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Maid jailed for mixing bodily fluids into family’s food, stealing over $17,000

An Indonesian domestic helper was jailed for six months and seven weeks after she admitted to mixing her bodily fluids into some food and drink and serving them to her employer’s family. Diana, 30, who goes by one name, also stole more than $17,000 from the family. Yesterday, she pleaded guilty to one charge of […]

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Man in China sells his baby for $16,000, spends the money tipping female live-streamers

A father in China traded off his own flesh and blood to score some internet points with his favourite female live-streamers.  Though the parent is facing child-trafficking charges for the misdeed in February, the case in Fujian only came to light recently thanks to a report by Chinese newspaper Strait Metropolis Daily, which Daily Mail picked […]

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Chinese farmers’ offer of free radishes for locals goes viral… costs them $58,000

When three farmers from central China told their neighbours they could help themselves to a bag or two of their newly grown white radishes they had no idea it would end up costing them their entire crop worth 300,000 yuan (S$58,000). Within hours of the offer being made, thousands of people had descended on a […]

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Beijing railway police seize fake tickets worth over $83,000

BEIJING – Beijing railway police have busted a den that produced and sold counterfeit tickets, seizing fake railway tickets and flight itineraries worth over 430,000 yuan (S$83,300), according to a statement from the police on Monday (Dec 16). The bust uncovered more than 1,500 forged train tickets worth 218,424 yuan and more than 2,000 forged flight […]

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Thieves rob Hong Kong jewellery store and local businessman of $209,000, sparking police hunt

Hong Kong police were on Monday hunting two groups of thieves after a jewellery shop was burgled and a businessman robbed in the same district within 90 minutes, with about HK$1.2 million (S$209,000) worth of valuables stolen. Six masked robbers stormed the jewellery shop on Shanghai Street, Yau Ma Tei, at 12.16 pm, smashing glass cabinets […]

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Thailand’s favourite running rock star raises $810,000

Rock star Athiwara “Toon Bodyslam” Khongmalai on Sunday (December 22) led a charity run with more than 20,000 participants over the finish line at 700th Anniversary Stadium in Muang district of Chiang Mai. The run, which came to an end with Sunday’s 10.4-kilometre run, was the final stage in the “Kao Khon La Kao” charity […]

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Malaysian woman cheats company she worked for of $100,000

JOHOR BARU – She works in a public-listed company’s purchasing and sourcing department, has access to a wide range of contractors and suppliers and for several years used her position to enrich herself. The woman duped the company by submitting fake invoices and quotations, to the extent of even falsifying company documents. She was getting kickbacks […]

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Singaporeans aged 21 and above with non-citizen spouses now eligible for housing grants of up to $40,000

SINGAPORE – Singaporeans 21 and over who are married to a non-citizen are now eligible for additional housing grants of up to $40,000 when they buy a resale flat for the first time. The age criterion was lowered from last Saturday (Oct 26). Previously, only those at least 35 years old were eligible for the Enhanced […]