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Drunk Ang Moh steals construction tractor, rams it into bus stop and hits 4 taxis

A foreigner in his 30s stole a tractor from a construction site near Orchard Road, ran it into a bus stop, and damaged four taxis during the joy ride. Police arrested the man, who is believed to have been drunk. Chinese evening daily Shin Min Daily News reported that he had taken the tractor from a work site at Orchard Hotel. He drove it onto a walkway, ran over a bollard and crashed the vehicle into a bus stop along Orchard Road.

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Bitcoin plunges after marketplace indefinitely halts withdrawals

The price of the digital currency bitcoin slid to its lowest level in nearly two months yesterday (Feb 10) after bitcoin digital marketplace Mt Gox said a halt on withdrawals it announced on Friday would continue indefinitely after it detected “unusual activity”. The bitcoin price varied dramatically from one exchange to another, with Tokyo-based Mt Gox, the best known operator of a bitcoin digital marketplace, recording one of the biggest drops for the day. On the Mt Gox platform the currency plunged to as low as US$500 (S$640) early on Monday, down more than 27 per cent from Friday’s final price of US$692, according to the Mt Gox website. It last traded at US$595.74, off nearly 14 per cent from Friday.

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