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'These kids are definitely superheroes for the planet'

March 29, 2014 - 1:02am


TNP PHOTO: Jeremy Long

His 3.68 million Twitter followers all over the world now know of Commonwealth Secondary School in Singapore.

Miley Cyrus and Sinead O’Connor clash on Net

October 5, 2013 - 12:40am


When a veteran in your industry gives you advice, just shut up and take it. But that was not how 20-year-old Miley Cyrus saw it.

Instead, she sparked a war with 90s star Sinead O’Connor when the Irish singer attempted to provide some motherly advice.

Abercrombie & Fitch: Only for the "thin and beautiful"

May 15, 2013 - 4:29pm


A filmmaker from Los Angeles, America, Greg Karber, has been moved to clothe the homeless in clothes from popular brand Abercro

Have you fallen for any of these April Fools' pranks?

April 1, 2013 - 3:48pm


Happy April Fools' day! Have you been duped? 

Here are some of the best pranks making its rounds online. Enjoy and share other epic April Fools' Day pranks with us!

1. Lollipop Street Artist in Chinatown, Singapore

Social networking is more tempting than sex?

October 8, 2012 - 5:02pm



People are more addicted to social networking and work than alcohol, coffee, smoking and sex.

That's the findings from a study by the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

In a bind over Net regulation

April 30, 2012 - 1:56am


Much ink has been spilt over the role of social media tools such as Facebook and Twitter - such tools have been vehicles for change in the Arab Spring uprisings in the Middle East, but social media has also been hijacked to harass and to bully.

Have netizens gone too far with naming and shaming?

March 29, 2012 - 2:05am


Identify and shame. That is the modus operandi of the online lynch mob.

Friend regrets sharing racist tweet online

March 28, 2012 - 2:13am


When Alice (not her real name) realised that a friend, Ms Lai Shimun from Nanyang Polytechnic, had posted a racist tweet while complaining about a crowded MRT train on Sunday, she decided to teach her a lesson.

So she shared a screenshot of the tweet on Facebook.

Poly student in trouble over racially insensitive tweet

March 27, 2012 - 1:54am


A 20-year-old Nanyang Polytechnic student is in hot soup after she posted a tweet meant only for the eyes of her friends.

On Sunday, the young woman posted a racially insensitive comment that spread quickly on social networking sites Facebook and Twitter yesterday.

'Mama is ready to let you go'

February 17, 2012 - 12:28am


HER son loved her home-cooked prawn mee dearly.


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