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He can't see, but can steer a ship

May 24, 2013 - 1:23am

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TNP PHOTO: JEREMY LONG

This ship has sailed the world and taken more than 25,000 people to sea.

And when Mr Tom Ken Hosford takes the helm of the Lord Nelson, it tends to raise eyebrows.

Crash crushes teen's leg

May 24, 2013 - 1:20am

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TNP PHOTO: DAVID SUN

She was heading for a swim when a car went out of control and pinned her against a tree.

The accident crushed her right leg, exposing her bone.

Retiree feels happy going for music therapy

May 24, 2013 - 1:14am

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TNP PHOTO: JUDITH TAN

Her five children are grown-up. So when she is not working part-time as a sales promoter, retiree Susan Tan, 70, goes for music therapy at the Training and Research Academy at Jurong Point (Tara@JP).

'You come out, I want to fight you'

May 24, 2013 - 12:44am

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PHOTO: Stomp

The taxi in front of his was blocking the narrow two-way road.

Crowding that yellow CityCab was a group of about 10 people.

After waiting for about 20 seconds, cabby Sebastian Fook got impatient and tooted four times.

Todd felt pressured at work, but said colleagues were supportive and friendly

May 24, 2013 - 12:43am

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PHOTO: AFP

He felt promotions were a long time in coming, and people felt pressured and overworked.

Courtesy lion takes final bow

May 23, 2013 - 1:38am

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TNP PHOTO: Ariffin Jamar

He may not look like a typical Singaporean, but he says he is a true-blue at heart.

After all, Singa the Lion bears the name of the nation, he said.

Steve Tyler: S'porean women are delicious

May 23, 2013 - 1:33am

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TNP PHOTO: Nurjannah Zulkifli

Aerosmith rocker Steven Tyler was asked what he thought about Singaporean women.

Breaking into a grin, he said: “In Singapore, the food is spectacular.

On fighting fires & controlling Hello Kitty crowds

May 23, 2013 - 1:31am

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TNP PHOTO: Nurjannah Zulkifli

More than 4,700 officers from the Ministry of Home Affairs will be promoted this year and they will assuming their new ranks next month.

A year and a half after horrific accident she's playing football again

May 23, 2013 - 1:28am

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TNP PHOTO: Ariffin Jamar

Doctors told her family that it was very likely Miss Nurhayati Sidek (above), 23, would never walk again.

That was in November 2011 after her spine was shattered and her pelvis crushed in a motorcycle accident.

Researcher became secretive and worried about breaking US law

May 23, 2013 - 1:27am

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TNP PHOTO: Jeremy Long

He used to talk all the time, then he changed and became secretive, said a friend of dead US researcher Dr Shane Todd.

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