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Man calls the cops on customers 'gathering' at bar table outside Boat Quay restaurant, Singapore News

Following reports of illegal social gatherings at Robertson Quay last month, one restaurant in neighbouring Boat Quay has been slammed online after being accused of breaching circuit breaker regulations. But the men accused of congregating at their establishment were simply customers waiting for their food, Sahara Bar & Restaurant told AsiaOne on June 2. The men drew flak online after... → Read More

Woman turns to home-baked goods to raise funds for mum's chemotherapy, Singapore News

If you need any more reason to indulge in some sweet treats, you'll be glad to know that all of this home-baker's proceeds are going to a worthwhile cause. #ProjectPuteriImpian, or Project Dream Princess, is an initiative by personal trainer Mira Azman, 25, who's currently raising funds for her mother's cancer treatment. Serving up Nutella tarts, assorted cookies and cornflake... → Read More

Night Owl Cinematics founders Ryan and Sylvia divorce after 10 years of marriage, Singapore News

A divorce is never easy — least of all one that takes place in the public eye, in front of millions of viewers. But the pair behind one of Singapore's biggest YouTube channels are taking it in their stride. Night Owl Cinematics' (NOC) dynamic duo Ryan Tan and Sylvia Chan have ended their 10-year marriage, the pair announced in a... → Read More

Photographer offers free shoots for struggling F&B businesses during circuit breaker, Singapore News

When local photographer Jeryl Tan saw his jobs dry up during the circuit breaker period, he decided that he wanted to do more than binge on Netflix at home. So he got down to business, helping 17 F&B establishments (and counting) beef up their online presence with professional photos of their offerings — all for free. Speaking to CNA about... → Read More

Yishun resident helps SCDF put out fire from his home, Singapore News

One Yishun resident was certainly heeding the government's call to stay home and stay safe to a tee when he helped to extinguish a fire from the comfort of his home. The 29-year-old assisted officers from the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) by spraying water from the window of his flat after a taxi caught fire in a car park... → Read More

Covid-19: 2 more pre-school staff test positive; 642 new cases on Saturday, Singapore News

[UPDATE: 10:48PM] The Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed 642 new coronavirus cases in Singapore today (May 23). Out of these, 631 are cases involving work permit holders residing in dormitories. There are 11 new cases in the community: five Singaporeans, one Permanent Resident, three Work Pass holders and two Work Permit holders. The number of new cases in the community... → Read More

Covid-19: 2 more pre-school teachers test positive; 642 new cases on Saturday, Singapore News

[UPDATE: 10:48PM] The Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed 642 new coronavirus cases in Singapore today (May 23). Out of these, 631 are cases involving work permit holders residing in dormitories. There were 11 cases in the community: five Singaporeans, one Permanent Resident, three Work Pass holders and two Work Permit holders. The number of new cases in the community has... → Read More

Covid-19: Number of cases surpasses 31,000 with 642 new cases on Saturday, Singapore News

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed 642 new coronavirus cases in Singapore today (May 23). Out of these, the vast majority are cases involving work permit holders residing in dormitories and six are Singaporeans or Permanent Residents. This brings the total number of cases to 31,068, with 12,955 patients discharged and 23 deaths. MOH will share more details... → Read More

'Treat yourself to an ice cream': Singer-turned-baker draws flak for response to customer, Singapore News

Singaporeans may have a universal love for free things, but singer-turned-entrepreneur Sarah Aqilah learned the hard way that a $1 ice cream treat was not the way to this disgruntled customer's heart. Sarah, 36, was lampooned on social media after a series of customer service gaffes was made public in a Facebook post on May 20 by one Hardy Hzn.... → Read More

Man trolls 'sugar mummy' scammer who offered up to $7k a week, Singapore News

Hook up with an attractive older woman and get paid $7,000 a week? Instead of taking the bait on this sweet deal, hilarity ensued when one man decided to give a scammer a run for their money. Amos Heng took to Facebook on May 19 to share how he had led the scammer by the nose for over two hours,... → Read More

Child riding scooter ends up on road, almost hit by truck, Singapore News

Singapore's roads may be quieter than usual lately but several motorists in Yishun were greeted with a strange sight on Friday (May 15) evening. A child riding a kick scooter along Yishun Avenue 8 was rescued by a cyclist, narrowly avoiding a collision with a truck, according to dashcam footage posted on Facebook. The harrowing 30-second clip of the incident... → Read More

Coronavirus: Singapore reports 793 new cases today, Singapore News

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed 793 new coronavirus cases in Singapore today (May 15). Out of these, the vast majority are cases involving work permit holders residing in dormitories and one is a Singaporean or Permanent Resident. This brings the total number of cases to 26,891, with 5,973 patients discharged and 21 deaths. MOH will share more... → Read More

Homeless family living in cemetery for 3 years, finds shelter thanks to NGO, Singapore News

Lim Chu Kang Cemetery may be the resting place of many of Singapore's dearly departed. But for one family fallen on hard times, it's been their home for the past three years. Tok Adi (not his real name), whom the non-governmental organisation (NGO) Project Hills identified as a 54-year-old Singaporean, has been working as a gravedigger for about four years... → Read More

Coronavirus: 752 new cases reported in Singapore on Thursday, Singapore News

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed 752 new coronavirus cases in Singapore today (May 14). Out of these, the vast majority are cases involving work permit holders residing in dormitories and two are Singaporeans or Permanent Residents. This brings the total number of cases to 26,098 with 4,809 patients discharged and 21 deaths. MOH will share more details... → Read More

Driver calls out motorcyclist for spitting at car, gets slammed instead, Singapore News

After an attempt at vigilantism backfired spectacularly, one driver learnt the hard way that perhaps people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. Sharing a recording of an incident which took place at Hougang Avenue 5 on May 12, the driver ranted against a motorcyclist who "insisted" on his right of way, confronted them and spat at their car.... → Read More

Singapore's Covid-19 infections cross 25,000 mark, with 675 new cases reported on Wednesday, Singapore News

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed 675 new coronavirus cases in Singapore today (May 13). Out of these, the vast majority are cases involving work permit holders residing in dormitories and two are Singaporeans or Permanent Residents. This brings the total number of cases to 25,346, with 3,851 patients discharged and 21 deaths. MOH will share more details... → Read More

31-year-old Indian national tests positive for Covid-19 after dying of heart attack; 626 more cases discharged , Singapore News

Case 24013, a 31 year-old male Indian national, who died on May 10, was confirmed to have Covid-19 on May 11, the Ministry of Health said today (May 12). He had collapsed after complaining of chest pain while at his dormitory. The cause of death was coronary thrombosis. MOH also confirmed the death of another Covid-19 patient, a 50-year-old Thai... → Read More

Man challenges Square 2 staff to fight after being told to 'put on the bloody mask', Singapore News

Nearly a month since it became mandatory to wear a mask while out, some are still getting in trouble (and achieving internet notoriety) for refusing to comply. The latest in a string of mask-related confrontations, a man was caught on camera on May 11 challenging a Square 2 employee to a fight after being told to put his "bloody" mask... → Read More

MOH looking into man accused of flouting 5-day MC, visiting Waterway Point, Singapore News

The Ministry of Health (MOH) is looking into reports of a man who allegedly flouted a five-day sick leave to visit Waterway Point with his friends and posted about it on Instagram, the ministry told AsiaOne on May 12. The man's transgressions first gained attention online after screenshots of his Instagram Story were posted on the Facebook page All Singapore... → Read More

Man accused of flouting 5-day MC, visiting Waterway Point, Singapore News

A report has been filed against a man who allegedly flouted a five-day sick leave to visit Waterway Point with his friends and posted about it on Instagram, the police told AsiaOne on May 11. The man's transgressions first gained attention online after screenshots of his Instagram Story were posted on the Facebook page All Singapore Stuff on May 10.... → Read More