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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.

'Goldfish' had golden heart

April 8, 2014 - 12:46am

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PHOTO: Zeze Ng (Zeline)FACEBOOK

The medium might have had blond hair and tattoos all over his body, but do not let his looks fool you.

Mr Kevier Ng was a soft-spoken man with a gentle demeanour, those who knew him said.

Witness thought woman on ledge was a towel

April 8, 2014 - 12:45am

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PHOTO: LIANHE WANBAO

While preparing breakfast in her kitchen, she saw what looked like a large towel flapping outside her window.

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.

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