Strengthening Singapore’s political foundations: A call to action by Leong Mun Wai on Singapore’s 58th National Day

Leong Mun Wai urges Singaporeans to strengthen political checks and balances, emphasizing, ‘The best is yet to be for Singapore if we dare to make the right decision in upcoming elections.

Lee Hsien Yang: “Ministers Shan and Vivian are demanding that I lie in a public apology”

Lee Hsien Yang said in a Facebook post on Monday that Ministers Shamugam and Vivian Balakrishnan are demanding that he lie in a public apology.

Woman found dead in Melaka home after alleged attempt to harm autistic son

In a heartbreaking incident in Melaka, a woman was discovered dead, having reportedly stabbed herself following an attempted attack on her autistic son. The 26-year-old son survived with neck injuries, and local police confirmed the incident and classified the case as a sudden death.

Triumph over tragedy: Thai mother’s inspiring recovery after airport travelator accident leads to amputation

Supahnee Kittirattana, a Thai mother who suffered a tragic accident leading to leg amputation, is now defying all odds, taking her first steps and inspiring the nation with her remarkable recovery and indomitable spirit.

14 arrested in Johor Bahru brawl: Altercation allegedly triggered by student’s eraser throw

Recently, footage of a brawl involving a group of individuals in Malaysia circulated on social media. A 28-second video went viral on Facebook and WhatsApp, showing a male using a helmet to hit another individual, while others kicked the victim’s face. The victim curled on the ground while being kicked, and some shouted derogatory remarks like, “Stupid Chinese! You die! Dare to hit Malay!”

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong tests positive for COVID-19 again in ‘post COVID rebound’

Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has tested positive for COVID-19 for the second time in a “post COVID rebound” incident. Despite being still infectious, Mr Lee assured the risk of transmission is low. In light of his diagnosis, he has opted for self-isolation and has had to miss public engagements, including the consecration ceremony of Sri Thendayuthapani Temple.

Humble Ministers’ Abode or Palatial Retreat? A Closer Look at the Ministers’ Black-and-White Houses

The grandeur of the estates occupied by Singapore’s Cabinet Ministers K Shanmugam and Vivian Balakrishnan, the Singapore Land Authority’s role in its maintenance and upgrades, and extensive tree clearance starkly contrast with the humble image projected by SLA’s latest TikTok videos and Facebook comments for these black-and-white houses. Far from being a humble abode, 26 Ridout Road, previously occupied by Biscuit Baron, Rajan Pillai and now Minister K Shanmugam was once characterized in a 1995 New Paper report as a veritable palace.

Salon entities finally warned for long-standing false claims and pressure sales tactics spanning 2017-2022

Singapore’s Competition and Consumer Commission (CCCS) has warned Salon One Beauty Salon Pte. Ltd. for falsely advertising treatments that could prevent brain diseases, and pressuring customers with persistent sales tactics. Over 130 complaints against the salon have been received since 2017, highlighting unfair practices, such as non-existent price discounts and misleading promotion durations. While the CASE president himself revealed that there are 1,400 complaints against businesses in the beauty industry in 2022, this also revealed the stark hard truth that neither CASE nor CCCS has done enough to protect Singaporean consumer right, as unfair practices still persisted in the industry.

Malaysian lawyer sues BLACKPINK’s concert organiser for up to RM1m over “non-existing” seat

Nas Rahman, a Malaysian lawyer decided to sue Blackpink’s Born Pink World Tour concert organiser for up to RM1 million (223400 USD) over the sale of a “non-existing” seat to him.

Minister of Home Affairs issues POFMA correction orders to The Online Citizen Asia and Terry Xu

The Minister of Home Affairs (MHA) has instructed the Pofma Office to issue correction directions to The Online Citizen Asia (TOC) and Terry Xu regarding an incident involving police and an elderly woman. The Ministry of Home Affairs stated that the police’s primary aim was to assist the woman. Xu, however, disputes the account and urges the public to view the body-worn camera footage to make up their own minds on the issue.