Women pleads guilty to causing her friend’s death in accident


On 14 Mar, Honami Lam Qixin, 25, pleaded guilty to causing Jasmine Lim Jia Yan, 23, death due to negligent driving. Miss Lim died in the hospital on 22 Apr 2018. The accident occurred at the junction of Jaan Anak Bukit and Jurong Kechil Road. Deputy Public Prosecutor Wu Yu Jie mentioned that Ms. Lam’s […]

New carpooling service on Telegram? Sure Boh?


A Singapore hitch group, SG Hitch group, was set up on 26 Feb, on the messaging app Telegram. The group aims to connect drivers and passengers directly, without the need for an intermediary. Members of the group broadcast the details of when and where they are headed, and if there is a match, other members […]

Singapore suspends Boeing 737 MAX aircraft after deadly crashes


All Boeing 737 MAX aircraft has been suspended from flying into and out of Singapore by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) on 12 Mar. The suspension came in light of two fatal accidents involving Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in less than five months. It will take effect from 1400H on 12 Mar, CAAS […]

Grab to charge users S$4 cancellation fee


Starting from 11 Mar, Grab users will be charged S$4 cancellation fee if they cancel the ride after securing a booking for more than five minutes, Grab announced on its website on 3 Mar. For ride-sharing service, GrabShare, passengers will incur the S$4 charge if they cancel the ride upon securing the booking for more […]

Please siam Pakistan and India temporarily


Singaporeans are advised to refrain from traveling to Pakistan, and India unnecessarily, due to the escalating tensions between both countries, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said on 27 Feb. Both countries have always been in conflict over disputed Indian Kashmir. However, the tension had skyrocketed on 14 Feb after a suicide bombing in Kashmir […]

Protection insurance scheme to roll out for Gojek drivers


With effect from 1 Apr, Gojek drivers will be covered by a protection insurance scheme, as a result of the partnership between Gojek and Gigacover – a Singapore-based insurance company, which focuses on freelancers. The scheme was designed in close consultation with the National Private Hire Vehicles Association of Singapore – an affiliate of the […]

Buy car and they haven’t transfer ownership? Better check…

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If you are buying or selling a car, better insist that the transfer of ownership is done within 7 days. By LTA regulations, the car dealer is required to do so within 7 days anyway, or face fines and/or jail term.  Why is it so serious? There’s a scam that goes like this: To get […]

Singaporean shares his experience of how he was almost robbed in Malaysia

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Tony Lau, a Facebook user, shares his experience of how he was almost robbed with a knife pointed at him in Malaysia recently. In case you are unable to view the screenshot above, here’s a summary of what happened, according to Tony’s account: Tony was at the Tuas Checkpoint at 4am in the morning He […]

More than 100 employees of SG HSR to be redeployed.

More than 100 employee of SG HSR to be redeployed, following the two years deferment of  Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) HSR. SG HSR is a company which was set up last year by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) to “build, own, fund and maintain the HSR civil infrastructure in Singapore”. Affected employees will be […]