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TNP Bonus Challenge: Former Chinese teacher's devotion pays off

Submitted by Pradip Kumar Sikdar on April 9, 2014 - 12:12am

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TNP PHOTO: BENJAMIN SEETOR

This 84-year-old is an avid newspaper reader. And when it comes to English newspapers, her favourite read is The New Paper, which she reads every day.

Fat boy is taunted: If you die, you won't go hungry

Submitted by Solomon Lim on April 8, 2014 - 12:59am

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TNP PHOTO ILLUSTRATION: Jeremy Long

Every day for four years, bullies made him a target of their attacks.

Man flees with $10,000 worth of gold chains

Submitted by Vincent Leow on April 8, 2014 - 12:50am

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PHOTO: CCTV/XIN TAI LONG GOLDSMITH

It was daring and deceptive — the unarmed thief, who was wearing a Sheng Siong supermarket uniform, chose to strike in broad daylight.

'Goldfish' had golden heart

Submitted by Pradip Kumar Sikdar on April 8, 2014 - 12:46am

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PHOTO: Zeze Ng (Zeline)FACEBOOK

The medium might have had blond hair and tattoos all over his body, but do not let his looks fool you.

Mr Kevier Ng was a soft-spoken man with a gentle demeanour, those who knew him said.

Witness thought woman on ledge was a towel

Submitted by Vincent Leow on April 8, 2014 - 12:45am

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PHOTO: LIANHE WANBAO

While preparing breakfast in her kitchen, she saw what looked like a large towel flapping outside her window.

Singapore's 'cherry blossoms'

Submitted by Pradip Kumar Sikdar on April 8, 2014 - 12:42am

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TNP PHOTO: BENJAMIN SEETOR

With the pink flowers carpeting pavements recently, Singapore now has its own version of Japan’s signature sakura flowers, or “cherry blossoms”.

Spring Singapore

Submitted by Solomon Lim on April 8, 2014 - 12:36am

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PHOTO COURTESY OF CHAN WAI MENG

While exploring his Tampines neighbourhood last September, Mr Chan Wai Meng photographed this senior citizen tending to a community farm.

Cobbler's moving devotion to ailing wife

Submitted by Vincent Leow on April 7, 2014 - 8:30pm

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TOGETHER: Mr Ng Ah Bah, 70, sits on the ground mending shoes as his wife, Madam Yap, sits in her wheelchair by his side. TNP PHOTO: BENJAMIN SEETOR

Aviation company manager takes flights without plane owner’s permission

Submitted by Solomon Lim on April 7, 2014 - 1:01am

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PHOTO: Google
The private jet headed for Macau with a full crew and three women from China.

Now, the man, who works with a local aviation company, is facing accusations that he took the joyride in May last year without the owner’s permission.

TNP readers call hotline about road bullies

Submitted by Solomon Lim on April 7, 2014 - 12:55am

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TNP PHOTO: Chia Shimin
Legal secretary Kenny Koh (above) was on the top deck of a double decker bus when he noticed a sports utility vehicle (SUV) and an SMRT taxi blocking passengers at a Bukit Timah bus stop.

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