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Meet Singapore's first female Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police

May 28, 2013 - 12:26am

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TNP PICTURE: JEREMY LONG

As a young girl, she watched her granduncle get involved in local elections.

It was a sign of things to come.

Bag's-eye view of Changi Airport

May 27, 2013 - 1:03am

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TNP PHOTO: BENJAMIN SEETOR

Baggage handling at Singapore’s Changi Airport is consistently rated among the world’s best.

Costing $140 million to install, the high-tech system at Terminal 3 can handle 10,400 bags per hour.

Heated exchange on previous trip lands Singaporean in Philippine jail for 2 weeks

May 27, 2013 - 12:56am

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TNP PHOTO: Zaihan Mohamed Yusof

Early last year, he had an altercation with an immigration officer in the Philippines when his Filipino wife-to-be had a problem leaving for Singapore for their wedding.

Strumming to the beat on the street

May 27, 2013 - 12:54am

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TNP PHOTO: Latashni Gobi Nathan

Singaporean Ivan Ng Sheng Kai (above) supplements his living expenses playing an instrument few of his fellow countrymen have seen or heard of before – the three-string Appalachian mountain dulcimer.

Home-based businesses 'becoming more popular'

May 27, 2013 - 12:51am

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PHOTO: ASHLEY CHRISTUDASON

Home-based businesses, although not suitable for every industry, are becoming more popular, said experts.

The New Paper spoke to three women who have jumped on the home-based businesses bandwagon.

I wear my scars with pride

May 26, 2013 - 12:37am

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TNP PHOTO: Jonathan Choo

It happened six years ago, on May 11, 2007.

He was just 23 and was preparing some field items for training activities with a fellow national serviceman in a storeroom at a military base in Taiwan.

Keep quiet & suffer?

May 26, 2013 - 12:29am

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While some heartlanders wonder why someone won't stand up against bullying, some are saying it may be easier to just accept it.

Job applicants from hell

May 25, 2013 - 11:50pm

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ST FILE PHOTO

School's out for tertiary students, which also means job-hunting season has begun.

Psst, want to earn money as a milk mule?

May 25, 2013 - 10:38pm

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TNP PICTURE ILLUSTRATION: Gary Goh

This white powder is in great demand.

People here are being asked to become mules to take it to China in their luggage.

It’s not drugs, it’s milk powder.

Heavy rain fails to dampen Vesak Day celebrations

May 25, 2013 - 1:05am

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TNP PHOTO: Gary Goh

A heavy downpour did not stop as many as 1,000 devotees turning up at Thekchen Choling temple along Beatty Lane on Vesak Day morning to mark the biggest day in the Buddhist calendar.

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