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A teen listened to a scammer pretending to be a police officer, and hid in an Orchard Road hotel to stage his own kidnap
Out of fear, the teenager’s parents transferred RMB 20,000 to a bank account in China to secure their son's release.
The maximum jail term for such crimes will be doubled, and caning will also be introduced.
He allegedly punched a guard, knocking him to the ground.
At age 8, children in Singapore are youngest globally to get first internet device – and online safety is a growing concern, Google study finds
This is the youngest average age among all the countries surveyed, lower than the global average of 10 years old.
The worst performers on the list are the Philippines, Indonesia and India.
Singapore also topped the global ranking in the area of order and security.
6 Myanmar nationals found in a Singapore cemetery say they were gravediggers – this is what their graveyard ‘home’ looks like
The men claimed that they were working as grave diggers in the cemetery.
The penalty for running a red light will double to S$400 from April – here are the other traffic offences that will have harsher punishments
There will be two new classes - Dangerous Driving and Careless Driving – in the Road Traffic Act which come with a longer maximum imprisonment term and a higher maximum fine.
70% of all e-commerce scams last year happened on Carousell – and it’s now rolling out even more measures to lower the fraud rate
Out of all types of scams, e-commerce came out tops last year, SPF said.
If convicted, he could be fined up to S$10,000 and/or imprisoned for up to three years.