2 INDIANS JAILED FOR UNLAWFUL ASSEMBLY AND BEATING UP MAN AFTER DRINKING SESSION

40 year-old Subhash Gopinathan Nair and his friend, 43 year-old Anbualagan Ramasivam, were jailed today for being part of an unlawful assembly. After a drinking session on 4 March, Subhash, Anbualagan, and three others turned up at the victim's flat in Choa Chu Kang St 51 where a fight broke out. The victim was allegedly having an affair with Subhash's girlfriend.

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CLEANER CONNED OF S$400,000 LIFE SAVINGS NOW LIVES WITH CHIOBU NIECE

The plight of the 70 year old man conned into giving all of his S$2,000 monthly salary to two con-women has touched many Singaporeans. They even set up an online fund raising to help the man. Even though the con-women involved have been arrested, the 70 year old is still convinced that he "owes" money to the Government and said that he will believe it only when a Government official tells him that he didn't owe them money any more.

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NTU DEVELOPS NEW ANTIBODY TO SPEED UP FLU RECOVERY

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have developed an antibody with the potential to help patients suffering from pneumonia and influenza to recover faster, the varsity said in a news release on Tuesday (Feb 10). The scientists - from NTU’s School of Biological Sciences, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, National University of Singapore (NUS) and doctors from National University Health System – are now using the antibody to develop a diagnostic kit.

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CON WOMAN WHO CHEATED OLD MAN OF LIFE SAVINGS CLAIMS SHE WAS A VICTIM, MAN HAD GIVEN HER MONEY FOR "INVESTMENT"

69 year-old Madam Wu Shuxiang, one of two con women who cheated 70 year-old Mr Tan Soy Kiang out of his life savings totaling $400,000, claims that she too was a victim of cheating herself. The other 65 year-old woman, known only as Madam Tan, claims that she had taken the money from Mr Tan so as to clear off gambling debts but continued taking the money out of greed.

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JAPANESE TOURIST RAPED IN INDIA, MAN POSED AS TOUR GUIDE BEFORE DRUGGING AND RAPING WOMAN

The 20 year-old victim said that the tour guide had offered to show her around Jaipur, famous for its palaces and forts, on his motorbike on Sunday. After which, he offered her some food laced with drugs before bringing her to the outskirts of the city. The man fled the scene after the victim's screams were overheard by villagers who rushed to the scene to help.

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5 GOVERNMENT AGENCIES WHO WASTED TAXPAYERS MONEY

A Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report submitted on 4 February has drawn attention to “irregularities” in the usage of public funds. The report is in response to a July 2014 Auditor-General’s report. Yup, public funds as in the taxes that we all have to pay. PAC hinted that government agencies were not using our hard-earned money wisely, as they called for “greater diligence in managing public resources” so as to “optimise their use and minimise wastage”. So, who were the incriminating government agencies that were caught red-handed?

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EX-ST REPORTER: WP TOWN COUNCIL HAS SHAMBOLIC FINANCES

Okay, the Auditor-General’s Office report on the Workers’ Party town council is better examined by bean-counters and those who can make sense of the various financial regulations required by law and the Town Council Act. My eyes glazed over the figures. To recap, the AGO was ordered by the Finance Minister to go over the TC’s accounts after the TC’s own auditors said it couldn’t an express an opinion on them because it didn’t have enough info to do so.

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BIKERS HAVE THEMSELVES TO BLAME FOR RISING COE PRICES

I am a rider but I keep hearing complaints from riders that PAP is a bloodsucker and they are going to vote out PAP because they cannot afford $5,500 COE. I am sick and tired of hearing it. Cannot afford COE? How about the illegal exhaust and mods made to their bikes? I know one dispatch rider who always complain about bike COE but owns 3 motorcycles and he spent more than $3,000 on modifications to his hayabusa alone. He always complain things are expensive in Singapore but did not take into account of their own income level and moderate his spending habits.

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