A 56-year-old man was jailed 20 months for phone harassment on Wednesday.
Gurcharan Singh, an odd-job labourer, called the emergency number 999 seven times in about 30 minutes on April 15 and spewed vulgarities at the duty officers.
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Stuck near the opening of a monsoon drain at the Whampoa River were two plastic bags — a black bag about the size of an adult body and a smaller white one.
At the tender age of 17, New Zealand indie pop singer Lorde (above) has accomplished much.
An alcohol ban is being put in place in Little India this weekend following last Sunday's riot.
Police said during a media briefing on Thursday that the ban prohibits the sale and consumption of alcohol in the area.
Are the days of the Government’s “light touch” approach to Internet regulation over?
Observers The New Paper spoke to are divided over whether the decision by socio-political website Breakfast Network (BN) to close on Monday points in that direction.
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Indian national Janardhan Rao said: "It's terrible what happened on Sunday. Many men from my country like to drink but when they drink, they will get into trouble. Maybe this ban can help."
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From his vantage point near The Banana Leaf Apolo restaurant, car valet Chia Boon Juay (above), 25, was in the thick of the mob fury after a fatal bus accident on Race Course Road in Little India on Sunday night.
He had sex with an underage girl, then 15, and later married her.
But that did not get the 32-year-old divorcé, who has a six-year-old daughter from his previous marriage, off the hook.
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After ferrying workers to the ships at sea, a boatman was returning to Vopak Penjuru Terminal when his supply vessel collided with a chemical tanker berthed there.
The riot broke out in Little India after a pedestrian was knocked down by a private bus and killed last night.
Police said in a statement that the accident occurred at the junction of Race Course Road and Hampshire Road at about 9.25pm.
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