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Girl, 16, dies after being flung out of van

April 15, 2014 - 12:43am

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PHOTO: LIANHE WANBAO

She had tweeted at 5.22pm on Saturday: “Off to Changi Beach with sahabat (close friends in Malay).”

About 17 hours later, Norfatin Diana Norazlan, 16, died at Changi General Hospital (CGH).

Use of broadcast funds needs 'delicate' balance

April 15, 2014 - 12:33am

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There are several reasons why you won’t be able to catch more World Cup matches on the free-to-air channels.

Blonde hair makes her ill

April 15, 2014 - 12:22am

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TNP PHOTO: BENJAMIN LIM

Like most first-time mothers-to-be, Malaysian actress-host Scha Al-Yahya cannot wait for the arrival of her first baby. But little did she expect her first pregnancy to turn into such an ordeal.

'She has never given up hope of finding her son'

April 14, 2014 - 12:57am

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Already in her twilight years, all she wants to know is whether her son is alive.

Madam Wang Qin Jiao, 90, who lives in Jieyang city in China, lost contact with her son in Singapore around 40 years ago.

Unusual CCAs credited with helping troubled students go back to school

April 14, 2014 - 12:55am

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TNP PHOTO: Gary Goh

Students Sarah Madinah (above) and Muhd Danial Miswan were initially disinterested students with attendance problems.

'I'm not sure he can survive'

April 14, 2014 - 12:50am

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TNP PHOTO: Gary Goh

Covered in thick bandages and hooked up to a ventilator in a hospital in Johor Baru, Singaporean Stephen Lew is fighting for his life.

New dorm better than the norm

April 14, 2014 - 12:47am

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For 11 years, he moved about migrant worker dormitories, sometimes living in cramped, hot and unhygienic rooms.

But mechanic Voo Wei Chung’s life as a migrant worker here improved last month when his company rented flats at a new dormitory at Mandai Estate.

Run to the light

April 14, 2014 - 12:42am

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TNP PHOTO: BENJAMIN SEETOR

Like moths to a flame, they descended on the F1 Pit building, attracted by the bright lights.

Message makes her radio star (for a day)

April 14, 2014 - 12:38am

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PHOTO: SPH RADIO KISS92

An executive officer in the finance industry, Miss Priscilla Tan is single and lives with her parents in a four-room HDB flat.

But all that changed for a day when she won a contest with radio station Kiss92.

Unregistered microchips are meaningless

April 13, 2014 - 12:57am

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The poodle found in Sembawang on New Year’s Day had severely infected wounds and maggots were festering everywhere, even in the roof of its mouth.

Despite having a collar and microchip, its owner could not be ascertained - a problem that animal groups have been grappling with.

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