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Singapore's 'cherry blossoms'

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

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

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

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

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.

'Supplements' for the afterlife

April 7, 2014 - 12:45am

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TNP PHOTO: KIAT TAN WJ

Health supplements are popular — even in the next world.

At incense shop It Tian Heong, a “health product” package is a top-selling item for this year’s Qing Ming (Tomb Sweeping) festival.

Putting her mind at ease

April 7, 2014 - 12:42am

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TNP PHOTO: BENJAMIN LIM

She began to worry when neighbours at her old block in Clementi died in their flats alone, without anyone’s knowledge.

Sweet idea?

April 7, 2014 - 12:38am

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TNP PHOTO: CHIA SHIMIN

A call to make people pay more for sugary food and drinks has stirred passionate discussion.

Two is better than one

April 7, 2014 - 12:35am

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TNP PHOTO: GAVIN FOO

With her legs wrapped around her partner’s waist, she dangled on a pole metres above the ground.

It was part of a performance by Singaporeans Mrs Valerie Teo and Mrs Joey Tan for the SG Pole Challenge 2014.

I've been warned

April 7, 2014 - 12:03am

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RISING ARTIST: Aisyah Aziz is following in the footsteps of her brother Aliff Aziz. PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/ALIFF AZIZ

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