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COP’s Raeesah Khan special report released to keep Parliament informed of probe’s progress: Clerk of Parliament

SINGAPORE — The Committee of Privileges tasked to investigate the complaint filed against former Workers’ Party (WP) Sengkang MP Raeesah Khan decided to release its special report last Friday (3 December) based on the oral evidence heard before it on Thursday and Friday, said the Office of the Clerk of Parliament on Monday, according to a report by...

Man took ‘downblouse’, upskirt films and videos for 8 years

SINGAPORE — A woman who noticed a man taking photos of her from the reflection in an MRT train door kept an eye on him as he followed her up a lift and escalator. The woman, 25, then told an SMRT duty manager that Joseph Lee Kwong Meng, 42, was following her and had taken photos of her. The duty manager agreed to keep an eye on Lee and caught him a...

Teen admits to spitting at mother, verbally abusing and pointing knife at her

SINGAPORE — A teen who verbally abused his mother for trying to speak to him about the mess from his cigarette butts and ashes threatened her with a knife when she tried to reconcile with him. The 19-year-old man punched and spat at his mother, while throwing a cigarette butt at her. He then pointed a kitchen knife at her and called her “a piece of...

Maid vented anger by abusing employer’s bedridden mother, jailed 30 weeks

SINGAPORE — Angered at her employer for scolding her, a maid took out her frustration on the employer’s bedridden, elderly mother, who was aged 76. Aye Aye Naing, 39, admitted to roughly pulling the victim’s hair to make her sit, slapping her mouth, pulling her by the neck from the wheelchair and also tugging her arms to make her sit up. The abuse ...

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang M3 World Championship: What to know

The M3 World Championship, the third iteration of the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB) world championship tournament, is kicking off on Monday (6 December). The tournament features 16 of the best MLBB teams from across the world battling for the lion's share of the US$800,000 prize pool and the right to be called the new MLBB world champions, with ...

WEEKLY ROUND-UP: Sports happenings in Singapore (29 Nov - 5 Dec)

SINGAPORE — Here is a round-up of sports events and developments in Singapore in the past week (29 November to 5 December): Colin Soon clinches first 2 golds for Singapore at Asian Youth Para Games Para-swimmer Colin Soon clinched three of Singapore's first four gold medals at the 2021 Asian Youth Para Games, winning in the S11-13 400m freestyle, t...

Ex-Qantas employee fined $25,000 for contempt of court over ban from working for competitor

SINGAPORE — In a rare case, a former Qantas senior level employee who had breached a court order requiring him not to work for a competitor was fined $25,000 after he was found to be in contempt of court on Friday (3 December). Nicolas Robert Adam Rohrlach, an Australian, had breached the court injunction not to work for a competitor until the conc...

COVID: Daily ART tests for VTL travellers to Singapore from 7 Dec

SINGAPORE — All Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) travellers entering Singapore by air have to take an Antigen Rapid Test (ART) over seven days from 6 December, 11.59pm in addition to the existing testing requirements, the Ministry of Health said on Friday (3 December), amid concerns of more cases of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 around the world. Cur...

Man who posted intimate photo of 'cheating' wife jailed 13 weeks, prosecution sought 18 months

SINGAPORE — A man who posted on Facebook a photo of his wife and her supervisor having sex was jailed for 13 weeks on Friday (3 December), after the prosecution unsuccessfully argued for him to be jailed for 18 months. The 27-year-old man's actions deserved a harsh deterrent sentence, argued Deputy Public Prosecutor Foong Ke Hui. The post, which ca...

Pro Breakdown: The role of coaches in competitive Dota 2

This is Pro Breakdown, a series by Yahoo Esports Southeast Asia where we talk with pro players, coaches, experts, and other personalities about anything and everything in the region's esports scene. Today, we're talking about coaching, with Singaporean Dota 2 veteran and Nigma Galaxy SEA coach Nicholas "xFreedom" Kelvin Ileto Lim (@xfreedom on Twit...

Team Secret's BORKUM, Witz see VALORANT Champions as proving ground

VALORANT Champions 2021, the game's first-ever world championship tournament, is already underway. On Thursday (2 December), Filipino hopefuls Team Secret will be joining two other Southeast Asian teams in a campaign to prove they belong among the best of the best and fight for the title of world champions. The road to VALORANT Champions has been a...