A United States-based pathologist who suggested in a post-mortem report that American researcher Shane Todd had been murdered, will testify on Monday via video-link. Dr Edward H. Adelstein had said in his report that evidence of "blunt trauma" bruising in Dr Todd's hands were caused by a fight, although the Health Science Authority (HSA) pathologist who oversaw his autopsy said ...
A 48-YEAR-OLD female bank officer has been arrested for allegedly siphoning half a million dollars in cash. The police said a report was made at 11pm on Friday after a branch manager of the bank at Serangoon Gardens discovered that $500,000 in cash was missing. Police were able to establish that the suspect might have taken the cash during the bank's closing hours the day before. When ...
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Military Attack ran out an ultra-impressive winner of the Singapore Airlines International Cup at Kranji. Raced under the name of Rave for John Hills in Britain, Military Attack has developed a new lease of life as a five-year-old in Hong Kong and put this race to bed within a matter of strides. Ed Dunlop's globetrotter Red Cadeaux was forced to concede plenty of ground by making his move ...
Despite efforts by the authorities to bring down the number of fatal traffic accidents involving the elderly in recent years, statistics show otherwise. Last year, more than half of those who lost their lives in pedestrian accidents were over the age of 60. Out of the 44 deaths, 23 were of the elderly - three fewer fatalities from the same age group in 2011. "Especially since the ...
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AN unapproved food additive has led to the recall of a brand of tapioca balls that may be used in desserts and drinks here like bubble tea. The tapioca balls, sold under the brand Sunright, were found to have traces of maleic acid by the Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (FDA). While occasional consumption at the levels detected does not pose any significant health risk, long term ...
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Founder Rasman Saridin (right), 46, and preventive and aftercare officer Idris Ahmad, 50, of Hira Society, which helps drug addicts and their families. -- ST PHOTO: SEAH KWANG ...
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A Singapore court Friday sentenced a 45-year-old Indian-origin man to two years in jail for molesting a 13-year-old boy.
S. Subramaniam, a real estate agent, was found guilty of molesting the student at the former's flat at the Yishun area here Dec 23, 2011, the Straits Times reported.
The court heard that Subramaniam invited the boy and his 14-year-old cousin and committed the act.
The boy said that he tried to move away but failed to do so.
Deputy public prosecutor Norman Yew had sought a 24-month jail term for the convict as he was recalcitrant and showed no remorse for the crime.
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