“If you’re fit enough to rape, you should be fit enough to be caned,” a lawyer said.
A colonial-era law criminalizing gay sex has officially been repealed in Singapore, but along with it comes a constitutional amendment that keeps same-sex marriages firmly out of reach.
They join other recent cases in Singapore, where men have been convicted for posing as psychic mediums and influencer recruiters to solicit photos.
How and why 19-year-old Felicia Teo vanished remained a mystery until last week, when a Singaporean court finally heard what happened that night.
Titus Low said he felt an “obligation” to continue providing content to his subscribers, despite orders from Singaporean police to stay off the platform
In the aftermath of the pandemic, many independent artist collectives have emerged within the city’s formerly limited nightlife.
“You’re living off a repressed underclass,” Bourdain tells his Singaporean hosts, who talk of not filling their own glasses or doing their own washing.
Having fleeced the U.S. Navy of $35 million through years of bribery, “Fat Leonard” escaped house arrest before being caught in a Venezuelan airport.
“Fat Leonard” bribed officers with sex parties and fancy feasts in exchange for classified information and defence contracts. Now, weeks from sentencing, he’s vanished.
The Singaporean athlete, who didn’t even fail a drug test, is being punished after admitting to authorities he smoked cannabis when abroad in a “moment of weakness.”
With the repeal of the colonial-era law, comes cautious optimism from Singapore’s LGBTQ community, as the government promises to retain its other heteronormative policies.
The judge said the child's murder didn't warrant the death penalty, prompting comparisons to Singapore's ruthless use of capital punishment in drug cases.