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Confessions of a farrier

June 2, 2013 - 12:24am


Mr Purushotthaman Selvaraju is one of about 22 farriers here.

Think of him like a dentist for horses.

They do necessary procedures for the animal's overall comfort: Trimming the hooves of horses and placing shoes onto them, so that they can trot, canter or gallop comfortably.

Scared to see colleagues sick

June 1, 2013 - 1:26am


TNP PHOTO: Jeremy Long

HE WAS on the frontline battling the Sars (severe acute respiratory syndrome) epidemic in 2003.

Cleaner gets $100 raise - higher than recommended

June 1, 2013 - 1:17am


TNP PHOTO: Eunice Toh

He worked from 7am to 3pm, seven days a week, for a year as a cleaner at a hawker centre in Toa Payoh.

Almost every day, he worked overtime for three hours.

This earned him just under $1,000 a month.

Ex-SCDF boss Peter Lim guilty of corruption: All he had to do was not unzip, judge says

June 1, 2013 - 1:14am


TNP PHOTO: Gavin Foo

Former Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) commissioner Peter Benedict Lim Sin Pang , 53, had insisted that Ms Pang Chor Mui was the one who had initiated the sexual encounter.

Innovative designs win top prizes

June 1, 2013 - 1:05am


TNP PHOTO: Choo Chwee Hua

At the Ngee Ann Polytechnic School of Design & Environment’s Graduation Show 2013 launched on Wednesday, students showed off 49 innovative projects.

Male poly student caught in women's toilet allegedly taking pictures

June 1, 2013 - 12:53am


The teen wore a blonde female wig and sneaked into a women's toilet at Temasek Polytechnic (TP), allegedly taking pictures of the girls there.

But as he tried to leave the toilet, he was confronted by a group of seven girls, two of whom subdued him and pinned him to the wall.

The Online Citizen not affected by licensing scheme for news websites, says MDA

May 31, 2013 - 2:05am


What about us? That is the question socio-political website The Online Citizen (TOC) is asking in response to the licensing scheme for news websites announced on Tuesday by the Media Development Authority (MDA).

Actor Edmund Chen's e-mail hacked

May 31, 2013 - 1:01am


He drove up and down the Central Expressway for two hours on Tuesday, just to make sure his friends were able to contact him.

Ex-offender writing book to help youth

May 31, 2013 - 12:57am


TNP PHOTO: Nurjannah Zulkifli

From 2000 to 2008, Mr David King was known by his prison number “64635” after he was jailed because of several fights when he was a gang member.

But the 31-year-old is now a motivational speaker and author.

Shanmugam: Shell should have alerted residents sooner

May 31, 2013 - 12:56am


PHOTO: Lianhe Zaobao

The Member of Parliament for Nee Soon GRC, Mr K. Shanmugam (above), yesterday visited a Shell petrol station at Sembawang Road that had a leak in one of the underground fuel tanks on Monday to observe the situation.


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