5 x 5: Zika in Bangkok and GTA in Singapore

TL;DR – Everything you need to know summarised for you daily at 5pm.

1) Grand Theft Auto in Singapore

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An early-morning car chase resulted in two people being sent to hospital and four vehicles smashed up after a driver sped off at a roadblock along Henderson Road before coming to a stop along Geylang Lorong 25.

2) Singaporean man dies in Johor car accident

The car crashed into the back of a lorry in the Malaysian state of Johor on Saturday (Sept 10).PHOTO: ROYAL MALAYSIA POLICE

The car crashed into the back of a lorry in the Malaysian state of Johor on Saturday (Sept 10).PHOTO: ROYAL MALAYSIA POLICE

Mr Ng Kai Jie, 21, was driving to Malacca with two passengers when their car hit the rear-left side of the lorry, which had been travelling in the same direction as their car. The impact of the crash sent both vehicles veering off the road.

3) Are your kids on Bigo Live?

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Singapore kids are spending hours on new app Bigo Live where other users of the app can watch them and interact with them, by commenting on what they are doing, asking them to do certain things, or even asking for their contact details.

Several young streamers, especially teenage girls, have had unsavoury experiences. Some of them, who look to be in their early teens, are brazenly asked by strangers to dance and show off their bodies.

More here.

4) What hunting in South Africa really is

5) Thailand finds 21 new cases of Zika in Bangkok, including pregnant woman

Twenty-one new cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus have been confirmed in central Bangkok, including a pregnant woman who later gave birth with no complications. The cases were confirmed in the Sathorn area of the city, an up-market neighbourhood popular with the city’s expat community.



Author: The Editor

Either busy trying to save the world, or poking my nose into other people’s affairs.


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