TNP PHOTO: Ariffin Jamar
Every year, thousands honour the dead during the Qing Ming or Tomb Sweeping Festival.
TNP PHOTO: Benjamin Seetor
These dance students have overcome significant obstacles in pursuit of their craft.
Watching Mr Kenneth Tan execute his balletic dance moves, one would not guess how seriously ill this young man has been.
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TNP PHOTO: Gary Goh
Some restaurants are turning camera-shy -- No flash photography allowed, even if the shutterbug is a paying customer.
The reason: To protect the eateries’ ideas and avoid disturbing fellow diners.
When Mr Muhammad and his fellow Naomi crew members saw a man on the burning tugboat Chumphon waving at them, they managed to reach him and pull him away from the wreck.
CLASS IN PROGRESS: Ms Jolene Cheng (standing), director of Trainwow, with reporter Linette Heng during a Primary 5 Chinese tuition class. On the screen are Chinese teachers, who are in an office in Shandong, China. TNP PHOTO: Gary Goh
TNP PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR
At these two offices, play and rest is just as important as work.
SAP Singapore is probably one of Singapore's coolest offices, with cosy corners, a foot-reflexology path - and a sleep pod for employees to take a nap.
TNP PHOTO: Nurjannah Zulkifli
Aside from selling retro sweets, 90s The Candy Studio has one other thing that sets it apart.
Out of its four employees, three are deaf and one has a learning disability.
TNP PHOTO: Mohd Ishak
She alighted and turned her jeans pockets inside out, showing she had no money to pay the $5.40 taxi fare.
“No money, so how?” asked taxi driver Ang Peck Seng, 53.
PICTURE: Courtesy of the Naval family
While crossing the road, nine-year-old Faith Naval was snagged by the front wheel of a passing motorcycle and dragged for a distance.
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