One man illegally imported a tortoise and another man abandoned two cats, both received fines

On October 17, Wednesday, two men were given hefty fines by the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA), who mean business when it comes to the well-being of animals. In unrelated incidents, one man was charged $7,600 for illegally importing and...

Malaysian officials say hospitals, easing traffic conditions, better roads more important than ‘crooked bridge’

Since Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian said on Tuesday, October 16, that Malaysia’s government is again looking at building the “crooked bridge” project proposed during the first term of Dr. Mahathir Mohammed years ago, several officials have reacted to this...

Liquor shop robbed twice in 24 hours by the same teens who tried to fool the owner by distracting her with bleeding leg

Liquor shop owners Irene Yeo, 58, and John Yeo, 59, have not been having the best week.  Yeo Buan Heng Liquor Shop on Chander Road, the family business which the Yeo siblings co-run, experienced two robberies in the space of only 24 hours. The culprits were a group of...