The trees have faces
French artist-photographer takes art to a new medium
Singapore Night Festival's 7th year
Train of death
Remains of MH17 victims to be flown to the Netherlands before being sent home; 282 corpses of the 298 victims have been recovered
S'pore boy, 9, tops international violin competition
S'pore boy, 9, beats violinists from all around the world to win prestigious Postacchini Prize in Italy
Samuel Tan, nine, is not your average boy.
In May, he took part in the 2014 Andrea Postacchini International Violin Competition in Italy and won the Postacchini Prize, beating violinists more than four times his age.
The prize is awarded to the best overall violinist in the whole competition. His parents noticed his interest when he was just two years old.
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Bus ride turns bloody
Retiree ends up with six stitches on back of head after being thrown off bus seat
Maid worked 17-hour-days for two years with no pay
Filipina is owed almost $9,000 after employers stopped paying her
She toiled at her employer's restaurant for 17 hours a day, with no day off or holiday for more than four years.
Ms Maria Luisa Cuizon, 42, who was hired as a domestic helper, was not aware it was illegal for her employer to deploy her in the restaurant.
For two years, the Filipina, who earned $400 a month, was happy. Then he stopped paying her.
She claimed that this went on for two years, and the money owed to her came up to almost $9,000.
Earlier in July, her employer, Chia Chuan Huat, pleaded guilty to six charges for failing to pay her salary within seven days of the salary period and a charge for failing to ensure that she worked only at the address stated in her work permit. He was fined $4,500.
As he could not pay the fine, he was jailed for four weeks.
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