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news posted 2017-07-12

Last update: 2017-07-12 09:38:12


  • Boon Tat Street murder: Attacker looked 'calm' after stabbing son-in-law

    More details have emerged about the murder that occurred along Boon Tat Street yesterday afternoon (July 10), in which a 69-year-old man allegedly stabbed a 38-year-old man.

    Police were alerted to the incident at around 1.22pm and upon arrival at the scene, found the victim lying motionless outside eatery A Poke Theory.

    He was conveyed... [full post]

  • Video of large crocodile allegedly swimming in Sembawang waters goes viral

    When you're out on a boat, you would be glad to see marine life, right?

    But what this person came across is both beautiful and terrifying.

    Ng Ham Wei posted a video on Lure Haven, a Facebook page for fishing enthusiasts, and warned them about a crocodile sighting near the Causeway.

    Ng said... [full post]

  • Man who went missing while picking durians found after massive manhunt

    A 57-year-old man, Mr Low Ah Kay, who went missing last Thursday (July 6) while picking durians in Jurong has been found in a forested area along Kranji Expressway yesterday (July 10), after a massive manhunt.

    News of the victim's disappearance was previously reported by Stomp in an earlier article, after Mr Low's daughter, Stomp... [full post]

  • Suspect in Boon Tat St fatal stabbing: 'Don't help him. He's my son-in-law. Let him die'

    A 38-year-old man died after he was reportedly stabbed along 27 Boon Tat Street yesterday (July 10).

    In response to media queries by Stomp, a police spokesman said they were alerted to the incident at 1.22pm.

    Upon arrival at the scene, police found the victim lying motionless at the said location.

    He was conveyed unconscious... [full post]

  • Chinese deities end Southeast Asia luxury tour

    Singapore - A statue of a Chinese goddess that became a social media sensation after being pictured flying business class for a Southeast Asian tour has headed home after putting her feet up at a premium airport lounge in Singapore, organisers said Monday.

    Adorned in brightly coloured clothes, an extravagant headdress and garlands of flowers... [full post]

  • Man stabbed along Boon Tat Street dies, 69-year-old man arrested

    A 69-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death of a 38-year-old man, police said in a media statement on Monday (July 10).

    The victim was found lying motionless at 27 Boon Tat Street when police arrived.

    He was taken unconscious to Singapore General Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 2.31pm.

  • Man found dead in Geylang alley, allegedly beaten to death after failed fight mediation

    A 41-year-old man was allegedly beaten to death after he failed to mediate a fight between two groups of men.

    The incident happened in an alley behind Lorong 24A Geylang on Sunday (July 9) at around 7.40am.

    A passer-by found the victim lying motionless on the ground and called the police, reported Lianhe Wanbao.

    The... [full post]

  • Now that the minimum rental period is 3 months, will Airbnb soon be legal in Singapore?

    Short-term rentals in Singapore are officially illegal. But on the bright side, "short-term" just got shorter.

    The minimum rental period for private homes has just been cut from 6 months to 3 months.

    That means that, technically speaking, if you manage to find someone who's willing to rent your condo on Airbnb for 3 months... [full post]

  • Passenger killed after Uber car crashes into tree along Xilin Ave

    An Uber driver crashed into a tree along Xilin Avenue at about 7.30am on Sunday (July 9) morning, killing the passenger in the backseat.

    The 22-year-old driver, who was arrested for causing death by a negligent act, was not injured.

    The Straits Times reported that the car, a Toyota Vios, had skidded before hitting the... [full post]

  • S'pore woman goes from 140kg to 80kg as tribute to aunt who died

    Corporate sales executive Lim Yiping, 28, has pretty much been big her entire life -- that is until she managed to lose a whopping 60kg over a period of three years.

    Stomp sat down with the born-again fitness buff to find out more about her amazing weight-loss journey.

    As she stood at a towering 1.81... [full post]

  • Serial scammer pretended to be housing agent and went 'MIA' after collecting rental fees

    A 30-year-old man has been arrested for his suspected involvement in a series of cheating cases involving house rental and renovation scams.

    The Police said in a news release that between May 2017 and July 2017, they received multiple reports of rental scams from victims who had placed advertisement online for rental of a unit.

    ... [full post]

  • What is this insect with freakishly long legs at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve?

    Stick insect, praying mantis or spider?

    Stomp contributor Lau Lup spotted this insect that looks like a cross of all three at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve on June 27.

    He found the creature in the undergrowth and would like to ask if anyone can identify it.

    Watch a video of the insect below.

  • Biker dies in hospital after allegedly beating red light and crashing into car at Still Rd

    The biker who crashed into a car at the junction of Still Road and Koon Seng Road subsequently died from his injuries in hospital.

    In response to Stomp's queries, the Police said that they were alerted to an accident involving a car and a motorcycle at the junction of Still Road, Koon Seng Road, and... [full post]

  • How to take perfect care of your pet

    Waking up every morning with a paw on your face is a rather annoying delight that all pet lovers enjoy.

    Having a pet is a feeling all animal lovers enjoy. But keeping pet is not all fun and games.

    These cuddly puffballs need to be taken care of just like you take care of your... [full post]

  • 4 animals in Singapore with a higher net worth than you

    Net worth is defined as the amount by which an individual's or businesses' assets exceed its liabilities. The concept of net worth is often used in business and economics to gauge how valuable an entity is.

    According to statistics highlighted in the ValuePenguin study, the average household debt per capita in Singapore is $55,112.

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  • US diplomatic gaffes reflect inexperience, low morale

    July 12, 2017 5:00 AM

    The United States committed at least three gaffes at last week's Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, including mistakenly describing Chinese President Xi Jinping as the leader of Taiwan in a statement.

  • Freeing banks to take on tech firms for market share

    July 12, 2017 5:00 AM

    The time may soon come when we can buy refrigerators or make doctors' appointments through our banks.

  • Patients first in national record system

    July 12, 2017 5:00 AM

    The private sector's tardiness in joining the National Electronic Health Records system, in place since 2013, reflects poorly on health professionals. The database is an important means to improve patient care. It will give private doctors access to vital patient information so they can ensure treatment is appropriate and... [full post]

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