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Ang Mo Kio market’s war on rodents sees authorities step up efforts in 6-hour operation

AMKTC told AsiaOne that during the overnight operation at Blk 628 Ang Mo Kio Ave 4 market on Thurs, one rat and two shrews were culled. No rat burrows were found. According to NEA, shrews are insectivores and…

Not just a hashtag: Student questions if we are really making a difference on climate change

As part of Gen Z, I feel increasingly concerned about the impact of climate change. As digital natives, my generation has grown up using social media platforms to spread awareness on environmental issues, initiate conversations and kickstart campaigns.…

Maskless man smokes and consumes soft drink in MRT viral video

SMRT’s Chief Communications Officer Margaret Teo told AsiaOne on Tues evening that they were alerted to the undated video on the evening of Sept 6 and have since referred the incident to the authorities. She said: “SMRT does…

Techno music, loud cheers: Maskless diners throw late-night birthday party at Aljunied

It was a night of loud music and booze for a group of diners last Sat. The rowdy group comprising 10 people had gathered for a birthday booze-fest at the back alley of a restaurant on Upper Aljunied…

‘He still can laugh’: Man damages neighbour’s tricycle while burning joss paper along HDB corridor

A furious mother took to social media last Sat after her belongings caught fire from her neighbour’s burning of joss paper along the common corridor. In a video shared by FB user Yani Rzk that night, a heap…

‘Smells funky but I want to eat my shabu shabu’: TikToker on water gushing from pipe in Hello Kitty pop-up restaurant

Pop-up restaurants are exciting for many in Singapore because we enjoy trying out new dishes. But one customer had a unique experience. Last night, TikTok user @cloudywithafishball was digging into a bubbling pot of shabu shabu with a…

Carparks that P-plate drivers should avoid in Singapore

1) One Raffles Place Carpark – Beware of the lack of lighting and tight corners in this carpark; 2) Holland Road Shopping Centre Carpark – Look out for the misleading arrows on the floor of this carpark; 3)…

Child seen pooping openly at Bukit Panjang playground; mum says toddler was ‘not feeling well’

The sight of a woman letting her child defecate openly at a Bukit Panjang playground raised a stink among residents on Thurs evening. A Stomp contributor shared a photo of the incident which her friend witnessed at Blk…

Sticky fingers: Cheeky macaques caught monkeying around in NTU student dorms

The association between university student dormitories and a bit of ‘monkey business’ isn’t particularly new. Reddit user Jeff_98 took to the platform to share his misery after seeing two monkeys sitting on a window ledge, attempting to devour…

Riding fast? Watch out for LTA enforcement officers with speed guns

Used to riding too fast and furious? Those zipping down the PCN better watch your speed from now on. In a trending FB post on Thurs, LTA enforcement officers can be seen with speed guns in hand —…

Snack attack: Two hornbills prey on a pet bird, one got lucky

While pet birds in cages may be a common sight in HDB housing estates, having two bigger ones waiting for their prey is an incident pet owners may not be able to stomach. And a hornbill’s stomach was…

Man breaks 1 egg, hurls vulgarities after he’s asked to wear mask at Ang Mo Kio minimart

Putting on a mask when heading out has become second nature for many in Singapore by now, but some people are still struggling to comply with the Covid-19 rules. When a maskless man tried to enter a minimart…

Garden in the sky: Uncle’s love for gardening bears fruit at HDB flat

Gardening is one of Steven Tan’s favourite pastimes. But living in a high-rise HDB flat brings with it an obvious obstacle. No plot of land? No problem. Tan built himself a ‘garden in the sky’. On Aug 13,…

‘No cats allowed’: Yishun resident erects barricade at common corridor

A barricade was spotted at a common corridor at Block 115 Yishun Ring Road. A Stomp contributor shared that his friend took a photo of the barricade while he was making a delivery at the said block on…

‘Jump inside bro’: Man finds himself stuck in MBS fountain

Those who’ve been to MBS will be familiar with Rain Oculus, the massive water feature located in the Shoppes. Recently, a man had a different experience of the fountain than most visitors. He had climbed into the bowl…

Traffic-stopping sight: Vehicles give way to horse on road

A horse trotting on the road… talk about a traffic-stopping sight. After spotting the unusual road user, the motorists travelling along Vanda Link on Wed morning had to step on the brake. The 56-year-old man told Shin Min…

No more blur sotong: This portal has all your latest safe distancing rules in one place

A perennial question in Singapore now is how to dine in together with our unvaccinated friends. The first? It is probably figuring out which phase we are in. One man — frustrated with text-heavy press releases and confused…

Changi Airport loses title of world’s best airport after 8 consecutive years

After nearly a decade at the top, Singapore’s beloved Changi Airport is no longer the best airport in the world. At Skytrax’s 2021 World Aiport Awards last Thurs, Hamad Intl Airport clinched the Best Airport award, followed by…

Foreigners seen partying noisily on rooftop, throwing bags of rubbish down the block: Neighbouring restaurant employee

Singapore is currently still under Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) as of writing with social gathering group sizes capped at two since July 20, but that hasn’t stopped some groups of people from flouting the rules. In a report…

Woman suffers 7cm gash on foot after brush with electric bicycle on pavement

A short walk out of her estate to retrieve a package turned into a trip to the hospital for one resident, after she suffered a bleeding wound on her foot from a brush with an ebike. According to…

9-year-old son unable to serve home quarantine order as family of 4 share 1 bedroom: Singapore dad

A Singaporean dad spent two worry-filled nights after his 9-year-old son was issued with a quarantine order, but there was only one hitch — their home has just one bedroom shared by the family of four. The 51-year-old…

Stop ho(r)sing around: Town council warns family playing with fire hose reel at Ang Mo Kio carpark

Kids enjoy playing with water, especially when the weather’s hot. But a family may be in hot water after they were filmed misusing a fire hose reel at a multi-storey carpark in Ang Mo Kio on July 18.…

Abercrombie & Fitch’s old store space at Knightsbridge is being taken over by… Abercrombie & Fitch

No, your eyes aren’t deceiving you — it looks like Abercrombie & Fitch (A&F) may be returning to its distinctive corner unit at Knightsbridge Mall, mere months after announcing its closure. On Sun, FB page Singapore Atrium Sale…

So disrespectful, netizens slam man filmed wakeboarding at War Memorial Park pool

Visitors to the War Memorial Park were shocked to see a man wakeboarding in the monument’s water feature last Sat night. Malvin Fang filmed and posted a video of the incident on FB, saying that he saw someone…

Video of angler releasing endangered shovelnose ray at Bedok jetty sparks debate about sport fishing

A recreational angler and his friends believed they were doing the right thing when they released their rare and endangered catch back into the sea at Bedok jetty. However, the incident has recently sparked debate among netizens over…

Anyhow whack? 4 men seen harvesting rambutans using pole in Clementi

First durians, now rambutans. Days after people were spotted collecting durians in Mandai and Yishun, four men were seen picking rambutans in Clementi. Last Sat, the quartet was photographed doing so near Blk 101 Clementi St 14. In…

Isn’t that dangerous? Yishun Park visitors seen waiting for durians to drop from trees

The sight of people standing around some trees at Yishun Park recently caught Intan Mokhtar’s eye. She had been taking a walk with her husband at the park when she spotted them and “thought they were playing a…

‘I’m very angry’: Man refuses to put on mask, yells at others in Sembawang coffee shop

Patrons at a coffee shop in Sembawang were shocked when a customer began yelling angrily at a drink stall on Tues. The incident occured at 2.30pm at Blk 406 near Sembawang Drive, when Stomp reader Alan managed to…

Software engineer spent 5 months recreating detailed MRT map on printed circuit board with LED lights

With a combined interest in train system maps and PCB, one Singaporean software engineer miles away from home built a neat trinket that got the internet in a tizzy. On Mon, Chai Jia Xun posted two images on…

Female supermarket cashier in Punggol refuses to wear mask at work

On Mon, a female supermarket cashier was accused of not wearing a mask while working. The woman was an employee at Hao Mart in Blk 658 Punggol East, according to a Singapore Uncensored reader. The netizen – who…

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