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Singapore's 'cherry blossoms'

Submitted by Pradip Kumar Sikdar on 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

Submitted by Solomon Lim on 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

Submitted by Vincent Leow on 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

Submitted by Solomon Lim on 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

Submitted by Solomon Lim on 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

Submitted by Pradip Kumar Sikdar on 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

Submitted by Pradip Kumar Sikdar on 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?

Submitted by Pradip Kumar Sikdar on 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

Submitted by Pradip Kumar Sikdar on 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

Submitted by Joanne Low on 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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