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Some view him as Malaysia’s perennial troublemaker, while others laud his outspoken ways.
Love or loathe him, there is no denying that Johor native Namewee (real name Wee Meng Chee) is one of a kind.
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Five years ago, Little India had fewer foreign workers — and fewer shops selling liquor, Mr John Yeo, owner of the 50-year-old Yeo Buan Heng Liquor Shop at Chander Road, recalls.
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Xing Sheng Transport Services' 12 buses seat 40 passengers each and ferry about 960 foreign workers from their dormitories to Little India every Sunday.
PAYING RESPECT: Singaporean Yussof Hussian signing the condolence book for the late Mr Nelson Mandela. TNP PHOTO: CHAI HUNG YIN
The man was a leader of a country thousands of kilometres away with a totally different culture.
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Law K Shanmugam yesterday called the riot in Little India "unacceptable" and added that a majority of Singaporeans would want swift, clear and decisive action to bring the culprits to book.
Three teenagers were asking for donations door-to-door at Block 858, Woodlands Street 83, last Tuesday night.
But when residents refused to donate, they allegedly chucked the residents' shoes over the parapet.
It was a perfect storm.
They may have only played one game at the South-east Asia (SEA) Games, but Singapore Under-23 captain Hariss Harun is already dreading elimination from the football tournament.
MARRIED: Taiwanese-American singer Wang Lee-hom and Li Jinglei. PHOTO: FACEBOOK/LEEHOM
Coming clean about secret significant others seems to be the trend among Asian showbiz hunks of late.
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He was tending a vegetable and fruit shop, Guru’s Marketing, at Buffalo Road, on Sunday evening when he heard a commotion about 100m away.
TNP PHOTO: Elizabeth Law
She was in the eye of the storm, but was she the spark in the riot in Little India?
Saturday was the first time five of this year's The New Paper New Face girls did door-to-door volunteering work.
And it made such an impact that they want to do it again.
SEA GAMES (MEN'S WATER-POLO)
INDONESIA 5 SINGAPORE 8
He had a robe on, but Singapore water polo goalkeeper Nigel Tay was shaking uncontrollably.
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If you don’t want to fall, don’t get on the horse. That is the common advice given to budding horse riders.
The occasional tumble and scrapes and bruises are all part of the discipline.
CAPTIVATING: Judge John Heng said Mr Nasrul Shafiq’s photo captured the spirit of high-rise living and also contained a nice sunset.
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