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This Made My Day: Cleaner returns cinemagoer's wallet containing $800, Singapore News

A man thought that his plans for Chinese New Year were dashed when he lost his wallet. He had caught a movie with his family at Downtown East on Saturday (Jan 18) when he realised that his wallet had gone missing after going to the toilet, the man's wife told Lianhe Zaobao. "We were anxious over the lost wallet as it contained the money for our Chinese New Year shopping," she said. → Read More

Watch out for the bike: Teens cycling in Plaza Singapura, Singapore News

While cycling is a great exercise for all, location matters when we're riding our bicycles. As Plaza Singapura was closing up for the night on Jan 17, a group of teenage boys were spotted riding their bicycles in the shopping mall. In a clip that was posted on Facebook, a youth could be heard saying "We're here in the mall, enjoying some Burger King…" as two teenage boys whizzed past him on… → Read More

Endless visiting: What AsiaOne staff wish Chinese New Year is like, Singapore News

Numerous house visits, endless feasting, and somewhat awkward chats with distant relatives — we go through the same routine each time Chinese New Year rolls about. The celebration is probably fun for kids who get to stuff their faces with yummy snacks and fill their pockets with ang baos, but Chinese New Year for us grown-ups? Not so fun. After spring-cleaning our houses, stocking up on sinfully… → Read More

SCDF rescues woman hanging off air-con ledge at King George's Avenue, Singapore News

A rescue operation on Wednesday (Jan 15) afternoon had onlookers in Jalan Besar craning their necks. They watched as a woman in a yellow T-shirt hung on to the air-conditioning ledge of a unit on the 14th floor of Block 7 King George's Avenue. Two other persons could be seen sitting on the ledge as they held onto the woman whose body was dangling in the air. In a clip shared by Reddit user… → Read More

Woman tosses handbag out of moving car, causes 5-vehicle collision on AYE, Singapore News

No, it wasn't a game of Mario Kart, an obstacle was indeed tossed onto the roads in Singapore on Sunday (Jan 12) afternoon. Motorists on the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) were stunned when a red handbag was thrown out of a champagne Hyundai. It forced drivers behind the car to e-brake, but it wasn't enough to avoid a chain collision involving five vehicles travelling on the rightmost lane. → Read More

Woman hangs onto Mercedes-Benz's bonnet as its drives down Rochor Road, Singapore News

The man didn't stop driving when a woman blocked his way, so she hopped on the bonnet of his Mercedes Benz. The sight on Friday (Jan 10) afternoon surprised other motorists on the road who recorded the incident on their mobile phones and dashboard cameras. In one of the clips circulating on social media, the woman was seen stepping in front of a car that had pulled to a stop on the leftmost lane… → Read More

Girl, 13, dies after falling from Pasir Ris multi-storey carpark, Singapore News

A 13-year-old student fell to her death from a multi-storey carpark along Pasir Ris Street 51 on Wednesday (Jan 8). She was said to be cycling on the sixth storey of the carpark with her friends that afternoon when tragedy struck. The exact cause of the accident remains unclear, Shin Min Daily News reported. A photo taken by a resident showed a police tent at the ground floor of the carpark,… → Read More

Keep on rolling: Man 'skis' on roads in CBD, Singapore News

No, your eyes are not playing tricks on you. This man was skiing on the roads in Singapore. Roller skiing, that is. A driver was surprised by the sight of the unusual mode of transport while driving along Central Boulevard on Tuesday (Jan 7) evening. He shared a clip captured on his dashboard camera with Stomp, remarking how he was amused by what he saw. → Read More

Time to allow cats in HDB flats? MP Louis Ng to fight for cats' rights in Parliament, Singapore News

They're a common sight at our housing estate's void decks, lounging on various comfy spots as we get on with our daily lives. But are Singaporeans ready to welcome cats into their Housing Development Board (HDB) flats? That's the question Nee Soon GRC MP Louis Ng wants to raise in Parliament next month. → Read More

Woman films herself assaulting stroke-stricken husband in Indonesia, Asia News

Screaming, she struck at him until his face started to bleed. A video of a woman beating her stroke-stricken husband made its rounds on social media this week, shocking netizens from Indonesia and beyond. In the video, the 35-year-old can be seen hitting the helpless man with his walking stick while he was seated on the sofa. → Read More

Elderly man in China killed by 3 hit-and-runs in a row, China News

Hit by multiple vehicles and left for dead. An elderly man in Guangxi, China, was killed after he was hit by not one but three vehicles on Dec 14 night. In surveillance footage circulating on Weibo, he was seen walking slowly along a street when a motorcycle rammed into him from behind and knocked him down. The impact of the collision also sent the rider and his motorcycle tumbling onto the road. → Read More

Fast and furious: PMA user charges at MRT staff at Bugis station, Singapore News

It was over in eight seconds. Seated in a motorised wheelchair, an elderly man charged and kicked at a male station staff, not stopping until he had him up against a wall. Then, the man slipped from his seat and fell to the ground with an audible thump. An eight-second clip of the incident, shared by Facebook user Steve Goh, has been making its rounds on social media since Dec 14. The incident… → Read More

Singapore couple forget 5-year-old son, leave him behind at Malaysia rest stop, Singapore, Malaysia News

A weekend road trip to Malaysia left a five-year-old Singaporean boy stranded. After taking a break at a rest stop along the North-South expressway on Saturday (Dec 14), his parents went on their way, but didn't realise that he wasn't in the car. The child was later discovered in the toilet, wandering around the area while crying for his mum. → Read More

First dibs: Catch Yanxi Palace spin-off series on Netflix before it's aired in China, Entertainment News

Can't get enough of palace dramas? You can soon catch the spin-off series of smash hit Story of Yanxi Palace on Netflix, way before the audience in China. Yanxi Palace: Princess Adventures will air on Dec 31 and tells the story of Princess Zhaohua, daughter of imperial consort Wei Yingluo and emperor Qianlong. The spin-off stars newcomers Wang Herun and Wang Yizhe, who plays Princess Zhaohua and… → Read More

This Made My Day: Couple dishes out free lunches and friendship to elderly in Bedok, Singapore News

For the past eight years, a couple has been serving free lunches to old folks at the void deck of an HDB block in Bedok. The meals not only warmed the bellies of their elderly neighbours, it also warmed their hearts. According to Lianhe Wanbao, the couple's act of kindness has helped an 82-year-old widow go through a difficult time in her life. After her husband died years ago, the woman spent… → Read More

Certis Cisco officer who kicked speeding e-scooter rider gets suspended, Singapore News

The man who was kicked off his e-scooter had been evading enforcement officers, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) said. He was riding a non-compliant personal mobility device (PMD) on a road near Bedok North Avenue 3, an LTA spokesperson told AsiaOne. → Read More

LTA investigating clip of officer seen kicking PMD rider off e-scooter in Bedok, Singapore News

It all happened in the blink of an eye — an officer dashing across a road in Bedok and kicking an e-scooter rider zipping down a footpath. The Land Transport Authority (LTA) officer's actions were recorded on the dashcam of a nearby vehicle and the clip made its rounds on social media. According to Facebook page Singapore Road Vigilante, the incident happened at a traffic junction located along… → Read More

Book containing swear words chosen by secondary school for 'literary merit': MOE, Singapore News

Offensive, disturbing, blasphemous — these are the words used to describe the content of a book that was assigned as a Secondary 2 student's reading material for English class. A photo of phrases such as "Let go of the f***ing dog, for Christ's sake" from a page of the book, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, has been circulating on Facebook since Dec 7. The parent who took the… → Read More

Woman, 53, found dead in Geylang hotel room, Singapore News

A 53-year-old woman was found dead in a hotel room in Geylang Lorong 18 on Thursday (Dec 5). Hotel staff noticed something was amiss when the woman didn't check out on the day she was meant to do so, Lianhe Zaobao reported. They went to look for her in her room and found that she had hung herself. Upon the discovery of the body, hotel staff immediately called the police. → Read More

Taiwanese singer Hsieh He-hsian arrested after wife reports him for drug use, Entertainment News

They're such a loving couple in public, fans probably didn't see it coming. Hsieh He-hsian's wife reported him to the police for drug use on Dec 5. Police arrested the 32-year-old Taiwanese singer at their home in New Taipei City and seized over 10g of marijuana. He even broadcasted his arrest in a series of IG stories. → Read More