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Cyclists riding middle of the road without care, netizens say they should be banned

 

Photo: FB screengrab/ROADS.sg and SG Road Vigilante

Separate incidents of cyclists riding in the middle of the road without due care have sparked comments from netizens that they are incompatible on the road and should be banned.

The first incident involved a cyclist entering Stamford Road and swerving at least two lanes before an oncoming vehicle had to blow the horn to warn the cyclist.

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Man shouts vulgarities and punches security guard because he was told to put on mask

 

Photo: FB/ Security Association Singapore

A video of a man shouting at and hitting a security guard went viral on Tuesday (Jul 5).

In an incident that took place at Tampines Retail Park on Monday (Jul 4) night, the security guard on duty told a man not wearing a mask to put one on or purchase one from the pharmacy at the entrance of the building.

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Man & woman slap each other at Beach Road

 

Photo: FB screengrab/SG Kaypoh 人!

Yet another fight on the street was caught on camera and posted online, sparking criticisms from the online community. The footage was posted on SG Kaypoh 人!Facebook page on Wednesday (Jul 6) and has since gone viral with over 82,000 views.

The video starts with a young woman on the side of the road and a driver inside a white Toyota Vellfire already arguing. The woman flashed her middle finger angrily at the man. The driver then stops the vehicle in the middle of the road and steps out to confront the woman.

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‘Serial high-rise litterbug’ — Poop bags allegedly thrown to the ground in Fernvale

 

Photo: TikTok screengrab/TracedTogether

A ‘serial high-rise litterbug’ has become TikTok famous, but perhaps not famous enough for action to be taken yet.

Therefore, residents at Block 471C Fernvale Street are banding together to file a case through the National Environment Agency’s OneService app when the pooper strikes again.

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VIDEO | Woman gives sister S$16,500 multi-tiered cash cake for her 26th birthday

 

Photos: IG screengrab/ viviantong9960, cocotong00

Most people would be delighted to receive a money cake for their birthday, but if a loved one gives them a multi-tiered cake worth thousands, we can only imagine their joy.

This happened to one very lucky Malaysian woman, whose “beloved sister” gifted her with a cake made up of RM52,000 (S$16,500) in bills.

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