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Chicago charges police officer in black teen’s death, releases video of shooting

Since we’ve had two weekends of arty events, this weekend the Party Girl wants to get down to some dancing! You may notice the parties I pick for this weekend have a similar music theme going on. Friday sees three events that I’m either going to have to pace myself to make all of them […]

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Charlie Hebdo cartoon featuring drowned Syrian boy causes outcry

The arts scene seems to be going hard this January, so The Party Girl decided to check out some cool ones happening this weekend. From Saturday till Jan 29, there will be an Andy Warhol: Social Circus exhibition at Gillman Barracks. This is the largest collection of Warhol’s personal polaroids on show in Asia. It […]

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Caught on camera: Chinese man steals over $10,000 from plane luggage

This year’s Golden Globe Awards may be over but in the Internet age, a couple of blink-and-you’ll-miss-it moments caught on camera have lived on and are causing quite a storm on the world wide web. One particular moment that seemed to have broke the Internet (watch out, Kim Kardashian) was when singer Lady Gaga was […]

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Can’t hail a taxi? Some cabbies are probably busy… gambling

A woman ordered two plates of hor fun at a zi char restaurant, only to be charged a jaw-dropping $97.60 for the two dishes. According to a report in Shin Min Daily News, the 49-year-old customer patronised the restaurant located around the industrial estate of Sungei Kadut at Woodlands. The customer, Madam Huang, was there […]

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Can you pronounce this new JC’s name?

A stuntman, who worked in the Universal Studios Singapore theme park, died after being assaulted by 17 people. American John Denley Nelson, 30, reportedly fell and hit his head on the ground after trying to stop a brawl on Christmas Eve. 15 of his alleged attackers have been identified. Three Singaporean men were charged with […]

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Can water go bad?

Steven Avery’s story has been documented in a 10-part Netflix series, Making a Murderer. In contrast to Serial podcast’s Adnan Syed, Steven Avery isn’t particularly charismatic or well spoken, nor does he have a relatable story – in Syed’s case, a high school romance – attached to the murder for which he has been convicted. […]

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Call to get tough on harassment at workplace

A stuntman, who worked in the Universal Studios Singapore theme park, died after being assaulted by 17 people. American John Denley Nelson, 30, reportedly fell and hit his head on the ground after trying to stop a brawl on Christmas Eve. 15 of his alleged attackers have been identified. Three Singaporean men were charged with […]

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Burning man is sucked out of plane at 14,000 feet after explosion rips open the fuselage

North Korea has executed its army chief of staff, Ri Yong Gil, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday, which, if true, would be the latest in a series of executions, purges and disappearances under its young leader. A source familiar with North Korean affairs also told Reuters that Ri had been executed. The […]

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Bungee cord snaps on ride

A woman ordered two plates of hor fun at a zi char restaurant, only to be charged a jaw-dropping $97.60 for the two dishes. According to a report in Shin Min Daily News, the 49-year-old customer patronised the restaurant located around the industrial estate of Sungei Kadut at Woodlands. The customer, Madam Huang, was there […]

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Bumblebees dying, losing ground due to climate change

A woman ordered two plates of hor fun at a zi char restaurant, only to be charged a jaw-dropping $97.60 for the two dishes. According to a report in Shin Min Daily News, the 49-year-old customer patronised the restaurant located around the industrial estate of Sungei Kadut at Woodlands. The customer, Madam Huang, was there […]

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