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Singapore: Ex-customs woman officer gets 15 months jail term for GST refund fraud at Changi Airport

A former woman customs officer was found guilty of fraudulently obtaining Goods and Services Tax (GST) refunds and sentenced to 15 months of …

Corruption

Researchers discover mysterious sea creatures underneath Indian Ocean near Java

Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) conducted a joint scientific underwater …

Zoology

Singapore: Man spared once for killing brother-in-law, sentenced to life for 2nd murder

A 58-year-old man murdered his brother-in-law almost 20 years ago. The court had sent him to the Institute of Mental Health (IMH) as he was …

Crime

Why some African birds stay home longer? UBC team finds out

Just like human parents of millennials who prefer not to send out their children go out and face the tough world outside, birds too prefer to stay …

University of British Columbia

Singapore: As panda couple struggle for mating, Zoo officials ponder artificial insemination

River Safari organisers have decided that two giant pandas Kai Kai and Jia Jia will not be allowed to mate this season so they can increase the …

Animals

Chinese man swallowed 9-cm lighter, operated after 20-years

If you have the habit of neglecting stomach pain and take painkillers to get rid of it, then you should go for a medical check-up, as this Chinese …

Medicine

Chinese baby born 4 years after his parents' death, prolonged legal battle by grandparents

There are several cases of medical miracle but here is a Chinese baby who was born to a surrogate mother, becoming one of the rare incidents in the …

Pregnancy

Singapore: Man charged for robbing S$365,000 during fake bitcoin transaction

A 36-year-old Malaysian man, the prime suspect of a looting case that involved two men and a total cash of S$365,000, was charged with robbery on …

Crime

Singapore Zoo polar bear Inuka, 27, suffering from stiffer gait, poor health in old age

The Singapore zoo announced on Thursday that the 27-year-old polar bear, Inuka, who was born in the tropics, is suffering from a stiffer gait in his …

Polar Bears

Meet real-life Mowgli, who still struggles to cope with annoying human world

Mowgli is not a fictional character anymore, as a man who was raised by wolves for 12 years, just like the Jungle Book character, has admitted that …

Wildlife

Toxic plant flowers killed dinosaurs, much before asteroid, shows new research

A new theory has claimed that the population of dinosaurs were on a radical decline due to a toxic flower plant much before the asteroid hit the …

Paleontology

Practising 'Nude Yoga' helps women to boost self-confidence?

Yoga, the ancient form of making the body fit and active, has many forms and now an instructor claims that this ancient physical, mental and …

Yoga

Singapore couple seek review on annulment of marriage decision after sex change by husband

A lawyer said on Monday that a Singaporean couple legally challenged authorities, who annulled their marriage, as the husband went through a sex …

LGBTQI

Iranian hackers target Singapore's top universities; NUS, NTU research data scanned

Four Singapore Universities were attacked by alleged Iranian hackers, who stole more than 31 terabytes of academic data and intellectual property …

Cyber-attacks

Singapore: Motorcyclist in Navy uniform injured in Pan-Island Expressway multi-vehicle collision

A 47-year-old motorcyclist was injured in a road accident that occurred in Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) on Wednesday. The incident involved victim's …

Traffic

Singapore: SMS messages claiming loved ones kidnapped are hoax, avoid them, advise police

Singapore police have received several reports from the residents complaining that they received SMS messages claiming that their friends and family …

Identity Theft

Singapore: Megaton Shipping fined S$5,000 for role in smuggling cigarettes

Megaton Shipping, a cargo forwarding company was found guilty of providing false information to get an import permit from Singapore Customs …

Ho Chi Minh City

Singapore dog owner gets enhanced punishment for animal cruelty

Two years ago a dog owner was convicted for mistreating her pets and sentenced to 10 days of imprisonment. But, on Wednesday, April 4, her sentence …

Crime

Mysterious pre-Columbian era structure found in Amazon rainforest via satellite

Amazon has emerged as the cradle of ancient civilizations with the erstwhile Mayan cave findings and now satellite images have brought to light a …

Archaeology

Singapore: 36-year-old jailed for causing grievous hurt to Orchard Towers waitress

A 36-year-old man was found guilty of punching a waitress and sentenced him to six months of imprisonment on Wednesday. Reports stated that the …

Crime

Singapore: 20-year-old accused of sexual offence faces new charges

Following the complaint of a parent of a 13-year-old girl, police had arrested a 20-year-old man, who was found guilty of assaulting minor girls, …

Crime

Singapore: 3 arrested for drug offences in Bukit Batok

Singapore Police arrested three male suspects in drug-related offences from a coffee shop located in Bukit Batok on Sunday morning. In March, this is …

Crime

Malaysian man arrested for importing 900 child pornography images in Australia

A Malaysian resident was arrested by the Australian police for allegedly carrying hundreds of child porn images and videos into the country last week.<p>…

Crime

Never-proposed-before theories which made Stephen Hawking famous forever

There is no doubt that whenever people will recall the names of world's most famous genius, the name of UK born Stephen Hawking will surely come …

Interested in cloud gazing? NASA invites citizen scientists for cloud observation challenge

If you are one of those people who love to gaze at the clouds and admire nature's creativity, then here's your chance to participate in NASA's …

Haw'king' dead, Long Live his 'Laws of Physics'

One of the brightest stars in the firmament of science, Stephen Hawking died at the age of 76 on Wednesday, March 14, which coincides with the birth …

Stephen Hawking vs Einstein: Why Nobel Prize remained elusive to the black-hole theorist?

Stephen William Hawking, the eminent British physicist and black-hole theorist who dedicated all his life to unseal the secrets of the universe, has …

Singapore: President Halimah Yacob gives assent to Budget 2018

Singapore President Halimah Yacob said on on Tuesday that she has given her assent to the Supply Bill 2018. Halimah wrote in a Facebook post that she …

Will 'Super Earth' with water 200 light years away be our next planet to live?

Scientists have discovered 15 new exoplanets, which were orbiting small, cool stars, also called red dwarf stars and they said that one of those …

Viral video shows how 2 girls bullied 15-year-old victim at Singapore's HBD corridor

A video has gone viral after capturing how two girls slapped and kicked a 15-year-old one at Singapore's HBD corridor. The video was published on …