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Let’s Get Poppin’: Did you know Dr. Pimple Popper has a reality show and a board game called Pimple Pete?

Absurd: Teen scolded by 7-Eleven shopkeeper for buying condoms, Reddit defends teen for being ‘responsible’

Absurd: Teen scolded by 7-Eleven shopkeeper for buying condoms, Reddit defends teen for being ‘responsible’

The teenager was embarrassed and reportedly left without buying the condoms.

Singapore Herald website allegedly “banned” in Singapore: website owner in Facebook post

Singapore Herald website allegedly “banned” in Singapore: website owner in Facebook post

The site was allegedly banned over eight articles regarding the Singapore-Malaysia maritime dispute.

Singaporeans are “daft” and need to challenge the status quo: CEO of occupational safety company rants on Facebook

Singaporeans are “daft” and need to challenge the status quo: CEO of occupational safety company rants on Facebook

"You have to break free from this mentality."

WATCH: Jasmine Sokko represents Singapore in China electronic music competition but wants to keep her mask on, please

WATCH: Jasmine Sokko represents Singapore in China electronic music competition but wants to keep her mask on, please

She follows in the footsteps of Nathan Hartono and Joanna Dong.

A spectacular meteor shower can be viewed in Singapore tonight, if weather permits

A spectacular meteor shower can be viewed in Singapore tonight, if weather permits

Hopefully, the skies are clear.

Singapore can rely on ‘alternative sources’ for eggs if Malaysia limits exports: AVA

Singapore can rely on ‘alternative sources’ for eggs if Malaysia limits exports: AVA

Fret not, egg-heads.

3 puppies dead after a man’s foiled attempt to smuggle 12 dogs into Singapore

3 puppies dead after a man’s foiled attempt to smuggle 12 dogs into Singapore

The pups were sedated and cramped in the car.

MP gets complaint by resident over a single pesky cockroach in the neighborhood

MP gets complaint by resident over a single pesky cockroach in the neighborhood

Sigh.

Man accused of writing defamatory TOC letter allegedly sent it from someone else’s email account

Man accused of writing defamatory TOC letter allegedly sent it from someone else’s email account

"Willy Sum" is apparently Daniel De Costa.

Amos Yee’s mother defends her indefensible son against Melissa Chen’s urge for the teen to be deported

Amos Yee’s mother defends her indefensible son against Melissa Chen’s urge for the teen to be deported

Mary Toh still believes that her son has a right to free speech.


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