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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.

Are you ready for SUVival?

April 16, 2014 - 11:40pm

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READY TO ROLL: Mr Dharamraj S. R. has been eyeing the TNP SUVival challenge “for very long”, said his wife. TNP PHOTO: MOHD ISHAK

He's 65 but age is just a number in Mr Dharamraj S. R.'s books.

Jade says 'yes'

April 16, 2014 - 9:20pm

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PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/JADE SEAH

She did not see the marriage proposal coming.

Not until her boyfriend of three years got down on one knee and popped the question.

4-D punter loses winning tickets but still ends $5,000 richer

April 16, 2014 - 1:13am

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PHOTO: Lianhe Wanbao

She had spent $57 on five 4-D tickets, lost them and had no luck finding them again.

Indoor downpour puts out BBQ fire

April 16, 2014 - 1:12am

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PHOTO: Lianhe Wanbao

Patrons at Golden Chopsticks Buffet BBQ restaurant along Smith Street in Chinatown were surprised when water gushed down on them at 6pm on Monday.

He repeatedly drives van over officer's foot

April 16, 2014 - 1:05am

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Determined to get away, cigarette smuggler Khairun Nizar Isnin repeatedly ran his van over the Immigration and Checkpoint Authority (ICA) officer's foot.

He also rammed into the ICA car which was blocking his escape.

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