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  • 2 injured in chain collision on Tampines Expressway

    October 29, 2017 11:18 AM 91

    SINGAPORE: Two people were injured in a multi-vehicle collision along the Tampines Expressway (TPE) on Thursday (Oct 26) morning. The collision took place along the TPE towards Changi Airport before the Elias Road exit. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) was alerted to the accident at around 8.50am and dispatched an ambulance to the scene. Two people

  • Man allegedly stabs wife to death in Loyang condo

    October 28, 2017 7:02 AM 112

    A businessman went on the run for about 10 hours after allegedly stabbing his 44-year-old wife to death and was later arrested. The purported incident took place at a condominium in Jalan Loyang Besar yesterday (Oct 27) at around 12am. It is understood that the deceased, Raithena Vaithena Samy, 44, was discovered in the bedroom unit of the condominium

  • Enhanced Admiralty Park opens with most slides in any park in Singapore

    October 28, 2017 6:34 AM 95

    SINGAPORE: The largest park in the north was officially opened on Saturday (Oct 28) - boasting the most slides in any park in Singapore. The newly revamped Admiralty Park features 26 slides, including Singapore's first family slide, on which a family of four can slide down together. It also has three main play areas, catering to children of all ages and featuring

  • New two-storey library opens at Bedok; Govt seeks to consult public on digital publication deposits

    October 28, 2017 5:46 AM 88

    SINGAPORE - The Government is looking into ways to ensure that digital content published and produced in Singapore are archived and made accessible, as more of such content goes digital. As such, the National Library Board (NLB) will be holding consultations with the public on how to integrate digital content into existing legislation that requires NLB to keep materials

  • Man charged with murder of woman, believed to be his wife, at Loyang Gardens

    October 28, 2017 2:03 AM 102

    SINGAPORE: A 50-year-old man was charged on Saturday (Oct 28) for the murder of a woman believed to be his wife at their Loyang Gardens condominium. Mr Krishnan Raju allegedly killed Mdm Raithena Vaithena Samy on Oct 26 between 9pm and 10.48pm on Thursday. The police said they received a call for assistance at 53B Jalan Loyang Besar, Loyang Gardens at about

  • Woman killed in Loyang condo; man arrested

    October 27, 2017 9:02 PM 104

    Suspect, believed to be her husband, arrested 10 hours later in Woodlands, will be charged with murder today A 50-year-old man has been arrested for the murder of a 44-year-old woman at a condominium in Jalan Loyang Besar, next to Downtown East, past midnight yesterday. The suspect, believed to be the victim's husband, was nabbed at Woodlands Checkpoint

  • Malaysia to scrap highway toll at Causeway from Jan 1

    October 27, 2017 9:02 PM 90

    KUALA LUMPUR • From Jan 1 next year, Malaysia will no longer charge a toll at the Johor Causeway for using the Eastern Dispersal Link (EDL) highway. Prime Minister Najib Razak announced yesterday that the government would scrap the EDL fee. The 8km highway terminates at the Causeway from inside Johor Baru. Since August 2014, motorists entering and leaving

  • Teen arrested for negligent act causing hurt in e-scooter accident

    October 27, 2017 11:00 AM 99

    SINGAPORE: A 17-year-old teenager, believed to be involved in an electric scooter accident, was arrested by the police for causing hurt by a negligent act, authorities said on Friday (Oct 27). On Tuesday at 9.22pm, police received a report that the teenager, while riding his e-scooter, had collided with a six-year-old boy in the area of Block 889A Woodlands

  • Man, 50, arrested for murder of 44-year-old woman in Loyang condominium

    October 27, 2017 4:44 AM 110

    SINGAPORE - A 50-year-old man has been arrested for the murder of a 44-year-old woman at a condominium in Loyang early on Friday (Oct 27). The suspect, who is believed to be the victim's husband, was nabbed at Woodlands Checkpoint after surrendering himself to police on the same morning. He had entered Malaysia via the Causeway before returning to Singapore

  • First Singapore Botanic Gardens Children's Festival to kick off in November

    October 27, 2017 2:37 AM 88

    SINGAPORE: The first Singapore Botanic Gardens Children's Festival will kick off on Nov 11, the National Parks Board (NParks) announced in a media release on Friday (Oct 27). Running for two weeks from Nov 11 to Nov 26, the festival will have a "host of activities lined up for children of all ages" at the Jacob Ballas Children's Garden and around the Singapore