DISTRICT 25 - WOODLANDS

This is where you’ll pass by on your way to the immigration checkpoint, if you’re making a trip to Johor Bahru. The neighbourhood is a pretty simple residential one, with your standard parks, gardens, playgrounds, malls and libraries. And of course, the ever-present pasar malams.  
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WATCH: A super-nostalgic look at old Woodlands Town Centre in its final days

For us longtime residents of Woodlands (no it's not "so far up north that it's part of Malaysia"), Ye Olde Woodlands Town Centre has been and will always stay close to our...

WATCH: A super-nostalgic look at old Woodlands Town Centre in its final days

2 men nabbed for trying to swim to Singapore illegally; one wears shirt that says “paddle hard”

Life's short — paddle hard An important mantra to remember even when you're paddling hard in the sea off Woodlands Waterfront, trying to enter Singapore illegally  Two...

2 men nabbed for trying to swim to Singapore illegally; one wears shirt that says “paddle hard”

Property agent charged with murder of pregnant wife and 4-year-old child; bodies found burnt

What little festive mood remaining in Woodlands Drive 52 has been completely silenced with the arrest of 41-year-old real estate agent Teo Ghim Heng for murder  His...

Property agent charged with murder of pregnant wife and 4-year-old child; bodies found burnt

Driver falls asleep at wheel; drives on wrong side of road when jolted awake by police

Oh, look — here's another case of a car driving against traffic, in what seems to be an alarming trend on the rise these past few weeks This time, the man actually had an...

Driver falls asleep at wheel; drives on wrong side of road when jolted awake by police

WATCH: The last days of Kampong Lorong Fatimah, the village that provided ferry services to Johor

Yes, yes, we've all heard the jokes about Marsiling and Woodlands being so far up north of the island that they might as well be part of Malaysia  Welp, this video won't...

WATCH: The last days of Kampong Lorong Fatimah, the village that provided ferry services to Johor

Winter Wonderland is Coming: Man brings Christmas cheer to Marsiling with homemade sculptures and decor

Santa Claus is coming…to Marsiling His non present-gifting equivalent, that is Channel NewsAsia found out about all-round good guy Mr Tan Koon Tat, a 56-year-old carpenter...

Winter Wonderland is Coming: Man brings Christmas cheer to Marsiling with homemade sculptures and decor

Another pet cat found dead in second alleged case of cat abuse in Marsiling this month

The second alleged case of cat abuse has happened in the Marsiling estate, prompting fears of yet another animal killer on the loose in yet another northern...

Another pet cat found dead in second alleged case of cat abuse in Marsiling this month

The Lost World: Dinosaurs invade the Singapore Zoo and River Safari

What's hatching at the Singapore Zoo and River Safari, you ask Well, this So it's not exactly a lifelike dinosaur, but explore a little further and you'll find an...

The Lost World: Dinosaurs invade the Singapore Zoo and River Safari

In pics: Mermaids, aliens, monsters and sea creatures at the Halloween-themed Safari Boo

At the River Safari, the aliens are friendly, the monsters smile instead of scare, and the mermaids wave to you as they frolick around with manatees in a giant tank Back for...

In pics: Mermaids, aliens, monsters and sea creatures at the Halloween-themed Safari Boo

Man finds floating corpse while playing Pokémon Go in Singapore

A man stumbled upon a dead body whilst playing Pokémon Go this morning in Singapore “Early morning finding Pokemon Suddenly find dead body Rest in peace whoever you are...

Man finds floating corpse while playing Pokémon Go in Singapore