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‘I watched as brother fell to his death’

June 19, 2013 - 1:26am


PHOTO: Lianhe Wanbao

His mother had locked her bedroom with the keys inside.

His younger brother tried to climb into the room from outside the flat but decided it was too dangerous.

Mum with asthmatic kids worried by the high PSI levels

June 19, 2013 - 1:13am


HEALTH WORRIES: (From left) Muhd Nur Hidayat Kamis, Nadiah Khalisah Kamis, Madam Norashikin Mawi and Siti Amyliyah Kamis have been staying indoors as much as they can because they all suffer from asthma. TNP PICTURE: GAVIN FOO

Indonesia, stop giving excuses

June 19, 2013 - 1:10am


HAZY: The scene at Toa Payoh Stadium on Monday. TNP PICTURE: JONATHAN CHOO

You are used to the haze.

Now, get used to Indonesia's excuses.

25-hour cooking marathon at IKEA

June 18, 2013 - 6:00pm


Participants at the IKEA Alexandra PHOTO: IKEA

For 25 hours, these people cooked, baked and painted. They stopped only for meals and toilet breaks. 

Marathon volunteer

June 18, 2013 - 1:24am


TNP PHOTO: Benjamin Seetor

Mr Andrew Yeong (above) is 72 and he has been to mary marathons since 2009 - not to run, but to pour water into cups for runners.

Michelle Chong fears she can no longer play The Noose characters

June 18, 2013 - 1:14am


When she tweeted about no longer being able to appear as Barbarella, Leticia and Lulu of The Noose fame, some outraged fans threatened to boycott the Channel 5 satirical skit series.

Indonesian hotspots now number 113

June 18, 2013 - 12:59am



There were 101 hotspots in Sumatra, Indonesia, on Saturday and by yesterday this number increased by 12.

Making it together step by step

June 18, 2013 - 12:21am


PICTURE: Ng Wei Chean

Mr Ng Wei Chean's plan to take pictures of people fishing along the banks of a river at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park was foiled when no one was fishing that day.

My hands were slashed and bleeding badly

June 17, 2013 - 1:08am


PHOTO: Lianhe Wanbao

The victim of Saturday’s slashing incident at Cathay Cineleisure Orchard mall claimed that the group of young people didn’t like the way he walked.

So they scolded him and tried to pick a fight.

Online sex predators know no boundaries

June 17, 2013 - 1:03am


An Australian university lecturer's daughter was approached on Facebook by a man in England.

The girl was then only eight years old and the stranger had asked her to remove her clothes, take nude pictures of herself and send the images to him. Fortunately she didn't.


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