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SCDF's hot new machines

April 18, 2014 - 9:26am

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Fighting fires that can reach 2,000 deg C puts the lives of responders at risk.

So, the Singapore Civil Defence Force has bought new equipment to help tame the flames.

One new machine is the unmanned fire-fighting machine that is controlled remotely.

'Singapore is where you go to earn a lot of money'

April 18, 2014 - 9:20am

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She is here on a social visit pass.

Her family back home in Sumatra think she's here visiting her Singapore ex-boyfriend.

But Amelia (not her real name), 23, is here to sell her body in Geylang.

Surviving the SUVival Challenge

April 18, 2014 - 1:23am

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TNP PHOTO: TAN TAM MEI

Dented car bodies, scratches on the undercarriage and missing bumpers.

Tiny fingers, big talent

April 18, 2014 - 1:15am

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TNP PHOTO: GARY GOH

Last year, Zhang Pei Shan passed by a grand piano and told her parents she wanted to perform for a large audience.

Woman stabbed by ex after smooching

April 17, 2014 - 12:58am

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PHOTO: Lianhe Wanbao

They had broken up but remained friendly, said Miss Yati (not her real name).

Maid falls to death climbing back into locked flat

April 17, 2014 - 12:52am

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TNP PHOTO: BENJAMIN LIM

A 29-year-old Filipino maid fell to her death yesterday evening while attempting to climb into her employer's fifth-storey home at Yio Chu Kang Road.

Cleaner not giving up fight for prize-winning 4-D tickets

April 17, 2014 - 12:47am

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PHOTO: Lianhe Wanbao

She wanted her lost 4-D tickets back so badly that she has gone to the police station three times to claim them.

Madam Julia Tong, 50, a cleaner, has been disappointed each time.

Shortlisted by international group as S’pore’s Outstanding Young Persons

April 17, 2014 - 12:44am

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TNP PHOTO: Latashni Gobi Nathan

Come May 15, one or more of the 10 young leaders that non-governmental organisation Junior Chamber International shortlisted will represent Singapore at the 10 Outstanding Young Persons of the World Programme.

Drawn to conflict overseas

April 17, 2014 - 12:44am

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BLOODY CONFLICT: (Top) A man in the Aleppo district of Ansari, Syria, carrying a child and making his way through rubble following air strike reports. PHOTO: AFP

Reader wins iPad mini in TNP Bonus Challenge: Now his friends want to win

April 17, 2014 - 12:17am

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TNP PHOTO: JASMINE LIM

He had been checking his Bonus Card numbers every day since The New Paper Bonus Challenge started.

A reader of TNP for over 20 years, Mr Ho Wah Kan, 65, finally won an iPad mini yesterday.

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