SINGAPORE: A 68-year-old man suspected of molesting a 10-year-old girl in Bedok has been arrested, the police said on Tuesday (Jun 18).The police said they received a report that a girl, 10, was molested by an unknown man along Bedok North Street 1 at about 4pm last Friday. With the aid of images from police cameras, officers established the identity of the man and arrested him on Monday.Investigations are ongoing. Anyone convicted of outrage of modesty can be jailed up to five years, fined and caned. … [Read more...] about Man suspected of molesting 10-year-old girl in Bedok arrested
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Will Trump murder the 10-year bull market? Since Trump’s May 5 tweet, markets were buffeted by sharp downturns and spikes in volatility. Hope turned to despair as negotiations with China broke down, prompting Trump to implement sweeping tariffs. Many feared that Trump’s latest actions may put the bull market’s longevity to the test. Unfortunately, it turned out that Trump was just getting started. “TARIFF is a beautiful word indeed” – Trump To justify his penchant for using tariffs as his primary tool to deter bad behavior of other countries, Trump tweeted the following on June 1, 2019: “When you are the “Piggy Bank” Nation that foreign countries have been robbing and deceiving for years, the word TARIFF is a beautiful word indeed! Others must treat the United States fairly and with respect – We are no longer the “fools” of the past!” Trump imposes tariffs on Mexico over illegal … [Read more...] about Will Trump murder the 10-year bull market?
KAJANG: Police have detained a man who is believed to have stabbed a 10-year-old girl at her home in Bandar Sungai Long on Saturday. In the 3.40am incident, the victim was asleep in her room when the man, believed to be drunk, entered the house. Kajang district police chief ACP Ahmad Dzaffir Mohd Yussof said the man who was armed with a knife entered the victim’s house and to her room before stabbing her on the chest. “She sustained serious injuries. The victim’s father was sleeping during the incident. “The father was alerted once she started screaming in pain and the suspect escaped abandoning his motorbike in front of the house,” said Ahmad Dzaffir. The girl was then rushed by her family to Kajang Hospital. She was reported to be stable. Police subsequently initiated an operation and nabbed the man near Batu 9 area in Kajang around 3.30pm on Sunday. He has been remanded for six days to facilitate police investigations into the incident. The case is … [Read more...] about Cops nab man believed to have stabbed 10-year-old girl
An OFW asks, 'Should I buy my health insurance now for my retirement in the Philippines 10 years from now?' Question: Hi Miss Rose! I wish to check your thoughts on this po. OFW po ako in Singapore. Maganda ang health insurance coverage namin dito pero gusto naming maghanda para sa aming retirement sa Pinas probably in 10 years. Naisip naming kumuha na kami ng insurance kahit na overseas pa. Kaya lang parang walang health insurance product sa Pinas na suitable sa OFW. Any suggestions po? Mag-iipon na lang po ba kami at bibili na lang ng health insurance paguwi namin sa Pinas? Ang downside po kasi e baka may pre-existing conditions na by that time. Looking forward to your inputs po. Thanks and God bless. Answer: Hi Resie. I’m glad to hear that you currently have a good health insurance coverage in Singapore. I also admire your proactive attitude about your retirement and a good retirement definitely includes your health matters taken care of. It is … [Read more...] about An OFW asks, ‘Should I buy my health insurance now for my retirement in the Philippines 10 years from now?’
SINGAPORE: A 44-year-old man was jailed for seven weeks on Monday (Apr 29) for pushing a 10-year-old boy, causing a fracture in his ribs.According to the man's defence lawyer, the boy had been bullying his son for more than two years.Tan Chin Tai pleaded guilty to one count of voluntarily causing hurt to the boy, who was then in Primary 4, at a school that cannot be identified in order to protect the victim's identity.The court heard that Tan had approached the boy after the boy's lesson on Jul 7, 2017. They were heading towards the school gate when Tan grabbed the handle of the boy's bag, moving him backwards. Tan then grabbed the boy's chest and pushed him to a nearby rubbish shed, pushing him onto the wall and scolding him.He said: "Just because you are bigger in size, you can bully others." He also added that "since you can bully my son, I can bully you".The boy felt pain in his chest and went to hospital, where an X-ray revealed that he sustained a small fracture in one of … [Read more...] about Man jailed for pushing son’s 10-year-old ‘bully’ in school, causing fracture