Black Thursday? Beauty warehouse sale turns into ugly, crowded situation in Bukit Merah

Black Thursday? Beauty warehouse sale turns into ugly, crowded situation in Bukit Merah

Would you queue five hours for cosmetics?

Singapore deports Hong Konger over protest discussion

Singapore deports Hong Konger over protest discussion

Alex Yeung recorded a video of himself thanking the city-state.

Singapore megachurch to buy entire Star Vista for S$296M

Singapore megachurch to buy entire Star Vista for S$296M

They don’t want it falling into other hands.

Being Andrea: Singapore’s most famous transgender model on finding herself (Video)

Being Andrea: Singapore’s most famous transgender model on finding herself (Video)

Few stories of transgender women or men surface in Singapore, and it’s even rarer to read about one who is a model.

Singapore police arrest e-scooter for high-wire stunt ride

Singapore police arrest e-scooter for high-wire stunt ride

Thinking of experimenting with transportation? Here’s what could happen.

Malaysian worker critically hurt in Singapore. Then came the medical bill.

Malaysian worker critically hurt in Singapore. Then came the medical bill.

Family of man critically injured in accident on way home unable to foot S$50K bill.

Singaporeans to clean up their own mess when cleaners take a holiday

Singaporeans to clean up their own mess when cleaners take a holiday

Nobody’s cleaning up after you for one day, Singapore!

Singapore, Philippine travelers can now book rides in Japan, Middle East via Grab

Singapore, Philippine travelers can now book rides in Japan, Middle East via Grab

Don’t speak Arabic or Japanese? New service translates messages.

Trash Cat! Tampines town council apologizes for caging problem pooper in rubbish room

Trash Cat! Tampines town council apologizes for caging problem pooper in rubbish room

Blames "relatively new" staffer for not following proper feline protocol.


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