Tag: police

Foreigners may renew driving licenses online from December 9

Singapore—Starting from Monday, December 9, foreigners in Singapore may avail of online services for renewing their qualified driving licences, the police announced on December 6. Until this point, only citizens and permanent residents are allowed to renew their Singapore qualified driving licences online. The Straits Times...

Hong Kong police enter ransacked campus after protest siege

by Anthony WALLACE / Daniel SUEN Hong Kong police on Thursday entered a ransacked university campus where authorities faced off for days with barricaded pro-democracy protesters, gathering a huge haul of petrol bombs and other dangerous materials left over from the occupation. The Hong Kong Polytechnic...

Passer-by helps four police officers to take down man resisting arrest

A passer-by stepped in and lent a timely hand during an especially difficult tussle between four police officers and a suspect on the run. The incident, which took place in Woodlands, occurred outside a coffee shop along Woodlands Drive 50. The man that the police were...

China rotates troops in Hong Kong as police ban new rally

by Elaine YU / Emma CLARK China sent fresh troops to Hong Kong Thursday as part of a "routine" garrison rotation, as the financial hub braced for a new round of violent protests after police refused permission for a mass rally at the weekend. Hong Kong...

Police refute allegations that MRT checks target Malays after man yells at TransCom officers

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) released a statement refuting allegations that checks at MRT stations target the Malay community. The statement released on Wednesday, July 10, said that “such allegations are untrue, baseless, irresponsible, and may stir up racial tensions.” SPF’s statement was in response to...

Orchard Towers murder: Accused brought back to crime scene

A group of people who were allegedly involved in the murder of a 31-year old man at Orchard Towers were brought back to the scene of the crime yesterday (July 9). This comes exactly a week after the alleged murder incident, which took place last...

Police officer dies from gunshot wound to the head at Yishun Police Centre

A 28-year-old police officer was found with a gunshot wound to his head on Sunday (June 16). According to the Singapore Police Force, the incident occurred at the Yishun North Neighbourhood Police Centre (NPC), 31 Yishun Central. In a press release, it was reported that the...

Blade-wielding man arrested after tussle with police in Boon Lay

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) arrested a 52-year-old man for possession of a long bladed weapon and suspected drug-related offences after a stand-off in Block 191 Boon Lay Drive at 5.18 PM. There were three police officers that responded the call from a citizen. Two...

Malaysian traffic police caught on video taking bribes

It is probable that a poorly paid policeman could revert to taking bribes in order to feed the family, but it appears the occurrences have increased recently. This is how a motorist who hinted he was a Singaporean is seen on a video being forced...

He was a true son of S’pore: Shanmugam on TP officer Nadzrie Matin

"We have lost a fine young man, a husband and a son – and a true son of Singapore," Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam said of 29-year old Staff Sergeant, Nadzrie Matin. SSG Nadzrie, a traffic police officer, was performing his duty on 1 June when...