved, he cycles 180km to raise money for Singapore Red Cross, Singapore News

Seven years ago, chef Jeremy Nguee, 38, almost lost his wife who had suffered complications during childbirth. Madam Liang Shumin was saved with 37 bags of blood supplied by the Singapore Red Cross (SRC). It made him realise he could not just cruise through life but had to do more to help others. So on March 16 and 17, he took part in a 180km cycling event across Batam to raise money for the Red Cross Home for the Disabled. In 2012, Mr Nguee and Madam Liang were overjoyed when…

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Cabby’s act of ‘kindness’ towards Singaporean guy and heavily pregnant wife goes viral, Singapore News

Kindness can be found everywhere; but sometimes, it comes with a twist. A Singaporean guy was a recipient of one such act of ‘kindness’. On Monday (March 11), Esmonde Teo recounted his experience with a ComfortDelGro cabby on Facebook, complimenting the “Indian driver” behind the wheel of SHA 8207. Teo, who had “forgotten” his wallet when he left home in a rush, told AsiaOne that the cabby had driven him to and fro Bangkit Rd and Segar Rd to pick up dinner for his “heavily pregnant wife”. The ComforDelGro driver even loaned Teo $5 to…

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Andie Chen scalded by hot soup at Nex foodcourt; wife Kate Pang ‘upset over unhelpful staff’, Singapore, Entertainment News

Three months of filming action scenes in Siem Reap left nary a scratch on Andie Chen, but a trip to Food Junction got him hurt bad. The Singaporean actor and his wife Kate Pang took to Instagram to share about a scalding incident which happened on Monday (Mar 4) night. “A simple dinner with my wife, a wet tray and a bowl of really hot soup later…” the 33-year-old actor captioned along with pictures of his scalded torso and said wet tray. “Dear foodcourts (@foodjunctionsg), please wipe your trays before using them, and guys,…

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Parliament: ‘No conflict of interest’ in appointing new Auditor-General, a Senior Minister of State’s wife, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – There is generally no conflict of interest between the Auditor-General’s Office and the ministries it audits, Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing said in Parliament on Thursday (Feb 28). Mr Chan, who is the Minister-in-charge of the Public Service, also set out how people are identified to fill key constitutional appointments. He was responding to Workers’ Party chairman Sylvia Lim (Aljunied GRC), who had asked the Government to confirm if the recently appointed Auditor-General was the wife of a Senior Minister of State, and if so, how…

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