A freelance film director who molested a 23-year-old actress during an audition was jailed for two weeks yesterday. Louis Law Jun Yuan, 27, touched the woman’s inner thigh after inviting her to his Woodlands flat to read a script, a court heard. According to a report in The Straits Times, Law – who did not have a lawyer – said he plans to appeal against his conviction, insisting that he is innocent and that the woman had acted in a “sexually inviting” manner.
A tearful Rick Todd publicly apologized on behalf of his wife who had called the Singapore court system “corrupt” as a much-watched inquiry into the death of their son, an American scientist working on sensitive research, finished its fourth day. “We’d just seen a lot of pictures of our son – our dead son – and it was a very emotional morning. We’re sorry the word ‘corrupt’ came out, and we have faith in the Singapore court system,” he said Thursday to reporters.
Alicia Gali was an Australian employee of hotel chain Starwood in the United Arab Emirates when she was subjected to a brutal attack. While using her laptop in the hotel bar, her drink was spiked and, while she was unconscious, Gali was raped by three of her colleagues. Gali woke up with multiple bruises and four broken ribs. At this point, she took herself to hospital and reported the crime herself.
A court on Thursday sentenced a Malaysian couple to 24 years in jail for starving their Cambodian maid to death, one of many such abuse cases straining ties between the country and its neighbours. Hardware store owners Soh Chew Tong, 44, and his wife Chin Chui Ling, 42, were found guilty of culpable homicide at a high court in the northern state of Penang, said prosecutor Tan Guat Cheng.
Please let me first spray pepper into your eyes. Please read “When your government robs you in every conceivable ways.” at http://ericwoonct.blog.163.com/blog/static/181911362201210191306338/ This blog explains how the stakeholders who are the average citizens who use the MRT, bus and taxi are badly affected. Car dealers’ interest is plain simple. The higher the final price of the cars sold the higher the revenue is for them. Even the car sales agents are going to pick up more commissions from the banks based on higher amount of car loans and from the insurance companies based on a much higher value of the sum insured for the cars.
Once again, I am very unhappy with the Govt sector, what are they doing, what are trying to do? Because of these issue, I am very adamant as to renounce my citizenship, all bcoz of the Govt' wrongdoing!!! 1. I have few loans with moneylenders & 1 even want to cheat me. 2. I sold my flat & paid off to them until I don't get any balance. 3. I appeal for rental flat only to be told, that the criteria in household income must below $10k.
Is the Workers Party wasting public funds on an ‘ego trip’ by replacing the existing direction boards erected by the previous Town Council with its own yellow and red ones at the entrance of car parks in Aljunied GRC, asked an irate resident Mr How who stays at Hougang Street 21. In an email attached with photos, Mr How, a resident of Aljunied GRC for 20 years wrote that he was ‘perturbed’ at the Workers Party changing all the sign and direction boards in the GRC after it came to power in May last year.
Filipino recruitment agencies sending workers to Taiwan fear the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman by Philippine coastguards could lead to a decline in the hiring of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Taiwan. The Taiwanese government has issued a hiring freeze on Filipinos in retaliation for the death of the fisherman. According to data from the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, Taiwan is among the most popular destinations for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) with about nearly 2,000 new applications every month.