• MOM, NEA, police conduct joint raid on Geylang Serai Bazaar stall

    Unlicensed food handlers were nabbed at a Geylang Serai Bazaar stalls on Tuesday (30 May), said Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC MP Zainal Sapari. Responding to a post on the Halal Cafes & Restaurants In Singapore Facebook page, he said the food handlers had also been working illegally and were arrested as part of a joint operation by the police, Ministry of Manpower (MOM) and the National Environment Agency (NEA).

  • 'Shocked' S.Korea leader Moon orders probe into U.S. THAAD additions

    By Heekyong Yang and Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in has ordered a probe after the Defence Ministry failed to inform him that four more launchers for the controversial U.S. THAAD anti-missile system had been brought into the country, his spokesman said on Tuesday. The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system battery was initially deployed in March in the southeastern region of Seongju with just two of its maximum load of six launchers to counter a growing North Korean missile threat. During his successful campaign for the May 9 presidential election, Moon called for a parliamentary review of the system, whose deployment has also infuriated China, North Korea's lone major ally.

  • Zidane undecided on Bale-Isco dilemma but will not be swayed by public opinion

    By Richard Martin MADRID (Reuters) - Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said on Tuesday he will not be swayed by popular opinion in his selection dilemma over whether to play Gareth Bale or Isco in the Champions League final against Juventus on Saturday. Real's record signing Bale has not played since injuring his groin against Barcelona on April 23 but is fit and available for the final in his home city of Cardiff after returning to training last Friday. The overriding feeling in the Spanish media, however, is that Spain midfielder Isco, who has thrived in Bale's absence, scoring five goals and notching three assists in his last eight games, deserves a starting berth over the injury prone Wales international.

  • Mexican tourist jailed 10 days for hitting cabby

    A holiday for a Mexican man in Singapore ended up in a jail sentence after the tourist, Jonathan Nunez Gonzalez, slapped and punched a cabby whom he believed was taking him for a ride. Gonzalez, 35, was charged on one count of voluntarily causing hurt to taxi driver Lee Eng Kuan, 51.

  • ‘Dubai of Malaysia’ developer must face jail over land reclamation, says Guan Eng

    GEORGE TOWN, May 30 - The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment must take stern action against those responsible for the illegal reclamation works for the Aman Laut project in Kedah, said...

  • Man jailed for molesting 9-year-old schoolgirl in broad daylight

    He kissed a nine-year-old schoolgirl twice and grabbed her buttocks in broad daylight just outside an LRT station. Neo Beng Yeow's blatant sexual assault was witnessed by a woman, Cheryl Wong, who saw 51-year-old Neo and the victim from the LRT station.

  • Coach Thomas Tuchel leaves Borussia Dortmund days after Cup win

    Coach Thomas Tuchel has left Borussia Dortmund after two years in charge, the Bundesliga club said on Tuesday, days after winning their first silverware for five years in the German Cup. The club swiftly denied widespread media reports that Tuchel's departure was the result of a breakdown in his relationship with its management. In a statement on its website, the club and Tuchel had "gone separate ways".