Home Briefs: Cabby jailed for road rage

Cabby jailed for road rage

A taxi driver involved in two road rage incidents was jailed for seven weeks yesterday.

Muhammad Fuad Kamroden, 32, pleaded guilty to hurting Mr Tok Soon Min by headbutting the 39-year-old and punching and stepping on his body multiple times at the Takashimaya Shopping Centre driveway on Oct 12, 2014.On Sept 6 last year, while out on bail, Fuad punched Mr Tang Siew Chong, 54, on his face multiple times at the Plaza Singapura carpark.

2018 date for new Seletar Airport terminal

A new passenger terminal building will be built at Seletar Airport to accommodate a growth in air traffic, said the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) yesterday.

It will boast improved facilities and amenities, and support growing general aviation activities as part of the larger Seletar Aerospace Park. The building is expected to be ready by the end of 2018.

New environmental programmes for scouts

The Singapore Scout Association has partnered the National Parks Board and Gardens by the Bay to launch programmes on environmental education.

Under these programmes, scouts will, among other things, learn to identify plants in parks and the Gardens and, in time, may even serve as ambassadors there.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 20, 2016, with the headline 'Home Briefs'. Print Edition | Subscribe