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IKEA apologises, offers refund after woman’s glass cabinet suddenly cracks sending pieces ‘flying everywhere’

Swedish retailer IKEA has apologised and offered a full refund to one of its customers after her glass cabinet suddenly cracked and sent glass bits flying in all directions. Stomp contributor Veron told Stomp she had bought the cabinet from IKEA two years ago. She had returned home at about 2.45pm on Jan 14 when […]

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Download the relative title calculator app (and other tech tips to survive CNY)

House visits during Chinese New Year can be arduous. Trevor Tan has tips to help you tide over this long weekend. BRING A POWER BANK PHOTO: IWALK Not having a power bank in this era of smartphones is like going to the swimming pool and forgetting to pack your swimsuit. And with house visits not […]

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Marsiling-Yew Tee Town Council clarifies case of resident arrested over S&CC arrears, says it did not lodge police report

SINGAPORE – The Marsiling-Yew Tee Town Council on Tuesday (Jan 21) clarified that it did not lodge a police report to arrest a resident for service and conservancy charges (S&CC) arrears. Instead, the resident was arrested after the court issued a warrant of arrest in December 2016, when she did not turn up for a […]

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Singapore’s first Wuhan virus case: Sentosa hotel sanitises rooms where patient, companions stayed

SINGAPORE – All the rooms at the Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa Hotel where Singapore’s first Wuhan virus confirmed case and his travelling companions stayed in have been sanitised and sealed off. Four staff members that came into contact with the infected patient have also been told to stay at home since Wednesday (Jan 22), the hotel […]

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Teacher jailed for performing indecent acts on student, 15

The secondary school teacher believed his student “had a crush on him” and secretly flirted with the 15-year-old girl. Asking her out on multiple occasions, he hugged and kissed her, touched her chest and buttocks, and tried to pressure her into having sex with him. He became verbally abusive, telling her she deserved to be […]

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Man charged with attempted murder of daughter at Marsiling Lane bus stop

SINGAPORE – A 63-year-old man appeared in a district court on Friday (Jan 24) after he allegedly attempted to kill his own daughter earlier this month. Malaysian Shoo Ah San, who was charged with one count of attempted murder, is accused of committing the offence against Ms Shoo Suet Lian, 41. According to court documents, […]

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StarHub mobile customers get 3 months of free Amazon Prime membership

In line with their #HelloChange commitment to deliver “the best experience and transparent offers without contract”, StarHub has struck a deal with Amazon Singapore to offer a three-months free Amazon Prime membership to all their mobile customers. “We are reaffirming our #HelloChange commitment in 2020 to deliver to customers the best experience and transparent offers […]

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Wuhan virus: ICA to implement temperature screening at Woodlands and Tuas checkpoints

SINGAPORE – All travellers at Woodlands and Tuas checkpoints will have to undergo temperature screening from Friday (Jan 24) at noon, in light of the Wuhan virus outbreak and the large number of travellers expected to cross the border into Malaysia over the festive weekend. The Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) said that all travellers […]

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Wuhan virus: How to keep safe and calm this Chinese New Year

Singapore now has one confirmed Wuhan virus case. The Chinese man, who is from the epicentre of the outbreak, tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Thursday (Jan 23). He is warded in an isolation room at the Singapore General Hospital and his condition is stable. To keep safe and calm this festive season, here’s […]