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Lim Tean: Why Josephine Teo so quiet on OCBC phishing scam?

Singapore — In a Facebook post that resonated with many netizens, lawyer, and opposition leader Lim Tean asked why Ms Josephine Teo has seemingly kept mum on the recent OCBC phishing scam? Last month, almost 470 OCBC customers were victims...

11-year-old twins found dead in Upper Bukit Timah playground, Gurkha alerted, father arrested

Singapore – The bodies of two children were found near a playground in Upper Bukit Timah on Friday night (Jan 21). The elite Gurkha Contingent and public transport drivers were alerted to the incident, leading to the arrest of...

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The big news story so early in the year began with a young couple who got scammed out of a huge sum of money in a “phishing scam” targeted at OCBC customers. The  details of the story can be...

Road to Istana: Goh Chok Tong and cohort never had the level of public exposure as Lawrence Wong and Ong Ye Kung

Unless there is something else that we do not know, by the next General Elections, Singapore’s next Prime Minister will be Lawrence Wong or Ong Ye Kung. The “we do not know” part may be one of the following:...

Netizens joke: Forget banks, CPF is the safest place to put your money because even you can’t withdraw

Singapore — Taking a jab at the withdrawal age of Central Provident Funds (CPF), netizens poked fun on social media that CPF accounts are indeed the safest place to store money. Recent OCBC bank phishing scams saw at least 469...

Parents of toddler disappointed that ang mohs who threw signboard at their child at Keong Saik not charged and given ‘stern warning’ only

Singapore – The parents of the toddler hurt by a group of teens’ actions expressed their disappointment that the case only resulted in a stern warning instead of the teens being charged in court. One in a group of four...

Single mum keen to earn side income, loses nearly $50,000 to ‘Gucci’ scammers

Singapore – News of the surge of phishing scams involving  OCBC Bank has made many other bank customers come forward with their own stories of scams that they fell for. A single mother, Ms Octavia Delima, said in one post...

Where & how you’re most likely catch COVID — New study

Singapore — As the world enters its third year into the Covid-19 pandemic, one of the benefits is that more is known about the coronavirus causing it.  As the saying goes, better to fight a known enemy than an unknown...

Netizen: ‘Might as well keep money in milo tin right?’ since analysts say “Customers shouldn’t expect banks to reimburse money lost in scams”

Singapore — Industry analysts have said that customers shouldn’t expect reimbursements from banks when they lose money due to scams, which is a view not many netizens share. OCBC’s announcement that it would fully reimburse customers who lost their money...

Can the PAP catch its own tigers?

Can the PAP continue to bring down corrupted senior officials, who are called “tigers” by Chinese President Xi Jinping in China’s anti-corruption campaign? If Singapore’s ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) can check itself, what about the Workers’ Party (WP),...
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NFT earnings of S$7.5 million in 10 days for S’pore-based influencer Irene Zhao

Singapore — Singapore-based Chinese influencer and Instagram model Yuqing Irene Zhao listed her non-fungible token's (NFT), garnering purchases from prominent individuals like Galaxy Digital...

‘3 years and look how people still miss you’ — fans remember Aloysius Pang on his death anniversary

Singapore — It's been three years since actor Aloysius Pang died in an accident during a military training exercise, but he has been far...

Nagaenthran’s case: Appeal against death sentence adjourned, calls to spare his life continue

Singapore — An appeal from Nagaenthran K. Dharmalingam, a convicted Malaysian drug trafficker facing execution in Singapore, was adjourned on Monday (Jan 25). Ms Violet...

Shock & disappointment for loyal customer who finds cockroach in porridge, decides to support different outlet

Singapore — After finding a "fresh-looking" cockroach on his order of porridge from a Tampines outlet, a loyal customer decided to patronise a different...
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