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How Shiseido and Unilever are changing lives with makeup and hygiene products, Singapore News

Beauty may only be skin deep — or so the saying goes — but Shiseido believes it can be a means of empowerment. The beauty and personal care company's philosophy dates back to post-World War II times when it launched its Spots Cover line, tailored to mask wartime burns and scars and "heal the hearts" of those with skin concerns.... → Read More

No parking here: Man barricades neighbour's car with sandbags, traffic cones, Singapore News

Ever left a passive-aggressive note to call out bad parking? Well, one man was so incensed that he went the extra mile, barricading the errant driver in with traffic cones, sandbags and even his own car. The dispute between the man and the driver took place at 44 Jalan Rabu on Tuesday (Jan 12) at about 7.31am, police confirmed. The... → Read More

Van drives on PCN in Punggol, draws stares and scoldings from pedestrians, Singapore News

Going on a jaunt on Singapore's picturesque Park Connector Network (PCN) is a great way to take in our local sights and sounds. Pedestrians on a PCN in Punggol, though, were treated to an unusual spectacle on Saturday (Jan 9) — a van trundling along the walking path. The van was spotted driving along the PCN at Punggol Settlement and... → Read More

'Not all rescues have a happy ending': Otter pup euthanised after being abandoned by family, Singapore News

From swimming pool shenanigans to hospital visits, the escapades of Singapore's otter families have provided much amusement and entertainment. But things aren't always rainbows and butterflies in the animal kingdom. In a heartbreaking Facebook post, otter interest group Ottercity announced on Sunday afternoon (Jan 10) that they had euthanised an otter pup abandoned by her family, adding that… → Read More

Covidiots and GE drama: News headlines that caught your attention in 2020, Singapore News

It's been a strange year, to say the least. With much of 2020 overshadowed by Covid-19 and most of our biggest milestones pegged to our case numbers (can you believe we're finally in Phase 3?), the year seems to have gone by excruciatingly slowly. To celebrate the end of 2020, let's take a trip down memory lane and recall all... → Read More

No clothes, no mask: Woman arrested after parading around Bedok naked, Singapore News

Walking around without a mask is enough to attract stares nowadays. But Bedok residents got more than an eyeful to look at after a woman took a stroll around the neighbourhood in nothing but her birthday suit and an orange handbag. The 42-year-old woman was arrested on Monday morning (Dec 29) after walking from Bedok North Avenue 2 to Heartbeat@Bedok... → Read More

Cyclist crashes into car while distracted by Yishun accident scene, allegedly flees, Singapore News

Tempting as it may be to gawk at accident scenes, it goes without saying that motorists — and cyclists — should be keeping their eyes on the road. Unfortunately for one cyclist, those few seconds spent staring at an accident scene along Yishun Dam on Sunday morning (Dec 27) caused him to get into a crash of his own. He... → Read More

Woman calls cops after Ninja Van deliveryman breaks 'lucky' flower pot, Singapore News

It goes without saying that 2020 hasn't been the most huat year. For one woman, things just got a little worse thanks to a hapless Ninja Van delivery man who broke her prized possession — a "lucky" flower pot. He had broken the pot while he was delivering a parcel to her home at 180C Marsiling Road on Dec 16,... → Read More

Waterwoods condo residents praised for fighting fire from balcony, Singapore News

Who says kampung spirit is dead? While most of us might hightail it at the sight of a fire, several residents in Punggol are gaining attention online for valiantly attempting to subdue a blaze in their neighbour's apartment. The fire, which engulfed a two-storey unit at Waterwoods condominium on Saturday (Dec 19) morning, was eventually extinguished with a water jet,... → Read More

Hornbills visit Pasir Ris flat, poop 'all over the place', Singapore News

Catching sight of a rare oriental pied hornbill may be a cause for excitement for some, but for one family in Pasir Ris, it was a crappy experience — literally. Taking to Facebook to share a riveting blow-by-blow of two hornbills' 90-minute visit to his home on Thursday (Dec 17), Ho Xiang Tian did not mince his words. In a... → Read More

Volunteers use SingapoRediscovers vouchers to put 'homeless' man up at hotel, Singapore News

While a good number of kiasu Singaporeans are strategising to get the most out of their SingapoRediscovers vouchers, some are doing the opposite and giving their vouchers up for a good cause. In a heartwarming Facebook post on Thursday (Dec 17), volunteers from food distribution group Mummy Yummy shared that they are pooling their SingapoRediscovers vouchers to pay for a... → Read More

Look before you sit: Snake in toilet escapes after being spotted, Singapore News

In Singapore, snakes are an occasional — but not unusual — sight in our parks. But when a recent viral clip claimed to show a snake making itself at home in a toilet at Pasir Ris Park, Singaporeans were understandably concerned. Rest assured, the video does not appear to be filmed at Pasir Ris Park, NParks told Must Share News... → Read More

Soggy in 1 minute? Singaporeans unimpressed by Milo packet drink's paper straw, Singapore News

More businesses have been phasing out plastic straws in the interests of the environment. For some Singaporeans, though, having to use a paper alternative with their Milo packet drinks was the last straw. Milo had rolled out paper straws for its packet drinks here in February, hot on the heels of similar initiatives in neighbouring countries Indonesia and Malaysia. But... → Read More

I pushed her because I couldn't breathe, says 'landlord' accused of attacking tenant's wife, Singapore News

It appears that the landlord-tenant drama in Midview City which made headlines recently has yet another twist — the 'landlord' accused of illegal subletting has hit back against his tenant's allegations. The man, who is accused of lying about owning the unit and breaking into it, had obtained the landlord's verbal consent to sublet the space, he told Lianhe Wanbao.... → Read More

This made my day: Kiss92 FM fan wakes up from coma after hearing personal message from DJs, Singapore News

For one man, his 23 days in a coma remain a fog. But he remembers dreaming of three things — his wife, his proposal and DJ Maddy Barber's voice. After slipping into a coma due to a fall at home, Jeffrey woke up on Sunday (Nov 29), just days after receiving a shoutout from Barber as well as fellow Kiss92... → Read More

Midview City 'landlord' attacks tenant's wife and toddler after lies exposed, Singapore News

Navigating landlord-tenant relationships can often be frustrating. For one couple, though, an attempt to lease an office space turned into a dramatic ordeal involving illegal subletting, assault and theft after encountering a "landlord" from hell. Taking to Facebook today (Dec 2) to air his grievances, Don Tan said that his "landlord" had been pretending to be the owner of his... → Read More

Combo breaker: Singapore sees first community Covid-19 case in 16 days, Singapore News

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed five new coronavirus cases in Singapore today (Nov 26). Out of these, there is one case in the community — the first in 16 days. The other four are imported cases who had been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon their arrival in Singapore, MOH said. This brings the total number of cases... → Read More

Cinematic experience: Group spends $435 to play video games at movie theatre in Funan Mall, Digital News

Bigger isn't always better when it comes to gaming. But if your setup at home just isn't cutting it for you, consider taking a leaf from this man's book for the ultimate (and literal) cinematic gaming experience. After dropping $435 to rent an entire cinema hall at Golden Village Funan for three hours of silver screen video gaming, the man,... → Read More

Wild boar attack: Woman left with 10cm long gash on leg, exposed bone, Singapore News

Most of Singapore's parks aren't exactly known for their wildlife — except for the occasional otter family — so one woman was certainly caught off guard when her evening stroll was disrupted by a wild boar attack. She was walking home with her husband from Sungei Api Api Park on Tues (Nov 17) when a wild boar suddenly charged at... → Read More

This made my day: Man rescues bird that was hit by bus, chauffeurs it to Acres, Singapore News

Rescuing any animal is no mean feat, but this man didn't just take an injured bird under his wing — he gave it the VIP treatment. It all started when the man, who goes by Hantu Bin Jembalang, posted on Facebook group Nature Society (Singapore) on Wednesday (Nov 17) seeking advice on how to nurse an injured bird back to... → Read More