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Couple bag $3,000 in TNP Bonus Challenge

April 6, 2014 - 12:59am

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“Chili crab, you want to join?”
That was Mr and Mrs Ho Yew Wah’s response when asked if they were going to celebrate their win with a meal.
The happy couple are the second cash prize winners in this round of The New Paper Bonus Challenge, bagging $3,000.

Spears, steeds & a riot of colour

April 6, 2014 - 12:58am

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TNP PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

It’s called Pasola – an ancient war game that happens once a year on the remote Indonesian island of Sumba.

Groups of men from rival villages ride bareback on nimble steeds, clad in ceremonial clothes.

Hady weds the girl his mum picked

April 6, 2014 - 12:54am

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PHOTO: BH

Yesterday’s reception at Horizon Hills Country Club in Johor Baru was the first public appearance for former Singapore Idol Hady Mirza and his wife Ms Nurjannah Nur Wahid since news of their marriage broke two Saturdays ago.

3 TNP readers win in Bonus Challenge

April 5, 2014 - 1:28am

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TNP PHOTO: Jeremy Long

Call it an electronic windfall.

Three readers of The New Paper won themselves a total of two Samsung Galaxy Notes and an iPad mini in The New Paper Bonus Challenge yesterday.

Fire breaks out at NUS Engineering Faculty building

April 5, 2014 - 1:23am

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TNP PHOTO: Gavin Foo

A fire broke out at the National University of Singapore’s Engineering Faculty last night — the third time in two years.

Is now the time to buy a home?

April 5, 2014 - 1:20am

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Data from the Singapore Real Estate Exchange (SRX) shows the number of home sales transactions last year dropped by 19 per cent in resale HDB and by 47 per cent in private non-landed units.

The number of sales transactions in January and February this year are also down.

CTE crash driver charged for drug abuse

April 5, 2014 - 1:18am

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TNP PHOTO: Mohd Ishak

He allegedly drove while under the influence of drugs and got into a crash which killed four people.

This happened on National Day last year at about 4am along the Central Expressway (CTE).

He lies to keep her cancer a secret

April 5, 2014 - 1:15am

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TNP PHOTO: Latashni Gobi Nathan

“Why is your wife botak (bald in Malay)? Why are you so fat now? Why is your hair so short? Are you sick?”

Man has sham marriage for $1,700

April 5, 2014 - 1:03am

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TNP PHOTO: MOHD ISHAK

He told the media and the police that his marriage was ruined by someone who stole his identity to marry a foreigner.

But groom-to-be Mohamad Norizuan Shazali, 26, was the one who married the foreigner for $1,700.

Training to make a difference

April 5, 2014 - 12:58am

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TNP PHOTO: JONATHAN CHOO

All prison officers have to go through rigorous training at the Prison Staff Training School before they start work.

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