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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.

S'porean sets himself on fire in JB

April 13, 2014 - 12:52am

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PHOTO: Sin Chew Daily

A Singaporean man, identified as Mr Ho Peng, 42, doused himself with fuel and set himself on fire at a Johor Baru petrol kiosk yesterday morning.

Holiday in S'pore during long weekend

April 13, 2014 - 12:49am

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Not only is the coming weekend a perfect getaway opportunity, the Manpower Ministry announced last week that we will have seven long weekends next year.

Confessions of a divorce lawyer

April 13, 2014 - 12:35am

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PHOTO: ODDEE

When she first started out, Miss Wong Kai Yun had to ask clients twice her age how many times they have had sex with their partner and when was the last time they did it.

It did cause some blushes back then.

Passing on to the next generation

April 12, 2014 - 10:47pm

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HANDING OVER: Corporal (NS) Lee Hong Cheng (left) handing over the Singapore flag to his nephew, Private Marcus Chin, as a symbol of passing on the nation’s defence to the next generation. TNP PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

TNP Bonus Challenge prize winner: calm, collected

April 12, 2014 - 1:09am

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This TNP Bonus Challenge winner took the scenic route to her prize.

Miss Lilian Teo, a retiree in her 60s, got lost on her way from Simei to The New Paper’s office in Toa Payoh.

'My looks don't match my voice'

April 12, 2014 - 1:05am

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TNP PHOTO: Latashni Gobi Nathan

He was among 20 international contestants handpicked by the people behind bi-annual Japanese singing contest Nodojiman The World, a singing contest for non-Japanese to sing Japanese songs.

Safety a high priority

April 12, 2014 - 1:00am

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Only thrill seekers need apply for this job, perhaps those who like roller coasters and ziplining.

Actress Jacelyn Tay touts lingzhi for dogs with cancer

April 12, 2014 - 12:59am

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Local actress Jacelyn Tay is touting lingzhi, which is sold in her health-care and wellness clinic, Body Inc, as being beneficial to dogs with cancer.

On Wednesday, she posted on Facebook that one of her clients had given lingzhi to her cancer-stricken dog.

State Coroner: Lapses in handling mentally ill soldiers may be more widespread than thought

April 12, 2014 - 12:55am

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PHOTO: REGANATHAN MAGINDREN

A Coroner’s Inquiry into a soldier’s suicide last July found that his army unit had lapses in managing his schizophrenia.

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