TL;DR – Everything you need to know to know, summarised for you daily at 5pm.
1)Commuters flee as smoke fills train and station at Tanjong Pagar MRT station
The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said on Facebook at 4.15pm that it had contacted SMRT after seeing the video footage of the smoke-filled station platform, and SMRT confirmed that the smoke has since dissipated and SCDF’s assistance was not required. More here
2) Joseph Schooling in Parliament
Singapore swimmer Joseph Schooling was formally congratulated in Parliament. Now that’s a face you don’t see in Parliament often 🙂 More here
3) ‘Firecrackers’ spark panic at French Riviera resort
A noise that sounded like gunfire sparked panic at a French Riviera resort as people rushed to flee what they believed was a terror attack, causing a number of injuries, the fire service said. More here
4) Man charged with ex-wife’s murder at Yishun Ring Road
A 37-year-old man was charged with murder today, after a 29-year-old victim died in hospital on Sunday. More here
5) Because we need something light to end off Monday
Now isn’t this the cutest thing you’ve seen all day!