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Cobbler's moving devotion to ailing wife

April 7, 2014 - 8:30pm

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TOGETHER: Mr Ng Ah Bah, 70, sits on the ground mending shoes as his wife, Madam Yap, sits in her wheelchair by his side. TNP PHOTO: BENJAMIN SEETOR

Aviation company manager takes flights without plane owner’s permission

April 7, 2014 - 1:01am

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PHOTO: Google
The private jet headed for Macau with a full crew and three women from China.

Now, the man, who works with a local aviation company, is facing accusations that he took the joyride in May last year without the owner’s permission.

TNP readers call hotline about road bullies

April 7, 2014 - 12:55am

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TNP PHOTO: Chia Shimin
Legal secretary Kenny Koh (above) was on the top deck of a double decker bus when he noticed a sports utility vehicle (SUV) and an SMRT taxi blocking passengers at a Bukit Timah bus stop.

'Supplements' for the afterlife

April 7, 2014 - 12:45am

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TNP PHOTO: KIAT TAN WJ

Health supplements are popular — even in the next world.

At incense shop It Tian Heong, a “health product” package is a top-selling item for this year’s Qing Ming (Tomb Sweeping) festival.

Putting her mind at ease

April 7, 2014 - 12:42am

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TNP PHOTO: BENJAMIN LIM

She began to worry when neighbours at her old block in Clementi died in their flats alone, without anyone’s knowledge.

Sweet idea?

April 7, 2014 - 12:38am

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TNP PHOTO: CHIA SHIMIN

A call to make people pay more for sugary food and drinks has stirred passionate discussion.

Two is better than one

April 7, 2014 - 12:35am

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TNP PHOTO: GAVIN FOO

With her legs wrapped around her partner’s waist, she dangled on a pole metres above the ground.

It was part of a performance by Singaporeans Mrs Valerie Teo and Mrs Joey Tan for the SG Pole Challenge 2014.

I've been warned

April 7, 2014 - 12:03am

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RISING ARTIST: Aisyah Aziz is following in the footsteps of her brother Aliff Aziz. PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/ALIFF AZIZ

Nearly blind vendor looks forward to future after getting help

April 6, 2014 - 1:10am

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TNP PHOTO: Latashni Gobi Nathan

Just a few years ago, Madam Lim Gay Hua's sight was failing so badly that she found it tough to run her newspaper kiosk.

Apps for the not-so-sociable

April 6, 2014 - 1:08am

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You don’t need spidey senses, sharp eyes or a record-breaking sprint to avoid a run-in with your dreaded ex.

New app Cloak alerts you when people you want to avoid come within 3.2km of you. That’s plenty of time to walk away in the opposite direction.

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