Incidents of road rage are on the rise in Singapore, with known attacks occurring once every four days last year. Reported cases that resulted in assault rose to 97 last year, up from 84 in 2011 and 63 in 2010. Some of the cases were heard in court in recent months.
Swimmers in the United States who took a dip in pools last year may have inadvertently been wading in poo, a revelation that sent ripples of disgust through swimmers here.
The police are appealing for information on the next-of-kin of Madam Tham Mei Keow, who is in her 70s.
More than 1.5 million taxpayers now have their taxes deducted directly from their bank accounts, instead of paying by cash or cheque, the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (Iras) said in a statement on Saturday.