• 2 businessmen charged with 442 counts for sham employment businesses

    Terry Tan-Soo I-Hse, 39, and Clarence Lim Jun Yao, 30, were jointly charged by the Commercial Affairs Department and Ministry of Manpower (MOM) in the State Courts. According to an MOM media statement, Tan-Soo was the director of the employment agency Asia Recruit, while Lim was the director of Asiajobmart and UUBR International. Asia Recruit is now known as Asiajobmart while UUBR is now known as Connectsia. MOM has since imposed a ban on Lim and his firms, Asiajobmart and UUBR, from employing any new foreign workers and from renewing any work passes.

  • Downtown Line 3 will be 'game-changer' for residents in the east: Khaw Boon Wan

    The final stage of the Downtown Line will be a game-changer for residents in the east of Singapore, said Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan.

  • Today’s best deals: Philips Hue Bloom, Roomba 650, $10 wireless charger, Klipsch sound bar, more

    We're closing out the week on a high note. A VERY high note. Highlights from Friday's roundup of the day's best deals include a rare 25% discount on the best-selling Philips Hue Bloom and Philips Hue Go smart lamps, a Logitech Harmony Smart Control and Home Hub bundle for the insanely low price of $79, a nice discount on the Roomba 650 robot vacuum, a 5-star rated wireless charger for just $9.99, a huge $1,000 discount on a huge 85-inch 4K TV, a $260 discount on the beloved Klipsch R-10B Bluetooth Soundbar, the lowest price ever on the Amazon Tap, and soooo much more. Check out all of today's best bargains below.

  • 19-year-old NSF gets 2 years' probation for punching mother with knuckle-duster

    A full-time national serviceman who punched his mother using a knuckle-duster was sentenced to a two-year probation on Friday (20 October). Rajen Zulueta Rajenthiran pleaded guilty to one count of assault and one count of being armed with an offensive instrument, reported The Straits Times.

  • Trump's border wall models take shape in San Diego

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - The last two of eight prototypes for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall took shape Thursday at a construction site in San Diego.

  • Google Caught Overcharging for Pixel 2: How to Get a Refund

    Google has some egg on its face today, after it was discovered to be overcharging on its Pixel 2 smartphones. At least one of Google's New York City pop-up stores overcharged customers by $30 for the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, according to a report from The Verge. Google announced the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL handsets earlier this month and released the handsets on Thursday.

  • E-bike deaths: Mother of teen victim slams driver's account of accident

    The mother of a power-assisted bicycle (PAB) user who died after a trailer collided into him has accused the driver of refusing to take responsibility over the death of her son and his friend in the accident that occurred on West Coast highway last year. Chen Xuehong was responding to Sahadevan Senguttuvan’s testimony given in a Coroner’s Inquiry (CI) into the deaths of her son, Ong Zi Quan, 19, and his friend, Ang Yee Fong, 26, on Thursday (19 October). A third PAB rider, Marcus Loke Teck Soon, 17, a friend of the deceased, gave his testimony on the same day as well.