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Botanic Gardens contractor jailed 2 weeks for showing teen obscene photo

Channel NewsAsia - 5 days ago
SINGAPORE: A gardener at the Singapore Botanic Gardens was jailed two weeks on Friday (May 19) for showing a 13-year-old boy an obscene photo at the Jacob Ballas Children's Garden in December last year. Chua Ah Guan, 59, had called out to the...

Botanic Gardens contractor admits showing boy obscene photo

Channel NewsAsia - 3 weeks ago
SINGAPORE: A gardener at the Singapore Botanic Gardens admitted he showed an obscene photo to a 13-year-old boy who happened to walk past him at the Jacob Ballas Children's Garden on Dec 23 last year. Chua Ah Guan, 59, pleaded guilty on ...and...

Water seepage caused Botanic Gardens MRT station door malfunction: SBS Transit

Channel NewsAsia - 6 days ago
SINGAPORE: Water seepage caused electrical components in the platform screen doors at Botanic Gardens MRT station to malfunction, SBS Transit announced in a press release on Thursday (May 18). The incident led to a seven-hour disruption to...

Photographer fined for baiting birds

The Straits Times - 4 weeks ago
Johnson Chua, 51, who works in the information technology industry, was fined $3,000 for feeding birds with live mealworms at the Singapore Botanic Gardens without authority. He was fined $800 for venturing into an area of the national park which is ...and...

Second edition of the Singapore Michelin Guide out on June 29 ...

The Straits Times - 1 day ago
SINGAPORE - After sparking much debate among foodies last year, the second edition of the Michelin Guide Singapore will be unveiled on June 29, in a gala ...and...

Man who showed boy obscene photo jailed

The Straits Times - 5 days ago
A 13-year-old student was at the Singapore Botanic Gardens one morning to attend a sports training session when a gardener showed him an obscene image on his mobile phone, a court heard. When Chua Ah Guan, 59, saw the Secondary 1 student at ...and...

Orchid name marks Singapore navy's 50th anniversary

The Straits Times - 1 week ago
Mrs Lai Chiew Yen - the wife of Singapore's Chief of Navy, Rear-Admiral Lai Chung Han - placing a nameplate into a pot of orchids at the Botanic Gardens yesterday. The orchid-naming ceremony was held before an international gathering of navy wives.and...

Platform doors at Botanic Gardens MRT station malfunction, causing 7-hour disruption

Channel NewsAsia - 3 weeks ago
SINGAPORE: A malfunction in the platform screen doors at Botanic Gardens MRT station resulted in trains bypassing the station and a seven-hour disruption on Wednesday (May 3). Downtown Line operator SBS Transit said the doors malfunctioned...

Popular Hong Kong congee stall Mui Kee to open pop-up in Singapore in June

The Straits Times - 1 week ago
On June 30, the Hong Kong institution will start a six month-long pop-up stint in Les Amis' Casa Verde restaurant, which serves Western and local food in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. The congee will be available only during breakfast and...

MRT network on track to meet rail reliability targets: LTA

The Straits Times - 7 hours ago
SINGAPORE - The MRT network achieved 354,000 train-km between delays in the first quarter of this year (2017), said the Land Transport Authority (LTA) on Wednesday (May 25), putting it on track to meet its reliability targets. In March ... Mr Chua was ...and...