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I thought he was going to help me up, but...

April 4, 2014 - 1:04am

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TNP PHOTO: Jeremy Long

He claimed he was injured after a cabby in a yellow CityCab drove off without warning as he was stepping into it near Sim Lim Square on March 26.

What's the smartest way to catch a cab?

March 24, 2014 - 12:17am

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TNP PHOTO: Choo Chwee Hua

Cabby Iskandar Mohd turns on the data for his pre-paid mobile plan at what he calls the “golden hour”, which is the time he goes on the lookout for customers.

She tailgates him for 25km

January 25, 2014 - 1:10am

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PHOTO: LIANHE WANBAO

After the cabby picked up a passenger at Kheam Hock Road, off Dunearn Road, he was puzzled to see in his rear view mirror a red car tailgating his taxi at about noon on Monday.

Flag-downs going up, up, up

October 27, 2013 - 1:25am

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Sales manager Dave Lee thought he had it all worked out when he gave up his three-year-old car in January, sure that he could halve the $1,400 he used to spend on loan instalments and petrol.

Are taxi operator standards set too high?

September 9, 2013 - 1:24am

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TNP PHOTO: Ng Jun Sen

In June, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) rated Smart Cab as the best of seven operators in driver politeness and ride comfort.

'You come out, I want to fight you'

May 24, 2013 - 12:44am

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PHOTO: Stomp

The taxi in front of his was blocking the narrow two-way road.

Crowding that yellow CityCab was a group of about 10 people.

After waiting for about 20 seconds, cabby Sebastian Fook got impatient and tooted four times.

No money to pay $5 cab fare, so...

March 29, 2013 - 11:56pm

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TNP PHOTO: Mohd Ishak

She alighted and turned her jeans pockets inside out, showing she had no money to pay the $5.40 taxi fare.

“No money, so how?” asked taxi driver Ang Peck Seng, 53.

Not all cabs fully roam the road

November 24, 2012 - 1:11am

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PHOTO: ST FILE

ONE in five of the 28,000 taxis in Singapore do not drive more than 250km a day, said the Land Transport Authority.

This means that some 5,600 taxis do not ply the roads as much as the remaining fleet.

Workers cling to tree for dear life

November 17, 2012 - 12:30am

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PHOTO: Stomp

THE workers were on a scaffolding, hanging decorative lights on a tree, when they felt a violent shake.

Moments later, the scaffolding tilted sharply and they were suspended about two storeys from the ground.

Jacelyn Tay’s close shave with death in Seoul

November 7, 2012 - 1:33am

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Picture courtesy of Jacelyn Tay

Gangnam Style by Psy has proven to be a killer hit, a little too literally for Singapore actress Jacelyn Tay.

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