Brutal robber bashes victim with rock, tree branch, three concrete slabs

After viciously beating a man, Indian national Periyasamy Devarajan, 23, stripped his victim and left him to die.

All that for the man's mobile phone.

His victim's decomposing body...

Teens pick fights with smaller-sized foreign workers for fun

He was spoiling for a fight.

Not with worthy opponents or at martial arts classes, but against innocent - and weaker - foreign workers.

Daryl Lim Jun Liang, 18 and his three friends...

School with no walls seeks help

Hundreds of pupils in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, have been studying in "wall-less" classrooms for about year and their parents are hoping that the Prime Minister will intervene soon and end their...

No plans for indecent dressing fines: Johor

The state religious authorities in Johor Baru said they have more pressing issues than to impose fines on Muslim women for, among other things, wearing indecent clothes or not wearing head scarves...

Driver run over by own trailer

A lorry driver who stopped to buy breakfast at a roadside stall in Kulaijaya, Johor Baru, died in a freak accident when he was run over by his own runaway trailer.

Mr Rezal Osman, 37, had...

The vanishing Viking longboat

It is Singapore's largest Lego mural and made it into the Singapore Book of Records, but what some shoppers and participants have been doing to it is, in contrast...

Rising player called 'paedophile'

A Rochdale youth player is facing police action after posting a vile comment about Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard's three-year-old daughter on Instagram.

The Liverpool midfielder, 34, had...

Video captures US cops shooting homeless man

Los Angeles police fatally shot a man on Sunday in an incident that was caught on video and circulated widely online, with the department saying officers resorted to deadly force only after the...

Thieves steal rare Asian art from castle

Thieves broke into the fabled Fontainebleau castle south of Paris and stole 15 or so "priceless" artefacts, French authorities said.

The theft took place on Sunday in "one of the most...

A finger-licking good reward

From this month, The New Paper will have a new hotline voucher sponsor - KFC.

Hotline callers will now receive $100 worth of KFC vouchers, instead of $100 Pizza Hut vouchers.

KFC is...

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