The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) has responded to a man's facebook posting, in which he complained about being unable to drop off his kids due to an ambulance parked under the shelter. The man's original posting, which has since been removed, was accompanied by a photo of an ambulance parked under a shelter. He had written, "Saving people so they can just park here. It's raining now. How to let my kids alight for school?"
The body of a man was being carried away by police officers at blk 801 French Road this morning (Aug 20). The man looked to be in his 50s or 60s and police were at the scene at around 10:40am already moving the body away. It is understood that the body was found on the ground at the bottom of the flats. Police were seen wrapping up the body in white sheets.
Elderly woman who has been showing up in Holland Village and going around to ask for money can fetch up to thousands on weekends, according to a report by the Lianhe Wanbao. Recently, a TRS Reader, contributed an article on the same elderly woman who has been frequenting areas in Holland Village asking for money. Her operatus modi? She would approach people and ask them for money, telling them stories of her misfortune, from getting scammed by banks to getting cheated.
Koh Wee Meng, who holds the 17th spot in Forbes Asia Singapore’s 50 Richest, ventured outside Singapore to grow his net worth. The real estate mogul was on a holiday in Tasmania when he chanced upon a piece of vacant property in Hobart. Soon after that, Koh acquired three more properties in Australia - one in Perth, and two more mixed-use properties in Melbourne. All Koh’s purchases in Australia totaled to USD 156 million.
A naked 18 year old girl suddenly fell from the sky in Bukit Panjang this morning and survived her fall. She had apparently fallen from a 7th floor flat and landed on the common area at the foot of block 431. She suffered serious injuries and had blood flowing from her head but was still alive and rushed to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital. A Passer-by had used a piece of cloth to protect her modesty as best as she could while waiting for the ambulance.
Update: The trio have been vaguely identified as "Ah Huat" (guy in red) "Pauline" & "Lawrence" (guy wearing a hat) from a group forum. I've also received a call from an AVA officer requesting that I come down to their office to make a statement. As I have work commitments tomorrow morning that I'm unable to postpone, I sincerely apologise for only being able to make the statement, the earliest, tomorrow afternoon.
Dear The Real Singapore, I came across these facebook posts by a woman, who has apparently been offering 'Happy 5 drugs', and brazenly said that she was not afraid of going to jail. Happy 5, also known as Nimetazepam and Erimin-5, is a type of depressant taken orally by the user in tablet form and a controlled substance in Singapore. According to the Central Narcotics Bureau website, the penalty for illegal trafficking of the drug is up to 10 years of imprisonment and 5 strokes of the cane.
Dear The Real Singapore, I was once working in the HR dept from a Statutory Board doing recruitment for all departments and levels. I have thus left because i was totally disgusted by the unfair treatment they have towards non-local degree holders and diploma holders. I personally am a diploma holder, currently studying part time overseas degree with a partner institution in Singapore. I've once asked my supervisor whether is it possible for me to apply for an internal transfer to a degree lvl job upon graduation but he said, and i quote "you should know the answer since you're in HR." What does he mean by that u think? Well here's why -