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Five-year-old cutie's 1.1 million Instagram fans

SHE is only five years old but has 1.1 million Instagram followers - all because she's cute. Internet sensation Breanna Youn, who is of Korean and Filipino descent, is adored by... read more

Don't get hit with $5,000 fine

REPORT idling vehicles by providing the vehicle registration number, as well as the location, date and time of the incident. You can call the NEA hotline on 1800-CALL-NEA (1800-... read more

Thai students detained over salute

BANGKOK THAI police detained three university students in Bangkok cinemas yesterday while at least two theatres in the junta-ruled nation cancelled opening screenings of the... read more

Man in Ikea contract scam guilty after all

ONE of the largest cases of private sector corruption in Singapore took yet another twist yesterday, with the Court of Appeal overturning the acquittal of a former Ikea food... read more

Five-year-old proves doctors wrong

WHEN Chloe Mah was just six months old, she was diagnosed with Pompe disease. It is an incurable genetic condition that causes progressive muscle weakness. Doctors told her... read more

Home packed home - 50 workers in 2 apartments

THE unit is the size of a typical two-bedroom condominium apartment and could house a family of about four comfortably. But two of these units in a condo along Selegie Road were... read more

Man fined $3k for axe attack on debt collector

INCENSED by legal debt collectors who had confronted his son at home over an unpaid motorcycle loan, Wong Foo Yu took out an axe with a 40cm blade and chased one of them to a... read more

Jakarta gets first Chinese governor

JAKARTA JAKARTA'S first Christian governor in nearly 50 years was sworn in yesterday in the face of protests from religious hardliners opposed to a non-Muslim taking over one of... read more

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Community service for teacher who dragged pupil

A PRIMARY school teacher who forcibly dragged an 11-year-old boy with behavioural issues out of class for not following instructions was yesterday ordered to do 60 hours of community service. The incident occurred last year at a top primary school...


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