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Kids left screaming and in tears after monkey gatecrashes picnic at West Coast Park

A monkey gatecrashed a picnic at West Coast Park and made off with a box of grapes, leaving children in shock and tears. Stomp contributor Lim took a video of the incident that occurred on Sat. In the…

Man apprehended after lepak session on roof of Bukit Panjang bus stop

A 29-year-old man was apprehended after being seen sitting and walking on the roof of a bus stop along Bukit Panjang Ring Road on Fri. Stomp contributor Julie, a resident in the vicinity, was driving by the scene…

Wild boar appears to be conditioned by feeder, Acres on viral video of man lulling animal to sleep

Considering the recent string of wild boar attacks in Singapore that left several people injured and traumatised, netizens were floored when a man seemed to charm the animal with a couple of words. In a video shared on…

‘Too much mess with too little time’: Housekeepers struggle to clean trashed hotel rooms

With Singaporeans grounded due to travel restrictions, staycations have become a popular way for us to spend our holidays. While housekeeping staff in hotels work to keep these ‘homes away from home’ spick and span for guests, the…

‘It went straight into my face’: User turns to Reddit for help on neighbour’s leaking pipe

A user has taken to Reddit to plead for help against the rain of terror from her elderly neighbours. In her Sun post, user @HelloPeopleImDed attached a video of a pipe sticking out through a wall from her…

Stray dogs cause cyclist to fall into drain

A cyclist was taken to hospital after falling off his bicycle and into a drain after a group of wild dogs ran towards him and another cyclist along Shipyard Road on Mon. Stomp contributor Jane shared with Stomp…

Domestic helpers at Thomson Rd condo forbidden from using facilities, non-complying residents may face ‘period ban’

Sustaining domestic helpers in Singapore is often a matter of great discussion in most households. After all, they are a crucial part of our lives, helping us live in a more structured and organised manner. And while they…

‘Inhuman, cruel and barbaric’: Yishun residents puzzled by strongly-worded no-smoking notice in lift

“Inhuman”, “cruel” and “barbaric” were just some of the choice words used in a notice placed inside a lift in a flat along Yishun Ring road. Directed towards “the human being who smoke or puff the smoke inside…

Woman disgusted to find dead lizard in box of buns: BreadTalk investigating

BreadTalk has launched an investigation into an incident where a dead lizard was allegedly found in a box of buns purchased from its IHQ outlet at Tai Seng. Stomp was alerted to a series of IG Stories posted…

Chinatown displays mix up Chinese New Year greetings

Chinatown’s festivals and their decorations can’t seem to catch a break from controversy. Some might recall a careless mistake on a signboard at the Garden Bridge for 2019’s Lunar New Year, or how Mid-Autumn Festival ornaments were taken…

Pavement to nowhere at Pasir Ris park to be rectified

An error in the routing of a footpath at the Brontosaurus Park will be rectified, said Pasir Ris-Punggol Town Council on Wed. Stomp contributor Tan noticed that the footpath at the park, located at Pasir Ris St 71,…

Owner devastated to find 3m-long python swallowing pet dog outside Holland Link condo

She called for her dog several times on Mon, but when the Pomeranian failed to respond, a woman called her husband to see if he had brought their dog, Mia, to the office. When he said no, the…

Up lorry: LTA confiscates able-bodied woman’s PMA after she’s seen riding it on road

No, that’s not a golf cart on the loose, but a PMA on the road. Over the past few days, netizens said they spotted a woman riding a PMA around Canberra, Sembawang and Yishun with a Foodpanda delivery…

Sold: Property agent croons as he showcases Hougang flat in Marry Me Today parody

Not only did one local property agent close a sale, he also won netizens’ hearts — all thanks to his creative parody of Mandopop hit Marry Me Today. Playing the part of a groom, complete with a suit…

Going, going, not gone: Marks & Spencer to continue operations at Raffles City despite earlier announcement

Looks like Marks & Spencer isn’t going to shutter its Raffles City Shopping Centre outlet after all. The brand had originally announced that the outlet would permanently close its doors on Dec 31 last year. The lease for…

Lawrence Wong spends over $600k on renovations for new landed property, feels violated when strangers walk in to ‘see look’

Even if someone is a celebrity, it doesn’t mean that all aspects of their lives are open to public, and some people might have missed the memo on that. Local actor Lawrence Wong shared on IG yesterday that…

No parking here: Man barricades neighbour’s car with sandbags, traffic cones

Ever left a passive-aggressive note to call out bad parking? Well, one man was so incensed that he went the extra mile, barricading the errant driver in with traffic cones, sandbags and even his own car. The dispute…

‘It’s not dangerous’, says uncle who climbed out of Bedok flat window to dry clothes

It has been a particularly wet Jan so far, leaving most people’s laundry at the mercy of the elements, and it seems like one elderly man has had enough of damp clothes. So stressed was the 74-year-old that…

SMRT debunks viral TikTok video, says doors opening and closing was part of maintenance check

Creeped out by that TikTok video showing train platform doors opening and closing on their own? “Doors opened suddenly. Closed on its own. There’s nobody here,” the caption read in Malay. Coupled with emojis showing fear and spine-chilling…

Van drives on PCN in Punggol, draws stares and scoldings from pedestrians

The vehicle belongs to a maintenance contractor and had obtained approval from NParks to drive on the PCN, according to an approval document shared by Roads.sg in an update today. The contractor had reached out to them to…

‘Not all rescues have a happy ending’: Otter pup euthanised after being abandoned by family

In a heartbreaking FB post, Ottercity announced on Sun afternoon that they had euthanised an otter pup abandoned by her family, adding that they had exhausted “all possible options”. The pup, named Eve, was found on Dec 31,…

Teen traumatised after ceiling board at Junction 8 falls on his head

A 17-year-old boy barely had any time to react before a ceiling board fell on his head. The accident, which took place on Mon at Junction 8, left the teen feeling scared and in tremendous pain. In his…

PUB issues flash flood warnings for 3 areas on Jan 2 as temperatures dip below 22 deg C on New Year’s Day

PUB has warned of flash floods occurring in three areas due to heavy rain on Sat. They are at Pasir Ris Farmway 3, Lor Halus (towards TPE) and Jln Seaview. At about 9.30am on Sat, it stated that…

Glass tabletop explosion: Mookata restaurant owner allegedly swore at injured customers, refused to meet them

Mookata may be the perfect communal meal option (besides hotpot), but be careful where you’re placing your cooking equipment. A Christmas dinner at a mookata joint in Changi quickly turned sour for a group of five friends after…

Teen crashes through walkway shelter after falling from Tampines block

Residents along Tampines St 12 heard an argument go on for five minutes before they saw a teen crashing through a walkway shelter. The 18-year-old had fallen from the sixth storey of the block on Sun morning, Shin…

Spruce at Bukit Timah fire station, Summerlong at The Quayside and other restaurants that announced closures in 2020

1) Spruce at Bukit Timah Old Fire Station – Specialises in European and American cuisine has called the rustic Bukit Timah Old Fire Station home for nine years. However, they recently announced in a FB post on Dec…

Mozzie wipeout gone wrong: Tampines woman who decimated 323 mosquitoes may have killed dengue-fighting ones

Stamping out mozzies may be an essential life skill in Singapore, but before we get too trigger-happy, it’s worth noting that not all of them are pests. As it turns out, the woman — who recently made headlines…

Anxiety attack, no hot water: M Social Hotel guests cry foul after power shutdown interrupts staycation

It was meant to be a lovely staycation at M Social Singapore to commemorate their 10th year anniversary, but Jeffrey Wong and his wife were among the many that found their festivities cut short after the power in…

Waterwoods condo residents praised for fighting fire from balcony

Who says kampung spirit is dead? While most of us might hightail it at the sight of a fire, several residents in Punggol are gaining attention online for valiantly attempting to subdue a blaze in their neighbour’s apartment.…

Watch out! Netizens warn of hazard after spotting air-con condenser dangling outside Choa Chu Kang flat

It was an alarming sight — an air-con condenser dangling precariously from its brackets outside an HDB flat in Choa Chu Kang. There were only several pipes holding the condenser in place and preventing it from crashing to…

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