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PHOTOS: Wu Weiwei (吴薇薇), the female passenger in Ma Chi’s Ferrari

Posted by temasektimes on May 19, 2012

The photos of Wu Weiwei (吴薇薇), the female passenger in Ma Chi’s Ferrari before it crashed in a fatal accident last Saturday have been exposed by PRC netizens and circulated in cyberspace:

Ms Wu was born in the city of Wuhan in Hubei province where she attended a technical college there. She reportedly came to Singapore in 2009 to study ‘hospitality’ in private school East Asia Institute of Management. Below are some photos taken of her in China on Weibo:

 

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Ma Chi’s family rubbished rumors that he is a son of Ma Kai, a high-ranking PRC official

Posted by temasektimes on May 19, 2012

The family of the late Ma Chi (马驰) has rubbished ongoing rumors in cyberspace that he is a son of Ma Kai (马凯), a high ranking communist official in the Chinese Central government.

The claim was first made by PRC journalist Cao Guoxing (曹国星) who posted photos of Ma Kai’s wife and Ma Chi’s mother on his Weibo showing uncanny similarities in physical features between the two. His post was deleted five minutes later, but not after it was circulated elsewhere.

However, the rumor was dismissed by Ma’s family as mere ‘fabrications’ when contacted by the media. They insist that Ma was born to a ‘humble’ family in Luzhou, Sichuan province and became wealthy by investing his own money.

Ma Chi reportedly has a net-worth of a few million dollars. He owned a three-million dollars penthouse in East Coast and a S$1.4 million dollar limited edition Ferrari GTO599 before it crashed.

Despite the clarification, the rumors continue to spread like wildfire in China with many PRC netizens speculating that he had accumulated his wealth via ‘extraordinary’ means.

Meanwhile, the PRC censors have kicked in with Ma Chi’s Weibo and Sina accounts deleted mysteriously yesterday and no visible traces of his background could be found on the Chinese search engines like Baidu.com.

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Singaporeans rally behind family of late cabby Cheng Teck Hock to offer help and support

Posted by temasektimes on May 19, 2012

Singaporeans from all walks of life have come together to offer help and support to the family of the late cabby Cheng Teck Hock (pic left) who was involved in a fatal car crash caused by a reckless PRC driver Ma Chi last week.

Mr Cheng leaves behind three children aged between 16 and 21 years old. His eldest daughter just graduated from a local polytechnic and may have to put her plans to further her studies in the university on hold.

Law Minister and MP for Nee Soon GRC Mr Shanmugam visited Mr Cheng’s wake on Tuesday and promised help for his family.

He said he has received emails from some people, offering to help.

“It really is heartwarming to be reminded that we live amongst caring individuals that make up our society,” he said on Friday.

The National Taxi Association said on Friday that donations have also been made by fellow taxi drivers and the public, among them are Mr Toh Soon Huat and Mr Jackson Teo, who each donated S$5,000.

The Temasek Times has also received numerous emails from our readers offering financial assistance and support to the family and jobs to Stephanie Cheng, his eldest daughter.

The employers and companies offering vacant positions come from various fields – from IT, Human Resource, F&B to healthcare. We have already emailed the offers and contacts to a relative of the family.

Comfort Delgro has started a donation drive for Mr Cheng’s family.

Members of the public can make cheques payable to “LIM CHOO ENG” and mail them to:

THE CHENG FAMILY 
c/o Comfort Transportation Pte Ltd 
383 Sin Ming Drive 
Singapore 575717 
Attn: Customer Service Centre 

Donors should indicate their names on the back of their cheques.

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Ma Chi’s wife posts apology on Weibo: We are sorry and we will be responsible to the victims’ families

Posted by temasektimes on May 18, 2012

The wife of the late Ma Chi (马驰) has posted an apology via a friend ‘Triston’ on Chinese microblog ‘Weibo’ this evening.

Ma Chi died in a fatal accident last Saturday morning when his speeding Ferrari beat the red light and rammed into a Hyundai Sonata taxi at a traffic junction in Bugis between Rochor Road and Victoria Street. The taxi driver Cheng Teck Hock and his passenger Shigemi Ito passed away later in hospital.

In the post written in Chinese, Mrs Ma said the family is very sorry for what happened:

“We express our deepest apologies to the families of the deceased driver and his female passenger. We will not shun our responsibility towards them and will take appropriate measures at a later date.”

[Source: weibo.com]

Mrs Ma said that while the family will not comment on the arguments going on in cyberspace about the accident, they hope everybody can understand and respect their predicament – that they have to suffer the loss of Ma Chi just when they are preparing to celebrate the coming birth of her unborn baby.

“Ma Chi has paid with his life for his reckless actions and we hope everyone will show a little bit of respect for the deceased,” she said.

She added that the family is also concerned about the female passenger in Ma Chi’s Ferrari, a 21 year old PRC girl by the name of Wu Weiwei, but they are unable to do much for her as they do not know her.

Mrs Ma ended her statement by urging everybody to drive safely and to treasure life.

The Chinese embassy in Singapore had earlier sent a representative to express its condolences at the funeral of Mr Cheng and issued a press statement reminding PRC nationals in Singapore to obey Singapore’s laws.

The public apology and offer of assistance by the Ma family to the victims’ families will go some way towards soothing the pain and anguish of all those hurt by this tragic episode.

The wife of Mr Cheng said her family does not blame anybody and she wants to let the matter rest to move on with life.

Though the accident exposes a widening gulf between Singaporeans and foreigners in Singapore judging by the massive outpouring of vitriol and anger online, it also bring together everybody in support of the victims’ families.

We applaud the remedial actions taken by the Ma family and we hope it will bring a closure to all parties concerned.

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PRC journalist: Ma Chi is a son of Ma Kai, a senior communist official in China

Posted by temasektimes on May 18, 2012

The dead Ferrari driver Ma Chi (马驰) responsible for causing a fatal accident in Bugis which cost the lives of two innocent victims may be a son of a senior communist official in China which may explain the ‘preferential’ treatment dished out to him by the Singapore media.

Despite his heinous act, Ma Chi was glorified unashamedly as a ‘tall and young, rich and successful’ tycoon by the tabloids which have been harping on his immense ‘wealth’ ad nausem.

According to one PRC journalist Cao Guoxing (曹国星), Ma Chi is a son of Ma Kai (马凯), a high-ranking Chinese official.

Ma Kai holds the following positions in the PRC government:

“State Councilor and State Council Secretary-General, the President of the National School of Administration, Western Region Development of the State Council Leading Group Office.” (Source: Xinhua)

Cao initially made the stunning claim on his Chinese microblog ‘Weibo’, but the post was quickly deleted five minutes later, though not before it was circulated widely by PRC netizens elsewhere.

In the post, Cao published three photos showing uncanny similarities in physical features between Ma Kai’s wife and Ma Chi’s mother:

[Source: letscorp.net]

He also asked why Ma Chi became a ‘Sichuanese’ suddenly:

“刚知道新加坡,在老婆(四川电视台主持人)怀孕期间,载美女开法拉利游车河,闯红灯撞死三个人(包括他自己)的那小子,姓马。。叫马驰 ,他怎么成四川人了呢?”

Ma Chi came to Singapore a few years ago and had applied for Singapore PR before the accident. He reportedly made his immense wealth estimated at a few million dollars from ‘investments’. Till today, his family has yet to apologize to the victims on his behalf or offer any sort of compensation to their families.


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Cabby’s widow Lim Choo Eng: We will not blame anybody

Posted by temasektimes on May 18, 2012

The family of the late Cheng Teck Hock (pic left) wants to put the past behind them and move on in life.

Mr Cheng was involved in a fatal accident at Bugis last Saturday morning when a speeding Ferrari driven by PRC national Ma Chi rammed into his Comfort Delgro taxi at a junction between Rochor Road and Victoria Street.

He died of his injuries on Sunday evening, leaving behind his wife Lim Choo Eng and three children aged between 16 and 21 years old.

In an interview with Lianhe Zaobao, Madam Lim said:

“We will not blame anybody, just hope to let everything pass.”

(“不会责怪任何人,希望让一切都成为过去。”)

Madam Lim also thank members of the public for their offer of condolence and support to help the family tide over this difficult period in life.

There is still no apology or offer of compensation to the victims from Ma Chi’s family yet whose wealth is reported to be in ‘millions’ by the media.

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Cabby’s daughter Stephanie Cheng cried ‘Papa Papa!’ for five minutes as his body was sent for cremation

Posted by temasektimes on May 17, 2012

Stephanie Cheng (pic left) had wanted to buy a cake to celebrate her Father’s birthday two weeks ago, but he asked her not to waste the money to do so and it turned out she will never have the chance to buy another cake for him again.

52 year old Singaporean cabby Cheng Teck Hock passed away on Sunday evening after his Hyundai Sonata taxi was rammed into by a speeding red Ferrari driven by a PRC man Ma Chi which appeared out of nowhere.

He leaves behind three children aged between 16 and 21 years old. His eldest daughter Stephanie just graduated from a local polytechnic and has put her plans to study in university on hold as a result of the family tragedy.

As his cold, motionless body was transferred from his wake at the family home in Sembawang to Mandai Crematorium to be cremated this afternoon, Stephanie was in a state of distraught, crying for his father for some five minutes during the journey:

“Papa! Papa! Papa!”

Her younger brother knelt down by the roadside and shouted a few times:

“Papa! Cross the ‘bridge’ carefully!!”

It is a Taoist belief that all souls will have to cross a bridge before meeting the King of Hades to be judged after death.

Meanwhile, the family of Ma Chi still has not offered any apology or compensation to Mr Cheng’s family as the state media continues to spin fairy tales one after another to glorify their wealth to downplay his reckless and criminal acts which have cost two innocent lives.

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Ex-Singapore idol finalist Norman Then LAUGHS after watching Bugis accident video: Crash and burn…Hahaha

Posted by temasektimes on May 16, 2012

While most Singaporeans are shocked and outraged by the video clip of the Bugis accident last Saturday morning, which saw one speeding Ferrari ramming into a Hyundai Sonata taxi killing himself and two other victims, one Singaporean guy is having a great time laughing at it.

Ex-Singapore Idol finalist Norman Then, a graduate of Ngee Polytechnic and currently working at ‘Ice Cold Beer’ posted a sadistic comment on his Facebook last night:

“When I watching the video of the PRC guy smashing into the taxi. My first instinct was…. To LAUGH. People in the car didn’t think it was funny though. Perhaps next time I’ll try another reaction…….. Singing perhaps….”crash and burn” savage garden. Hahahahaha.”

[Source: Norman Then's Facebook]

Norman remained unfazed by the feedback given by his friends who were disgusted by his comment and wrote in his next post that ‘life is a joke’ to him:

Norman Then was the top 12 finalist for Season 2 of Singapore Idol:

It is not a joke that two innocent man and woman had died from the accident, one of whom was the sole breadwinner of the family and the daughter now has to put her plans to further her studies in the university as a result.

Is it too much to show a bit of sympathy and compassion towards a fellow Singaporean? We urge Norman Then to apologize publicly for his insensitive remarks on Facebook.

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Passenger in Ma Chi’s Ferrari is a PRC student Wu Weiwei who just graduated from a private school

Posted by temasektimes on May 16, 2012

The mysterious female passenger in PRC man Ma Chi’s Ferrari has been identified as a PRC woman Ms Wu Weiwei from Hubei province.

Ma Chi crashed his red Ferrari into a Comfort Delgro taxi driven by Singaporean cabby Cheng Teck Hock in the early hours of Saturday morning at a Bugis junction between Rochor Road and Victoria Street. He was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

Mr Cheng, 52, and his Japanese passenger, Ms Shigemi Ito, later died in hospital.

Ms Wu suffered a fractured leg in the accident and underwent an operation on Monday. Her condition is currently stable and is recovering in a high-dependency ward at Tan Tock Seng Hospital.

It is unclear how Ms Wu ended up in Ma Chi’s car in the middle of the night. None of friends nor his wife (pic left) know the existence of Ms Wu whose friends said she had just graduated from a hospitality course at the East Asia Institute of Management.

They also refute reports by a local Chinese tabloid that she is working at a KTV lounge at a hostess, claiming that she comes from a ‘reputable’ family in China.

When asked about Ma Chi, they said they have seen him before with Ms Wu, but declined to comment on their ‘relationship’, adding that she already has a boyfriend.

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PRC netizens speculate that Ma Chi may be linked to a fugitive mafia boss from Chongqing?

Posted by temasektimes on May 16, 2012

Despite the constant harping on his immense ‘wealth’ by the Singapore media, questions still linger on how PRC man Ma Chi (马驰) managed to amass such a huge fortune at only 31 years of age.

Ma Chi has become a public figure of hate in Singapore after his speeding Ferrari rammed into a Comfort Delgro taxi in the early hours of Saturday morning killing himself and two other victims, a Japanese woman Shigemi Ito and a 52 year old cabby Cheng Teck Hock, who leaves behind 3 children aged between 16 and 21 years old.

The Ferrari 599GTO is of limited edition and reportedly worth S$1.4 million dollars.

According to one local socio-political blog ‘TR Emeritus’, Ma Chi is linked to a fugitive mafia boss by the name of Ma Yong (马永) from the city of Chongqing. He fled south to the city of Guangzhou in 2007 after a crackdown initiated on criminal gangs by then Chongqing Communist Party Chief Bo Xilai and his police chief Wang Lijun.

The blog also claimed that several postings by PRC netizens alleged that “Ma Chi was involved in money-laundering in Hong kong, to the tune of several millions a month.”

[Source: TR Emeritus]

However, we are unable to find any postings by PRC netizens on the subject matter so far.

The shocking accident was given extensive publicity in by both the print and new media, fueling already rampant anti-foreigner sentiments in Singapore as angry Singaporeans vent their frustration at the government’s immigration policies online.

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