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Hungry hornbill yanks songbird from cage, ruffles netizens’ feathers

Love them or hate them — pet birds have been singing (and waking us up in the morning) from their cages in Singapore. One such songbird met an untimely end in the beak of a hungry hornbill. In…

Penang restaurant at Novena now a dessert stall at Tekka run by 25-year-old and his mum

Kyle Lim appears out of place among the many more experienced-looking hawkers at Tekka Centre. With his pierced ears and cap, the 25-year-old looks like a typical millennial helping out at his mother’s stall, except this is actually…

Mercedes crashes through carpark lift at Buona Vista, overturns and traps driver inside

Like a turtle flipped on its side, a black Mercedes overturned after it crashed through a lift entrance, trapping its driver in their seat. The accident occurred on Fri noon at Viva Vista Shopping Mall, along 3 South…

In hot water: Visitors flout Covid rules at Sembawang Hot Spring Park

As Singapore’s borders remain mostly closed during the pandemic, many people have turned to having staycations and visiting local attractions. Seeking rest and relaxation, dozens of visitors flocked to Sembawang Hot Spring Park last weekend, but several of…

Dying wish: Woman dies of cancer, family to donate proceeds from sale of her $1m condo to charity

She may have passed on, but a woman in Singapore is leaving a legacy of love behind. Doris Chua Kheng Geck, 63, died of cancer on Mar 20. She was diagnosed with ovarian cancer three years ago and…

Woman on wheelchair struggles with ‘jungle obstacle course’ in Jurong West HDB corridor

Moving through a cluttered corridor at Blk 906 Jurong West St 91 is a gruelling task for a wheelchair-bound resident, who has to leave home for kidney dialysis. FB user Cocoanna Christian posted a video highlighting the “daily…

SCDF rescues girl trapped on top of playground structure at Pasir Ris Park

A girl found herself stuck after climbing to the top of a playground structure at Pasir Ris Park on Sat evening. In a video clip circulating on social media, she was seen sitting on the roof of the…

Bukit Merah residents raise a stink after finding balls of poop thrown outside their windows

Residents living on the lower levels of an HDB block along Jalan Klinik found several foul-smelling ‘mystery parcels’ outside their windows over the past three months, only to realise they were actually wrapped balls of faecal matter. A…

Curry, sanitary pad and stone: Family in Yishun plagued by neighbour’s littering

Since last year, a family in Yishun is plagued by litter thrown out by their neighbour upstairs. “My neighbour has been throwing all sorts of rubbish out their window,” a father of three told Shin Min Daily News.…

From banking to hawkers selling $8 nasi lemak

For Vincent Wong, swopping his office shirt and pants for a T-shirt, apron and jeans was a dream come true. Instead of working in air-conditioned comfort, his “cubicle” is now a small hawker stall at Amoy Street Food…

I tried working from Teo Heng for $4/hour and it was slightly disappointing — here’s why

They say absence makes the heart grow fonder, and like many Singaporeans, that is how I feel about Teo Heng. The KTV studio, known for its affordable prices, is a place that many 80s and 90s kids would…

Shoppers soaked from fire sprinklers triggered inside One Raffles Place

Tenants and shoppers received a wet surprise when fire sprinklers were activated inside One Raffles Place’s first level on Mon morning. Parts of the mall were flooded, with a fire alarm ringing in the background, as seen in…

Why common passageways in this Tampines block have been ‘treated like storeroom for years’

A resident expressed his frustration at how the common passageways of some HDB blocks in Tampines are filled with clutter. Stomp contributor DQ said that the issue at Blk 464 and Blk 468 at Tampines St 44 has…

Caught on camera: Stallholder sprays insecticide on vegetables in Bukit Panjang

The appearance of cockroaches would send many people scrambling for a can of insecticide. But when a woman recently tried to kill pests at a fruit and vegetable stall in Bukit Panjang, her actions sparked food safety concerns…

False ceiling in Northpoint City collapses onto eatery’s order counter

Indonesian cafe Kueh & Mee had opened a new outlet at Northpoint City last month, not expecting that part of the false ceiling would later collapse onto their new order counter. The false ceiling’s partial collapse occurred on…

Why did the otters cross the road in Tiong Bahru?

A group of otters were spotted out and about on a family outing in Tiong Bahru on Sun morning. Stomp contributor Paul saw the adorable family crossing the road from Eng Watt Street to Kim Cheng St at…

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…

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