TNP PHOTO: TAN KEE YUN
On air, Joakim Gomez and Sonia Chew are wacky, funny and irreverent.
PHOTO: EQUATORIAL CURLING CLUB
The Winter Olympics in Sochi is over, but fans of curling (above) can still get their fill of the sport in sunny Singapore.
TNP PHOTO: KOK YUFENG
They met and became friends through cosplaying more than a decade ago.
Now Taiwanese cosplayers Akatsuki Tsukasa and Judy Seven, both in their 20s, are celebrities.
TNP PHOTO: GARY GOH
It was supposed to be a routine night of drinking and merrymaking.
But for one undergraduate and his three friends, the night did not turn out as they had planned.
Instead, it ended with them in hospital.
TNP PHOTO: BENJAMIN SEETOR
Why would someone take the risk and use stickers to create an unusual zebra crossing on a public road?
We asked the man behind it, Mr Jack Sim, 57, who, incidentally, is the founder of the World Toilet Organization.
PHOTO: LIANHE WANBAO
Report by CALLIE KWONG
TNP PHOTO: BENJAMIN LIM
While working at home on an assignment, he heard sirens blaring below his flat.
From his kitchen window, polytechnic student Alvin Lee, 22, could see police and Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) vehicles.
SAD: Mr Tan Cheng Chuan with his wife, Madam
Teo Kiu Wah, at their son’s wake. TNP PHOTO: BENJAMIN SEETOR
The father looked down at the coffin which held his son’s body and laid an arm on the glass cover.
Manpower Ministry figures show that only 42 per cent of maids placed by agencies between February 2011 and 2013 stayed with the same employer for at least a year.
Some employers tell us about the quitters:
TNP PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR
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