Tag: Geylang

Why mainland Chinese no longer want to live in Geylang

Geylang has been firmly entrenched in Singapore for around 20 years as an enclave for workers from mainland China. Known as the Lion City’s red-light district, Geylang became a tightly knit community because of the low cost of food and rent, and its closeness...

Mother of slain Indonesian woman in Geylang claims she was killed by her Bangladeshi boyfriend who refused to let her go

The remains of 34-year-old Nurhidayati Wartono Surata, a domestic helper from Indonesia, were found at the Golden Dragon Hotel in Geylang on the evening of Sunday, December 30. Her alleged killer, Ahmed Salim, a 30-year-old Bangladeshi man, was arrested the following day. If he is...

Passers-by kick the face of drunk man causing a nuisance in Geylang

A video has been circulating online of a shirtless inebriated man running across the road at what seems to be Geylang. While people passing by try to help him at first, and even get a stool for him to sit on, eventually they tire...

When will the government listen?

Fatimah Lateef is one flustered and exasperated politician. The MP for Marine Parade GRC has been crying out loud about the nocturnal activities going on in her Geylang ward since 2012. Nothing much was done. Then the Police Commissioner went to the Commission of Inquiry...

$2.2 billion plan to transform Geylang

By Tan Bah Bah who was born in Geylang By 2034, Geylang will cease to be an area of concern. The Commissioner of Police recently told the Committee of  Inquiry on the Little India riot that he was more worried about Geylang than Little India....