Friday, 16 August 2013

Watz Buzzing - 16 Aug 2013

Medium, 13, exorcises spirit from Singapore house

Foo Jia Mint
Foo, from Bukit Mertajam, became an overnight sensation in June when he offered to help locate the body of economy rice seller Lim Chin Aik, who was said to have been buried about 40m underground after a lightning arrester fell on his car in Jalan Macalister

A 13-YEAR-OLD Malaysian is said to have exorcised an evil spirit from a house in Singapore, reported Sin Chew Daily.

The house owner, known only as Chen, 36, said she sought the help of a medium named Foo Jia Mint (pic) in March.

China Press quoted Chen, a permanent resident in the republic who is also from Bukit Mertajam, as saying that she felt better after the “cleansing” carried out by Foo.

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Mum claims childcare teacher kicked son and slapped daughter


The four-year-old boy would cry to his mother that he was famished or his stomach hurt

She thought he was just being rebellious. But she was shocked by the claims of her son's classmates in a childcare centre.

Said the mother: “We were told by his classmates after class one day that the teacher would kick my son in the stomach, pull his ear and not allow him to have his meals.”

I was told by the other children at the centre that my daughter was knocked on the head and slapped."


Maid caught for dumping her baby

On Aug 8, Mr Gao Quan Wu (above), 66, heard a soft, wailing sound of a baby from his Lorong Chuan balcony while he was watching the television with his five-year-old grandson.

His maid said it was her mobile phone's ring tone when asked. Not suspecting anything, Mr Gao believed her.

But when he saw a picture of an abandoned baby in a newspaper report two days later, he became suspicious. The light blue cloth used to wrap the baby looked like his grandson's

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Baby girl found at lift landing


Baby girl found abandoned at the lift landing of Block 203, Serangoon Central (Photo: Singapore Police Force)


A baby girl was found abandoned at the lift landing of Block 203, Serangoon Central at about 2pm Thursday.

Police believe the baby is about a week old. She is slightly tanned.

A passer-by found her wrapped in a light blue cloth and black scarf. She was wearing a white jumper and diapers.


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Priest defies Singapore Catholic church leaders over stained glass project

Reverend Father Michael Teo, rector of St. Joseph's Church on Victoria Street, who filed a police report over a stained glass project involving government money, defended his actions Tuesday as he faced removal from his Singapore parish by local church authorities. (Yahoo! file photo)
Yahoo! Newsroom - Reverend Father Michael Teo, rector of St. Joseph's Church on Victoria Street, who filed a police report over a stained glass project involving government money, defended his actions Tuesday as he faced removal from his Singapore parish by local church authorities. (Yahoo! file photo)

A Catholic priest who filed a police report over a stained glass project involving government money defended his actions Tuesday as he faced removal from his Singapore parish by local church authorities.

Reverend Father Michael Teo, rector of St. Joseph's Church on Victoria Street, on Tuesday evening refuted statements made by Singapore archbishop William Goh earlier that day that the former had to be removed to avoid civil suits from being filed against the church.

Teo pointed out that firing him from his post would not prevent the Commercial Affairs Department, with which he filed his police report in June, from recommending the filing of a criminal case if so warranted.

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SCDF officers recover dead man's body from Pandan Reservoir



A man's body was recovered by Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) officers from Pandan Reservoir on Thursday morning.

An SCDF spokesman told The Straits Times that they received a call about the case near Block 409 Pandan Gardens earlier at 7.32am.

The body of the man, who is Chinese and believed to be in his 50s, was recovered by SCDF officers from an adjacent canal at the Pandan Reservoir and pronounced dead at the scene.

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He attacks her with hammer after she smashes his car


Ms Lin required more than 30 stitches on her head, neck and arm

They dated for 13 years and even had a traditional wedding ceremony.

Although they did not register their marriage, they lived together and ran a stall selling roast chicken in Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.

But their relationship turned sour and Ms Lin Pei Li, 29, was allegedly attacked on Sunday by her partner, known only by his surname Xiao, who was armed with a hammer.


Singapore now home to 5,400 Indian firms

Singapore might be a tiny country but in 2012 it was the second largest investor in India. With the bilateral trade between India and Singapore doubling to almost S$30 billion, Singapore now ranks as India’s 8th largest trading partner, said Ajit Singh, the outgoing Singapore Consul General in Chennai, while addressing a reception held to celebrate Singapore’s 48th national day.

In the last 12 years, Singapore’s cumulative investment in India has touched S$23 billion, and Indian investments into Singapore have grown eight times since 2005, with around 5,400 Indian companies operating in Singapore now, making Indian companies the largest foreign business community in Singapore.

With Tamil Nadu, Singapore shares a special relationship “rooted in long history, strong community bonds, and shared values and traditions. For Singapore, Tamil Nadu is an important investment destination by choice,” he said.

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Malaysian media reveals identity of driver who killed 4 people in horrific CTE accident
The Real Singapore, 13 Aug 2013
The driver involved in the fatal CTE crash that killed four people has been identified by Malaysia's Chinese media as a 34 yr old ethnic Chinese man called Du Zhen Yang (杜振洋).

The crash happened at around 4am on National Day when a Singaporean was driving his Korean girlfriend and her family to the airport. They had stopped by the side of the road to fix a flat tyre when another car had crashed into them. Only the Korean girl’s brother was spared.

Mainstream Media in Singapore has also reported on the issue, but has not disclosed the identity of the driver who caused the crash. Full story

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