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Schizophrenic soldier's captain was out of her depth

April 9, 2014 - 1:24am

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TNP PHOTO: Mohd Ishak

Private (Pte) Ganesh Pillay Magindren’s supervising officer was “completely out of her depth” in dealing with his mental condition, the coroner said yesterday.

Cross over missing furniture

April 9, 2014 - 1:23am

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She had no qualms paying the full sum of $5,000 for her ergonomic furniture bought last November even though the goods would arrive only three months later.

This was because the housewife, who wanted to be known only as Mrs Lee, had heard good things about CrossCom Ergonomic Lifestyle.

Chicken rice seller prepares order of 150 packets that go uncollected

April 9, 2014 - 1:21am

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TNP PHOTO: Gavin Foo

It’s a common practice where a customer orders his food to go and then leaves, before returning some time later to pick up his meal.

No deposit is asked and often, none given.

Inmate gets 10 more years for stabbing prison officer

April 9, 2014 - 1:09am

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He was expected to be released from prison in May next year when he stabbed a prison officer with a pair of scissors at Changi Prison on June 26 last year.

City Harvest six innocent, say defence lawyers

April 9, 2014 - 1:05am

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TNP PHOTO: Mohd Ishak

At the trial of City Harvest Church founder Kong Hee and five deputies, defence lawyers said the church leaders did not break the law and that all the allegations on the sham bond investment were untrue.

Caught 21 years after crime

April 9, 2014 - 12:59am

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He fled Singapore to return to his hometown in Batam after attacking three men here with a knife in 1992. One of them died in hospital five months later.

But Khairul, an Indonesian, was finally caught on June 27 last year at the HarbourFront Centre.

Double trouble

April 9, 2014 - 12:17am

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PHOTO: SHIN MIN DAILY NEWS

When she returned home from work, Madam Tan Lye Lian, a 57-year-old cashier, saw her neighbour in handcuffs. The 41-year-old man was arrested for drug offences.

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

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

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

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.

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