I am not fearful

Staff at TTSH, designated centre for Ebola cases here, undergo rigorous safety drills. Senior nurse says:

PROTECTED: Nurse manager Lee Lai Ming acts as a spotter to make sure senior staff nurse Naw Hser Bwe follows protocol when putting on her Personal Protective Equipment.
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Sisters on their way to wedding among 5 killed in Johor crash

Five people were killed and a sixth was injured when two cars collided on the Johor Baru-Mersing road near Kota Tinggi on Thursday night, Malaysian media reports said.

Kota Tinggi police said Ms Rosmah Muda, 28, who was driving a Perodua Kenari, and her sister Fatimah, 24, were killed.

Another sister, Nur Shafiqah, 14, was admitted to the Kota Tinggi Hospital with serious injuries.

The three sisters, from Endau, near Mersing, were on their way to help with the bridal make-up for a wedding.

The others killed were three men in their 20s.

They were in a Proton Wira, driving back after dinner in Kota Tinggi when the accident happened at 10.40pm.

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22 out of 81 Case complaints against 
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Woman's $5 haircut ends up costing her $5,000

UNHAPPY: Madam Betty Chia is upset at the tactics used by New Station salon to ask her to sign up for packages, amounting to almost $7,300. She got membership cards after signing up.
UNHAPPY: Madam Betty Chia is upset at the tactics used by New Station salon to ask her to sign up for packages, amounting to almost $7,300. She got membership cards after signing up.

She had gone into the salon for a $5 haircut.

But over a period of seven months, Madam Betty Chia, 62, ended up paying $5,000 for hair treatments to the New Station Beauty and Hair Salon in Ang Mo Kio.

It would have been more if the cashier's credit card had not been maxed out.

Her son, Mr Jason Ong, later asked for a refund on her behalf. The businessman also filed a complaint with the Consumers Association of Singapore.

The manager of the salon, Ms Huang Anqi, said the company has never forced anyone to sign up for a package.

Read the full report in our print edition on Oct 25.

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