• Uber driver jailed for stealing laptop and more than $18,000 from passenger

    An Uber driver who stole an iPhone, a Microsoft Surface Pro laptop and more than $18,000 in cash after a customer left her bag in the car was sentenced to four weeks’ jail on Friday (24 November). Wong Chee Keong, 33, had pleaded guilty to one charge of dishonestly misappropriating property at the State Courts. The court heard that Wong picked up the victim, a 61-year-old woman, on 25 February this year from Changi Airport at about 6.30pm.

  • Maserati hit-and-run driver being investigated for online gambling, moneylending offences

    The Maserati driver who was allegedly involved in a hit-and-run accident that injured a Traffic Police (TP) officer is being investigated for online gambling and moneylending offences. Lee Cheng Yan, 34, who appeared in the State Courts again on Friday (24 November), was given an additional charge of driving while under disqualification. Arriving in a police car wearing a black t-shirt and dark blue shorts, Lee hid his face behind a police officer’s shoulder to avoid being photographed by the media. Lee was previously charged on 18 November for committing a rash act that caused grievous hurt to the TP officer in the accident along Bedok Reservoir Road on 17 November.

  • Malia Obama's British boyfriend feared girls did not like him as he tried to be cool and laddish

    Malia Obama's British boyfriend feared girls did not like him as he tried to be cool and laddish

  • Partying begins in the afternoon at upcoming 'clubstaurant' at Marina Bay Sands

    A new dining experience is set to arrive in Singapore next year, and it is very Instagrammable and offers all the highlights of a night about town in one place. LAVO Singapore Italian Restaurant & Rooftop Bar is opening its doors to the public in January 2018 at the iconic Marina Bay Sands SkyPark. LAVO Singapore is a collaboration between Marina Bay Sands and TAO Group.

  • Brazil striker Robinho given nine-year term in Italy for rape

    Former AC Milan and Real Madrid striker Robinho has been sentenced to nine years in prison in Italy after he was convicted of gang rape, according to local media reports Thursday. The alleged incident occurred in January 2013, when the Brazilian was playing for Milan in Serie A. He was found guilty in absentia by an Italian court for raping a 22-year-old Albanian woman. According to Milan daily Corriere della Sera, Robinho and his acquaintances made the young woman drink "to the point of making her unconscious and unable to resist".

  • Singaporeans don't get enough calcium - so here's where to get it

    Calcium is an essential mineral that helps build bones and teeth, and plays a vital role in other body functions such as the contraction of muscles, clotting of blood, and transmission of nerve signals. Your body gets the calcium it needs from food, but if this is inadequate it takes calcium from your bones, which can cause them to weaken and put you at risk of developing osteoporosis. Vitamin D helps in the absorption of calcium.

  • Cat Makes Strange Noises While Watching Birds

    When a funny little cat was eyeing up the neighborhood birds in Maspeth, New York, it started to make amusing noises and cackle. It seems that the kitty was rather frustrated at not being able to catch them. The cat’s owner, Amanda Plywacz, has nicknamed her the “Dinosaur Cat”. Credit: Amanda Plywacz via Storyful